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Sarah Manning Locke discusses her gratitude for support from the community.

The YMCA of Metro Atlanta recently started construction of the John Manning Playground, a new state of the art playground for the Robert D. Fowler Family YMCA in Peachtree Corners, an initiative introduced in Fall 2019 that was halted due to the uncertainties of the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Eat Local Bingo in Duluth

To help support local businesses, the City of Duluth is introducing Eat Local Bingo and excited!

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This drawing shows the intrepid “bucket brigade” which bravely extinguished the Lilburn fire of November 15, 1920 as it raged through the Old Town area, almost wiping out the entire town.  Commemoration of this event is scheduled for this Sunday, rain or shine, in downtown Lilburn. (Drawing courtesy of City of Lilburn)

A devastating fire that raged in the early morning hours of Nov. 15, 1920, almost wiping out the downtown area of Lilburn, will be commemorated on the 100th Anniversary of when the community’s heroic volunteer “bucket brigade” saved the town.

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