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Katie Hart Smith & Carole Townsend

(L-R) Authors Katie Hart Smith and Carole Townsend

Congratulations Carole Townsend and Katie Hart Smith!

The 53rd Georgia Author of the Year Awards (books published in 2016) was held on June 3, 2017. Local authors Carole Townsend and Katie Hart Smith were recognized for their talent and craft.

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Kashaun CooperKashaun Cooper talks to a group of Berkmar teens about winning in life as underdogs

YO! Homeless kids, in Gwinnett?
By Carole Townsend 
Staff Correspondent

Think Gwinnett County, and what comes to mind? Sidewalk-lined streets, top-notch schools, and beautiful parks with miles of walking trails. Gwinnett attracts jobs and the people qualified to fill them, and it’s home to award-winning healthcare facilities. Gwinnett means, to many, success.

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