Local News

Lawrenceville, GA – May 30, 2017  Philadelphia Winn Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, was honored to serve on the hospitality committee at the Memorial Day 2017 Gwinnett Fallen Heroes Memorial.  The event was held at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

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Left to Right: John Watkins, Janet Watkins, Judy Putnam, Doug Heckman, and LC Johnson.

Peachtree Corners plans reverent Veterans’ monument
By Carole Townsend 
Staff Correspondent

A group of volunteers in Peachtree Corners has, for about 2 years, been planning the design and construction of a veterans’ monument to be located on the city’s future Town Green.

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As the last bell rings for the 2016–17 school year, 562 veteran educators and support staff members will mark their retirement from Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS). In total, our 2016–17 retirees have contributed a collective 13,518 years of their lives to education, and a total of 10,701 years to Gwinnett schoolchildren.

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mosquitoMemorial Day and Mosquitoes in Georgia
Prevent Mosquito-borne Illness

ATLANTA – Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and in Georgia, the beginning of mosquito season. Avoiding mosquito bites protects you and your family from mosquito-borne illness and helps prevent the spread of mosquito-borne illness in Georgia.

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