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.

Youth Sports EXPO coming to Rhodes Jordan Park
By Staff Reports

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Jan. 22, 2014) – Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation (GCPR) in collaboration with Children’s Health Care of Atlanta is holding the largest sports expo of its kind in the state of Georgia. The 2014 Youth Sports Expo will be held on Saturday, Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Rhodes Jordan Park.

General Aviation Enhancements coming to Briscoe Field
By Staff Reports

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Jan. 21, 2014) – The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners agreed Tuesday to spend $218,924 for control tower improvements at Briscoe Field in Lawrenceville. The project will replace existing glass and install a backup generator, new weather and radio equipment, handrails and lightning protection.

Path2College 529 plan gives families 25,000 reasons to think about saving for college in 2014

ATLANTA – With the New Year comes new opportunities, and one Georgia program is launching a sweepstakes that is intended to provide a child with the opportunity to achieve his or her dreams by helping pay for a college education. Today, the Path2College 529 Plan, the state of Georgia’s 529 college savings plan, kicked off its $25,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes, which will award one Georgia child with $15,000 for his or her college education and the winner’s school will also receive $10,000.

Sunday Supper 440
Veterans And Those Who Serve Honored 
With Sunday Supper During Dr. King Weekend Celebration
By Bettina Durant

Sisters of Tau Pi Omega Chapter and Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter honored hundreds of veterans and those presently serving the United States during King weekend celebrations. A standing room only crowd gathered at Peace Lutheran Church to thank those on the battlefield for freedom.