Archive for November, 2011

New Midrise Condos in Sandy Springs

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There’s a new midrise building of condominiums at Highlands of Sandy Springs. To celebrate, the builders are offering buyers incentives throughout the end of the year including a free refrigerator, blinds and washer and dryer on all contracts written by Dec. 31.
Located on Roswell Road, Highlands of Sandy Springs boasts six different condominium home designs. [...]

Public Meeting for the Northridge/GA 400 Project

[ December 5, 2011; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] On December 5, 2011, the Georgia Department of Transportation will hold a public information open house concerning the proposed road improvements at SR 400/US 19 and CR 145/Northridge Road. The hearing will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at the City of Sandy Springs City Hall, 7840 Roswell Road, Building [...]

Sandy Springs Black Friday

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Well, we survived Thanksgiving, so now can we survive Black Friday?
For some savvy shoppers, this is the time of year to assault the stores on what has become known as Black Friday. Now while you may be looking to take advantage of the latest deals, keep in mind that not all deals are found in [...]

Sandy Springs Sparkle: First Annual Holiday Decorating Competition

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Sandy Springs business owners are being encouraged to display their seasonal spirit for the city’s first annual holiday decorating competition. The contest is a joint collaboration between Art Sandy Springs, the Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce, Sandy Springs Hospitality and Tourism, the Sandy Springs Design Center and the City of Sandy Springs.
The competition is open [...]

City to Host Flood Risk Open Houses

[ December 7, 2011; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] New preliminary flood maps, known as Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs), have been released. The maps were developed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Federal Emergency Management Agency based on the latest digital mapping technology.

The new flood maps will show (on a property by property basis) the extent to which parcels [...]

Sunday Sales Begin This Sunday!

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The voters have spoken and have approved Sunday alcohol sales in Sandy Springs. Earlier this year, your City Council took the steps needed to allow Sandy Springs businesses to sell alcohol beginning the first Sunday after ballots were certified.
Certification of the ballots was completed November 15, and businesses in Sandy Springs can begin Sunday alcohol [...]

Thanksgiving Cooking Class for Teens!

[ November 19, 2011; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Thanksgiving is only one week away and home-cooks everywhere are stressing about preparing a delicious meal. Well, this year you can put that pressure on your teens and spend the day watching football and parades. Simply send them to the Sandy Springs Library on Saturday, November 19 for the Teen Cooking Skills 101: Thanksgiving Edition [...]