No outdoor fires, smoking at county parks due to fire danger

A temporary ban on smoking, outdoor grill use and campfires in all Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation facilities is in effect starting Friday, Nov. 18 and will remain in place as long as the risk of wildfire due to prolonged drought conditions remains high.

Deck the Hall
Holiday event on Duluth Town Green

“Deck the Hall” with Duluth this year! Formerly the Duluth Tree Lighting, Deck the Hall will help bring in the holiday spirit with a polar express train ride, a snow playground, Santa Claus and more!

The perks of pet therapy at Dogwood Forest of Grayson

Pets have the remarkable ability to make us happy just watching them be themselves. They provide unconditional love and can make a crummy day seem just a little less crummy. So it’s no surprise that like many other alternative therapies, – such as music, for instance – pet therapy is being embraced in today’s medical community growing in popularity in recent years.

World traveler, home town girl

Nakia Sanford has returned, with 20 years worth of experiences. Lets take a few moments to re-introduce her to Snellville.

When did your family first come to Snellville?
My mom and step dad moved here 22 years ago. I CAME KICKING AND SCREAMING. It was my senior year of High school, so you can imagine what that was like for me. Snellville was not like it is today. 124 was still a two lane and mostly still family farm land. I was in complete culture shock.