Press Releases

Brandon Mill Closing for Construction

Media Advisory | 9/15/2010

September 15, 2010— Contractor CW Matthews (GDOT Contractor on the Johnson Ferry- Abernathy Widening Project) will be closing Brandon Mill, between Abernathy on the south end and Brandon Ridge on the north end, on Monday, September 20, 2010. The closure of the road wi...

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Sandy Springs Starts Capital Paving Program

For Immediate Release | 9/13/2010

September 13, 2010—The City of Sandy Springs has begun this year’s Capital Paving and Reconstruction Programs. The Capital Paving Program will pave 6.05 miles of roadway. The Capital Paving Program is strictly funded through the budgeting process using City fund...

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Sandy Springs and First Montessori Team Up to Monitor City’s Water

For Immediate Release | 9/10/2010

September 10, 2010—The City of Sandy Springs and the First Montessori School of Atlanta will again be collaborating with each other by taking part in World Water Monitoring Day (WWMD) activities at The John Ripley Forbes Big Trees Preserve.

“We are glad t...

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Parker Selected for Prestigious PRSA College of Fellows

For Immediate Release | 9/10/2010

September 10, 2010—Judy Parker, APR, Fellow PRSA has been elected to The Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) prestigious PRSA College of Fellows. The 2010 Fellows candidates will be inducted October 16, at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.


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September is Preparedness Month

For Immediate Release | 9/1/2010

September 1, 2010—With hurricane season kicking into high gear and tumultuous storms across the nation or if fire strikes, it’s time to make an emergency plan. September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. Make sure you have a family emergency plan. Your f...

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City of Sandy Springs Announces Industry Day Briefing

For Immediate Release | 8/31/2010

August 31, 2010—As part of the preparation for the release of the upcoming General Government Services Procurement, the City of Sandy Springs will host an Industry Day Briefing on Thursday, September 9, 2010 beginning at 9:00 a.m. The briefing will be held at the Lefo...

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Councilmembers Collins and Meinzen McEnerny to Hold Town Hall Meeting September 1, 2010

For Immediate Release | 8/27/2010

August 27, 2010—Sandy Springs District 3 and 6 Councilmembers Chip Collins and Karen Meinzen McEnerny will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will focus on residential burglaries occurring in Districts 3 and 6 during th...

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Sandy Springs Participates in National Citizen Survey

For Immediate Release | 8/19/2010

August 19, 2010— Sandy Springs is participating in The National Citizen Survey™. Beginning on August 23rd, questionnaires will be sent to 1,200 randomly selected households, asking for feedback on the quality and usefulness of city services. The results will be ...

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Paving To Begin on Johnson Ferry and Abernathy Roads

Media Advisory | 8/19/2010

August 19, 2010—The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will be paving new road alignments and leveling existing road sections in Sandy Springs for three weeks beginning August 22, 2010. The work will occur both during the day and at night on Johnson Ferry Roa...

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Sandy Springs Police Department Offers Teen Driving Course

Media Advisory | 8/18/2010

August 18, 2010—The Sandy Springs Police Department is holding a PRIDE (parents reducing injury and driver error) class on August 25, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. This is a free two-hour classroom course sponsored by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). It is f...

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Sandy Springs Firefighter is a "Guest Griller"

For Immediate Release | 8/11/2010

August 11, 2010—Sandy Springs Police Department and The New York Butcher Shoppe are teaming up for charity. Officers from the South District, Traffic Unit and Community Affairs section will be manning the grill and cooking hot dogs and hamburgers for sale at lunch on ...

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City of Sandy Springs Residents' Property Tax Rate Remains Unchanged

Media Advisory | 8/6/2010

August 6, 2010─ The Sandy Springs City Council announces a millage rate hearing will be held at City Hall on August 17, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. pursuant to Georgia Code. Currently, it remains at the rate of the City’s inception of 4.731 mills. In order for the millage rate...

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Sandy Springs Urges Residents to Call Before You Dig—811

For Immediate Release | 8/5/2010

August 5, 2010—On August 11th, the Common Ground Alliance (CGA) is asking people to stop and think about what’s underground, especially if they are planning a project where digging is involved. The CGA has released a report called the National Utility Damage Ass...

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Sandy Springs to Pioneer Smart911 Technology

For Immediate Release | 8/4/2010

August 4, 2010—The Chattahoochee River 9-1-1 Authority (ChatComm) is the first in Georgia to purchase and use Smart911. ChatComm is also the first in the nation to purchase and use Smart911 SMS in the Cities of Sandy Springs and Johns Creek. Smart911 allows residents ...

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City of Sandy Springs Gains Funding for Roswell Road/I-285 Interchange Bridge

For Immediate Release | 8/3/2010

August 3, 2010—With the tremendous help of several transportation officials, sufficient funds are allocated toward the addition of a lane on the Roswell Road bridge over I-285.

Brandon Beach, Sandy Springs’ representative on the Georgia Department o...

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