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Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson (left) and Mary Frazier Long

Mary Frazier Long Day in Lawrenceville

Lawrenceville Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson issued a Proclamation making Wednesday, September 4, 2013 “Mary Frazier Long Day in Lawrenceville” at the Lawrenceville City Council meeting on that date. Many of Ms. Long’s accomplishments and contributions to Lawrenceville and Gwinnett County were proclaimed by Mayor Johnson. 

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Gwinnett voters have approved the one-penny SPLOST sales tax seven times since 1985. This year, on November 5, it will be on the ballot again.

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Velton L. Robinson

100th Birthday to Velton! Still driving, does laundry and grocery shops...

Velton L. (Robby) Robinson celebrated his 100th birthday on August 11, 2013 with a birthday party at Evangel Community Church surrounded by 150(+) family and friends with some coming as far away as Mississippi, Florida and North Carolina.

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Military team Champions once again in Greece, 2013. Allan carrying flag.



Most senior citizens look forward to retiring and taking it easy but Allan Johnson, known as AJ, did not adopt that attitude when he retired; he continued to play ball, run and compete in athletic events into his seventies and he is still running.

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