Local News

AAA: summer travel off to a hot start
81% of Georgians plan to travel in the next three months

The majority of Georgia residents (81%) plan to kick start the summer travel season by taking at least one leisure trip of 50 miles or more requiring overnight accommodations during the next three months. This reflects a 2 percentage point increase from 2013, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey on summer travel plans.

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Mayor Kelly Kautz visits Partee Elementary for Career Day and answers  questions from students about city government and being mayor.

Over the last 90 years the City of Snellville has transitioned from a farming community into a daytime destination for many. Snellville has become a retail hub spurred by development on Highway 78 and, later, Highway 124 with more businesses in the works to make Snellville home.

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Daryl K Johnson

Acting homeward...
Daryl K. Johnson
By Beth Volpert

Coming home was always something to look forward to in the Johnson household. It was a pleasant place with lots of love and solid parents. The Johnson home was always the sort of place where a kid knew that his parents meant it when they said, “You can be anything you want to be, you just have to workhard.” Growing up in that kind of environment gave Daryl K. Johnson enough courage to follow his dream to become an actor.

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Ethan and Austin- best buddies

Ethan Erlandson, a graduating senior from Mill Creek High School was asked to write and essay on his life for his college application. It made such an impact on his teachers and others who read it, that it was shared over and over again with friends and family of special needs children and adults.

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Iron Accents opens new location in downtown Lawrenceville

IronAccents.com was established in 1999 by Valerie and Mark Kirves. The family owned and operated company began as small online operation that specialized in wrought iron brackets and wall plaques. Over the years, the company has maintained its family operation and honest approach, but the product line has expanded to include all types of home & tabletop décor, garden accents and furniture.

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