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ajc.com
Sandy Springs adopts new development codeMulti-family housing rises in Sandy Springs. The city has adopted a new develop
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Multi-family housing rises in Sandy Springs. The city has adopted a new development code and zoning maps to implement its 10-year comprehensive plan update approved earlier this year. AJC FILE — A new development code and zoning maps that designate... Read more
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Driver killed in crash on Ga. 400 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A fatal crash was reported Sunday on Ga. 40
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A fatal crash was reported Sunday on Ga. 400 in Sandy Springs. Lanes have reopened on Ga. 400 South after a fatal crash about 4:45 p.m. Sunday, officials said. The driver of a... Read more
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WALB Albany
Driver killed in collision on GA 400Sandy Springs authorities say one person was killed in a two vehicle accident o
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
Sandy Springs authorities say one person was killed in a two vehicle accident on GA 400, south of Northridge. Police tell CBS46 a Dodge pickup truck trailering a Jon boat collided with the rear of a tractor-trailer. The trailer was reported as... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Driver killed in collision on GA 400Sandy Springs authorities say one person was killed in a two vehicle accident o
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
Sandy Springs authorities say one person was killed in a two vehicle accident on GA 400, south of Northridge. Police tell CBS46 a Dodge pickup truck trailering a Jon boat collided with the rear of a tractor-trailer. The trailer was reported as... Read more
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Lanes closed after fatal crash on Ga. 400closed after fatal crash on Ga. 400 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A fatal
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
closed after fatal crash on Ga. 400 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A fatal crash was reported Sunday on Ga. 400 in Sandy Springs. Lanes were closed on Ga. 400 South after a fatal crash about 4:45 p.m. Sunday, officials said. The driver of... Read more
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N. Fulton voter guide to qualifying, candidates in November electionsa new mayor. Three other cities could have new mayors, and each city is likely
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
a new mayor. Three other cities could have new mayors, and each city is likely to have new members on its city council. Sandy Springs, Roswell, Johns Creek, Milton and Alpharetta are all due for municipal elections this fall. Qualifying for... Read more
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Court rules in favor of N. Fulton city in case against strip clubsThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sex doesn’t sell in Sandy Springs, apparently
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sex doesn’t sell in Sandy Springs, apparently. Unless they file an appeal, an adult bookstore and two strip clubs must close up shop or move out of the city in north Fulton County. On Monday, Aug. 14, the federal... Read more
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Will you see the total solar eclipse from metro Atlanta? See how far you may need to travel based on ZIP codeAtlanta counties, people living in North Fulton will have to travel several mil
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
Atlanta counties, people living in North Fulton will have to travel several miles to experience the total eclipse. 30022 (Alpharetta): 46 miles NE 30097 (Johns Creek): 44 miles NE 30075: (Roswell): 49 miles NE 30328 (Sandy Springs): 56 mi... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Good Samaritan races in to save man from violent attackthat you see someone stop and help in a violent situation like that,” Sunderlan
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 7 days ago
that you see someone stop and help in a violent situation like that,” Sunderland said of Eaglen’s actions. Within minutes, Sandy Springs Police said they spotted the teens and both Sunderland and Eaglen identified them as the attackers. “I was... Read more
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Sandy Springs attack victim thankful for good Samaritan’s helpThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Ryan Sunderland suffered bruises from an atta
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Ryan Sunderland suffered bruises from an attack Saturday in Sandy Springs. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News) A good Samaritan helped during the attack Saturday on Roswell Road, Channel 2 Action News reported. A man... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Man unconscious from apparent overdose untreated by jail nurseafter his initial reporting about the June 28 incident at the North Fulton Jail
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 7 days ago
after his initial reporting about the June 28 incident at the North Fulton Jail annex in Alpharetta. The video shows a Sandy Springs police officer pulling 26-year-old Wayman Allen Keller from the back of a squad car. After our reporting on... Read more
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Lanes open on Roswell Road after tree fallson Roswell Road after tree falls The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A tree bloc
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
on Roswell Road after tree falls The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A tree blocked Roswell Road in the 7700 block. (Credit: Sandy Springs Police Department) One lane in each direction is now open after a tree fell on power lines in Sandy Springs on... Read more
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Fulton jail changes policy after nurse refused suspect aidCounty sheriff Lt. Col. Derrick Singleton told Channel 2 Action News. The chan
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
County sheriff Lt. Col. Derrick Singleton told Channel 2 Action News. The change comes a little more than a month after Sandy Springs police arrested Wayman Allen Keller Jr. on suspicion of drug use, The Atlanta Journal-Constitition reported.... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Petitions call for Atlanta to rename monuments bearing Confederate symbolsand how many intersections are involved, that fee can become fairly pricey. Th
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 8 days ago
and how many intersections are involved, that fee can become fairly pricey. The rules are different in other cities. In Sandy Springs, for example -- which recently renamed a small portion of the road outside the new Mercedes-Benz North American... Read more
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GDOT plans lane closings in Perimeter areaOvernight lane closures are scheduled this week on I-285 and Mount Vernon Road
ajc.com / Posted 9 days ago
Overnight lane closures are scheduled this week on I-285 and Mount Vernon Road in the Sandy Springs-Dunwoody area in preparation for the reconstruction of the Ga. 400/I-285 interchange. GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION The Georgia Department of... Read more
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Milton OKs partnership with Gas Southpayments to Milton and discounts to customers. AJC FILE The Milton City Counci
ajc.com / Posted 9 days ago
payments to Milton and discounts to customers. AJC FILE The Milton City Council has joined its counterparts in Roswell, Sandy Springs and Woodstock in approving a partnership agreement with Gas South that makes the utility a preferred... Read more
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Wanted fugitive caught in another county after church carjackingstarted. Police ended the pursuit by conducting a PIT maneuver inside the Nort
ajc.com / Posted 11 days ago
started. Police ended the pursuit by conducting a PIT maneuver inside the North Springs MARTA Station parking deck in Sandy Springs. TRENDING STORIES: The suspect attempted to run away, but was stopped by a police canine. “Our investigation... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Wanted fugitive caught in another county after church carjackingstarted. Police ended the pursuit by conducting a PIT maneuver inside the Nort
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 11 days ago
started. Police ended the pursuit by conducting a PIT maneuver inside the North Springs MARTA Station parking deck in Sandy Springs. “Our investigation revealed the captured suspect was a wanted fugitive out of Cherokee County,” the... Read more
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Wanted fugitive caught in another county after church carjackingstarted. Police ended the pursuit by conducting a PIT maneuver inside the Nort
ajc.com / Posted 11 days ago
started. Police ended the pursuit by conducting a PIT maneuver inside the North Springs MARTA Station parking deck in Sandy Springs. “Our investigation revealed the captured suspect was a wanted fugitive out of Cherokee County,” the... Read more
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Alpharetta church carjacking suspect caught at MARTA stationchase began after the suspect refused to stop, according to police. The pursui
ajc.com / Posted 11 days ago
chase began after the suspect refused to stop, according to police. The pursuit ended in the MARTA station parking deck in Sandy Springs when officers performed a PIT maneuver, a tactic that essentially involves bumping a vehicle in an attempt to... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Fugitive nabbed after carjacking victim outside Alpharetta churchto stop. Police began pursuit but it ended with a PIT maneuver in the parking d
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 11 days ago
to stop. Police began pursuit but it ended with a PIT maneuver in the parking deck of the North Springs MARTA station in Sandy Springs, Georgia. The department reports that a K9 unit is credited with taking down the suspect as that person... Read more
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WALB Albany
Sinkhole in Sandy Springs closes road, now openCrews started work early trying to get under Powers Ferry Road in Sandy Springs
WALB Albany / Posted 12 days ago
Crews started work early trying to get under Powers Ferry Road in Sandy Springs. They needed to get under it to see what was causing a sink hole. People working around here had a good idea of the cause. "With all this water, I'm sure it's just... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Sinkhole in Sandy Springs closes road, now openCrews started work early trying to get under Powers Ferry Road in Sandy Springs
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
Crews started work early trying to get under Powers Ferry Road in Sandy Springs. They needed to get under it to see what was causing a sink hole. People working around here had a good idea of the cause. "With all this water, I'm sure it's just... Read more
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Cobb cops: Bank robber said she had bullets, AIDS and was ready to dieundisclosed amount of money. June 26 about 4:25 p.m. — She gives a teller at t
ajc.com / Posted 12 days ago
undisclosed amount of money. June 26 about 4:25 p.m. — She gives a teller at the PNC Bank location at 5640 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs a note and leaves with an undisclosed amount of money. June 28 — The robber enters the Chase Bank at 2002... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
FBI: Multi-state female bank robber arrestedincident. Monday, June 26, 2017: - 4:26 p.m.: a lone black female entered the
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
incident. Monday, June 26, 2017: - 4:26 p.m.: a lone black female entered the PNC Bank, located at 5640 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, Georgia, and, after approaching a teller, presented a demand note and announced a robbery. After obtaining an... Read more
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WALB Albany
Crews work to repair sink hole in Sandy SpringsCrews are hard at work assessing and repairing a sink hole on Powers Ferry Road
WALB Albany / Posted 12 days ago
Crews are hard at work assessing and repairing a sink hole on Powers Ferry Road in Sand Springs. According to Sandy Springs PD, the sink hole was caused when a drain pipe eroded or corroded away. The pipe was between six and 10 feet deep, and it was... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Crews work to repair sink hole in Sandy SpringsCrews are hard at work assessing and repairing a sink hole on Powers Ferry Road
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
Crews are hard at work assessing and repairing a sink hole on Powers Ferry Road in Sand Springs. According to Sandy Springs PD, the sink hole was caused when a drain pipe eroded or corroded away. The pipe was between six and 10 feet deep, and it was... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Sinkhole 'as wide as the road' closes busy streetFULTON COUNTY, Ga. - Crews have shut down part of a busy road in north Fulton C
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - Crews have shut down part of a busy road in north Fulton County as they work to repair a sinkhole. A Sandy Springs ladder truck almost drove into the hole on Powers Ferry Road while returning to the station from a call. On... Read more
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Sinkhole 'as wide as the road' closes busy streetCrews have shut down part of a busy road in north Fulton County as they work to
ajc.com / Posted 12 days ago
Crews have shut down part of a busy road in north Fulton County as they work to repair a sinkhole. A Sandy Springs ladder truck almost drove into the hole on Powers Ferry Road while returning to the station from a call. On the surface, the hole... Read more
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Sinkhole blocks north Fulton County roadThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution A sinkhole shut down Powers Ferry Road in San
ajc.com / Posted 12 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A sinkhole shut down Powers Ferry Road in Sandy Springs, according to the city. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News) A sinkhole shut down Powers Ferry Road in Sandy Springs, the city said. The road is closed between... Read more
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New Kerala
Atlanta Coca-Cola Bottling Company Hiring New Employees in the Metro Area - newkerala news #262144material handlers, as well as other positions working out of the company's metr
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
material handlers, as well as other positions working out of the company's metro Atlanta sales centers in College Park and Sandy Springs. "Our trucks are already moving billboards for our brand, and we've found that this is a great opportunity for... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Morrow police chief pulls Sig Sauers guns from serviceis one of the few metro Atlanta police departments that issue Sig Sauer pistols
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 13 days ago
is one of the few metro Atlanta police departments that issue Sig Sauer pistols. Numerous departments, including Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Smyrna, as well as Gwinnett, Cobb and Henry counties, issue Glocks to its officers. © 201... Read more
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Atlanta among metro areas hiring the most finance workers right nowElgin 5. San Francisco, Oakland, Hayward 6. Boston, Cambridge, Newton 7. Dal
ajc.com / Posted 13 days ago
Elgin 5. San Francisco, Oakland, Hayward 6. Boston, Cambridge, Newton 7. Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington 8. Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Roswell 9. Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington 10. Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale 11. Denver 12. Minneapolis, St.... Read more
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Whoops: Two streets in N. Fulton city have the same nameThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Google Map users might run into some confusio
ajc.com / Posted 13 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Google Map users might run into some confusion when visiting Sandy Springs. As it turns out, two streets just six miles apart share the same name: Spalding Court. Both streets stem from Spalding Drive, but the... Read more
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Hiker discovers woman’s ‘mummified remains’ in N. FultonThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sandy Springs police say that an Atlanta man
ajc.com / Posted 14 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sandy Springs police say that an Atlanta man discovered a woman’s “mummified remains” while he was hiking in north Fulton County. Police responded to the scene – near Allen Road in Sandy Springs – around 3:40 p.m.... Read more
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WALB Albany
4 taken to hospital after accident on Georgia 400people who were taken to the hospital did not have life-threatening injuries, a
WALB Albany / Posted 15 days ago
people who were taken to the hospital did not have life-threatening injuries, according to a spokesperson with the Sandy Springs Fire Department. The spokesperson says crews had to clear the roadway because of an oil leak from the tractor... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
4 taken to hospital after accident on Georgia 400people who were taken to the hospital did not have life-threatening injuries, a
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 15 days ago
people who were taken to the hospital did not have life-threatening injuries, according to a spokesperson with the Sandy Springs Fire Department. The spokesperson says crews had to clear the roadway because of an oil leak from the tractor... Read more
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Crashes cleared, but heavy delays remain on Ga. 400The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sandy Springs police and fire along with HERO
ajc.com / Posted 15 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sandy Springs police and fire along with HERO units halted all southbound traffic on Ga. 400 on Tuesday after a multi-vehicle crash. JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM Heavy delays remain after two separate crashes Tuesday... Read more
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Heavy delays on Ga. 400 at I-285 after wreckThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sandy Springs police and fire along with HERO
ajc.com / Posted 15 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sandy Springs police and fire along with HERO units halted all southbound traffic on Ga. 400 on Tuesday after a multi-vehicle crash. JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM A multi-vehicle wreck is blocking most of Ga. 400... Read more
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Man was robbed at gunpoint for leaf blowers in N. FultonThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Police in Sandy Springs are searching for two
ajc.com / Posted 16 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Police in Sandy Springs are searching for two suspects who robbed a Norcross man at gunpoint on Saturday. Officers responded to the scene around 3:45 p.m. on Saturday after a man said he had been a victim of an... Read more
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40 grams of cocaine, ecstasy found in N. Fulton man's carThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution A Sandy Springs man was arrested Saturday aft
ajc.com / Posted 16 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A Sandy Springs man was arrested Saturday after police found cocaine, ecstasy, a scale and small clear bags inside a duffel bag in a car he was in. Kenneth J. Rogers was charged with possession of and intent to... Read more
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Meet your police: ‘Coffee with a Cop’ in N. FultonThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution If any Sandy Springs residents are looking fo
ajc.com / Posted 16 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution If any Sandy Springs residents are looking for some face-to-face time with the men and women who enforce the law in the city, Thursday morning is a good opportunity for that. And as a bonus, there’s coffee. SoHo... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
SWAT standoff ends in rootop K-9 apprehensionup all morning," Suarez said, "I guess he's trying to hide." North Metro SWAT,
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 18 days ago
up all morning," Suarez said, "I guess he's trying to hide." North Metro SWAT, which includes officers from Brookhaven, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody and Johns Creek, surrounded the scene. The teamwork paid off when the Sandy Springs Fire Department... Read more
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Police dog helps end SWAT situation in DeKalbthe location,” Gurley said. Police had visuals of the suspect on the roof thro
ajc.com / Posted 18 days ago
the location,” Gurley said. Police had visuals of the suspect on the roof throughout the morning. Officers from Sandy Springs, Dunwoody and Johns Creek also were on the scene, Gurley said. The DeKalb County police air unit... Read more
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WALB Albany
SWAT team called to Guitar Center after customer refuses to leavesaid they also saw the suspect on the roof at one point. North Metro SWAT, whi
WALB Albany / Posted 18 days ago
said they also saw the suspect on the roof at one point. North Metro SWAT, which consists of officers from Brookhaven, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, and Johns Creek, was called to the scene along with Brookhaven K-9 officers. DeKalb Police Air unit... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
SWAT team called to Guitar Center after customer refuses to leavesaid they also saw the suspect on the roof at one point. North Metro SWAT, whi
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
said they also saw the suspect on the roof at one point. North Metro SWAT, which consists of officers from Brookhaven, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, and Johns Creek, was called to the scene along with Brookhaven K-9 officers. DeKalb Police Air unit... Read more
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Person in custody after SWAT standoffhad visuals of the suspect on the roof throughout the morning.” Brookhaven SWA
ajc.com / Posted 18 days ago
had visuals of the suspect on the roof throughout the morning.” Brookhaven SWAT is on the scene, as well as officers from Sandy Springs, Dunwoody and Johns Creek, police said. Also, the DeKalb County police air unit has assisted. — Please return... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
SWAT standoff situation in DeKalb Countyat a SWAT standoff situation on the I-85 Access Road near North Druid Hills Roa
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 18 days ago
at a SWAT standoff situation on the I-85 Access Road near North Druid Hills Road in DeKalb County early Saturday morning. Sandy Springs, Johns Creek and Brookhaven police and fire units were on hand at the scene, and a police helicopter was... Read more
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ajc.com
Will you see the total solar eclipse from metro Atlanta? See how far you may need to travelAtlanta counties, people living in North Fulton will have to travel several mil
ajc.com / Posted 23 days ago
Atlanta counties, people living in North Fulton will have to travel several miles to experience the total eclipse. 30022 (Alpharetta): 46 miles NE 30097 (Johns Creek): 44 miles NE 30075: (Roswell): 49 miles NE 30328 (Sandy Springs): 56 mi... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Lost on the line: Local communities rolling out tech that helps 911 find youto the correct 911 jurisdiction for the location. LaaSer will soon be implemen
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 26 days ago
to the correct 911 jurisdiction for the location. LaaSer will soon be implemented in Alpharetta, Milton, Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Brookhaven and Johns Creek. 11Alive will follow up with information on how to enable this technology wherever... Read more
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