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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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Located at Briscoe Park, Pate Lake was built in the 1950s and has been a cherished fishing spot for long-time Snellville locals.

Those who have lived in Snellville since the ‘70s or earlier may remember when there wasn’t a single park in city limits. Longtime residents may also remember that around that time, a local activist by the name of Thomas W. Briscoe organized a crew to change that.

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