Simpsonwood property becomes county's newest park

Lawrenceville, Ga. – Gwinnett County has closed on the $14 million purchase of Simpsonwood from the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church. The 223-acre property is located in Peachtree Corners.

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Scholarship Named For Gwinnett Residents: Sorority Awards Inaugural McGruder-Smith Scholarship

LAWRENCEVILLE,GA - Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated's ("UAO") inaugural McGruder-Smith Undergraduate Scholarship Luncheon was a beautiful moment in the chapter's history on the afternoon of Saturday, February 7.

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City looking for residents’ input on future

SNELLVILLE – A series of visioning meetings have been scheduled by the Urban Redevelopment Agency to gauge residents’ vision of the city’s Towne Center. 

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Mountain View High School Junior heads to Washington, DC
By Loralee Beard

Maekenzi Johnson, a junior at Mountain View High School, Lawrenceville, GA is spending the Spring of her Junior year in Washington DC.  Maekenzi has never been the type of teenager that approaches her spare time wondering what to do next. 

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Aurora Theatre Seeks Spanish-Speaking Actresses for Real Women Have Curves, April 9-16

Theatre Invites Females to Audition for Paid Roles in Latina Comedy  

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.,– The search is on! Aurora Theatre is seeking Spanish-speaking actresses to star in its Teatro Del Sol production of Real Women Have Curves, April 9-16, 2015!

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One Love: Female Entrepreneur Brings a Taste of Paradise to Lilburn

Jerk Chicken with a Side of Community Service on Menu

LILBURN, GA- Mandeville, Jamaica native Nicola Blake McIntyre is no stranger to entrepreneurship. In fact, perhaps entrepreneurship is in her blood. Her father owned a club on the island where she was exposed to entrepreneurship before moving to the United States.

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They went Red For Women

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA- The Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter (“UAO”) of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated,

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Consumer Q’s

Georgia Department of Agriculture
Gary W. Black, Commissioner
19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW
Atlanta, GA 30334

Question: What is the correct way to pronounce “pecan”? My wife says she pronounces it the Southern way. I disagreed and we got into an argument….

Answer: It’s too bad George and Ira Gershwin didn’t include pecans in the light-hearted toMAYto-toMAHto debate in "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off." Perhaps people would not take the pronunciation of pecan so seriously. 

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