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Kroger joins forces with the USO to raise funds for American troops and their families 

Kroger is joining forces with the United Service Organization (USO) from June 23 through July 6 to "Round Up" support for American troops and their families by giving customers the opportunity to round up their store purchases to the nearest dollar.

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Brookwood High School graduate Allen Moore and Dacula High School graduate Tabitha D'Amato have won $8,000 college scholarships from Georgia-Pacific. They are pictured with Georgia-Pacific President and CEO Christian Fischer.

More than $12 Million Awarded Since Program Inception

Allen Moore, a recent graduate of Brookwood High School in Snellville, and Tabitha D'Amato, a recent graduate of Dacula High School, have been selected to receive a Georgia-Pacific Foundation Employees' Children Scholarship. Both plan to study aerospace engineering at Georgia Tech.

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The Canada goose lives in a variety of habitats, often in locations that are in close proximity to people, such as suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks, and other developed areas. This can become a frustration factor for landowners when geese begin to molt in the summer, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).

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Sheriffs and staff from around the country were recognized for outstanding service managing their sex offender registries during the annual Major County Sheriffs of America conference June 13. Casey Duffield (R) accepted the award on behalf of the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office.

Casey Duffield recognized during sheriffs’ conference for overseeing county’s 600+ sex offenders

Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) employee Casey Duffield received national recognition this week for excellence in overseeing the county’s more than 600 sex offenders. Duffield and the sheriff’s office were recognized during an awards ceremony at the Major County Sheriffs of America annual summer conference in Louisville, K.Y. on June 13.

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