Inside Wile E. coyotes Increased sightings put area on alert COMMUNITY 3
Year in review City elected new leaders, Ga. 400 tolls end, and more COMMUNITY 4-5
Sandy Springs Reporter
DEC. 27, 2013 — JAN. 9, 2014 • VOL. 7 — NO. 26
Our top photo picks for 2013
Farewell, Eva Rep. Wendell Willard sings mayor’s praises COMMENTARY 6
King for a day Celebrate holiday season with a Mexican ﬂair OUT & ABOUT 14-15
A dozen letters Senior earns rare athletic achievement STANDOUT STUDENT 18 PHOTOS BY PHIL MOSIER
Reporter Newspapers strives to give readers a variety of in-depth news and community coverage throughout the year, accompanied by compelling visuals. We’ve taken a careful look through the archives and selected some of our favorite images captured by photographer Phil Mosier over the past 12 months. These include: Above, left, in “Give it a spin,” Ritch Fusakio helps “turn over” the engine on a B-17 aircraft at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport, during the nonproﬁt Liberty Foundation’s event. Above, center, “Hitting the ﬁeld - of screen,” from left, Brooks Bowling, Hugh Carter, Billy Gingrey, Bryce Bowling and Luke Gingrey, enjoy video games before Buckhead Baseball’s Opening Day festivities. Center, below, “It’s cool in the pool,” Olivia Langell, left, and Caroline Seelke, members of The Branches “Gators” swim team, get ready for action. Right, “Walking on water,” Samantha Black intently listens to paddleboarding instructions at Morgan Falls Overlook Park. To see more of our 2013 cover photos, go to pages 16-17.
Galambos says ‘goodbye’ with poem to City Council City Councilman Tibby DeJulio, right, honors the mayor as her husband John, center, and son Mike, look on.
BY DAN WHISENHUNT
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On Dec. 17, the night of Mayor Eva Galambos’ last City Council meeting, accolades dominated the agenda. Galambos was first elected in
2005, after years of helping lead the effort to incorporate the north Fulton County city. She decided against running for a third term, and Mayor-elect Rusty Paul will
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