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Bella Koenig, Journalist, Couch Middle School

Great gifts for teens
By Bella Koenig

Let’s say that you bought your child, niece, nephew, grandchild, or close family friend a pair of socks last year as a gift. They might have had the biggest and brightest smile on their face, but don’t be fooled. Teenagers are great actors! It might have just been there so that they did not hurt your feelings.

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Retired Major Lester Erving

Welcome home
By Earl Gray

On Veterans Day last month, Gwinnett County held its annual ceremony at the Gwinnett Fallen Heroes Memorial in Lawrenceville. While service men and women, past and present, were honored, the event featured a special “welcome home” for Vietnam veterans.

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Healthy, Happy Friends - December 2013
By Joan Sewell

Shoveling snow off the walkway to our front door was a difficult task but everyone in the family took a turn. We grew cold, weary and in need of warm food. Just as we stored the shovels, we realized our neighbors, an elderly couple, might not be physically able to clear their walk.

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The 80’s: Times to remember!
By Mandy Snell Harris

How did we ever make it growing up without cell phones and computers ? Answer... Just fine.

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Shop LOCAL this Holiday Season!

Ring a ling make those local business cash registers ring!  It was as if the forks barely hit our plates from the last bite of Thanksgiving and many people were out the doors to go shopping in those big box stores and those big discounts. 

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