Have a blast at the beach

Have fun in the sun with Snellville’s Beach Blast

SNELLVILLE – Too busy to make it to the beach? Snellville is bringing the beach to you. Come to the Town Green in front of City Hall, 2342 Oak Road, from 2 to 7 p.m. with a concert from 7 to 9 p.m. May 31 for fun in the sun and sand.

Lilburn Farmers Market

Lilburn Farmers Market Opens

The Lilburn Farmers Market is very excited to begin our 5th season with our new sponsor - Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church. The market is moving to the Good Shepherd campus at1400 Killian Hill Rd, Lilburn 30047 and will be open every Friday night in June, July and August from 4 pm to 8 pm. The market is much more than a place to purchase farm fresh fruits/produce and locally made items.

Memorial Day Data Bites: Atlanta poll highlights non-traditional trends in memorials

Atlanta, Ga. – On Memorial Day, it’s customary to bring flowers and an American flag to the cemetery – but what about grabbing the smartphone to post a picture on Facebook? Posting to social media in a non-traditional memorial setting is seen as acceptable by about one in three Atlanta residents under 35 years old, and older generations are not far behind, according to the Dignity Memorial® Network National Opinion Index (NOI) which tracks local and national sentiments on the topic.

OOTM members:   Emma Steinhaus, Cameron Huggins, Grace Conway, Rubina Rafi, Zoe Canfield and Amelia Pattillo

Local Odyssey of the Mind Team moves onto World Competition

When Lilburn Woman's Club Education Co-Chairmen Karen Snavely (far left) and Jeannie Schweck (far right) agreed to sponsor Trickum Middle School's Odyssey of the Mind Team, they had no idea that these talented local Lilburn area girls would catapult themselves into the World Competition taking place in Iowa this summer.

DO Council members are pictured with Anatomical Coordinator Jeff Seiple including (L-R) Brent Giles, Tyler Mineo, Julia Fink, Michael Kingberg, Melissa Keslar, Seiple, Natasha Arora, William Grigg, and J Norris.

Memorial Service for Body Donors Planned at GA-PCOM

A memorial service will be held this Saturday, May 17 at 10 a.m. in the atrium of the Georgia Campus of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM) in honor of the individuals who donated their bodies to medical science at GA-PCOM this year.

Peach State FCU Awards $107,000 in Scholarships and Educational Grants

Lawrenceville, GA – Peach State Federal Credit Union announced the winners of its scholarship program, designed to honor the credit union’s founders, as well as past and present board members and employees. Scholarships were also awarded in honor of the lifetime achievements of several notable school system and community leaders. This year, Peach State awarded $107,000 in scholarships and educational grants. The following is a list of the scholarships that were awarded: 

Arcado ES celebrates designation as Green Ribbon School

The Green Team, 4th grade environmental stewards at Gwinnett County’s Arcado Elementary, will host a special visit this week. The visit is due to the U.S. Department of Education recently naming Arcado Elementary as a 2014 National Green Ribbon School.