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 Children learn about the high sugar content in different beverages at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta booth during the Lights On Afterschool event October 23rd

Lights On Afterschool

On October 23, Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation, Live Healthy Gwinnett and several community partners hosted a Lights On Afterschool event at Alexander Park. The theme was Hollywood: A Walk Among the Stars. Kids and participants dressed as their favorite stars, walked the red carpet, and took part in educational and physical fitness activities.

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Trader J's Auction - For more information, call 770-355-1833 or e-mail to traderj@bellsouth.net.
Auctions: a Thanksgiving Day tradition

For years and years Thanksgiving Day auctions have been a tradition.  This year Trader J’s Auction will be having a HUGE auction on Thanksgiving Day beginning at 5pm.  Trader J’s Auction is located at 131 Eaton St. in Lawrenceville. 

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Terry Downs
SGHS alumni battles 2nd round of brain cancer
By DeAnna Williams
 
South Gwinnett 1982 classmate and Snellville friend, Terry Downs, is bravely fighting his 2nd round of brain cancer.  First diagnosed in 2008 with IV Glioblastoma cancer, Terry was given just 18 months to live.  However, after a successful surgery, intense radiation and support from friends and family, he beat that round of cancer. 

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Pictured l to r: Patrick Hall and Tim Clark from Dreamland BBQ, Councilmember Jim Dugan, Betsy McAtee CEO Dreamland BBQ, Mayor Nancy Harris, Councilmembers Billy Jones, Kelly Kelkenberg and Greg Whitlock, Economic Development Manager Chris McGahee.

Dreamland BBQ Breaks Ground in Downtown Duluth

Duluth, Ga – On November 5, 2014, a corporately owned Dreamland BBQ franchise restaurant broke ground on its new location in downtown Duluth.

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Barbara Hinkle

Southern grace and gentility
By Beth Volpert

The pretty white house surrounded by picket and split rail fencing is home to a labor of love.

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