Local News

Contenders and champs...GWA Band
By Beth Volpert Johansen

A small, but mighty band has achieved a total knockout in the US Bands Open Class National Competition held at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium on November 15th. 

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From left, Grayson Mayor Allison Wilkerson and Snellville Councilman Dave Emanuel “battle” over food collected for the Southeast Gwinnett Co-op at the Greater Eastside Chamber of Commerce Wednesday.
Battle of cities continue in effort to feed hungry

Snellville– The effort to fill the shelves of the Southeast Gwinnett Co-op got a big boost Wednesday at the Greater Eastside Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

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City of Duluth delivers Blue Santa

Duluth - This year the Duluth Police Department received a grant from Wal-Mart to help support residents and children in need within the city limits of Duluth. This year the City of Duluth sponsored (29) children by purchasing Christmas gifts under a program we have called Blue Santa.

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Cookies & Cocoa with Santa
Santa Claus makes a stop in Duluth

Duluth  – It will be a jolly ol’ time for families and friends as Santa makes his final stop in Downtown Duluth for “Cookies and Cocoa with Santa.”

“We are just beside ourselves about this event. It’s going to a lot of fun and I’m sure the kids will really enjoy seeing Santa right before Christmas to get their last few Christmas wishes in for the holiday” said Event Coordinator Maggie Waddell. 

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