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Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Plus, a local city is taking steps to create its downtown, a missing man was found alive and a UPS store suffered a data breach.
Fulton Chairman John Eaves To Host Crime, Safety Summit

Fulton Chairman John Eaves To Host Crime, Safety Summit

The summit will be held Thursday evening at Riverwood International Charter School in Sandy Springs.
Latest Homes For Sale Near Sandy Springs, Aug. 20

Latest Homes For Sale Near Sandy Springs, Aug. 20

Patch and Zillow team up to bring you local real estate news.
Fulton ACT Scores Surpass State, National Average

Fulton ACT Scores Surpass State, National Average

The Fulton County School System had over 3,000 students in the class of 2014 take the ACT.
Sandy Springs Wants Feedback on Retail at City Center

Sandy Springs Wants Feedback on Retail at City Center

The city has opened an online survey for residents to take on the mix of retail they'd like to see as part of the new City Center.
Know Before You Go: A's, B's For North Fulton Restaurants

Know Before You Go: A's, B's For North Fulton Restaurants

Heading out to lunch or dinner this week. Check out the most recent north Fulton County food inspection scores.
Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Unsecured firearms in house where toddler was shot; Man with BB gun prompts school lockdown; Georgia has 2nd worst jobless rate.
Report: Atlanta Job Market Rebound Leads To Population Growth

Report: Atlanta Job Market Rebound Leads To Population Growth

The 10-county Atlanta region added more than 50,000 people between April 1, 2013 and April 1, 2014.
Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Is the increase in Georgia's unemployment numbers a seasonal blip or the continuation of a trend tied to a lack of skilled workers?
GDOT Schedules Public Hearings For I-285, GA 400 Improvements

GDOT Schedules Public Hearings For I-285, GA 400 Improvements

Two public hearings will be held on Thursday in Dunwoody on the state agency's plans to reconstruct the busy interchange.
Sandy Springs Leaders To Discuss City Center

Sandy Springs Leaders To Discuss City Center

The Sandy Springs City Council will hear an update on site planning, park and open space and a performing arts center and meeting space.
$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Suspected electronics thieves stopped in Acworth; Atlanta Watershed probe; Tractor accident kills man; Missing man found safe.
Sandy Springs Council Will Consider Intersection Improvements

Sandy Springs Council Will Consider Intersection Improvements

The city plans to make improvements to Powers Ferry Road at Northside Drive and Powers Ferry Road at New Northside Drive.
JOBS in North Fulton: Teller, English Teacher, Court Coordinator, Technician

JOBS in North Fulton: Teller, English Teacher, Court Coordinator, Technician

Here are the jobs we've found locally this week. Send available positions to kristal.dixon@patch.com.
Sandy Springs resident Michael Merlin named to REP. Magazine's 2014

Sandy Springs resident Michael Merlin named to REP. Magazine's 2014 "Top 40 Wirehouse Advisors Under 40"

Sandy Springs resident Michael Merlin of Morgan Stanley, named to REP. Magazine's 2014 “Top 40 Wirehouse Advisors Under 40”
Nantahala To Open 2 Adventure Centers at Chattahoochee Recreation Area

Nantahala To Open 2 Adventure Centers at Chattahoochee Recreation Area

The two river outposts will offer guided river trips, paddling instructions, concessions, fishing tours and watercraft rentals.
Exciting Places, Superintendent Announces Retirement, Football Player Dies, Councilman Indicted, Murder-Suicide, Robin Williams Tribute, Another Baby Left in Car

Exciting Places, Superintendent Announces Retirement, Football Player Dies, Councilman Indicted, Murder-Suicide, Robin Williams Tribute, Another Baby Left in Car

Plus, a convicted rapist was sentenced to six life terms and a Patch blogger explains Robin Williams' impact on his life.
GA Wow Houses: $1.1M Estate; 'Truly Unique' Beauty; 2-Story Family Room and More

GA Wow Houses: $1.1M Estate; 'Truly Unique' Beauty; 2-Story Family Room and More

Beautiful and expensive homes for sale across Georgia.
GOOD NEWS! Most Exciting Cities, IB Diplomas, Public Safety Award, School Spirit + Lottery Winners

GOOD NEWS! Most Exciting Cities, IB Diplomas, Public Safety Award, School Spirit + Lottery Winners

Plus, Gwinnett teachers honored, business openings and expansions, and students fighting drugs were among this week's uplifting stories.
Nominate Your Favorite MD Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Nominate Your Favorite MD Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Just 24 hours left to nominate your everyday hero -- perhaps a coach or mentor -- for a prize package. Tell us how they made a difference.