Local News

Bay Creek Park concerns
By John L. Byrwa

A little more than an hour after Gwinnett County Police Chief Butch Ayers informed a gathering of Grayson-area residents that an arrest warrant had been issued for the person who authorities believe was responsible for the Oct. 9 shooting at Bay Creek Park in Loganville, a suspect was arrested and placed into police custody.

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From certain death to a place of honor
Lawrenceville couple has a dream for rescued horses

By Carole Townsend
Staff Correspondent

Felix is a born leader, tall and broad-chested. His eyes tell a story that he will never speak; dark and soulful, framed by long feathered lashes, they are both forlorn and, as of late, hopefully trusting.

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Photos by Virginia Johansen

Maddie Waters debuts art in Grayson
By Beth Volpert Johansen    

There is no doubt that Mrs. Flora Cox, the last resident to occupy the little white house located in downtown Grayson before it became the Grayson Art and History Center, would have welcomed the lovely young artist, Maddie Waters into her home and offered her cookies and lemonade.

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Archer Foundation awards grants for creative teaching

By Julie Rizzo 
with Beth Volpert Johansen

Teachers have great ideas all the time. Great ideas sometimes cost no more than a macaroni box and some glue. This works out great, but more often than not teachers need more than cardboard to improve their classes.

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Wesleyan Wolf Players head to state competition

Wesleyan School thespians swept the GHSA Region 6AA One-Act Competition this past weekend. The Gwinnett County school’s Wolf Players will now head to the state competition with The Canterbury Tales. 

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