Local News

One of the best parts of my job is getting to recognize county employees for doing terrific work. Last month, I had the pleasure of presenting our Department of Fire and Emergency Services with the American Red Cross Good Neighbor Award, which is given to organizations that build strong, safe, and vibrant neighborhoods and promote volunteerism.

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Channeling Matisse... art at the Bethesda Senior Center
By Beth Volpert Johansen

During the weekly art class at Bethesda Senior Center local artist Shirley Shepherd is surrounded by a group of enthusiastic women eager to start the newest project.

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Franco’s Best Pizza expands to DINE IN
By Beth Volpert Johansen

When demand for a delicious pizza and the pleasure of your company collide, you do what any business owner would do...open a dining room next to your take-out and delivery restaurant.

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Lawrenceville Lions Club present 4th Annual Public Service Award

On Tuesday, September 22, 2015, the Lawrenceville Club presented their 4th Annual Public Service Award to Magdala “Maggie” Prophete.  “Maggie” is a Communications Officer III with the Gwinnett County Police Department, Support Operations Division, Communications Section, or simply the 911 Call Center.

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Grayson Blues & Brews 6th Annual Craft Beer Festival & Concert October 24th, 2015

GRAYSON – Main Street Grayson hosts the 6th Annual Grayson Blues & Brews Craft Beer Festival in Grayson City Park on Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

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