Local News

Leigh McIntosh

As I ponder how I will put this article together, I find myself thinking about James Taylor singing about the bleak midwinter and realize we are in the midst of it. The excitement of the holidays has passed and the next holiday may be several months away for many of us. Fortunately, I have a window, but as I look out, I am staring at hardwood trees with bare branches, and through those branches, there is nothing but gray sky.

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Archer High School’s Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is sponsoring its second annual Historically Black College and University (HBCU) College Fair & Step Show on Saturday, February 24, 2018, from noon to 4 p.m. at Archer High School (2255 New Hope Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045).

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BEEKEEPING 101

Saturday, March 3 at 2:30 pm
Buford Branch
2100 Buford Highway, Buford 30518

Are you interested in becoming a Beekeeper? If so, how do you get started? Join Nashville actress and Gwinnett County beekeeper Francine Locke to learn the ins and outs of beekeeping. Discover why you should keep bees and what inspired Francine to become a beekeeper herself. 

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SNELLVILLE - The city council approved a measure Monday, which will help pay for the bulk of the new Oak Road Park and the proposed Towne Center Multi-Use Trail.

The city will use a maximum of $1 million in County Special Local Option Sales Tax funds to pay for a majority of the costs of the two projects. Oak Road Park had a price tag of $400,000 while the trail system is expected to cost $1.25 million.

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Lawrenceville – Citizens looking for ways to get involved in the electoral process and give back to the community are invited to Gwinnett County’s upcoming poll official hiring events on Feb. 21 in Norcross and Feb. 24 in Snellville.

The Voter Registrations and Elections Division is looking for citizens of all backgrounds, but has an urgent need for bilingual poll workers, particularly Spanish speakers.

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