Commissioners hear Park Splost Funding Proposal

(Lawrenceville, Ga., March 19, 2014) – The Gwinnett County Recreation Authority presented their proposed capital program to county commissioners on Tuesday for parks projects to be funded by the new three-year SPLOST program that goes into effect on April 1.

The Stone Mountain Chorus directed by Dylan Oxford

“Something in the Air” barbershop concert slated for April 26
By Staff Reports

Stone Mountain, Ga (March 19, 2014) - The Stone Mountain Barbershop Chorus will present its 2013 Spring Concert, “Something in the Air” for a single performance only on Saturday, April 26, at 3:00 PM in the sanctuary of Mountain Park United Methodist Church.

Sidewalk coming to Harbins Road
By Staff Reports

(Lawrenceville, Ga., March 18, 2014) – The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners awarded a construction contract today for pedestrian improvements along Harbins Road between Lilburn and Norcross.

art teacher Hope Steele works with fine arts students during class at Peachtree Ridge High.

Peachtree Ridge High’s Steele named 2014 Georgia Art Education Association Secondary Art Educator of the Year

A Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) fine arts educator has been honored with the state’s highest award for art teachers at the high school level. Hope Steele of Peachtree Ridge High was named 2014 Georgia Art

Ya Don’t Say
By Julia B Casper

Do you need a gift idea (Mother’s Day, Thank You, Birthday etc…)?

“Ya Don’t Say” is a recently published fifty-page collection of Southern expressions. Read and enjoy reflecting on some familiar old-time sayings, as well as, new ones for your acquaintance.

Tennessee Aquarium Spring Break adventures - Be a keeper kid!

Spring break turns into a wild adventure at the Tennessee Aquarium when kids get a chance to get closer to some of the Aquarium’s most amazing animals and discover what it’s like to care for them.

Gwinnett Historical Society meeting

The regular monthly meeting of the Gwinnett Historical Society will take place on March 17th at 7:30pm upstairs in the Old Courthouse on the square in Lawrenceville.

The Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry

Walton EMC donates to Lawrenceville Co-op
By Staff Reports

MONROE, Ga. (Feb. 21, 2014) - The latest grants from Walton Electric Membership Corporation's (EMC) Operation Round Up are being put to good use all over the cooperative's 10-county Northeast Georgia service area. To be exact, $104,187.17 went to 13 worthy organizations and 13 needy families in the latest round of disbursements.

Mountain Shadow Garden Club events

Monday, April 14
If you need a break from preparing taxes, plan to attend the regular monthly meeting of Mountain Shadow Garden Club (MSGC) on Monday evening, April 14, at Eastminster Presbyterian Church. The program for April features Sara Henderson.