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  1. Couple honored at MLK Day event for volunteer workRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Staff / Samantha M. Shal / Betty Klein speaks on behalf of herself and her husband, Phil Klein, left, as they accept the 2015 Humanitarian Award from the city of Sandy Springs during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration. Staff / Samantha M. Shal / Sandy Springs residents Betty and Phil Klein, surrounded by their children and extended family, accept the 2015 Humanitarian Award from Mayor Rusty Paul for their life's work of fostering and adopting children and their nonprofit work during the city's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration.

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  2. Heritage Sandy Springs hosting Wedding ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Heritage Sandy Springs Friday announced it will present its free annual Wedding Expo Feb. 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. Designed as an intimate expo, the event will provide engaged couples the chance to consult one-on-one with essential wedding vendors such as caterers, DJs, florists, photographers, stylists and planners. Admission is free, but RSVPs are requested and can be made via email at rentals@heritagesandysprings.org .

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  3. North Springs student accused of hacking into systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    A male student at North Springs Charter High School in Sandy Springs has been accused of hacking into the Fulton County Schools' computer system and changing grades for some students. In a letter sent to parents earlier this month, school Principal Eddie Ruiz said the student, who was not identified be-cause he is a minor, accessed the computer system between March and December.

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  4. Heritage Sandy Springs announces Turtle Tours scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Heritage Sandy Springs Tuesday announced its 2015 Turtle Tours schedule, an educational series for children 2 to 5 at the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum. Through stories, hands-on exhibits and crafts, museum mascots Sandy the Chipmunk and Spring the Turtle will introduce preschoolers to history and nature.

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  5. Airport GM: New master plan will change Sandy SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Miguel Southwell said his $5 billion new master plan to transform Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is already benefiting the city of Sandy Springs by Mercedes-Benz deciding to move its headquarters here from Montvale, N.J. "This would not be possible if Delta and Lufthansa didn't have direct flights from Atlanta to Germany," he said of the Stuttgart, Germany-based auto maker. Southwell, the airport's general manager of aviation, spoke about the plan Thursday at the Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce's annual luncheon at Villa Christina in Brookhaven.

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  6. Airport GM: New master plan will change Sandy SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Miguel Southwell had a full room on the edge of their seats Thursday at the Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce's annual luncheon at Villa Christina in Brookhaven. There the general manager of aviation at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport presented his $5 billion new master plan.

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

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department's Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Dec. 28 through Jan. 3, and the Sandy Springs Police Department Jan. 2 through Jan. 8. - Provided by Atlanta Police Officer A.S. White and Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose.

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  8. UPDATED: Mercedes-Benz moving U.S. HQ to Sandy SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Mercedes-Benz is moving its U.S. headquarters to Sandy Springs, though the announcement on where specifically in the city it will go is still forthcoming, Mayor Rusty Paul said Friday. "We're waiting for all the final details to be done so we're not sure all of the details yet," he said.

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  9. Mercedes-Benz moving U.S. HQ to Sandy SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Mercedes-Benz is moving its U.S. headquarters to Sandy Springs, though the announcement on where specifically in the city it will go is still forthcoming, Mayor Rusty Paul said. "We're waiting for all the final details to be done so we're not sure all of the details yet," he said.

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  10. Mercedes-Benz could move U.S. HQ to Sandy SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    If Mercedes-Benz is moving its U.S. headquarters to Sandy Springs, the spokesman for Glenridge Hall's owner, which is selling the 76-acre property, is mum on the issue. The Stuttgart, Germany-based luxury automobile company announced Tuesday it has decided to move its U.S. headquarters from Montvale, N.J., to metro Atlanta but has not yet divulged where it specifically will be.

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  11. Transportation to be key issue of 2015 sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    The 2015 General Assembly starts Monday and local state legislators interviewed by the Neighbor Newspapers last week all said transportation will be the watchword this year. The state is trying to find ways to fund an estimated $1 billion to $1.5 billion in annual transportation infrastructure needs, including highway maintenance and improvements.

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  12. Incoming elected officials prepare for first dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    In interviews with the Neighbor Newspapers last week, local politicians entering office this month talked about starting their tenures. New District 11 U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, was sworn in Tuesday, replacing Republican Phil Gingrey, M.D., R-Marietta, who ran for the U.S. Senate.

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  13. Doug MacGinnitieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Local politicians leaving office next month looked back on their tenures and ahead on their lives outside politics in interviews with the Neighbor Newspapers last week. Sandy Springs resident Doug MacGinnitie, a Republican, was appointed the Georgia revenue commissioner by Gov. Nathan Deal in January 2011, shortly after Deal took office.

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  14. Year in review: Snowstorms, elections highlight 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Staff / Samantha M. Shal / In January, the first snowstorm of 2014 caused traffic jams all over metro Atlanta, including this one on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. Staff / Samantha M. Shal / The intersection of Roswell Road and Windsor Parkway in Sandy Springs shows drivers battling the snow and, on the sidewalk in the distance, Mario Villanueva waiting for a MARTA bus.

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  15. Neighborhood Watch: Rude awakeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department Dec. 12 through 18. - Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose.

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  16. County to host Comcast job recruitmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Comcast recruiters will visit Fulton County's North Fulton Career Center Monday and the Adamsville Career Center Tuesday to take applications for Rep I telesales positions. Both job recruitments will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The North Fulton Career Center is located at 7741 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs and the Adamsville Career Center is located in the Adamsville Regional Health Center located at 3700 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in southwest Atlanta.

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  17. Snowstorms, elections highlight 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Staff / Samantha M. Shal / In January, the first snowstorm of 2014 caused traffic jams all over metro Atlanta, including this one on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. The storylines were plentiful in 2014 in Buckhead, Sandy Springs and Vinings and beyond, but the top five stories, in no particular order, were: Atlanta on ice Back-to-back snow and ice storms in January and February offered a lesson to local officials and those across the state.

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  18. UPDATED: Police arrest armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    The Sandy Springs Police Department Sunday morning announced it has arrested a suspect in an armed robbery case. Matthew Weber, 21, of Marietta, was taken into custody Sunday morning after a standoff with the North Metro SWAT Team.

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

    Dec 18, 2014 | 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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  20. Police department's HEAT grant renewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | 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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