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Photo by Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

Gwinnett's got talent
By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

One of my greatest dreams besides World Peace and a Huge Dog that does not shed is discovering a talent in a family member that I did not suspect.  This was the case for parents Jennifer and Bob Ryan when their low key son Jimmy decided to enter the hotly contested Mr. Brookwood pageant.

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Lawrenceville School circa 1910
The Gwinnett Roadrunner -
On The Run October 2014
By Mary Frazier LongKidstuff
 
Halloween is on October 31. The name Halloween means hallowed or holy evening because it takes place the day before All Saints’ Day. Jack-O’-Lanterns are seen all around during this season and the Irish have a tale about the origin of jack-o’-lanterns — they say that a man named Jack was unable to enter heaven because of his miserliness. He could not enter hell because he had played practical jokes on the devil so he had to walk the earth with his lantern until Judgement Day.

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Photo by Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

Gwinnett's big moments...
By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

The luckiest people have an occasion or two in their life when they have that Big Moment.  At that amazing time, little can add to the moment except sharing it with your friend.  That is what happened when. Mountain View Homecoming Queen Sarah Williamson watched best friend Tyree Wood crowned as  Homecoming King.  Sarah and Tyree first met and hit it off in their Freshman year at MVHS and the friendship has endured with shared interests in Mentoring, Latin Club and “hanging around.

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Do you have your 2015 Business Plan in place?
By Rodney Camren

October is usually the month that business coaches and owners start planning the year ahead.  In this case as we are officially in the last quarter of 2014, whatever we do as small business owners for the next three months will show up at the beginning of the year 2015.  However what we usually see is that most small business owners barely show up for the day let alone for the year and don’t ask them if they have a 5 year business plan as you will get a blank stare and dead silence.  

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What goes around... Soroya Bagheri

Look out dentists….here comes the cavities! Why? Because this is the month that unbelievable amounts of candy is handed out on the last night of the month of October every year, Halloween!

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