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March 27, 2018

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense | An apple a day…

When I was a kid, we learned a rhyme in school that, I suspect, was aimed at encouraging us to eat fruits and vegetables instead of candy and gum. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” For some reason, I was terrified of doctors when I was a little girl, so I never forgot this little gem. I think in my young mind, I pictured myself throwing the apple at the guy in the white coat, so great was my fear. Ah, the minds of children.

City of Norcross to Host Clean-Up Day on April 14

One-day event to include electronics recycling, document shredding and collection of non-hazardous items

Norcross – As winter makes its exit, it’s time to get started on a little spring cleaning. A time to clean and purge items in our homes and neighborhoods. To help keep Norcross ‘clean and beautiful,’ the City of Norcross is pleased to host a Neighborhood Clean-up & Recycling Day on Saturday, April 14th where residents can bring in documents to be securely shredded, haul in non-hazardous bulk items, and recycle electronics.

City of Norcross to Celebrate Spring with an Easter Egg Hunt on March 31

Free event includes photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny and an eggs-tra special hunt for children with special needs

The Easter Bunny will be hopping his way to @CityofNorcross on March 31 for an Easter Egg Hunt in Rossie Brundage Park! Bring your camera for photo ops with the Easter Bunny! #nopeeking #aplacetoimagine

Norcross – The Easter Bunny is hopping his way to downtown Norcross for an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31 at 10 a.m. As long as there is no peeking, the Easter Bunny will be hiding all of his eggs in Rossie Brundage Park, 350 Autry Street.

Carolyn Bagheri

Carolyn Bagheri to retire after 30 years in publishing

Gwinnett Citizen Co-Publisher Has Been A Treasured Storyteller Through the YearsGwinnett Citizen Co-Publisher Has Been A Treasured Storyteller Through the Years

LAWRENCEVILLE – Carolyn Bagheri has been a media icon in the Gwinnett community for three decades. In 1988, when her daughter Auveed Cawthon founded The Snellville Citizen, Carolyn enthusiastically slid in alongside her serving as Co-Publisher and Co-Editor to embrace the entrepreneurial venture.