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Sandy Springs Reporter
PERIMETER BU S
JUNE 27 — JULY 10, 2014 • VOL. 8 — NO. 13
Fish for the frying pan
Residents have say on medicinal marijuana COMMENTARY 8
Blast off Find out where to celebrate Fourth of July OUT & ABOUT 18
Time to reﬂect Fasting during Ramadan one of ‘Five Pillars of Islam’ FAITH 21
Reporter Newspapers Small Business of the Year, 2013
Lenox Brotherton, 6, tries his luck at catching a “big one” at Island Ford along the Chattahoochee River during a Kids’ Fishing Day event on June 21. Youngsters used poles made of river cane to snag bluegill, catfish or bass. More photos on page 27.
Study: Clippings, dog waste pollute streams BY ANN MARIE QUILL
SANDY SPRINGS/PERIMETER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Yard clippings and dog waste are some of the reasons two streams in Sandy Springs are polluted, says a Kennesaw State University class, whose members presented findings of a six-week summer study to the community on June 24. The study marked the fourth year the class has teamed with the Watershed Alliance of Sandy Springs to conduct field studies monitoring the health of Long Island and Marsh creeks. “It’s a service for the community and an educational experience for [the class],” said Dick Farmer of the Watershed Alliance.
‘Top-end’ traffic construction: Snarl or salvation? p. 22
SEE KSU STUDY, PAGE 7
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