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Living with asthma can be challenging in the Atlanta area.  According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Atlanta was rated as the number 9 asthma capital among the 100 largest U.S. cities.  For five to ten percent of asthma patients with severe asthma, breathing can be even more difficult. Fortunately, there is a new treatment called Bronchial Thermoplasty that is available here in Gwinnett County. It is helping these patients breathe better. Eastside Medical Center is one of four hospitals in Georgia that offers this new treatment.

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The three of us in the hospital bed - we titled, "The day Daddy woke up"

On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 (one day after we celebrated his 37th birthday), my husband, Marcus Hunter went into cardiac arrest while playing basketball at the gym.  My husband died for a while that day - as in no pulse, no heart rhythm, V-fib, etc. Those words were all associated with my husband on that, the scariest day of my life.

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Snellville leaders come together to celebrate 90 years Photo L - R : Front row:  Emmett Clower (Former Mayor), Jack Dillard (Former City Clerk) Bruce Garroway, Mayor Kelly Kautz, Barbara Bender, Judy Waters, Debbie Rich, Kurt Shultz. 2nd row: Warren Auld, Wayne Odum, Melvin Everson, Nelson Williams, Jr. Mike Staley, Jim Brooks (Former City Manager). 3rd row: Dave Emanuel, Diane Krause, Bobby Howard, Joe Anderson, Melissa Arnold (City Clerk),Tom Witts (Mayor Pro Tem), Mike Sabbagh. Not pictured is Chad Smith.



There has been a whole lot of celebrating going on in Snellville. The City of Snellville officially became 90 years old on August 20, 2013. On August 20, 1923, a charter was signed and Snellville, Ga became an official town. Two events were held to celebrate its rich history. 

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Barbara McClure welcomes her clients with a promise of confidentiality.

A gentle spirit, a caring attitude and the capacity to support women’s healthy choices describe Snellville’s A Defined Image owner, Barbara McClure. “Our skin shows how we feel inside,” says Barbara. “We need to make healthy choices for our bodies and minds.” Keeping our skin healthy is just one part of our image. A healthy smile and fresh, well cared-for skin is what most people see first.

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GGC ranked #5 & growing quickly. Amid celebratory balloon arches and raindrops, nearly 10,000 students began their first day of fall semester classes in August at Georgia Gwinnett College.

GGC named #5 top Southern public regional college
According to U.S. News & World Report magazine

Lawrenceville (September 10, 2013) - In only seven years, Georgia Gwinnett College has risen from obscurity to the fifth highest-ranked Southern public regional college, according to results released today by U.S. News & World Report magazine.  

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