Local News

Planning to attend college in Georgia?

(Jefferson, Ga.) —Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is currently accepting applications for the Walter Harrison Scholarship, a program sponsored by Georgia’s 41 electric cooperatives. The scholarship fund will provide $1,000 scholarships to local students who plan to pursue a post-secondary education in Georgia.

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Gwinnett AKAs to Impact Community with Continued Service to All Mankind Sorority

Members to Participate in MLK Day of Service and Action;
Public Encouraged To Lend a Hand and Seasonal Wrap

Lawrenceville, GA – The members of Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter (“UAO”) of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (“AKA”) are no strangers to volunteerism and community service. Chartered in January 1994, UAO members provided over 7000 community service hours to Gwinnett County and beyond in 2014.

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Stone Mountain Barbershoppers Plan Benefit Performance for SE Gwinnett Cooperative Ministry

The Stone Mountain Barbershop Chorus, led by director Dylan Oxford, invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of four-part harmony at a special performance benefitting the Southeast Gwinnett Cooperative Ministry at 3:30pm on Saturday, January 31, at Grayson United Methodist Church, 555 Grayson Parkway, Grayson, GA 30017.

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United Ebony Societ hosts
15th Annual MLK Celebration

The United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County, Inc. will host the 15th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, January 19, 2015 in Lawrenceville, Georgia.  The theme, “Uniting in Faith and Perseverance: Celebrating 15 Years in Gwinnett” underscores how faith and perseverance enabled the United Ebony Society to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King through the vision of creating the first MLK Annual Parade in Gwinnett County.

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