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(GCPS) New starting date 2014-15 school year

Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) has released a revised 2014-15 school calendar that calls for the district to return to school on Tuesday, August 5 - one day earlier than originally scheduled. The change in the calendar is due to the need for a student/teacher holiday on November 4, which is Election Day. This day was originally slated to be a school day; however, as this year’s election includes several major races, including contests for Governor and a vacated U.S. Senate seat, election traffic is likely to be high.

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Chad Doughty sets new state record with big brown trout

Catching a big fish is awesome, how about if the first fish you catch that day is a new state record? Chad Doughty, age 27, of Winder hooked and “battled” the new state record brown trout for about 45 minutes while kayak fishing on the Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam on July 27. 

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Charlotte J. Nash, Chairman Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners

The first full week in April is National Volunteer Week, so this seems a good time to share a story of how one volunteer can make a real difference in helping local government operate more efficiently.

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GFWC Lilburn Woman's Club held an Easter Bonnet

GFWC Lilburn Woman's Club held an Easter Bonnet

Members of the GFWC Lilburn Woman's Club held an Easter Bonnet decorating contest hosted by our Public Issues Program Co-chairmen, Nancy Chilcoat and Lee Jurjevich to raise money for our USO partnership. 

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2014 Atlanta Promise Walk for Preeclampsia

2014 Atlanta Promise Walk for Preeclampsia

Atlanta Family Making Strides to Raise Awareness of Preeclampsia Taylor Family Named the Atlanta Promise Walk for Preeclampsia Mission Family to Help Call Attention to Serious Pregnancy Disorder Affecting Mothers, Babies.

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