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Veterans honored in Snellville

Snellville residents, “Where Everybody’s Somebody,” along with scores of attendees from surrounding communities, gathered on the lawn in front of the majestic Snellville City Hall at dusk to honor veterans from every branch of service.

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StreetWise Georgia to provide holiday help for hundreds in need 

While turkey and stuffing begin their annual tug on American taste buds, many families cannot afford to consider these holiday staples. 

Feeding America reports that 17.7 percent of Georgia’s population is categorized as food insecure.

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Mayor Judy Johnson is congratulated by LaGrange College President Dan McAlexander as he presents her the Shackelford Alumni Achievement Award during homecoming activities.

Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson was presented the Shackelford Alumni Achievement Award by LaGrange College during homecoming activities Oct. 22.

The honor is given annually to alumni who have distinguished themselves professionally and brought honor to the college.

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Aurora Theatre to spread holiday cheer  with 21st annual Christmas Canteen

Variety show to celebrate the season with merry melodies and laughter aplenty

Make spirits bright this winter by joining Aurora Theatre for its annual holly jolly tradition Christmas Canteen 2016! Striking up festive tunes November 17 –December 23, Gwinnett’s longest running theatrical extravaganza will usher in the sounds of the season with Canteen veterans Brandon O’Dell, Jen MacQueen, Diany Rodriguez and Lyndsay Ricketson Brown, alongside powerhouse newcomers Christian Magby and Cecil Washington Jr. Complete with laugh-out-loud comedy and sparkling musical numbers, this winter wonderland revue promises a delightful experience for all!

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The holiday season is filled with many sights, sounds and festivities. It can also be filled with a lot of spending. We’ve put together some tips to help you manage your holiday spending this year and next. 

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