15 GCPS seniors earn scholarships as Gates Millennium Scholars

A group of Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) seniors recently learned that their hard work in high school will benefit them in college as they will have their their entire college career paid in full. The 15 students have been named 2014 Gates Millennium Scholars—the most Gwinnett students to ever earn this recognition.

A Special Mother's Day week honoring a phenomenal
boxer mom!
Winterville, Ga boxer races to the top at the 
American Boxer Nationals

More Than 800 Dogs Participated in American Boxer Nationals
Georgia, — May 2nd-May 9th, Indianapolis, Indiana hosted over 800 of the AKC’s finest Boxers competing and being honored in confirmation, obedience, rally and agility competitions at this year’s Boxer Nationals.

Civil War author Stephen Davis to speak
at Gwinnett Historical Society
By Bobbie Wilson Tkacik

Concurrent with the 150th year anniversary of General Sherman’s bombardment of Atlanta during the Civil War, The Gwinnett Historical Society is pleased to announce that Civil War author Stephen Davis will speak at the Society’s May 19th meeting at the old Historical Courthouse in downtown Lawrenceville.

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.