Local News

Concurrent with the 150th year anniversary of General Sherman’s bombardment of Atlanta during the Civil War, The Gwinnett Historical Society is pleased to announce that Civil War author Stephen Davis will speak at the Society’s May 19th meeting at the old Historical Courthouse in downtown Lawrenceville.

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Swim lessons are being offered at Briscoe Park in Snellville. 

Swim lessons are being offered at Briscoe Park in Snellville. 

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Have a blast at the beach

Have fun in the sun with Snellville’s Beach Blast

SNELLVILLE – Too busy to make it to the beach? Snellville is bringing the beach to you. Come to the Town Green in front of City Hall, 2342 Oak Road, from 2 to 7 p.m. with a concert from 7 to 9 p.m. May 31 for fun in the sun and sand.

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Lilburn Farmers Market

The Lilburn Farmers Market is very excited to begin our 5th season with our new sponsor - Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church. The market is moving to the Good Shepherd campus at1400 Killian Hill Rd, Lilburn 30047 and will be open every Friday night in June, July and August from 4 pm to 8 pm. The market is much more than a place to purchase farm fresh fruits/produce and locally made items.

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Memorial Day Data Bites: Atlanta poll highlights non-traditional trends in memorials

Atlanta, Ga. – On Memorial Day, it’s customary to bring flowers and an American flag to the cemetery – but what about grabbing the smartphone to post a picture on Facebook? Posting to social media in a non-traditional memorial setting is seen as acceptable by about one in three Atlanta residents under 35 years old, and older generations are not far behind, according to the Dignity Memorial® Network National Opinion Index (NOI) which tracks local and national sentiments on the topic.

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