News Line for Sandy Springs

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

Demolition launches Sandy Springs’ development of city center
Sandy Springs took another step toward creating a new downtown Monday when it began demolishing an old department store.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Sandy Springs elects Paul as new Mayor; Fries unseated in District 2
Rusty Paul handily won the race to become Sandy Springs’ next mayor, defeating Bob Brown with 80 percent of the vote.
Source: Reporter Newspapers

Sandy Springs city manager speaking in Japan
Sandy Springs, Ga., City Manager John McDonough is giving a presentation at the third annual Smart City Week conference, being held this week in Yokohama, Japan.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle