🌱 Crimes Focused On Celebrities + Fulton County Poll Workers Needed
Hey, Sandy Springs! I returned to your inbox this morning with your fresh copy of the Sandy Springs Daily. Here’s all the local news you need to know right now…
First, today’s weather:
Rain and thunder. High: 79 Low: 67.
Here are the top three stories in Sandy Springs today:
- The Sandy Springs Police Department reports that it is investigating a burglary at Mariah Carey’s home. The incident is reported to be part of a series of crimes targeting celebrities in the Atlanta area. The department believes a local gang is behind the series of celebrity crimes. Residents are reminded not to post holiday updates on social media during the holidays. (WSB Atlanta)
- Fulton County is seeking more than 2,000 poll workers for the upcoming general election. The new workers will staff 36 advanced polling locations between October 16 and November 4. Then on November 8, they will staff 240 locations. Click on the survey to apply for employment. (CBS 46 News)
- Fulton County Schools has named two new elementary school principals. Shante Bates will lead Conley Hills Elementary School in East Point, while Takisha Bennings will lead Barnwell Elementary School in Johns Creek. The appointments were approved by the regional education council. (Atlanta Journal of the Constitution)
Today in Sandy Springs:
- Sandy Springs Planning Commission meeting in the city hall (18:00)
- live musicin the selected restaurant and bar (7:00 PM)
From my notebook:
- The city of Sandy Springs hosts a Public comment session on Thursday Regarding the Roswell Road project, this meeting will be held between 6:00 and 8:00 PM at City Hall. Mark your calendar. (Sand City of Cheshme)
- The Sandy Springs Environmental Chamber welcomes Chastain Park to the ideal city. Click to watch the video. (Sandy Springs Environmental Room via Facebook)
- The final show will be Movies by Moonlight Encanto. The series ends on August 26 at 5:00 PM in Shahr Sabz. The movie is free. (Sand City of Cheshme)
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You are officially in the news today! see you soon.
– Nicole Fallon-Peek
About Me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a journalist and writer with a degree in Media, Culture and Communication from New York University. He has served as a freelance reporter, editor, copy editor and editorial director for a variety of B2B news outlets. He currently owns and operates content production agency Lightning Media Partners.