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.

Members of the Snellville Tourism & Trade Commerce Club with Sarah Lawley of South Gwinnett High School and Erica Mills of Brookwood who won $1,000 scholarships.

STAT awards annual scholarships

SNELLVILLE – Two students from South Gwinnett and Brookwood high schools each received a $1,000 scholarship for their academic achievements from Snellville Tourism & Trade Tuesday.

Veteran educator Marion Sebastian works with Riverside Elementary students.

Riverside ES’ Sebastian honored for
dedication to gifted children

A veteran Gwinnett County educator, who received a number of accolades during her career with Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS), continues to be recognized even into retirement. Marion Sebastian, who is retired but still serves Riverside Elementary students part-time, was presented with the state’s most prestigious recognition for educators who work with gifted children.

AAA: summer travel off to a hot start
81% of Georgians plan to travel in the next three months

The majority of Georgia residents (81%) plan to kick start the summer travel season by taking at least one leisure trip of 50 miles or more requiring overnight accommodations during the next three months. This reflects a 2 percentage point increase from 2013, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey on summer travel plans.


Ethan and Austin- best buddies

By Marlene Ratledge Buchanan

Ethan Erlandson, a graduating senior from Mill Creek High School was asked to write and essay on his life for his college application. It made such an impact on his teachers and others who read it, that it was shared over and over again with friends and family of special needs children and adults.

Iron Accents opens new location in downtown Lawrenceville

IronAccents.com was established in 1999 by Valerie and Mark Kirves. The family owned and operated company began as small online operation that specialized in wrought iron brackets and wall plaques. Over the years, the company has maintained its family operation and honest approach, but the product line has expanded to include all types of home & tabletop décor, garden accents and furniture.