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Landmark Floral Shop Takes on Fresh New Name and Exciting New Direction After 40 Years

Tucked away at 2149 Scenic Highway is a charming floral boutique with which much of Snellville and surrounding Gwinnett County has become familiar over the last four decades. Launched as A Daisy A Day in 1975 by Jim and Mary Guatney, the shop has seen its fair share of births, high school dances, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, and funerals.

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Bobby Lee Culver

Culver joins Navy
By Michael Stock

My nephew Bobby Lee Culver is leaving to join the Navy, serve his country and go adventuring into life.  This transition causes this old sailor to reflect on the path this life takes.

Bobby Lee came into my life when he was about 6 or 7.  We had really good times together and I guess we have learned a lot from each other.  As he entered high school, he struggled to find his place and was fairly unfocused.

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Award winning Good II the Bone owners, Michael and Simone Jones surrounded by a large crowd for their ribbon cutting.
Good II The Bone...  more than BBQ
By Beth Volpert-Johansen

Many family-owned businesses choose names that have deep meaning, and Good II The Bone is no different. Chef Michael and Simone Jones share a history that runs deep with meaning and family that shows their food is absolutely good to the bone delicious.

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Carl and Elizabeth Schroder

A song in their hearts
Elizabeth and Carl...
By Beth Volpert-Johansen

“I’ve stuttered for as long as I can remember,” says Elizabeth Schroder. “I heard it happened when I was about six.” 

Growing up with a stutter can be painful. Perceptions are often skewed into thinking a person who stutters is somehow less intelligent than those who speak clearly.

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Carmen Colston,  shooter in "Donut Oven" room

Snellville’s archery pro
By Eric Bruce

In the corner of the Fountain Square Shopping Center off McGee Road is a place where champions are born and trained.  A group of young archer’s have been winning state, regional, and national titles in the small but growing sport of archery.

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