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From left to right, Tom Merkel-The IMPACT! Group, Kyra Slack & Shirley Cabe-Norcross Cooperative Ministry, Greg Lang-Good Samaritan, Judy Waters - CFNEG, Sherry Patton & Leigh Couch - Creative Enterprises.

Community Foundation awards $125,000 in Challenge Grants
By Staff Reports

DULUTH, GA (March 12, 2014) - The Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia (CFNEG) is pleased to announce the award of $125,000 in Challenge Grants to four non-profit organizations in our community - Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett, The IMPACT! Group, Norcross Cooperative Ministry and Creative Enterprises, Inc.

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Pictured L to R: Officer Crystal Findura, Detective Teria Russell, Sgt. Steve Walker, Lt. Robert Montgomery, and Officer Tony Thaxton

City of Duluth Honors Top Officers With Help From the Community
By Staff Reports

Duluth, Georgia (March 12, 2014) – The Duluth Police Department held its annual Awards Luncheon to honor the top officers for 2013. Also present were local business owners and community leaders that have joined together to help continue this banquet since it was cut from the City budget several years ago as a cost saving measure.

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Lilburn master glass artist Hung Nguyen

Vietnamese artist from Lilburn accepted into prestigious American Craft Council Atlanta Show
By Staff Reports

Lilburn (March 11, 2014) – When the American Craft Council (ACC) returns to Atlanta for its 25th Silver Anniversary Show at the Cobb Galleria Centre, Lilburn master glass artist Hung Nguyen will be there for the first time with 240 other superior craft artisans.

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From left, Snellville Mayor Pro Tempore Tom Witts presents Gretchen and Kurt Schulz with the Snellville Tourism and Trade Marcy Pharris Volunteer of the Year award at a dinner at the Summit Chase Country Club in Snellville Saturday.

STAT gives awards to volunteers
By Staff Reports

SNELLVILLE (March 12, 2014) - A group of volunteers were lauded for their dedication to the city at the Snellville Tourism and Trade Marcy Pharris Volunteer of the Year award dinner Saturday.

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Spring officially begins on March 20 – and only a few weeks later, 81 golf pros will return to TPC Sugarloaf for the PGA’s Greater Gwinnett Championship. But today I want to write about snow and ice and planning ahead for emergencies.

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