News Line for Sandy Springs

Sandy Springs to discuss proposed performing arts facility at open house
Sandy Springs officials will host a public information open house on Thursday to discuss the performing arts facility proposed for City Center.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

City lays out pros of Marsh Creek project, residents voice concerns
With construction tentatively set to begin on Sandy Springs’ Marsh Creek Watershed Improvement Project early next year, the city hopes that residents will see it as a facility that treats stormwater, reduces storm flooding and adds to green space.
Source: Reporter Newspapers

Sandy Springs looks at new performing arts center
Sandy Springs is studying whether it can add a performing arts center to its massive City Center project.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

Carter-Selig team to develop Sandy Springs project
Veteran Atlanta real estate development companies Carter and Selig Enterprises will team up to develop the City Center project for Sandy Springs.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta, others make Google Internet deadline
Atlanta and eight other metro area cities cleared Google’s deadline Thursday for providing information that keeps them in the running for getting the company’s ultra-fast residential Internet service.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Sandy Springs Conservancy speaker: ‘City Center will set a new standard’
“Money does grow on trees” was the message at a Sandy Springs Conservancy dinner on April 24. Keynote speaker Ed McMahon, who holds the Charles E. Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development at the Urban Land Institute in Washington, discussed how cities can up their worth by adding and preserving green space.
Source: Reporter Newspapers

New traffic system could save headaches, time
Anyone who drives in North Fulton knows traffic is one of the largest problems the area has. Now Roswell, Alpharetta and Sandy Springs have banded together to try and fix this.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Sandy Springs OKs ‘mutual aid’ with Atlanta fire services
Sandy Springs City Council on April 1 approved a mutual aid agreement with Atlanta for supplemental fire and protection services. An “automatic” aid agreement already exists.
Source: Reporter Newspapers

Sandy Springs mayor: ‘If Google [Fiber] doesn’t come, we’ll find somebody else to come in’
Technology upgrades and commute times were on Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul’s mind when he spoke March 25 at the High Point Civic Association’s annual meeting.
Source: Reporter Newspapers

Sandy Springs council hires contractor for Roswell Road sidewalks
Sandy Springs City Council on April 1 took actions to move forward several sidewalk projects.
Source: Reporter Newspapers

Sandy Springs picks civic center architect
The architect that designed the World of Coca-Cola Museum in Atlanta and the Arena at Gwinnett Center has been selected to design a planned civic center in Sandy Springs.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

Google eyes Atlanta for super-fast Internet
Atlanta and eight other local cities are candidates for Google’s new, ultra-fast fiber optic Internet and television service, the Silicon Valley giant announced Wednesday.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Sandy Springs moving ahead with downtown overhaul
Sandy Springs, Ga., invited five development teams to compete to become master developer for a planned remake of the city’s downtown.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle