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Lawrenceville – To assist residents with disposal of yard debris caused by Tropical Storm Irma, Gwinnett County will provide free storm debris removal along county and state roads, but not on city streets. This cleanup effort only applies to tree limbs, branches, and other vegetative debris.

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State Rep. Chuck Efstration, right, and Gov. Nathan Deal, center, pose for a photo with sepsis survivor Karen Thieken, center right, along with her family and colleagues at the state Capitol in March.

Karen Thieken is a busy, 40-some-thing wife and mom. She’s an entrepreneur, crazy about her family and excited about her business. Pushing her glasses up on top of her head and crossing her arms, she shakes her head as she ponders a miracle, the one that allows her to get up every morning and keep being a wife, mom and business owner.

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One-day event to include electronics recycling, document shredding and collection of non-hazardous items
 
Norcross  – With the falling of leaves as autumn nears, in addition to raking, it is also a good time to clean and purge items in our homes and neighborhoods. To help keep Norcross 'clean and beautiful,' the City of Norcross is pleased to host a Neighborhood Clean-up & Recycling Day on Saturday, September 23th where residents can bring in documents to be securely shredded, haul in non-hazardous bulk items and recycle electronics.

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Festival to celebrate cultural diversity and feature food, dance and music from around the world

Norcross  – Go around the world in just one day without leaving downtown Norcross as the City of Norcross and Presenting Sponsor Gwinnett Village Community Improvement District present the Gateway International Food & Music Festival on September 23 from 4 – 8 p.m. at Lillian Webb Park. 

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