Local News

GGC selected as a new Peace Corps Partner

(Lawrenceville, GA. February 7, 2014) Georgia Gwinnett College is one of six universities and colleges accepted into the Peace Corps Prep Program. Schools are selected for the program based on their demonstrated interest in promoting international learning and service opportunities to their students. 

Read more ...

I have always been a big believer in long-range planning. It works for individuals as well as for the government. Where do you want to be in five years? Ten years? What do you need to make that happen? What can you do now to start moving in that direction?

Read more ...

Left: Vermont's Mad River Marathon was Kathy's 50th state. Right: Lincoln, NB- tornadoes, floods, hail, thunder and lightning could not keep Kathy from running.

Marathon Mom
By Beth Volpert

When you live in a small town, even the little details get noticed. Things like a cool car tag are always interesting, sometimes difficult to figure out, but often very descriptive of the driver. A tag that reads: RAN USA just begs to be investigated and was found to be an apt description of the driver, Kathy Barker. 

Read more ...

Teylor Newsome, Clemson University Sophomore, Extraordinary Young Woman, and former Gwinnett Citizen Columnist

Teylor Newsome -
Beauty, brains & beyond

By Auveed Bagheri Cawthon,
Co-Publisher Gwinnett Citizen

Teylor Newsome of Lawrenceville and Grayson High School graduate is a Clemson University sophomore majoring in English with a concentration in writing and a minor in Communications. Teylor aspires to be a Broadcast Journalist upon graduation. While we have no doubt Teylor will be sharing news in the future, she is currently making her own and leaving a legacy at Clemson University.

Read more ...