STEAM Event Coming to Fridays N Duluth

Duluth – It’s an early fall Fridays-N-Duluth that might be cooler in temperature but HOT with activities when STEAM joins the event on Friday, October 21!  The evening will be filled with the wonders of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) to be enjoyed by all ages, and also includes crowd-favorite DJ Rob, all occurring in Downtown Duluth. As with every Fridays-N-Duluth, the fun begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m.

Find Your Voice: Vote for your Legacy.  

Rights. Responsibilities. Privileges. These are all words that we hear around election time, encouraging us all to go out and vote our hearts and conscience when it comes time to pick local and national leaders, or to decide what laws are important in our expanding communities.

Lanier HS principal receives national award for leadership

Lanier High School Principal Dr. Reuben Gresham has been awarded the Henk Koning Exemplary Educator Award by the National Career Academies Coalition (NCAC). The award recognizes an academy educator who has made a significant contribution to the success of a career academy. 

Five Forks Trickum Road to get roadway, signal and sidewalk upgrades

Lawrenceville – The Board of Commissioners approved major upgrades to Five Forks Trickum Road from Oak Road to Tom Smith Road on Tuesday.

CMES was the low bidder on the contract to widen and install a center turn lane on Five Forks Trickum Road.

City of Grayson and Grayson High School Begin Grayson Youth Leadership Program

Grayson – On October 3, 2016, a student youth group consisting of 24 sophomores and juniors met in Grayson to begin an experience that is meant to develop leaders through community and civic involvement with hands-on opportunities for service.

Rare Gaming Industry Event Oct 10th at Gwinnett Tech

At Gwinnett Tech on Monday, October 10th, Blizzard Entertainment, the country’s premier developer and publisher of entertainment software, will be on campus to offer insights into the future of the gaming industry.

Canine and Kids Carnival featuring Trunk or Treat set for Oct. 29

Snellville – Ready for a howling good time?

Snellville Parks and Recreation and the Gwinnett Humane Society are hosting a Canine and Kids Carnival from 12 to 4 p.m. Oct. 29 at T.W. Briscoe Park, 2500 Sawyer Parkway.

Bringing Joy to Children (Oct 2007)

By Jessica Turner

DULUTH- Chances are when Art Vedejs received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering he never thought he’d be using his skills to build a robot, or maybe he did!

After retiring from Bell Labs, Art, whose last name is pronounced VA-DAY, began volunteering with his neighbor Johnnie Rowe at the Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth. 

The Magari Theatre to Present: I Hate Hamlet 

Duluth: The Magari Theatre Company opens its debut season with the hilarious comedy, I Hate Hamlet at The Red Clay Music Foundry, October 17th-November 10th at 7:00PM ET on weeknights. All members of the community are invited to attend the show.