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Ga. man convicted of assault for spilling acid on girlfriend

...industrial strength drain cleaner on his ex-girlfriend.A Henry County jury on Friday also found Andrew Fordham of Sandy Springs guilty of aggravated battery against Christy Sims of McDonough.Officials have said Sims was permanently disfigured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-17/ga-man-convicted-assault-spilling-a
Overtime

...playoff In St. Simons Island, Ga., Sea Island's Dru Love defeated Augusta's Greyson Sigg and Sean Elliott, of Sandy Springs, in a five-hole playoff on Sunday to win the Georgia Amateur Championship on the Seaside Course at Sea Island Golf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-12/overtime
Dru Love wins Georgia Amateur in playoff

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Sea Island's Dru Love defeated Augusta's Greyson Sigg and Sean Elliott, of Sandy Springs, in a five-hole playoff on Sunday to win the Georgia Amateur Championship on the Seaside Course at Sea Island Golf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-12/dru-love-wins-georgia-amateu
In Atlanta, congestion could stall progress

...frustrated by congestion to the point where you're going to see a backlash against growth and development," said Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul, whose community north of Atlanta is at the intersection of busy Interstate 285 and Georgia 400...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/atlanta-congestion-could-s
Janice Picone

...Kristina Picone, David Picone, Jr. Both of Orange Beach, FL, Kimberly Bryant of Villa Rica, GA, Anthony Thompson of Sandy Springs, GA, Lisa Lewis of Acworth, GA ,Nick Picone and Emily Eckstut of Vienna, VA and 4 great grandchildren. The memorial...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175216189
Poll: Majority of Augusta residents have pride in community

...fared a little better than the national average at 64.2 percent.The Augusta area also ranked higher than Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta (62.3 percent), Columbia (56.9 percent) and Jacksonville, Fla. (62.2 percent).Of the 100...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/poll-majority-augusta-residen
Mercedes CEO downplays tax break

...he said, adding that the incentives merely help offset the company's cost of the move.The company is moving to Sandy Springs in coming weeks and will build a complex of offices next year. The 800 high-paying jobs it is bringing were much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-08/mercedes-ceo-downplays-tax-break
Delta deal shouldn't affect Volvo: Deal

...carmaker this spring, the Legislature stripped the airline's exemption at the suggestion of a Rep. Earl Ehrhart, R-Sandy Springs, who urged his colleagues to make an example of CEO Richard Anderson who headed the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-30/delta-deal-shouldnt-affect-v
Agreement ends forfeiture controversy

...reported examples, most seizures are aboveboard.Each man praised House Judiciary Chairman Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs, who sponsored the bill in its controversial form and whose committee will likely consider Atwood's version.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-06/agreement-ends-forfeitur
House bill would remove limitations on cancer hospital

...Legislature are upset, and also perplexed that the issue has come up so late in the session.Rep. Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs, author of the new bill, said in an interview with The Associated Press that those limitations smack of "socialized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-06/house-bill-would-remove-limitations