Archive for September, 2011

Call for Entries for the 2012 Sandy Springs Humanitarian Award

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Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr,, the City of Sandy Springs recently announced its call for entries for the 2012 Humanitarian Award. The award recognizes individuals who exemplify King’s history of character and service.
The award recognizes an individual for his or her humanitarian contributions to society and philanthropic work. This year the […]

Act 3 Productions Wins Big at MAT Awards

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Act 3 Productions, the professional-level community theater based in Sandy Springs, has won 11 Metropolitan Atlanta Theater (MAT) Awards. The honors were announced at a recent awards banquet and included Best Actress, Best Musical Director, Director’s Award and Best Overall Performance of a Musical. This was the first year Act 3 submitted works to be […]

The History of Sandy Springs: a lecture series

[ October 3, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. October 10, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. October 17, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. October 24, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Each Monday in October from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., the Sandy Springs Historic Preservation Society will look at significant moments in the city’s history as part of a special lecture series. Led by Sandy Springs Historic Preservation Society President, Clarke Otten, the series is sponsored by the City of Sandy Springs with cooperation from […]

Annual River Clean Up at Morgan Falls this Weekend

[ September 24, 2011; 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] This Saturday, September 24, 2011, the Sandy Springs Conservancy and Georgia Power will join forces to host the 9th annual River Clean Up at Morgan Falls. So make plans to participate and help keep our Chattahoochee River clean and beautiful.

This is an event fun for the entire family, and you are encouraged to bring a […]

Eat, Stay, Shop Sandy Springs

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The Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce, the city of Sandy Springs and the Sandy Springs Hospitality Board have teamed up to start a campaign to boost business in the Roswell Road corridor and neighboring commercial centers.
“Higher-end retailers and restaurant owners tell us that Sandy Springs residents will go to Lenox, Phipps or Perimeter malls to […]

Chattahoochee River Bridge Enhancements

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The City of Sandy Springs will hold a Public Information Meeting on the Pedestrian and Bicycle Enhancements to SR 9 over the Chattahoochee River from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 11, in the Council Chambers at Sandy Springs City Hall, located at 7840 Roswell Road, Building 500. The public is invited to attend.
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Town Hall Meeting about Abernathy/Johnson Ferry Intersection

[ October 12, 2011; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Sandy Springs Councilmember Chip Collins will host a town hall meeting to update the public on the Johnson Ferry/Abernathy Road widening project and the Abernathy Greenway Linear Park. The meeting will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., October 12, in the Council Chambers at Sandy Springs City Hall, located at 7840 Roswell Road, […]

Hammond Ramps on GA 400 to Open September 2nd!

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The long-awaited Hammond ramps, located within the city limits of Sandy Springs, will open to the public September 2. The ramps will offer access for the first time to Georgia 400 at Hammond Drive.
The ramps will provide a north entrance and a south exit along Georgia 400, offering a new gateway to Metro Atlanta’s largest […]