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(Lawrenceville, Ga.) –A new active community park will be built soon to serve the recreational needs of the Lanier school cluster and Sugar Hill area in northern Gwinnett County. Funds from the 2009 SPLOST will pay for the $10.8 million contract commissioners approved Tuesday with low bidder Astra Group Inc.

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 From left are Cheri Carter, principal of Brookwood Elementary School, Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year Dr. Sharon Smith, Councilperson Barbara A. Bender and Perry Roberts, executive director of Institutional Development at Gwinnett Technical College who was acting Principal For A Day at BES.

Gwinnett teacher of the year surprised with proclamation at school

SNELLVILLE  - Gwinnett Teacher of the Year Dr. Sharon Smith was surprised with a proclamation from the city Monday as Councilperson Barbara A. Bender hand delivered it to her classroom at Brookwood Elementary School. 

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Snellville Parade, tree lighting to ring in Christmas season

Snellville – Snow is in the forecast for Saturday night, November 29, 2014. 

No, not real snow. Just some synthetic white stuff that will fill the air and sprinkle the ground at the first Lighted Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting.

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Special wedding ceremonies offered to commemorate 12/13/14 

Couples who want to tie the knot at 10:11 a.m. on Dec.13, 2014, can register to take part in a free mass wedding ceremony conducted by Gwinnett County Chief Magistrate Kristina Hammer Blum and Gwinnett County Probate Judge Christopher Ballar at Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center located at 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Berkeley Lake.

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Students get business help at symposium

SNELLVILLE – More than 100 students got a first-hand look at what it takes to create and operate a successful business at a Global Entrepreneurship Week Ideation Symposium event Wednesday at South Gwinnett High School. 

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