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When Hell froze over
By Marlene Ratledge Buchanen

We have had such beautiful spring weather recently. The temperatures have been in the 70’s and low 80’s. The pollen count has been in the thousands.

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Lawrenceville’s Former City Manager Honored by Georgia Municipal Association
Robert Baroni Receives ‘Lifetime Service’ Award

Lawrenceville - Former Lawrenceville City Manager Robert “Bob” Baroni received the Lifetime Service Award from the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) in recognition of his 42 years of service to the city.

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Norcross boy wins BIG - $20,000 prize

By Carole Townsend
Staff Correspondent

Norcross – Briggs Dommert is likely the most proud 9-year-old in Norcross these days. His parents must definitely be proud of their son, who was recently awarded $20,000 by unlocking clues and codes in Brain Chase, an online enrichment program for students in grades 2 – 8.

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Parade highlighted 25th anniversary 

Lawrenceville – Twenty-five years ago, more than 600,000 service members took part in Operation Desert Storm, at the time the largest deployment of U.S. Armed Forces since Vietnam. John Bensley then a Specialist, E-4 from Lamont, OK, was one of those who left friends and family behind to serve our nation and secure a victory for freedom.

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Gwinnett Medical Center honors Dr. Lesser

By Cindy Murphy

Dr. Lanny Lesser, a Gwinnett County cardiologist since 1979, was honored May 16th by his family and friends at a reception announcing the creation of the Laurence Martin Lesser, MD Graduate Medical Education Endowment. 

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