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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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Franco’s Pizza celebrates 3 years

By Beth Volpert 

Franco’s has given away more than 120,000 gift certificates as reward incentives to local schools! 

Flying dough, warm, gooey cheese and homemade ingredients set Franco’s pizza apart from most pizzerias. What makes them rise to the top isn’t found just in the superior toppings, but in the constant commitment to their community. 

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Four Generations of the Van Britt Family at Summitt Chase Country Club. Back Row (L-R) Georgiana Britt, Dusty Britt, Brayden Johnson, Joshua Mohr, Alicia Mohr, Ryan Mohr, Ron Levesque. Middle Row (L-R) Grayson Britt, Don Britt, Frankie Britt, Van Britt, Adrienne Britt Levesque, Xander Rousseau. Seated Front (L-R) CJ Rousseau and Mackenzie Britt. Summit Chase Country Club Celebrates 40 years

Summit Chase Country Club Celebrates 40 years



On August 21, 2013 Summit Chase celebrated 40 years with current and former members. The gallery of photos is a culmination of the celebration and 40 years in history at SCCC.

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 Linda Hughes and Christine Martinello hold up the "fruits of their labor"



Most great lessons begin with a question. It was a question that began a conversation that led to an idea which then became a book. That question was, “Have you seen the reality TV show about Atlanta housewives?”

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In this – my second column for the Gwinnett Citizen – I’ll talk a bit about why I enjoy serving you as a leader in our county government. We’ve faced significant challenges in recent years, but local residents and County staff met all them head-on, and I’m proud to say that success still lives here.

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