Sandy Springs spokeswoman Sharon Kraun sent the following message to Reporter Newspapers:

“A heads up that Ga. Power will be working on its transformers in the New Northside Drive area beginning at 10 this morning. Power outages will result which could include outages of traffic signals in the area.  Sandy Springs Police are on alert and will assist with traffic control as needed.  Drivers in the area should use a little extra caution in the area.   Per Ga. Power, the work should be completed by midday – 3 pm.”

Dan Whisenhunt wrote for Reporter Newspapers from 2011 - 2014. He is the founder and editor of