New leaders named for four schools

During a special called meeting on May 14, 2015, the Gwinnett County Board of Education approved the appointment of leaders for four schools— Dacula Elementary School, Jenkins, Elementary School, Mulberry Elementary School, and Shiloh High School.

Sorority improves playground

The Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter ("UAO") of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated ("AKA") partnered with the Norcross Department of Parks to make improvements to Kaboom Playground in Norcross on May 16 in support AKA 1908 Playground Mobilization Day. 

Judy Waters retires
After serving the community for 40 years, Judy Waters has officially retired.

Randy Redner, new Executive Director, Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia, was quick to say, “I also want to say thank you to Judy Waters for the legacy she has built.

Island Breeze
By Beth Volpert Johansen

Walking into Island Breeze Tanning is a bit like walking out of the tempestuous Georgia weather and into a beach resort. Time and cares sort of slip off your shoulders as you walk through the door.

Brookwood raises big bucks for charity

Spearheaded by its Student Government Association (SGA) and school administration, Brookwood High School established the “Brookwood 100K Challenge” to encourage its student organizations to raise a collective $100,000 for charities during the 2014-2015 school year.

Take me out to the ball game
By Christine Martinello

What’s better than going to a baseball game in the summertime? Going to a game, watching three religious men sing the National Anthem and support a great cause.   

Technology is a wonderful thing!

Technology is a wonderful thing! Over the past several years the advancements have been monumental, especially in the window coverings industry.

Brent Lanier Memorial Scholarship awarded to Roberto Lindsay

In 2002, the Brent Lanier Memorial Soccer Scholarship was created in loving memory of Anson Brent Lanier. Brent graduated from South Gwinnett in 1996 as an outstanding athlete and student.

The Ice Man... Stone Mountain Ice
By Beth Volpert Johansen

Reminiscent of days past, ice is still a “hot” commodity during the days of summer in the South. For Perry Eidson, providing ice for a variety of concerts, festivals, relays, and events has become a full time, mostly weekend, job. “I love it,” says Perry.