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September 19, 2018

Dave Emanuel, Cut to the Chase

Suburban entrepreneurship gets a boost

The classic entrepreneur-makes-good story chronicles the trials and tribulations of a company, started by an individual or small group, that started in someone’s garage and blossomed into a huge multi-national corporation. Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Hewlett-Pack-ard, and Google come to mind in that regard.

Marlene Ratledge Buchanen

Hey Y’all | The Pecan Tree

Back near the turn of the 20th century, a family owned a farm that would eventually become part of Summit Chase Country Club. The farmhouse was typical for that period of time, a wooden frame with large front and back porches. It had once been painted white with the traditional “haint”* blue porch ceiling to repel bugs and boogers, all those nasty things that go “bump” in the night.

Pubic advised to use caution around animals acting oddly

Rabid raccoon found in Gwinnett County Park

The Gwinnett County Animal Welfare and Enforcement Division and the Gwinnett County Health Department are advising residents to use caution after a rabid raccoon was contained Friday.

Nine standards certificates presented to the Gwinnett Board of Health. (Pictured L-R) Mayor Mike Mason, Alvin Wilbanks, Joseph Sternberg, Louise Radloff, Jason Reagan, Dr. Alan Bier, Dr. Lloyd Hofer, Dr. Earl Grubbs, Chris Smith

Health Department One of Only Five in Nation to Meet FDA Standards

Out of 831 jurisdictions enrolled throughout the United States, Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County (GNR) Health Departments is now one of only five jurisdictions in the nation to meet all nine standards of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program (“Program Standards”).