Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) has released a revised 2014-15 school calendar that calls for the district to return to school on Tuesday, August 5 - one day earlier than originally scheduled. The change in the calendar is due to the need for a student/teacher holiday on November 4, which is Election Day. This day was originally slated to be a school day; however, as this year’s election includes several major races, including contests for Governor and a vacated U.S. Senate seat, election traffic is likely to be high.

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2014 Atlanta Promise Walk for Preeclampsia

Atlanta Family Making Strides to Raise Awareness of Preeclampsia Taylor Family Named the Atlanta Promise Walk for Preeclampsia Mission Family to Help Call Attention to Serious Pregnancy Disorder Affecting Mothers, Babies.

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GFWC Lilburn Woman's Club held an Easter Bonnet

GFWC Lilburn Woman's Club held an Easter Bonnet

Members of the GFWC Lilburn Woman's Club held an Easter Bonnet decorating contest hosted by our Public Issues Program Co-chairmen, Nancy Chilcoat and Lee Jurjevich to raise money for our USO partnership. 

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State offers residents online voter registration

(Lawrenceville, April 11, 2014) – Gwinnett’s Voter Registrations and Elections Supervisor Lynn Ledford said that 139 Gwinnett residents have already registered to vote using the Georgia Secretary of State’s new online voter registration feature that was launched on March 31. The state also offers an interactive mobile application that has all the capabilities of the “My Voter Page” elections information page on the Secretary of State’s website.

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Club members Jeannie Schweck, Nadine Bily, Patty Gabilondo and Trish Biemiller

Our fabulous dedicated volunteers from the GFWC Lilburn Woman's Club (LWC) Education Program are bringing back the Little Free Library to Lilburn this summer. Bring a book, read a book and then return a book (or multiples) to encourage reading and fight illiteracy in our community.

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GTC students (left to right) Raj Patel, Computer Maintenance, Silver Medal;  James Stephens, Computer Programming, Gold Medal; and Aaron Beraki, Computer Programming, Silver Medal

State winners headed to national event

Lawrenceville –Gwinnett Tech students had a strong showing at the state SkillsUSA competition, with 13 placing in the competition and five earning gold medals to advance to the national competition later this summer.

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Tax Assessors Board Mails Annual Assessment Notices

Lawrenceville – Gwinnett County property owners will soon get the official assessment of their property’s value. Chief Appraiser Steve Pruitt said the Board of Assessors mailed approximately 260,000 annual notices of current assessment to residential and commercial real property owners on Friday, April 4, 2014. If you have not recieved yours yet, you will be recieving it soon.

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Deer dangers you don’t know – and what to do about them

Deer dangers you don’t know – and what to do about them

 It’s hard to live in suburbia these days and be unaware of the difficulties deer can cause homeowners. They lunch on your landscape and brazenly cross busy roads at the worst possible times.

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Archer's 2014 Star Student Odemi Pessu, 2014 Valedictorian Matthew McNeeley, 2014 Salutatorian Amber Fleeman, Representative Chuck Efstration, and Representative Joyce Chandler

Archer Outstanding seniors

Lawrenceville (April 2014) Outstanding seniors from Archer High School were recently recognized by the Georgia House of Representatives and were presented resolutions acknowledging their academic achievements.

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