Gwinnett renews as a waterfirst community

Lawrenceville, Ga. – Gwinnett’s water conservation efforts have led to a renewal of the county’s designation as a WaterFirst community. Gwinnett was the first agency in the state to join the voluntary partnership with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs in 2003.

Local Artists Sketch Duluth
“Sketchers capture Duluth one sketch at a time”

Duluth, GA – Local area artists capture Duluth through their eyes in a rapidly executed freehand drawing known as sketching. “Duluth Sketchers” is a grassroots group of artists whose mission is to capture what’s unique and beautiful about the City of Duluth such as its landscaping, architecture, people or anything that catches their attention. 

Dunkin Donuts Ribbon Cutting

Duluth, GA – Excitement filled the area as Dunkin Donuts held their officials ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday, March 7th. Mayor Nancy Harris conducted the ribbon cutting ceremony along with store owner Stephen Attard who said Duluth was an ideal location for his store.  

Kimberly's Journey

Kimberly is a wife, mother, sister, daughter,  friend, health advocate  & survivor. She experienced three surgeries since February 2009: heart valve replacement & two pace maker surgeries. 

Brookwood sophomore wins Snellville Days T-shirt Design Contest

SNELLVILLE – A Brookwood High School sophomore’s design was chosen to be emblazoned on this year’s 42nd Annual Snellville Days T-shirt after her art was picked over more than 20 other entries in a recent contest. 

Grayson Arts & History Center 
To Host Classes For Artists of All Ages

GRAYSON – The Grayson Arts & History Center has lined up classes for artists of all levels and ages beginning on March 16th. Classes will include introductory and intermediate acrylics and drawing, as well as an opportunity to put together a home décor project in an hour.

A Night of Music, Art and Wine
Benefiting Haitian Homes for Haitian Children

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Block 178 ~ Lawrenceville, GA ~ 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Join us for live music by local artists, authentic Haitian art, and a wine tasting lead by a professional sommelier. We will also have a silent auction with a variety of items from local businesses and snacks provides by La Difference Café, an authentic Haitian restaurant.

Berens Frozen Custard celebrates anniversary
By Beth Volpert-Johansen

April 2nd will officially mark the 5th year Berens Frozen Custard has been a permanent part of the Snellville culinary scene, however, the tasty treat has enjoyed a far longer history beyond its current location. Founded in 1976 by Don Berens, Frozen Custard quickly became a favorite at the original store in Doraville and throughout the Atlanta area.

SNELLVILLE. GA, – Dr. Marie N. Soracco, a local owner of Eastside Spine & Pain Center located at 1580 Tree Lane, has announced the publishing of “Neck Pain – Why Your Neck Hurts and What You Can Do About It”, the most recent book by nationally published author Dr. Peter G. Fernandez, D.C., in which Dr. Soracco is a contributing author.