Press Releases

City of Sandy Springs Earns Top CNNMoney Ranking

For Immediate Release | 7/14/2010

The City of Sandy Springs has been named to CNNMoney’s list of Best Places to Live—for the Rich and Single. Coming in a number four, Sandy Springs was the highest ranked city in the south, and only two other southern cities were listed.

The ranking cites ...

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Sandy Springs Firefighter is a "Guest Griller"

For Immediate Release | 7/14/2010

Sandy Springs Fire Rescue and The New York Butcher Shoppe are teaming up for charity. Fire Rescue Technician I Reginald McClendon will be manning the grill and cooking hot dogs and hamburgers for sale at lunch on Saturday, July 31, 2010. A burger or hot dog meal deal that d...

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When Picking a Contractor, Choose Wisely

For Immediate Release | 7/12/2010

With the recent spate of deck collapses it is more important than ever to know your contractor. Building a deck or repairing a roof is as an important investment as building a pool or adding an addition to one’s home. The Sandy Springs Community Development Department...

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Sandy Springs Names New Community Development Director

For Immediate Release | 7/12/2010

Blake Dettwiler, AICP, will become Sandy Springs Community Development Director on November 1, 2010. Dettwiler will replace Nancy Leathers, who is retiring.

“The City of Sandy Springs is fortunate to have someone as talented and capable as Blake Dettwiler to s...

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City to Open Morgan Falls Overlook Park

For Immediate Release | 7/12/2010

The City of Sandy Springs will hold a ribbon cutting along with the City’s Fifth Anniversary Celebration at its newest park: Morgan Falls Overlook Park. The event will be held Wednesday, July 28, 2010, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the park—200 Morgan Falls Roa...

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City Residents Reminded to Return 2010 Census Form

For Immediate Release | 7/8/2010

Although the 2010 census forms were due in April, there are Sandy Springs residents that still have not returned their census forms. Every household in Sandy Springs, including renter-occupied households, should complete their census form and mail it back. If you haven&rsq...

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Closure on Portion of Riverside Drive

Media Advisory | 7/7/2010

A small portion of Riverside Drive will be closed to thru traffic beginning at 9:00 a.m. on July 19, 2010, and will be in effect for up to two weeks, weather permitting. The closure will start at North Harbor Drive and continue to Johnson Ferry Road. Motorists are encourag...

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Sandy Springs Police to Form Explorers Program

For Immediate Release | 7/7/2010

The City of Sandy Springs Police Department is in the process of forming an Explorers Program. The Explorers Program is sponsored through the Boy Scouts of America, however both young women and men, who are between the ages of 14-21 can join as long as they pass a prelimina...

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The City of Sandy Springs Teams up with Target for the 27th Annual National Night Out

For Immediate Release | 7/6/2010

The City of Sandy Springs and Target have teamed up for the 27th Annual National Night Out (NNO) in an effort to create a safer and healthier community. A children’s (ages 14 and younger) celebration will be held on Tuesday, August 3, 2010, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m....

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Sandy Springs Police Department Graduates Spanish Citizens Academy Class

Media Advisory | 6/28/2010

The ever-popular Sandy Springs Police Academy, that was offered this time in Spanish, is graduating its first class on Thursday, July 1, 2010. Thirteen members are graduating from the eight-week course, which was taught at Police headquarters. The course covered topics taug...

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Sandy Springs Mayor Eva Galambos Wins Award from Georgia Municipal Association

Media Advisory | 6/28/2010

Sandy Springs Mayor Eva Galambos, PhD, received the “People, Place and Purpose” Award from the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) during the association’s annual meeting in Savannah June 27, 2010.

The one-time award, based on the theme of th...

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Sandy Springs Urges Caution this 4th of July - Celebrate Safely

For Immediate Release | 6/28/2010

Cookouts, parades, homemade ice cream, watermelon and time with family and friends are all part the gatherings that will take place on the day we celebrate our Country’s independence. When you add in fireworks though, you potentially add danger to your family, friends...

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Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Urges Precautions in Extreme Heat

For Immediate Release | 6/17/2010

Weather forecasters have all agreed that it’s uncharacteristically hot for this time of year. Sandy Springs Fire Rescue is urging people to take these precautions to beat the heat:

Hazardous Waste/Electonics Recycling Event Collects More Than 218,000 Pounds of Unwanted Material

For Immediate Release | 6/15/2010

The City of Sandy Springs Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling event on Saturday, June 12, 2010, was a great success and provided Sandy Springs residents a safe way to dispose of unwanted hazardous waste and electronics.

Keep North Fulton Beautiful coordinated t...

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Georgia Water Stewardship Act in Effect

For Immediate Release | 6/14/2010

The Georgia Water Stewardship Act went into effect statewide on June 2, 2010. It allows daily outdoor watering for purposes of planting, growing, managing or maintaining ground cover, trees, shrubs or other plants only between the hours of 4 p.m. and 10 a.m. by anyone whos...

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