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Will Sandy Springs Become a College Town?

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City officials are hoping that one day Sandy Springs will indeed become a college town. Now, when we say “college town” we are not referring to places like Athens, GA where the whole city revolves around one of the state’s largest universities. No, in Sandy Springs’ case, the city will¬† welcome a satellite campus for […]

Master the Art of Improv at Act 3 Productions

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Act 3 Productions, a youth-community theater in Sandy Springs, is giving you the opportunity to get in touch with your inner actor. Beginning on January 22, 2010, the theater is offering an eight-week improv workshop. In addition to teaching you the foundations for improv theater, the classes will help give you more confidence in your […]

Get Your Applications in for SSPD Explorers Program

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If you are a teenager or young college student that is thinking about pursuing a career in law enforcement, then you will want to participate in the upcoming Explorers Program. The program begins in January 2011, and, although sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America,¬† is open to both men and women aged 14 to […]

Sandy Springs to Participate in Earth Hour

[ March 27, 2010; 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Sandy Springs’ neighborhoods will join buildings around the globe for World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) annual Earth Hour by turning off non-essential lights on Saturday, March 27, at 8:30 p.m. local time. For 2010, Earth Hour Atlanta seeks metro area commitments to surpass previous participation and to make a lasting impact on energy savings.

The annual global […]

Sandy Springs Approves School’s Athletics Complex

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Following the withdrawal of the Epstein School’s plans for expansion , the Sandy Springs city council voted 4-2 Tuesday to allow Holy Spirit Preparatory School to build an athletics complex, including a football field, on a site near an established neighborhood.
Some residents and opponents to the council’s vote felt the three year old city of […]

Epstein School Cancels Plans for Expansion

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The private Epstein School has canceled its plans to expand its campus into a surrounding Sandy Springs neighborhood.
Although residents protested the expansion, the school had planned to move forward with the expansion however a sour economy and poor fund-raising effors has forced the Jewish day school to withdraw its application.
Last summer, school officials sought city […]