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Never underestimate the power of a local community - and the small American Business owner
By Rodney Camren

“It was President Harry Truman who said if you don’t know where you have been, then you don’t know where you are going”. Mary Frazier Long has many quotes on the New Lawrenceville Trolley Tours and many stories about the City of Lawrenceville’s past. Our community trolley tours started six years ago. In our groups efforts of “Bringing Community Together” we wanted to do more than just be a networking group.

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Photo by Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

Reinventing the wheel
By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

Every now and then you have to reinvent the wheel. That is why when Les and my 7th grandchild in as many years arrived recently, I decided it was time to buy a rocking chair. New arrival MacKenzie Leslie is the third daughter of my daughter/photographer/photoshop artist Taryn Barnett and husband Madison. MacKenzie is also cared for by sisters Hayden, age 6 and Taylor, age 4 who with no promoting, single-mindedly trained MacKenzie in the use of a pacifier.

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1982 Sorrell Booke (Boss Hogg) with Maurice and Vivan Frazier and Chad Mitchell
The Gwinnett Roadrunner -
On The Run May 2014
By Mary Frazier Long
 
Quotables
“Service is the price you pay for the space you occupy on earth.” Gwinnett County Retired Educators

No one is ever old enough to know better.

“The way to stay young is to hang around with older people.” Bob Hope

“Lettin’ the cat out of the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin’ it back in.” Will Rogers

“If you get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try orderin’ somebody else’s dog around.” Will Rogers

“Always drink upstream from the herd.” Will Rogers

The best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.” Harry Truman If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.” Mark Twain

Healthy, Happy Friends -May 2014
By Joan Sewell

For some time now, my daughters have complained that I am not listening to them. Frankly, I thought I was. It was not my fault that they chose to talk too softly. I heard what was on my television quite well, so it had to be their muttering that was causing the problem.

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It seems like a “Made in America” label is hard to find these days. But a manufacturing revolution of sorts is underway in our land, and a couple of Gwinnett filmmakers are right at the heart of it. Back in the late 1990’s, Nathaniel Thomas McGill and Vincent Vittorio were students at Dacula High School.

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