GCPS Crossing Guard receives honors

A GCPS crossing guard who helped save the lives of some students has received a commendation for his actions. On October 28, Crossing Guard Jeffrey Kenny was in the crosswalk in front of Hopkins Elementary School when he saw a car skidding on the wet pavement toward three children who were in the crosswalk.

Judy Patterson Legacy Memorial Scholarship… Archer remembers community leader
By Julie Rizzo 
with Beth Volpert Johansen

Among the many available scholarships offered to students at Archer High School, one stands out as a shining example of an extraordinary commitment to the students of the surrounding community. The Judy Patterson Legacy Memorial Scholarship began as a way for her husband, Stacy, to come to terms with her loss.

Gwinnett Tech Honored as Top School for Military Veterans
Military Advanced Education & Transition Magazine Recognizes GTC for Dedication to Veterans

GWINNETT – NORTH FULTON — Gwinnett Technical College recently garnered national recognition for its commitment to both active-duty and veteran members of the armed services.

Ragin’ Vapors...no smoke, no fire
By Beth Volpert Johansen

Long ago, in downtown Grayson there existed a store where people would congregate, have a soda, smoke a few cigarettes and exchange the news of the day.