Press Releases

Refuse Driver Fined for Violating Noise Ordinance

For Immediate Release | 1/22/2010

A refuse truck driver appeared in Sandy Springs City Court Thursday, January 21, 2010, to answer charges stemming from emptying dumpsters prior to operating hours and was fined $1,000. Sandy Springs Police observed the truck emptying the dumpsters at the rear of a business ...

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City Names Humanitarian Award Recipient During Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

For Immediate Release | 1/20/2010

Sandy Springs resident, Carolyn Axt, has been named the 2010 recipient of the Humanitarian Award. This is the fourth time the City has given the award that embodies the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and recognizes an individual for his or her humanitarian contributio...

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City of Sandy Springs Reduces Part 1 Crimes by More than 5 Percent this Year

For Immediate Release | 1/20/2010

According to figures reported from the Uniform Crime Report (UCR,) Part 1 crime numbers in the City of Sandy Springs declined 5.09 percent in 2009.

“Sandy Springs Police officers live the mission ‘To Prevent Crime and Enforce Law Through Problem-Solving P...

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City Hires New Finance Director

For Immediate Release | 1/19/2010

Amy Davis will become Sandy Springs finance director on February 8. Currently the Support Services Agency Director for Cherokee County, Davis is a CPA and former accountant for Marietta.

“We are delighted to find someone of Amy’s expertise and experience...

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City's First Fire Death

Media Advisory | 1/11/2010

Sandy Springs Fire/Rescue is saddened to report the first fire fatality since becoming a City. On January 9th, 2010, 74 year-old resident Dale Darnel who lived at 875 Marseilles Drive in Sandy Springs perished in the house fire. Despite diligent efforts by our firefighters ...

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Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Begins New Partnership with Roswell Fire Department to Enhance Services

For Immediate Release | 1/10/2010

Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Department will begin its new partnership with the City of Roswell Fire Department on January 11, 2010. This new partnership is an automatic aid agreement between the two cities that will allow both jurisdictions to be more effective and responsive...

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City Responds to Emergency Conditions

Media Advisory | 1/8/2010


The City of Sandy Springs has responded to hundreds of calls in response to the emergency and ice/snow conditions that hit the City overnight. 

As of 11:00 a.m. all of Johnson Ferry at the Chattahoochee River is closed as is Riverside Drive at Ol...

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Event Promoter and Homeowner Fined

For Immediate Release | 1/7/2010

An event promoter and the owner of a home located on Powers Ferry Road in south Sandy Springs appeared in Sandy Springs City Court Wednesday, January 7, 2010, to answer charges stemming from an October 31st Halloween Party. Sandy Springs Police shut down the party in the ea...

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Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Urges Caution as Temperatures Dip and Winter Weather Beckons

For Immediate Release | 1/6/2010

Sandy Springs Fire Rescue urges residents to be cautious as temperatures dip and winter weather looms in the future. “There are some important things to think about such as making sure your residential sprinkler system and hose bibs are turned off, that pets are insid...

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City Swears In Councilmembers, Holds Celebration

Media Advisory | 1/5/2010

Help us celebrate Sandy Springs new councilmembers and the kick off the new term! Join Mayor Eva Galambos and the City Council along with dignitaries, staff and community leaders for the celebration on Tuesday, January 5, 2010, at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall’s Council Cham...

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