Solid Waste Haulers to temporarily modify pickups in response to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Gwinnett County Government is committed to ensuring that essential solid waste services are provided safely and reliably to residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. To that end, the County is allowing residential solid waste haulers to temporarily modify their operations in order to protect the safety of their employees and customers.

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Ball fields, courts, playgrounds, skate parks and pavilions closed immediately

Ball fields, courts, playgrounds, skate parks and pavilions closed immediately,
trails remain open
 
Gwinnett County released in a statement effectively immediately, Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation park hours are sunrise to sunset and certain areas within parks will be closed in the interest of public health.

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Gwinnett County and the City of Lawrenceville received a $10,000 grant from Food Well Alliance for a new community garden at Rhodes Jordan Park to provide vegetables and greens to nearby residents who may not have access to nourishing food.

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Bela and Delores Kenessey

Bela and Delores Kenessey married three times - the first time in 1964 was by a Justice of the Peace in South Carolina because their church was not available. The second time was in June in their North Carolina church. The third ceremony for Delores and Bela was in the Lawrenceville First Baptist Church many years after the first two ceremonies. All three marriage ceremonies were special tho this couple who have been together for so many years.

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Four months ago, John Ross was diagnosed with congestive lung failure, restrictive breathing, and diabetes. His doctor had leveled his gaze at John and informed him that if he didn’t lose weight, he would die. When John stumbled out of his doctor’s office in a daze, just four months ago, he weighed 437 pounds.

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