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Sandy Springs Selects New Deputy Chief of Police

For Immediate Release | 12/22/2008

Chief of Police Terry L. Sult announced Kenneth DeSimone as the new deputy chief of police for the City of Sandy Springs. He will begin work with the Sandy Springs Police Department (SSPD) on January 23, 2008.

“Ken DeSimone’s law enforcement, private se...

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Sandy Springs Youth Sports Saints Assisting Families in Need

For Immediate Release | 12/18/2008

The Sandy Springs Youth Sports (SSYS) Saints are reaching out and assisting two of their own families whose apartments were lost in a Sandy Springs fire on December 7, 2008. In an effort to support and assist these families in need, SSYS will b...

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Sandy Springs Police Partner with CrimeReports.com

For Immediate Release | 12/12/2008

Sandy Springs Police and CrimeReports.com have announced a new On-line Crime Alerting and Mapping Service that provides easy to read incident crime maps and automated alerts to the residents of Sandy Springs. The service, located at http://www.crimereports.com or directly f...

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andy Springs Police renews H.E.A.T. Grant for 2009

For Immediate Release | 12/12/2008

Sandy Springs Police has been awarded a renewal of the H.E.A.T. Grant for another year. The primary goals of the H.E.A.T (Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic) project are to: (1) reduce impaired driving crashes; (2) reduce excessive speeding; (3) increase the safety b...

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Sandy Springs Fire Rescue to hold Fire Recruit Graduation

Media Advisory | 12/5/2008

Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Department will hold graduation for its new class of fire recruits. Eleven recruits will take the oath of office Monday, December 8, 2008, at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall’s Council Chambers. Promotions for assistant chief, crew chiefs and firefight...

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City of Sandy Springs Holds Meeting on Lake Forest Sidewalk Project

For Immediate Release | 11/24/2008

The City of Sandy Springs Public Works Department will be holding a meeting on the Lake Forrest Sidewalk project on Wednesday, December 10, 2008, at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Lake Forest Elementary School cafeteria.

This project is a part of the City ...

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City of Sandy Springs Replaces Northside Drive Culvert

For Immediate Release | 11/18/2008

The City of Sandy Springs Public Works Department will be replacing a culvert on Northside Drive between Old Powers Ferry Road and Mount Vernon Highway. The construction will begin on December 1, 2008, and is scheduled to be completed by January 9, 2009. Northside Drive wil...

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City Holds Public Hearing Regarding Land Purchase

For Immediate Release | 11/14/2008

The City of Sandy Springs will hold a public hearing regarding the purchase of land for the eventual location for City Hall on the corner of Johnson Ferry Road and Sandy Springs Circle (the former Target site). The meeting will be held Tuesday, November 18, 2008, at 6:00 p....

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Lost Corner Preserve Acquired by City of Sandy Springs

For Immediate Release | 11/13/2008

The City of Sandy Springs, working with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), a national nonprofit land conservation organization, the Sandy Springs Conservancy, and the Georgia Land Conservation Program (GLCP) – which provided grant funding from the state of Georgia &ndas...

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City of Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Teams Up with North Springs High School for CPR/AED Training

For Immediate Release | 10/28/2008

The City of Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Department and North Springs High School have come together to share life saving skills through CPR and AED instruction. SSFRD will offer free CPR and AED classes to each student at North Springs High School on Monday, November 3rd from...

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Councilmember DeJulio To Hold Town Hall Meeting November 5th

For Immediate Release | 10/28/2008

Sandy Springs District 5 Councilmember Tibby DeJulio will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, November 5th at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will focus on the new police chief, the Windsor Parkway sidewalk project and a budget update.

“There are a lot of exciting th...

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Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Urges Residents to "Prevent Home Fires"

For Immediate Release | 10/14/2008

A pot holder too close to a lit burner or a space heater left on overnight could be all it takes to start a home fire. In fact, cooking and heating are among the leading causes of home fires in the United States, according to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Associati...

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Kym Hughes Elected to the Board of Directors of the Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus

For Immediate Release | 10/13/2008

Kym Hughes, Executive Director of Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (GACVB). In recognition of her organization’s successful programs, this disti...

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City of Sandy Springs Named New Police Chief

For Immediate Release | 9/30/2008

Terry L. Sult is the new police chief for the City of Sandy Springs.  Currently the chief of Gastonia, NC, he will begin work with the Sandy Springs Police Department on October 27.

“I am confident that Terry Sult will lead us effectively and collaborativ...

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Sandy Springs Open House Seeking Public Input on a Variety of Topics

For Immediate Release | 9/30/2008

The City of Sandy Springs and its staff will be presenting information at the City Open House on October 6, 2008, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at Sandy Springs City Hall, located at 7840 Roswell Road, Building 500.

The publi...

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