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Four Riverwood Students Participate in Governor's Honors Program

Four Riverwood Students Participate in Governor's Honors Program

The four students joined roughly 700 students from across the state in a four-week summer program held at Valdosta State University.
Police Identify Sandy Springs Shooting Victim, Hunt For Suspect

Police Identify Sandy Springs Shooting Victim, Hunt For Suspect

Sandy Springs detectives are looking for Art Institute of Atlanta student Patricko Mondrez Davis, 21, in connection to the shooting death of Takeenen Williams.
UPDATE: Person Shot Near Sandy Springs Hotel

UPDATE: Person Shot Near Sandy Springs Hotel

The victim was reportedly shot multiple times Thursday afternoon in the 800 block of Hammond Drive near Sheraton Hotel.
Police: Driver Charged With DUI In Officer-Involved Accident

Police: Driver Charged With DUI In Officer-Involved Accident

Tamika Shelia Woodson of Lithonia has been charged with DUI, driving too fast for conditions and failure to maintain lane in an accident that sent her and Sandy Springs officer Mike Stark to
PGA of America Holds Junior Clinics at Metro Golf Courses

PGA of America Holds Junior Clinics at Metro Golf Courses

Steel Canyon, Collins Hill and Stone Mountain golf clubs will host the clinics.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
UPDATE: Sandy Springs Officer Involved in Wreck on Ga. 400

UPDATE: Sandy Springs Officer Involved in Wreck on Ga. 400

The officer was completing an accident report in the emergency lane when another vehicle rear-ended the patrol car.
UPDATE: Carjackers Shoot Sandy Springs Woman At Apartment Complex

UPDATE: Carjackers Shoot Sandy Springs Woman At Apartment Complex

The woman is in stable condition after she was shot in the abdomen during a carjacking at 6957 Roswell Road.
Sandy Springs Will Test Emergency Alert System on Wednesday

Sandy Springs Will Test Emergency Alert System on Wednesday

The test of Sandy Springs' CodeRed alert system will occur sometime between 10:30 a.m. and noon July 23.
Two Riverwood Students Win FBLA Awards

Two Riverwood Students Win FBLA Awards

The students from Riverwood International Charter School recently advanced to the 2014 National Leadership Conference in Tennessee.
Sandy Springs Sees Boost in Tree Canopy

Sandy Springs Sees Boost in Tree Canopy

A recent study indicates the city has a tree canopy of 62 percent, placing it among the top tier of American municipalities with higher percentages of tree canopy.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Police: Woman Left Toddler Inside Hot Car

Police: Woman Left Toddler Inside Hot Car

Melissa Mae Jackson of Marietta allegedly told witnesses "don't tell me how to parent" when she was confronted about her actions, which occurred Sunday afternoon on Roswell Road in Sandy Spr
Sandy Springs Council To Meet On Performing Arts Center

Sandy Springs Council To Meet On Performing Arts Center

The Sandy Springs City Council next week will consider the future of a performing arts center as part of its City Center development project.
Energy Efficiency Program Pays Off For Sandy Springs

Energy Efficiency Program Pays Off For Sandy Springs

The city received an $18,446 rebate from Georgia Power as part of its Commercial Energy Efficiency Program.
New Officer Joins Sandy Springs Police Force

New Officer Joins Sandy Springs Police Force

Officer David Bahne was sworn in on Friday by Sandy Springs Police Chief Ken DeSimone.
Abernathy Greenway Linear Park Opens on Thursday

Abernathy Greenway Linear Park Opens on Thursday

The 6.6-acre linear park runs along Abernathy Road between Wright and Brandon Mill roads.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.