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Gwinnett Medical partners with ChoiceOne to open Urgent Care Center in Grayson

Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) hopes to address the growing demand for quick access, cost-efficient care by expanding its Urgent Care network in Gwinnett.
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Early Warning Signs of Dementia

The most common reason people call my office seeking in-home care is that the caller is responsible for a loved one suffering from dementia and that loved one can’t be left alone. One of the most important things we can ask when dealing with loved ones as they age is “what are the early warning signs of dementia?”
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Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

In life, we all feel like we have been cheated at times. We do not always get what we think we deserve. When this happens, we can suffer from resentment.
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Local News

Gwinnett hosting four poll official hiring events in July

Citizens interested in the electoral process and who want to give back to the community are invited to attend one of Gwinnett County's four upcoming poll official hiring events in July.
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Gwinnett Medical partners with ChoiceOne to open Urgent Care Center in Grayson

Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) hopes to address the growing demand for quick access, cost-efficient care by expanding its Urgent Care network in Gwinnett.
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Kirby Smart, The Golden

He’ll steal sandwiches directly from your hand. And keys. And butter from off the counter.
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Rezoning opposition turns into community movement for a better Gwinnett and beyond

Homeowners were stunned, outraged, dismayed by the proposed re-zoning request along the 800 block of Ozora Road; to allow a waste transfer station in a heavy residential area near Tribble Mill Park and two schools. But in coming together to show their opposition, they’ve also seen another side of their community that gives them hope, not only for this area but for all of Gwinnett.
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Gwinnett Clerk of Courts Announce New Web Portal Launch

Richard T. Alexander Jr., Esq., Clerk of Courts in the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit, launched the clerk's new web portal July 10, 2019. The new portal will take the place of the previous webpage and is compatible with the clerk's new case management system, Odyssey, by Tyler Technologies Inc.
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Mama turns 90

The year was 1947, March. Doris Lorraine Harris came to Snellville to finish school early so she could start her nursing career (back then in Snellville there were only 11 grades). She was living with her cousins, Thelma and Gerald Brownlee.
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Duluth Beer and Wine Festival

Duluth Beer and Wine Festival returns to the Duluth Town Green on Saturday, October 5th from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Ticket sales start on Friday, July 19th at 10:00 am via the event website: https://www.duluthbeerandwinefest.com/.
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Gwinnett County to Host 2nd Annual Hazardous Household Waste Collection Day

Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful and Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources Team Up for July 20 Event at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds Last year, Gwinnett County launched a new initiative to help local residents rid their homes and businesses of hazardous waste like spray pesticides, antifreeze, spray paint, auto batteries, cooking grease, fluorescent bulbs, lawn care products, paint thinners, wood preservatives and more.
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ChoiceOne Urgent Care Opens New Center in Georgia to Serve Gwinnett County's Healthcare Needs

ChoiceOne Urgent Care (ChoiceOne) in partnership with Gwinnett Medical Center would like to invite the public to family-friendly grand opening events starting Thursday, July 11 until the official opening on Monday, July 15. Superior patient-centered care will be provided in a spa-like environment at the new center conveniently located on 2745 Loganville Hwy., Loganville, GA 30052.
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City of Duluth Honors Gwinnett Medical Center for 75 Years of Service

Mayor issues proclamation to note anniversary of Joan Glancy Memorial Hospital founding and its evolution into Gwinnett Medical Center In 1944, community members united to launch the humble Joan Glancy Memorial Hospital in Duluth. Much has changed over the past seven-plus decades—a new name, several facility upgrades, and a change in services as a new hospital was built down the street in 2006, just to name a few—but its mission of providing quality care has not.
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Snellville business owner launches book on finding passion and strategy for entrepreneurs

In her soon-to-be-released book, Passion and Strategy go Hand in Hand, Aysha Treadwell goes by her maiden name in inviting readers to share her experience and hard-earned lessons as a business owner of ten years while revealing how to run a successful enterprise with love.
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Because One Matters to Celebrate Gwinnett Area Foster Children with Birthday’s in May – August and provide free school supplies for all school age children

