South Gwinnett

Jamie Britt Memorial
Golf Tournament

By Beth Volpert

The 23rd Annual South Gwinnett Touchdown Club golf tournament is set for April 21st at Summit Chase Country Club. This year, the name of the tournament will be changed in order to remember an alumnus who was one of the Comet’s biggest fans and supporters. “He was an extraordinary man and supported the kids in our program,” says Coach John Small. “He served this program with dedication.” 

Abigrace Diprima as Cinderella

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre launches kickstarter campaign for “Cinderella” - calls for local support
By Staff Reports

When Gwinnett Ballet Theatre’s production of “Cinderella” opens at the Gwinnett Performing Arts Center on March 29th, the stage will be filled with beautiful new tutus, ball gowns, a splendid “Cinderella coach” and other set pieces creating a visual feast. The fairy tale ballet will have a whole new, beautiful look to thrill the hearts of everyone who loves ballet and happy endings.

Stone Mountain Barbershoppers to offer Singing Valentines in 2014
Stone Mountain Barbershoppers to offer
2014 Singing Valentines

By Staff Reports

Quartets from the Stone Mountain Barbershop Chorus will offer their very popular Singing Valentine program for 2014.  “This is one of our most enjoyable projects because we get to deliver a unique 'I Love You' message to that special sweetheart”, says Bill Banks, the chorus’ project chairman.

Reading relay at Gwinnett Public Libraries for Black History Month

Reading relay at Gwinnett Public Libraries for Black History Month

AKAs and Kappas Partner to Promote Literacy and Educate Community with Black History Month Reading Relay at Gwinnett Public Libraries

By Bettina Durant

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (January 28, 2014) - The Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated in partnership with the Lawrenceville-Duluth Alumnae Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated are working to promote literacy and educate youth with a Diamonds and Pearls Black History Month Reading Relay each Saturday in February from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm at select Gwinnett County library branches.

The Pulitzer Prize winning play “Wit” is coming to Snellville

"Wit" is coming to Snellville
By Karl Heisman

The Pulitzer Prize winning play “Wit” is coming to Snellville and you’re going to want to see it.  New London Theatre will be performing this heartfelt drama of a cancer patient which shows the depth and transformation of the human spirit.

Mr. Gillespie and 6th grade Osborne Middle  student Anna Pawlowski discuss how to use lines to create an optical  illusion on a flat surface.

National society honors Osborne Middle¹s Gillespie

By Staff Reports

Lawrenceville, GA. (January 27, 2014) One of Gwinnett County¹s decorated art teachers is once again being recognized for his service to his students and the field of fine arts. The National Art Honor Society (NAHS) named Osborne Middle¹s Dallas Gillespie as National Junior Art Honor Society Sponsor of the Year.

Gwinnett Approves First Streetlight Petition
By Staff Reports

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Jan. 23, 2014) – Commissioners on Tuesday approved using $21,693 in 2009 SPLOST funds to install streetlights in the Stratford Square subdivision near Lilburn. Each property owner will pay a share of the total estimated $2,438 in annual operating costs on their property tax bill.