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Sandy Springs Reporter
FEB. 7 — FEB. 20, 2014 • VOL. 8 — NO. 3
Check this out PHIL MOSIER
Riverwood International Charter School lacrosse player William Flinn, right, heads toward the goal while Jeffrey Houks, left, defends his turf, during the Raiders boys’ varsity practice on Feb. 1. The team’s ﬁrst scrimmage is against Lambert High School in Suwanee on Feb. 15. Head Coach Lou Corsetti says the team’s philosophy is “hard work and education make your legacy.” More photos on page 26.
Our new columnist talks about family life COMMENTARY 9
Where you live Check out recent home sales in this new section HOME & REAL ESTATE 10-13
Oglethorpe exhibits French landscapes OUT & ABOUT 14
Keeping pace These churches strive to remain ‘relevant’ FAITH 22-23
Pony up Strip club offers to settle lawsuit with Brookhaven COMMUNITY 30
Society asks they not be cut off from city grants
Praising storm response, cities seek improvement
BY JOE EARLE
BY JOE EARLE
After hearing representatives from one of Sandy Springs’s bestknown nonprofits ask not to be cut off from city donations, City Council members are continuing to tweak the city’s policy for such gifts. Members of the Sandy Springs Society, one of the city’s fundraising charities, told council members Feb. 4 they believed proposed changes to the policy would prohibit them from receiving grants. “The society and I have major concerns about the modifica-
Once the ice melted and the traffic gridlock eased, local officials began considering how to improve future reactions After the storm to storms like the one that Personal stories, ofﬁcial froze metro Atlanta in Jancomments and social media uary. recap the big storm, pages 4-7 “We will do a postmortem to assess things we did well and what could have been done better,” Sandy Springs May-
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