New classroom coming to Environmental and Heritage Center

Lawrenceville, Ga. – The Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center in Buford will convert existing storage space to build a new classroom and educator workroom. The Board of Commissioners approved a $409,506 contract Tuesday with low bidder, Bayne Development Group LLC. The 2014 SPLOST program is funding the work.

Qualifying for elections begins Aug. 31

SNELLVILLE – The qualifying period for this year’s city elections begins Aug. 31. The mayor’s seat and Council Posts 1 and 2 are up for election.

Teamwork pays off for Bobwhite Quail conservation

FORSYTH, GA - The National Bobwhite Technical Committee, at their annual conference on August 5th 2015 in Galloway New Jersey, presented a Group Achievement Award and a Legacy Landscape Recognition to Tall Timbers Research Station & Land Conservancy (TTRS) and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).