Press Releases

City of Sandy Springs Receives a 2009 Constant Contact All-Star Award

For Immediate Release | 4/27/2010

The City of Sandy Springs received the 2009 All-Star Award from Constant Contact®, Inc., a provider of survey tools and electronic communications campaigns for the City. The City was selected for meeting Constant Contact’s best-practice standards for the use of E-...

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Sandy Springs Fire Rescue's Dr. Matthew Bitner Receives Honor

For Immediate Release | 4/21/2010

Sandy Springs Fire Rescue (SSFR) Medical Director Matthew Bitner, MD, has been awarded the Dennis Lockridge Emergency Medical Services Pioneer Award. The award, given by the District III EMS CQI Committee, honors an individual for his unselfish contributions to the concepti...

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Sandy Springs Starts Capital Paving Program

For Immediate Release | 4/21/2010

The City of Sandy Springs will begin this year’s Capital Paving Program on May 3, 2010. The program will pave 2.44 miles of roadway, bringing the total to 81 miles including the Local Assistance Roads Program or LARP paving. The Capital Paving Program is strictly fund...

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City of Sandy Springs Requires New Irrigation Systems to Have Rain Sensor Shut Offs

For Immediate Release | 4/14/2010

The City of Sandy Springs recently passed an ordinance that now requires all new commercial and residential irrigation systems have a rain sensor shut-off and/or freeze sensor shut-off valve installed.

The goal of the ordinance is to promote water conservation by est...

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Sandy Springs Police Present Buckled for Life Award

For Immediate Release | 4/14/2010

The Sandy Springs Police Department will present the first “Buckled for Life Award,” which recognizes those who have been involved in a serious motor vehicle crash and because of the decision to wear a safety belt or use a child restraint, have been spa...

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Sandy Springs Starts Fourth Year of LARP Paving

For Immediate Release | 4/14/2010

For the fourth year in a row, the City of Sandy Springs has partnered with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for the Local Assistance Roads Program (LARP). This program allows the City to resurface many area roads. This year, the LARP project will pave 2.37 mi...

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Abernathy Park Groundbreaking Celebration

Media Advisory | 4/6/2010

The steering committee for the Abernathy Linear Park will hold a kick-off celebration to create excitement and interest in the coming Abernathy Park. Mayor Eva Galambos and Councilman Chip Collins are scheduled to be in attendance as are members of the Steering Committee an...

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City Upholds Ordinances in New Year's Eve Case

For Immediate Release | 4/6/2010

On Thursday, April 1, 2010, in Sandy Springs’ environmental court, two defendants accused of the large New Years Eve party on Londonberry Road pleaded no contest to 10 violations each related to a variety of City Codes, including the International Property Maintenance...

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Governor Candidates Forums Held in Roswell

For Immediate Release | 4/5/2010

The North Fulton Mayor’s Association will hold two debates, one for the Democratic candidates for governor and the other for the Republican candidates for governor. Both debates will be held at the Roswell United Methodist Church, located at 814 Mimosa Blvd., in Roswe...

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Mayor Reminds Residents to Complete and Return Census

For Immediate Release | 4/5/2010

“It is vital to the fiscal health of our city that everyone in Sandy Springs promptly responds to the 2010 Census,” said Mayor Eva Galambos. “You only have a few short weeks to complete and return your census form, so please take 10 minutes and fill it out...

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Riverside, Second of Flood-Ravaged Bridges, Opening in Record Time

Media Advisory | 4/5/2010

A ribbon cutting is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. for the Riverside Bridge over Marsh Creek on April 6, 2010. The final bridge in Sandy Springs ravaged by the September flood waters will be open to the traveling public late in the evening on April 6, 2010. The ribbon cutting will...

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Sandy Springs Recreation and Parks Department Presents Free Dance and Theatre Summer Residencies

Media Advisory | 3/26/2010

Dance and theatre residencies are available this summer through the Sandy Springs Recreation and Parks Department for high school students grades 9-12. These 5-day residencies are a part of the Kids and Arts program funded by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners under ...

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Up The River Outfitters Paddles into Sandy Springs this Weekend

Media Advisory | 3/25/2010

Residents can take advantage this weekend – March 27 and 28 – of Up the River Outfitters and rent Kayaks and Canoes from the rental station set up at the Morgan Falls River Park. The station will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Tubing will be available...

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It's Open

Media Advisory | 3/23/2010

Peachtree Dunwoody Road is now open to the travelling public. After being closed for six months after floods ravaged the City of Sandy Springs and shut down one of the city’s major arteries, the bridge over Nancy Creek is now open. The City received a grant through th...

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City to Open Peachtree Dunwoody Rod - Bridge Complete

For Immediate Release | 3/22/2010

Six months after floods ravaged the City of Sandy Springs and shut down one of the city’s major arteries—Peachtree Dunwoody Road—it will soon be open to the travelling public. The city will hold a ribbon cutting to open the Peachtree Dunwoody Bridge over N...

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