Grayson mourns their fallen hero,
Richard Weeks
By Beth Volpert-Johansen

He flew helicopter rescue missions in Viet Nam…more than once. It was his duty. He loved his family. Loving them was beyond his duty, it was his joy. He was faithful to God and His Beloved Son. There was no question. He believed in prayer. He loved children. He loved people. And peppermints.

Sugarloaf Fit Body Boot Camp
By Beth Volpert-Johansen

The first thing anyone might notice about Darren Terry is his exuberant enthusiasm for fitness, nutrition and the balance that a healthy body offers to anyone. At Sugarloaf Fit Body Boot Camp, members find a fun and non-intimidating atmosphere based on motivation, accountability, and strength of mind and body. 

Cool2Sweet - business with a heart
By Beth Volpert-Johansen

When eleven-year-old Ellie Peters told her mom, Jen, about her desire to start a business, mom figured the idea would blow over. A year later, mom and daughter have embarked upon a journey that has not only changed their lives, but the lives of the tiniest among us. 

Parkside Bakery... passion for baking
By Beth Volpert-Johansen

With springtime just around the corner, Parkside Bakery’s new owner, Bob Johnson is busy making plans for beautiful new sweet treats, delicious soups, and delicately crafted handmade croissants to accompany their coffee and tea menu.

Jamey Toney - serving insurance and financial needs
By Beth Volpert-Johansen

Owning a successful small business in your hometown takes time, talent and commitment to the community. For Jamey Toney, giving of his time is something that has been ingrained in him since he began volunteering in elementary school for a variety of causes.

Grayson Coffee House and Grayson Cycling Club Team Up for Weekly Rides

GRAYSON – The Grayson Coffee House will be the starting point for a new cyclist group beginning on Monday, March 9th, 2015. The Grayson Cycling Club is a group of local riders who have organized the social ride on Monday and Tuesday nights for those cycling enthusiasts looking for a recovery ride or just an opportunity to meet other riders from the Grayson Community. 

K-9 Chris honored for his service upon retirement

SNELLVILLE – Every dog has his day.

For Snellville Police Department’s K-9 Chris, that day was Monday as the Mayor and Council congratulated him on his 10 years of service to the city and his Feb. 11 retirement with a resolution.