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colmen middle schoolFirst STEAM school in the county opened this year in Duluth on the site where Brooks Coleman started teaching in 1963 and where he had his first principals job.

Gwinnett’s Brooks Coleman: ‘‘Make your own luck”
By Carole Townsend 
Staff Correspondent

Brooks Coleman, Representative of the 97th District of the Georgia House of Representatives, is a collector. He’s a collector of treasures, but he also collects people, occupations and accomplishments. He’s a 77-year-young man, if mental acuity and his outlook on life are taken into account. An educator by trade (by his first trade, anyway), Coleman is passionate about both students and educators.

Tech student of the year 3 finalistLeft to right: Chase Matheson (2nd runner up); Keyon Whyte (1st runner up), and Matthew McDaniel (Overall Winner)

Archer’s McDaniel Receives 2017 Excellence in Career and Technical Education Student of the Year
By Staff Reports

Recognizing their achievement in Career and Technical Education courses during their high school careers, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) recently highlighted the work of 23 high school students during the Gwinnett County Public Schools 2017 Career and Technical Education Student of the Year awards recognition program.

Great Harvest Bread

Kim Kiser (Middle) with Rob and Traci Browne, are owners of Great Harvest Bread and ready to serve you!

Serving up freshly-milled whole grain breads, meals, and goodies
By Kim Kiser
Owner, Great Harvest Bread

I never imagined when I moved to Walton County with my family seventeen years ago, that one day I would be an owner of my own small business.

Bluesberry & beer fesitvalThe City of Norcross invites citizens and neighbors to explore downtown Norcross while enjoying the sweet sounds of summer at a multitude of events throughout the coming months, including the annual Bluesberry and Beer Festival on June 17.

City of Norcross Announces "Sweet Sounds of Summer" Lineup of Events
Summer highlights include Concert Series, Memorial Day Celebration, Bluesberry and Beer Festival and more
By Staff Reports

Norcross (Gwinnett County), GA (April 21, 2017) - Enjoy the "sweet sounds of summer" in downtown Norcross and get ready for some serious fun as the city kicks off an exciting lineup of events beginning in May. Designed to encourage citizens and neighbors to explore and enjoy downtown Norcross, this year's summer experience has something for everyone.

The Dream KeepersDuluth Unveiling The Dream Keepers 9/11 Memorial
By Katie Hart Smith 
Staff Correspondent

Mark your calendars!

Pictured: The Dream Keepers,
the original painting by Duluth artist, Kathy Fincher.

The City of Duluth and the Duluth Fine Arts League invite the public to attend the unveiling of the city’s newest piece of public art in Duluth’s Town Green on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7:00pm. The bronze sculpture, a three-dimensional perspective of Duluth native and renowned artist, Kathy Fincher’s 9/11 inspired painting, The Dream Keepers, is being donated to the city.

wages horseTom M Wages, A Family Company
By Katie Hart Smith
Staff Correspondent

Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, a family company, is always trying to be a good steward in Gwinnett and surrounding communities.

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