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Mayor issues proclamation to note anniversary of Joan Glancy Memorial Hospital founding and its evolution into Gwinnett Medical Center

In 1944, community members united to launch the humble Joan Glancy Memorial Hospital in Duluth. Much has changed over the past seven-plus decades—a new name, several facility upgrades, and a change in services as a new hospital was built down the street in 2006, just to name a few—but its mission of providing quality care has not.

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The Borrego twins— Juan and Marco. These fifteen-year-old, rising sophomores are the founders of Vaping Attention to Prevention, a nonprofit organization.

Twin brothers Juan and Marco Borrego are upcoming sophomores at Buford High School. Last year, they participated in NPR’s high school podcast challenge, and along the way, they’ve founded a nonprofit organization “Vaping Attention to Prevention.”

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The Georgia Department of Transportation is in the beginning stages of project development for the widening of Scenic Highway from Highway 78 to Sugarloaf Parkway and is looking for input on how the project will affect environmental, economic and social concerns in the area.
There is no immediate timeline for this project.

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