Local News

Film industry infuses Gwinnett with $$
Both residents and business owners benefit from booming trade

By Carole Townsend
Staff Correspondent

Gwinnett – The camera slowly pans the room, taking in a wall of heavy antique bookcases laden with rows of books, all worn, handsomely-bound classics. Two Tiffany lamps sit regally atop a hand carved desk, creating the warm, golden glow that only a Tiffany lamp can cast; tucked at a slight angle behind the desk is a beautifully upholstered, high back antique chair.

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Gwinnett County, City of Grayson team up to improve major intersection

Lawrenceville – The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a construction contract made possible by a partnership between the county government and the city of Grayson. The intersection improvement will reduce congestion while improving safety for motorists traveling to nearby Grayson Elementary.

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Vocalists chosen for All State Chorus

Greater Atlanta Christian School vocalists have been selected for the All State Chorus in Athens, GA on February 25-27.  All State Chorus is sponsored by the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA).  Students from throughout the state begin a series of auditions in November. 

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State Fish Art Contest deadline is March 31

Got a young artist residing in your home?  Be sure to encourage them to enter the 18th annual Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art contest.  This contest is open to kids in Grades K-12 but the deadline for entries is March 31st – and you have to enter to win!  

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