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  1. Act3 to host - The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Act3 Productions in Sandy Springs will present the classic holiday play, "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!" by Barbara Robinson, through Sunday. This comedy, adapted from the best-selling book of the same name, tells the story of a couple faced with casting a family of rowdy, ill-mannered delinquents in the annual church Christmas pageant.

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  2. Police department's HEAT grant renewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    The Governor's Office of Highway Safety last week announced the Sandy Springs Police Department is one of 17 law enforcement agencies in Georgia to receive a Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic grant for the 2015 grant season. Referred to as a HEAT grant, the Sandy Springs department's award totals $70,400.

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  3. Area's schools CCRPI scores mixedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    The Georgia Department of Education Tuesday released the College and Career Ready Performance Index, based on data from the 2013-14 academic year. Local schools had mixed results.

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  4. Hanukkah services abound this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    As with other signature dates on the December calendar, faith and remembrance are the hallmarks for those who observe Hanukkah, or Chanukah. The eight-day Jewish holiday, also known as the Festival of Lights, is set to begin at sunset Tuesday.

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  5. Santa Claus coming to Sandy Springs Gun Club and RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Families are invited to the Sandy Springs Gun Club and Range, 8040 Roswell Road, Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for an opportunity to express their holiday spirit and passion for firearms. Admission to the event is free.

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  6. Sandy Springs woman named leader of UGA alumni groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Sandy Springs resident Meredith Gurley Johnson, a 2000 graduate of the University of Georgia who has worked in higher education advancement for more than 13 years, Thursday was named executive director of the UGA Alumni Association. Johnson has served as interim executive director since March and assumed the executive director position Monday.

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  7. Neighborhood Watch: PosersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department's Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Nov. 23 through 29, and the Sandy Springs Police Department Nov. 21 through 25. Provided by Atlanta Police Officer A.S. White and Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose.

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  8. Sandy Springs approves potential use of eminent domainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Officials have authorized the city of Sandy Springs' potential use of eminent domain to acquire a pair of parcels of land as a means of pushing the city center redevelopment project forward. The Sandy Springs City Council approved the measures at its meeting at City Hall Tuesday.

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  9. Sandy Springs woman named leader of UGA alumni groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Sandy Springs resident Meredith Gurley Johnson, a 2000 graduate of the University of Georgia who has worked in higher education advancement for more than 13 years, Thursday was named executive director of the UGA Alumni Association. Johnson has served as interim executive director since March and assumed the executive director position Monday.

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  10. Cumberland Academy students muse on Thanksgiving holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Leave it up to the students at Cumberland Academy of Georgia in Sandy Springs to keep Thanksgiving in perspective. The nonprofit, special-needs school accommodates children with autism, Asperger's syndrome, attention-deficit disorder, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and other learning disorders.

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  11. TurningPoint hosting meditation classRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation, 8010 Roswell Road, Suite 120 in Sandy Springs, will host its an educational program, Mindfulness Meditation: Techniques to Aid Healing for the Breast Cancer Survivor, Dec. 3 from 10 to 11 a.m. The evidence from numerous studies conducted over the last 30 years show that mindfulness-based stress reduction programs have positive, measurable and sustained effects on many health problems, including breast cancer. Karen Savrin, a TurningPoint counselor, will lead the session.

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  12. Act3's 'By Wheel and By Wing' in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Special Photo / The cast of 'By Wheel and By Wing' is pictured with members of the Parnes family. The play is about the Parnes family's survival during World War II.

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  13. Voter turnout in Fulton as expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    The Fulton County elections leader said turnout in Tuesday's general election was as he expected. In an interview Thursday, Rick Barron, director of the county's department of registration and elections, said 170,111 people voted Tuesday and 267,156 cast ballots overall, including early voting Oct. 13 through 31, for a total of 47.6 percent.

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  14. Council talks synergy, nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Sandy Springs officials have begun the process of banding with their counterparts in neighboring jurisdictions to explore synergized avenues to economic development. Mayor Rusty Paul said as much during Tuesday's Sandy Springs City Council meeting at City Hall.

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  15. Hill, Golick re-electedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Two local incumbents representing Cobb and Fulton counties, challenged in Tuesday's general election, held their seats. With all 159 precincts reporting, District 6 State Sen. Hunter Hill, R-Smyrna, defeated Democrat Antron Johnson, a single father who wanted to focus on education reform, with 60.9 percent.

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  16. Neighborhood Watch: Serial thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department's Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Oct. 19 through 25, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Oct. 22 through 29. - Provided by Atlanta Police Officer A.S. White and Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose o SERIAL THIEF: At about 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22, a man came into the Northridge Package Store, 8333 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs, took a $10 bottle of Viking Fiord Vodka and fled.

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  17. Sandy Springs Hospitality and Tourism names new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Sandy Springs Hospitality and Tourism Thursday announced the hiring of Jennifer Cruce as executive director. In that capacity, she will direct the efforts of the nonprofit to develop and implement the city's tourism strategy.

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  18. Glenridge Hall on organization's 2015 Places in Peril listRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    File Photo / The Glenridge Hall property, which includes the Tudor revival mansion shown here and about 76 acres of land in Sandy Springs, is on the market. The Midtown-based Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Wednesday announced its 2015 list of 10 Places in Peril in the state, and one of them is Glenridge Hall in Sandy Springs.

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  19. Glenridge Hall on organization's 2015 Places in Peril listRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    File Photo / The Glenridge Hall property, which includes the Tudor revival mansion shown here and about 76 acres of land in Sandy Springs, is on the market. The Midtown-based Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Wednesday announced its 2015 list of 10 Places in Peril in the state, and one of them is Glenridge Hall in Sandy Springs.

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  20. Deal, Christie make campaign stop in RoswellRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Mayor Jere Wood said it was the biggest political event in town since the heyday of Theodore Roosevelt. "I always wondered why we had these grand steps up to Roswell City Hall," he said.

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