On Saturday, July 27th, Because One Matters will host their May-August birthday party for Gwinnett County foster children.
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Vaping Attention to Prevention

Twin brothers Juan and Marco Borrego are upcoming sophomores at Buford High School. Last year, they participated in NPR’s high school podcast challenge, and along the way, they’ve founded a nonprofit organization “Vaping Attention to Prevention.”
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Millage rate to remain stable for fifth consecutive year

For the fifth straight year, the city’s millage rate will remain the same in 2019.
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GDOT looking for input on future Scenic Highway widening project

The Georgia Department of Transportation is in the beginning stages of project development for the widening of Scenic Highway from Highway 78 to Sugarloaf Parkway and is looking for input on how the project will affect environmental, economic and social concerns in the area. There is no immediate timeline for this project.
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Complete Care, Buford’s Hometown Pharmacy

Complete Care in Buford is no ordinary pharmacy. Its approach with patients can be explained in two words - ‘complete’ and ‘care’.
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Briscoe Park, the ‘Jewel” of Snellville

Those who have lived in Snellville since the ‘70s or earlier may remember when there wasn’t a single park in city limits. Longtime residents may also remember that around that time, a local activist by the name of Thomas W. Briscoe organized a crew to change that.
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Cindy Hong “Freedom Fighters” Art Exhibit, Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Cindy Hong is an art teacher at Sugar Hill Elementary. She moved from Korea as a child and spent most of her life in Gwinnett County. She later attended the University of Georgia, where she chose to double major in two separate art fields — Art Education and Drawing and Painting.
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Gwinnett school receives prestigious honor for yearbook

Mill Creek High School produced one of the best yearbooks of the year according to the Printing Industries of America. The school received a 2019 Premier Print Award Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievement in the production of its 2019 Accipiter yearbook.
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Southwest Gwinnett Mayors Q&A Their Vision for the Future.

Mayors Salter, Newton, and Mason are panel guests at Southwest Gwinnett Chamber's July breakfast meeting. With Gwinnett poised for major economic development in the coming years, business owners in the Southwest sector of the County are curious about the local impact and upcoming opportunities.
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Jamey Toney offers insurance, financial advice and free workshops in Snellville

As a Certified Financial Planner, Jamey Toney works with his trusted staff to meet the financial needs of the people of Snellville.
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Everett Samples 90th Birthday Celebration

Everett Samples’ 90th Birthday Celebration was held on June 22, 2019, at the Lawrenceville First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on 165 Clayton St.
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Georgia River Network ask river lovers to choose destination for Paddle Georgia 2020

Georgia River Network (GRN) is calling on Georgia’s river lovers to help the organization choose the destination for next year’s Paddle Georgia, a week-long canoe/kayak adventure that will take place the week of June 21, 2020.
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EPA Releases Cyanobacteria Assessment Network (CyAN) Mobile Application in the Google Play™ Store

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Cyanobacteria Assessment Network (CyAN) mobile application (app), a tool that uses satellite data to alert users that a harmful algal bloom could be forming based on specific changes in the color of the water in more than 2,000 of the largest lakes and reservoirs across the United States.
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Georgia Gwinnett College welcomes President Joseph

This morning, a lively crowd of Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) students, alumni, faculty, and staff greeted the institution’s new president, Dr. Jann L. Joseph, when she arrived for her first day on the job.
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Rehearse Live offers musical support and resources

Mike Cady’s vision for opening his own rehearsal and music education facility off Pleasantdale Road is summed up in Rehearse Live’s mission statement: “It is Rehearse Live's mission to provide the resources needed to help musicians of all levels and skills, achieve their personal musical goals, and to foster a supportive music and arts community.”
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Airbnb Releases Georgia Safety Tips Ahead of the Fourth of July

Airbnb today released safety tips for Georgia hosts and guests getting ready to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. This weekend will represent the third largest surge of statewide travel activity to Georgia in the history of Airbnb's platform.
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Newton Receives Certificate of Dedication

Norcross Mayor Craig Newton received the prestigious Certificate of Dedication award from the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute during the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Annual Convention in Savannah on Friday, June 21.
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Don't let a DUI arrest dampen your July 4th celebration

