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GBT’s October production “19-20-21” features a unique collaboration between GBT’s Artistic Director Wade Walthall and Gwinnett visual artist Mac Stewart. Pictured in triplicate is dancer Madeline Whitehead.  Photo by Richard Calmes

Leaping into a new season
GBT launches the 2014-2015 season with three premieres and 
the area’s biggest Nutcracker
By Holley Calmes

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre might be the oldest performing arts non-profit in Gwinnett, but everything this season is fresh and new! This includes the 33rd anniversary of The Nutcracker, which is the second largest in the metro Atlanta area and a holiday tradition for thousands of families.

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New Emergency Sirens Installed in Duluth  
Weather warning system upgraded

Duluth, GA  – Safety continues to be the City of Duluth’s first priority and that’s no exception to the weather warning system that has been in place since February of 2000.  The first of five new emergency weather sirens was installed at the Southeastern Railroad Museum in Duluth on Monday, July 28th, 2014

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Snellville wins Economic Development Award 

SNELLVILLE – The city’s Economic Development Office was recently awarded the International Economic Development Council Excellence in Economic Development Bronze Award.

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Tom and Laura Vooris, owners of Choices to You, at the Jazzy Cajun thing in May were presenting sponsors and support many local organizations to beneift those in need.

Everyday, all over town, the question, “What would you like for dinner?” is asked by thousands of people.

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City hires consultant to review multi-family development plans

SNELLVILLE (July 20, 2014) – The city has retained a consultant experienced with municipal development regulations to determine how two proposed multi-family and mixed residential housing developments may impact the city and nearby neighborhoods before they are considered by the city’s Planning Commission and Mayor and Council.

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