Gwinnett County Constitutional Officers Announce Statewide Scholarship Opportunity

Scholarships available for Georgia high school seniors and college undergraduates

(Lawrenceville, Ga.) – The Constitutional Officers of Gwinnett County, Sheriff Butch Conway, Clerk of Courts Richard Alexander, Probate Judge Christopher Ballar and Tax Commissioner Richard Steele, in partnership with the Constitutional Officers Association of Georgia, are pleased to announce a scholarship contest for Georgia high school seniors and current college undergraduates.

Happy Holidays: The Holiday Party Intruder

Are you looking forward to the holidays? As this new holiday season rolls around, families and friends are gathering to celebrate, fuss over new babies, eat turkey and dressing, and exchange gifts. It is a time of joy and generosity. But what if you and your guests are in your home and unbeknownst to you, you have a thief in your house?

Vibrant slate of art scheduled for January

SNELLVILLE – The walls of the City Hall Art Gallery will feature the works of Marcella Hayes Muhammad and Leroy Banks beginning Jan. 8.

Muhammad focuses on African-American themes through the styles of abstract and realism.

Petty Officer 1st Class Electa Berassa re-enlists

Petty Officer 1st Class Electa Berassa of Snellville, Ga. re-enlisted in the Navy Reserve on Dec. 13. Berassa, a mass communications specialist, serves with a public affairs unit in Atlanta that is attached to U.S. 6th Fleet in Naples, Italy.

Foundation awards Innovating Learning Grants totaling $50,000

Innovating Learning Grants totaling $50,000 were awarded to Gwinnett County Public Schools (GPCS) educators at the 2014 holiday gathering of the Gwinnett County Public Schools Foundation. The list of recipients of the December 2014 grants appear below.