Georgia law enforcement officers will be working during the holiday to take drunk drivers off the road The Georgia State Patrol and local law enforcement are reminding everyone to drive sober so they want have to pull you over during the July 4th holiday weekend.
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“Ole Glory”— USA Flag Day 2019

For the past seven years, volunteers from the Flag Day Committee have worked to share a local tradition with Snellville and the surrounding community.
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Living

Early Warning Signs of Dementia

The most common reason people call my office seeking in-home care is that the caller is responsible for a loved one suffering from dementia and that loved one can’t be left alone. One of the most important things we can ask when dealing with loved ones as they age is “what are the early warning signs of dementia?”
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Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

In life, we all feel like we have been cheated at times. We do not always get what we think we deserve. When this happens, we can suffer from resentment.
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What happened to customer service?

While training employees at Sears Roebuck I recall the instruction manual. When there’s a complaint employees are told to apologize first, determine the problem and satisfy the customer’s complaint.
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Educational Concepts | Who’s in Charge at Your House?

As a parent, are you sometimes afraid you will make your children angry with you if you discipline them and/or require responsible, respectful behaviors? Are you worried you may cause them emotional harm if you hold them to your expectations and require certain behaviors? Do any of your children refuse to do homework, study for tests, attend after-school tutorial sessions, and/or earn grades lower than his or her abilities? Have your children taken charge of your home?
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Live Healthy Gwinnett Encourages Healthy Habits

Free yoga in Gwinnett County parks, an initiative of Parks and Recreation’s award-winning Live Healthy Gwinnett program, is expanding this fall due to its popularity.
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Regrets

“Did you brush your teeth, Billy Gene? I was maybe 6 years old. “Yes, Grandma.”
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How do I downsize?

This is a question with which most of us must deal at some point. In our society, we tend to buy larger houses as our family grows and fill those houses with “stuff.” In some cases, lots and lots of stuff.
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Who Killed Jesus?

Recently, churches all over the world observed Good Friday and Easter Sunday as we celebrated the life, death, and resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. According to the Scriptures, Jesus died on the cross for our sins, was buried, and was raised to life on the third day.
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What is Credit Recovery?

A new buzz phrase in education today is “credit recovery”. And, no, it has nothing to do with finances and the recovery of money!
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Rotary Fellowships

Rotary Club of Lawrenceville is ending another productive year in June as a “Bronze” club. While this is not as prestigious as earning “Gold” club status, it still requires the efforts of many people to make it happen.
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County Offering Meals for Kids in Summer, New After School Program in Fall

Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation has offered summer camps for more than 25 years and they keep getting better. Last summer, 7,581 campers attended 350 camps.
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"And Now, Summer!"

June heralds the beginning of Summer! We are conditioned to think of the Summer as an opportunity to "kick back," slow down, vacation. We long to get away from the hectic pace of life.
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BrightStar receives award

Shelly Sun, Founder and CEO of BrightStar Franchising, recently traveled to Atlanta to present the Home Care Pulse Provider of Choice Award to Tim and Carolyn Golden, Lawrenceville and Athens, Georgia franchisees.
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I saw a fox

It was a flame-colored young fox that caught my attention. I have only seen a few while hunting in Georgia. It was running in a ditch alongside the road.
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Developing Effective Study Strategies this Summer!

Woohoo! School is out for the summer so students can now take a break, sleep late, splash around the pool, and go to the movies! Learning can stop now! Right? Wrong!
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Prayer, Our Necessity for Living

Luke 18:1-8: Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart, saying, “In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God and did not respect man. There was a widow in that city, and she kept coming to him, saying, ‘ Give me legal protection from my opponent.'
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Keep on Walking: Pedestrian Safety is Paramount

Last month I focused on safe driving with tips for when you’re behind the wheel. Now with warmer weather and more hours of daylight, more people are out walking and kids are playing in parks until well into the evening, so I want to urge caution for pedestrians and drivers alike.
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Are You “Good Enough” to Serve God?

