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Gwinnett Technical College’s Commercial Construction Management Program Earns Five Year Accreditation

Gwinnett Technical College’s Commercial Construction Management program has been approved by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) for a five-year accreditation. This accreditation assures students receive a quality education in construction management which is current with emerging technologies and requirements in the construction industry.

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Patrick McCrary, PGA – TPC at Sugarloaf  Coach: Greg Powers – TPC at Sugarloaf  Parth Kumar, 12, from Suwanee, Georgia  John Brady Knight, 13, from Kennesaw, Georgia  Brody McQueen, 11, from Kennesaw, Georgia  *Anthony Purcea, 13, from Buford, Georgia  *Patmon Malcom, 12, from Alpharetta, Georgia  Frederick Chappell, 13, from Bogart, Georgia  *Sahish Reddy, 11, from Duluth, Georgia  Joseph Canitano, 13, from Milton, Georgia  **Billy Abdow, 13, from Duluth, Georgia  Richard Yang, 13, from Duluth, Georgia  * Player participated in 2018 PGA Jr. League National Championship presented by National Car Rental  ** Player participated in 2017 and 2018 PGA Jr. League National Championship presented by National Car Rental

Winner of Regional advances to PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental Oct. 11-14

A team of junior golfers, ages 13 and under from the Duluth area, will be competing in the PGA Jr. League Regional presented by National Car Rental at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Sept. 7-8. The winner will advance to the 2019 PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental, Oct. 11-14, at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Learn to hunt at a "Hunt and Learn"

Deer, squirrel, turkey, quail, dove, or duck – all hunt-able species in Georgia. But, do you know how to hunt them? Georgia Hunt and Learn programs provide an educational experience targeted to those with little to no hunting experience, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.

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(L-R) Jef Fincher, Kathy Fincher,  Councilwoman Lorri Christopher.

In a county as robust as Gwinnett, history is often forgotten, lost to progress and to development that celebrates "new" above all else. Nostalgia becomes a luxury enjoyed only by those with the privilege of holding the memories. That's why, when a piece of history finds a home here, it deserves a place of honor. In August, artist Kathy Fincher gifted the city of Peachtree Corners with just such a piece of the past.

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