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The Sandy Springs Storm 12U softball team defeated the Murphey Candler Cobras 8-5 to claim the championship of the Sandy Springs Slam XVI. The Storm went 6-0 in the tournament on their way to the title. Pictured are members of the 2019 12U Storm softball team: Front Row, from left: Mary Cath…

St. Pius X basketball sensation Chase Cormier was recently named the AAAA boys’ basketball Freshman of the Year. We asked him a few questions about his rookie season as a Golden Lion, and his future playing at St. Pius.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Loss prevention personnel at Von Maur on Ashford Dunwoody Road detained a woman June 7 after she was suspected of shoplifting. A female witness notified police that the suspect had been seen selecting several items of clothing and entering the fitting room. She exited with th…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — An incident of criminal trespass and entering auto was reported June 9 outside an apartment building on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard. The male victim told police that while he was cleaning his car, he used a key fob to unlock his son’s vehicle which was parked some distance…

James O. Wilson, who went by Ollie, was born in Chamblee in 1896. He registered for the draft on June 5, 1917 at the A-10 precinct in Atlanta. Three months later, he married Elizabeth Delong of Dunwoody and in July of 1918 he was inducted into the military. Wilson began his training at Chamb…

A good 2018-2019 athletic season at Holy Innocents’ didn’t go unnoticed by the Georgia High School and Georgia Athletic Director’s Associations. The Bears finished sixth overall in the annual Directors Cup standings.

Sitting/kneeling, from left, Jason Lunch, Tony Fenner, Max Stephens, Daniel Sedacca; standing, from left, Pete Constantinides, Will Jackowski, Jacob Kent, Mason Pasley, Hayden Morehouse, Isaac Harkins, Will Mepham, Will Scott, Chris Anastasi, Will Duncan, Patrick Scott, Ryan Bray and Finn Allers.

DUNWOODY, Ga. —  The City of Dunwoody began its “Groovin’ on the Green” concert series June 8 at Pernoshal Park, 4575 N. Shallowford Road. The series includes three free summer concerts. 

GFWC Dunwoody Woman’s Club member, Rita Lynch, delivers thank you gifts from the club to Sandy Springs Firehouse #1. Firefighters Steve Casey and Alex Youngblood were thrilled with the cookies and the kindness the club shows to those who serve the community.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The Dunwoody City Council voted again to wait to act on a rezoning that would allow development of new residences on a 2.6-acre tract around the historic Swancy farmhouse. 

Dunwoody, GA — Jay Vinicki has been named the new assistant city manager for the City of Dunwoody. Vinicki comes to Dunwoody from Atlanta Public Schools, where he has served as the executive director of budget services since May 2018.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Police arrested a couple for shoplifting after responding to call at the Walmart on Ashford Dunwoody Road June 4. The responding officer was notified that the suspects, a man and woman, were last seen driving a red Toyota SUV. The officer spotted the vehicle leaving the parki…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — A woman notified police May 31 of fraudulent phone calls made to her number. She said a man called claiming to represent the IRS and that the agency had opened a case against her. He then proceeded to tell her that payments were required to clear the matter. The woman provide…

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — A man contacted police May 31 after his son’s work bag and MacBook Pro were stolen from a Chevrolet Suburban parked in the driveway of their Country Club of the South home overnight. 

DUNWOODY, Ga. — A restaurant employee notified police that a disgruntled customer returned to the Taco Mac on Ashford Crossing June 5 and began yelling at the staff. The incident occurred some time after the man had been asked to leave when he had become verbally abusive with another customer.

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DUNWOODY, Ga. — U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath of Georgia’s 6th District hosted a town hall Saturday focusing on her recent gun control and veterans medical treatment legislation. 

DUNWOODY, Ga. — A hit and run was reported June 2 at Perimeter Mall on Ashford Dunwoody Road. A woman told officers that her silver Mercedes Benz had been struck in the parking lot while she was in the mall. There was a notable scrape mark of black paint seen on her back passenger side bumpe…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Police responded June 1 to a reported identity theft and fraud at an Apple store on Ashford Dunwoody Road. Authorities said a female suspect attempted to purchase three iPhones with a credit card using a fraudulent account. When asked to provide two forms of identification, s…

Kingsley Elementary is celebrating the school’s designation as the first AdvancEd STEAM certified school in Dunwoody, which recognizes the school’s commitment to science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

With its strong finish at the 29th annual Walton Academic Challenge, the quiz bowl team from Dunwoody High School proved themselves worthy to play on a national stage. The team is representing their school in a 334-team national competition: National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ High School Na…

Spruill Arts Guild co-presidents June Morris and Beth Lehman, along with members of the Guild, presented a check to Spruill Center for the Arts CEO Bob Kinsey for Spruill’s annual fundraiser, Artistic Affair.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The American Hydrangea Society will celebrate its 25th annual Garden Tour from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 8. The organization has five gardens lined up to tour in Atlanta’s Sandy Springs and Dunwoody area. The tour will feature the genus hydrangea in several settings in gardens of…

The Dunwoody Woman’s Club announced its 2019 scholarship award winners at a May 16 ceremony. The winners are Laura Lawson Duncan (not pictured), Chloe Beecher (third from left) and Zach Stetter (sixth from left).  Also pictured from left: Terry Kemp, Scholarship chair; Maria Barnhart, Dunwoo…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — A woman notified Dunwoody Police May 23 to report an incident of telephone fraud. She informed police that she answered a call listed as having come from 1-800-MY-APPLE on her screen. The caller told her that her accounts and iCloud had been compromised and that access to her…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Police found the body of a man lying on a couch May 23 at an apartment on Peachford Road. The responding officer entered the residence after police received an anonymous 911 call. A DeKalb County fire unit responded to the report and confirmed that the male was dead.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Criminal trespass was reported May 21 at a residence on Trailridge Way. A woman informed authorities that an unknown party pressure washed part of their driveway and the front and back of their house when nobody was at home. The victim said she had not requested the service.

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — DeKalb County School District Superintendent/CEO R. Stephen Green intends to continue serving in his current role through June 30, 2020, but will not seek to extend his contract. A national search for a replacement will begin next month, and Green will remain to help tr…

After capturing the Class A-Private state crown last spring, the Holy Innocents’ boys golf team took second this time around, falling off the top of the podium by only two strokes. They went into the event in Columbus as area champs – a title they have won the past three years.

When Ansley Diaz decided to throw the discus after basketball season, no one saw any reason to alert the media. Why would they? She was new to the sport, and Holy Innocents’ track is a ‘no-cut’ outfit, so as long as she didn’t break anything, why worry?  

DUNWOODY, Ga. — An officer responded to a reported incident of assault May 18 at Residence Inn on Ashford Dunwoody Road. The female victim told police she was cleaning a male guest’s room when the man aggressively insisted on buying her a drink. She continued to refuse, but the suspect grabb…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — An officer on patrol May 18 near Chamblee Dunwoody Road and Savoy Drive discovered the license plate number belonging to the male owner of a vehicle had an active warrant for failure to appear on traffic charges and a suspended license. The officer initiated a traffic stop on…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — A man notified authorities May 17 to report an incident of harassment via text message. The victim said he had reconnected with a longtime female friend a year ago and had made plans to attend a concert. When the two arrived late to the concert, the female blamed the victim f…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — After reasserting standards for service six months ago, DeKalb County and Dunwoody remain plagued with emergency ambulance response times below contract requirements.