Sharkfest at the Tennessee Aquarium Aug 5

Discover New Shark Secrets with Experts

Chattanooga, Tenn.– Guests experience a special thrill when they see one of the Tennessee Aquarium’s Sand Tiger Sharks up close. The Secret Reef exhibit, home to four of these big, toothy sharks, affords landlubbers the opportunity to really examine the way the shark’s eyes look back while they slowly cruise through the water.

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Community Prayer

After watching and listening to resent events of past days taking place around the country, and feeling an urgency to act, Rev. Avery Headd, Pastor Poplar Hill Baptist Church in Buford, GA. did just that.

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Barbershop Harmony Concert to help SE Gwinnett Food Co-op

August 13 Barbershop Harmony Concert To Help Replenish Shelves at SE Gwinnett Food Co-op

By Michael Walsh

The chorus and quartets from the Stone Mountain Barbershop Chorus will present an afternoon of barbershop harmony to benefit the SE Gwinnett Cooperative Ministry during the “back to school” campaign to replenish their pantry shelves. 

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County seeks public input on upcoming SPLOST
By Staff Reports

Lawrenceville – Gwinnett County is seeking public input on transportation projects that could be funded by the sales tax renewal that will go before voters in a referendum on Nov. 8 of this year.

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Peachtree Ridge graduates making careers in art and fashion
By Carole Townsend
Staff Correspondent

Curtis and Kaiya Smith are brother and sister, and they’re both graduates of Peachtree Ridge High School. But their connection runs even deeper than family and school; as artists, both siblings are making marks on the world around them. 

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Melinda and Jim Hollandsworth (right) with MacKenzie one of our staff members (left) and Sophia Abarca. Sophia just became the first person in her family to graduate high school this past May when she graduated from South Gwinnett. “She has been in our program since 6th grade and was a catalyst in us starting the path project in 2010 when she asked us - when are you guys going to leave? Churches always leave. That was the moment we decided to dig in and stay for the long haul”, said Jim Hollandsworth.

Path Project, a non-profit and community development organization who helps academically at-risk children in mobile home communities, will be launching their Buford addition to aid students in the mobile home of Countryside Village of Lake Lanier.  

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