The Summer before my junior year of college I made a commitment to God, “Anywhere, Anything, Anytime. God, I will go anywhere you want me to go. I will do anything you want me to do. And I will do it anytime you want me to do it.”
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April Means Maternal and Child Health Month for Rotary

In much of the world, malnutrition is a concern for children due to extreme poverty. Rotarians address these concerns all over the world but let’s not forget the children in our community who are also facing food challenges.
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Spring is Here, Please Drive Safely

When I found out April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, I reached out to Sgt. Daniel Arrendale of the Gwinnett Police accident investigation unit to share safe driving tips. He said that Gwinnett Police responded to about 30,000 traffic collisions last year and about a third of those involved injuries. Sadly, 57 people died in traffic accidents last year in Gwinnett, including 19 pedestrians.
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Is Your PreSchool/PreKindergarten Child Ready to Learn?

Pre-school and/or Kindergarten Readiness Assessments can provide helpful information for you to consider in making decisions about your young child’s school placement.
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The Necessity of Prayer for the Child of God

If there is any time in our lives that prayer proves to be a necessary part of our daily life, it is today! Prayer is one of the four main vehicles that help us exercise our faith in Christ Jesus.
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Is God Punishing Us or Protecting Us?

I think many Christians and people, in general, have two different views of God when it comes to the Old Testament and the New Testament. People tend to view the “God of the Old Testament” as an angry God who brings his punishment and wrath down on anyone who does not follow his laws. And they view the “God of the New Testament” as a gracious, loving and merciful God.
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Rotary’s Push for Clean Water

I paid my Gwinnett County Water bill today for a grand total of $14.99. I take it for granted that I can drink clean and safe water directly from the tap for a small monthly fee.
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Walls

Expecting an invasion of Europe by Allied Forces a concrete wall was built by Adolf Hitler, beginning at the border of Spain, along with the French coast, the English Channel and then along the Danish coast continuing the length of the Norwegian west coast.
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Voters are now deciding the future of Gwinnett

There’s a special election under-way to decide how people in Gwinnett will get around and make connections in the future.
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Georgia Milestones Assessments

Did you know that Georgia Milestones are a comprehensive assessment program for students in 3rd through 12th grade which are administered in the public schools?
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Boy Scout motto, Be Prepared

After retiring from the fur business, I worked for Ace Hardware for seven years. Noticing dust on some shelves, I wondered why there was little turn-over of important merchandise.
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Get the facts about the March 19 transit referendum

Gwinnett County voters will go to the polls March 19 to consider expansion of our transit options through a contract with MARTA. If voters choose to approve the transit contract that Gwinnett County has negotiated with MARTA, the expansion will follow a plan developed by Gwinnett County with substantial public participation. It would also mean the establishment of a one-cent sales tax to pay for the transit improvements and expansion.
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A Call for Unity among Christians

God desires for His people, the church, to be unified. Now, it’s really hard for people to have unity because we have so many different beliefs, opinions, and preferences. It’s challenging for a family living under the same roof to be unified. It’s really difficult for a church family, a local body of believers, to be unified. And it’s extremely challenging for all the churches around our community, country, and the world to be unified.
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Richard T. Alexander Jr., Esq., Clerk of Courts in the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit, launched the clerk's new web portal July 10, 2019. The new portal will take the place of the previous webpage and is compatible with the clerk's new case management system, Odyssey, by Tyler Technologies Inc.

The Georgia Department of Transportation is in the beginning stages of project development for the widening of Scenic Highway from Highway 78 to Sugarloaf Parkway and is looking for input on how the project will affect environmental, economic and social concerns in the area.
There is no immediate timeline for this project.

Mill Creek High School produced one of the best yearbooks of the year according to the Printing Industries of America. The school received a 2019 Premier Print Award Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievement in the production of its 2019 Accipiter yearbook.

Mayors Salter, Newton, and Mason are panel guests at Southwest Gwinnett Chamber's July breakfast meeting.

With Gwinnett poised for major economic development in the coming years, business owners in the Southwest sector of the County are curious about the local impact and upcoming opportunities.

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Cyanobacteria Assessment Network (CyAN) mobile application (app), a tool that uses satellite data to alert users that a harmful algal bloom could be forming based on specific changes in the color of the water in more than 2,000 of the largest lakes and reservoirs across the United States.

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