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One of the young men participating in her career readiness classes with Rockdale Juvenile Court was shot with two of his friends after the trio had attempted burglary at 4 a.m. in Rockdale county. Karen can’t help but wonder if there had been some type of recreational center or organization that was available would these young men still be alive?

The LEAADS Centers, formerly (Law Enforcement Agencies Assisting in the Development of Students) has been providing mentorship, career readiness services for youth in alternative schools and court systems throughout Georgia since 2004. In all that time, the program has expanded —  LEAADS hosts one of the largest summer camps in the city limits — and its mission has morphed to meet the community’s growing needs.

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Maron Buice served as a Gwinnett County Commissioner from 1968 to 1984 and played a critical role in making crossings safer for the public by installing signals, lights, bells and other precautions to avoid further accidents  --

Remembering a tragedy, honoring the man who worked for a solution

“Whereas Mr. Maron Sydney Buice has long been recognized by the citizens of this state for the vital role he has played in leadership and his deep personal commitment to the welfare of the citizens of Georgia . . . his influence and determination can be felt today with the countless lives saved due to his hard-fought battle to ensure a bridge was constructed on Nelson Brogdon Boulevard/Highway 20 over the railroad tracks . . . “ (HB364)

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Mansions' employee Briggett Bartlett enjoys a moment with a resident.

It’s no secret why The Mansions Senior Living has been named the sixth-best place to work in the nation by the Great Place to Work & Fortune for Aging Services. As their online testimonials show, this family-owned business has built its reputation on strong relationships with clients and staff alike, and they bring a personal touch to the burgeoning senior care industry.

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