Gwinnett trails added to National Trails System

(Lawrenceville, Ga.) – In honor of National Trails Day, June 7, 2014, the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Director of the National Park Service Jonathan B. Jarvis announced four trails in the Gwinnett County park system as national recreation trails.

Hannah LeClair

Hannah LeClair graduates Valedictorian

Providence Christian Academy: Hannah LeClair, native of Snellville and daughter of Daniel and Barbara LeClair, has been named Valedictorian for Providence Christian Academy in Lilburn.

Pennington awarded

Angelica Marie Pennington of Snellville, who attends Kennesaw State University, recently was named to the Dean’s List, Freshman class, both semesters 2013/ 2014.

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Tompkins, a 2004 Shiloh High School graduate from Snellville, Ga

Snellville, Ga., native serves aboard USS Cole
By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin E. Yarborough


NORFOLK, Va. - Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Tompkins, a 2004 Shiloh High School graduate from Snellville, Ga., is serving on one of the world's most advanced warships, the U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67).