inside Hot seats Majority of council seats contested COMMUNITY 3
Trigger happy Media needs restraint on school shootings COMMENTARY 7
Sandy Springs Reporter
Sept. 6 — Sept. 19, 2013 • Vol. 7 — no. 18
Clapping for victory
Name game How some local roadways got their monikers COMMUNITY 8-9
First person WWII veterans have stories to share AROUND TOWN 1O
Altered states Abernathy Arts Center showcases photography OUT & ABOUT 14
North Springs Charter High cheerleaders, from left, Jazmyne Brewer, Alexandria Manning and Tylene Brown show enthusiasm for the school’s football team. The Spartans beat the Cross Keys Indians 40-7 on Aug. 23 for their ﬁrst victory since 2009. More photos on page 2.
Council examines voter information problems
City seeks development partner
By Dan Whisenhunt
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By Dan Whisenhunt
City Council wants to know why an analyst found problems with information on nearly 5,000 voters in data provided by the Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections. The Department of Registration and Elections says information the city used for its analysis is based on older city maps that do not reflect recent redistricting. The list is being updated, a department
As the city continues buying property along Roswell Road north of I-285, it’s also shopping around for someone to turn its downtown dreams into a reality. In August, the city published a draft request for proposal for a “master developer” to partner with the city for its downtown revitalization project.
SEE VOTER DISCREPANCIES, PAGE 19
SEE CITY SEEKS, PAGE 5
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