Local News

Metro Water District Seeks Submissions for 2015 Photo Contest
Winners to be included in 2016 Water Reflections calendar 

The Metro North Georgia Water Planning District invites individuals to capture the beauty of our natural resources in photographs in an effort to remind residents of the important role our region’s lakes and rivers play in providing valuable water resources to the region’s water supply.

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First Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Georgia 
Georgians Urged to Protect Themselves from Mosquitoes 

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health today confirmed the state’s first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) of the season.

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The popular Lawrenceville restaurant, Local Republic, will be moving from the current location on West Crogan to a building that the owners, Ben Bailey and Chris Collin recently acquired at 139 N Perry St. The move is planned for the first quarter of 2016.

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Peyton Brust has lots to smile about since starting school at The Bridge
A bridge beyond, meeting special needs
By Beth Volpert Johansen

The Autism spectrum is often depicted as a rainbow made of puzzle pieces for good reason. For the parents or teachers of a child who has been diagnosed with any number of neurodevelopmental disorders, including Autism, figuring out how to put the puzzle pieces in order to benefit the child is a daily challenge.

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