Susan Rogers and Mark Fine

So you are confused about Medicare Insurance - Here are some facts.
By Mark Fine
Your Senior Insurance

Medicare is a health Insurance program that provides benefits for people 65 and older as well as certain people affected by disabilities.  It consists of the following choices:

Part A: In order to qualify for Part A, a person must have worked 40 quarters (or 10 years).  Part A helps cover hospital in-patient care, skilled nursing care, home health care and Hospice.  A deductible of $1,216.00 for days 1-60 in hospital was in place for 2014.  Cost sharing costs (days 61-90) is $304.00 per day. Part A covers the first 20 days in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF).  For days 21 – 100 there is cost sharing by the individual of $152.00 per day.  There is also cost sharing for certain home health and hospice care.

SGHS & Brookwood Alumni Multi year party on the beach & reunion!

SGHS & Brookwood Alumni Multi year
'Party on the Beach & Reunion!'

Class of ‘82 is turning 50 - and we’re all going to ROCK!
Saturday, September 20 at 7:00pm at Lake Lanier

The class of 1982 is turning 50 this year. Mary Walsh Stone and Connie Covington Brands are both graduates of Brookwood who transferred from South Gwinnett to be part of the first ever Brookwood senior class. They thought it would be a blast to have a sort of Birthday Party. The “50 Rocks Party!” will be at held at Gianni’s Italian Bistro at Lake Lanier Islands. South Gwinnett and Brookwood graduates are welcome. 

Kimarah Laurent and Reid Mullins

Reid Mullins Scholarship recipient for 2014
By Staff Reports

The Reid Mullins Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the recipient for 2014 is Kimarah Laurent.  She is a graduate of South Gwinnett High School in Snellville.  Kimarah plans to attend the University of Georgia in the fall pursing a degree in International Affairs. 

Lt. J. G. Adams is presented the SAR Law Enforcement Medal by Awards Committee Chairman N. Walker Chewning of the Button Gwinnett Chapter SAR.

Lt. Adams receives SAR Law Enforcement Award
By Staff Reports

Each year the Awards Committee of the Button Gwinnett  Chapter, Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution presents the Law Enforcement Medal to an individual who has served in this occupation. The medal is intended to recognize exceptional service or accomplishment in the field of law enforcement. 

Kistner legacy keeps on giving
By Staff Reports

Duluth -  The Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia is excited to award the Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts a $20,000 grant through the Mary S. Kistner Endowment Fund. $15,000 will be awarded immediately in support of their Art of Giving Campaign. The remaining $5,000 will be issued as a challenge grant to help enable the Hudgens Center to leverage additional matching funds with other donors.

County displays Berlin Wall section  

Lawrenceville, Ga (Sept. 3, 2014) – A four-ton chunk of the 100-mile long wall that once isolated West Berlin within East Germany for nearly three decades during the Cold War is now on display outside the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in Lawrenceville. Graffiti artists painted an American flag, people and buildings on the side that once faced West Berlin.