Local News

“Unique” Grayson Day has added meaning

The Grayson Day Festival held every April has always been special, but this year’s event has taken on added meaning.

On Saturday, April 26, the city will partner with the Make-A-Wish Georgia (MAW) chapter to grant wishes from four local children who are battling life-threatening diseases. 

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Lawrenceville Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson (aka ‘GI Judy’) with troops  run head first to help provide shelter for families in Gwinnett

Racing For Promise
Family Promise of Gwinnett County, Inc. 

Family Promise Gwinnett is a local non-profit organization dedicated to ending homelessness in our county - one family at a time.

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Working together to make a difference to a child in need.

F.U.T.U.R.E. after school program at South Gwinnett

By Beth Volpert

Snellville is really a great place to live and learn. South Gwinnett has historically been the kind of school that offers everything it can to students and the community.

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Local dentists join SUMC on mission to Nicaragua

Mission work can take many forms. Some trips focus on children, others on women, medical needs or housing. The list of needs in areas that differ from our own is potentially infinite. For the 20 members of the Snellville United Methodist Church’s recent trip to the remote mountains of Nicaragua, becoming a dental assistant occurred in short order.

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(L) Mitch Hogan, South Gwinnett High School golf team (M) Grayson Britt, George Walton Academy’s golf team (R) Drew Hutchinson, Brookwood High School's golf team captain is ready for the links.

Community involvement is crucial to every sport. The adage, see a need, fill a need, comes into play often when community leaders have a few moments of precious free time. For Don Britt of Summit Chase Country Club and Tim Gaines, Park Administrator at SGAA, the needs they see are nearly endless, but they work hard to provide avenues to fill those gaps.

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