Local News

Southern Billiards… Cool Cues
By Beth Volpert-Johansen

Scott Carpenter and his son, Bryan, love to come to work every day. Inside the doors of Southern Billiards awaits a combination of artistry, skill, craftsmanship, and family.

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Eternal Hills... inspiring the celebration of life
By Beth Volpert-Johansen

Planning for a funeral is not the easiest of topics, but Earnie Poynter, General Manager for Eternal Hills Funeral Home and Memory Gardens finds that providing support for people at a difficult time in their lives gives his work meaning.

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Eastside Family Pharmacy and Apothecare...tradition meets the future
By Beth Volpert-Johansen

A mainstay in the Gwinnett County medical community is moving into a new building. Bill Thompson and Tom Jones have been behind the counter at the Apothecare Pharmacy in the Eastside Physicians Building location for 20 years.

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Young Aviator -Ross Hastings, passionate about flying
By Beth Volpert Johansen

If there is an “Aviation Bug”, Ross Hastings has certainly been bitten hard. Flying has fascinated this teen since he was old enough to play with toy airplanes.

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Debut of Two New Attractions at LanierWorld Will Take the South by Storm

Additions of CAT 4 Slide and Thunderbolt Zipline Experience Mark Continued Focus on Enhancements to Guest Experience at Georgia’s Award-Winning Lanier Islands

BUFORD, Ga.– While the launch of any new season at Lanier Islands’ popular lakeside attraction – LanierWorld – can be exciting, there are several reasons this year’s opening on May 9 will be particularly thrilling.

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