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(L-R) Georgiana Fields:  Romance (finalist), Tarrant Smith: GIA winner Romance, Vickie Bley: Director of the GIAYA , Christy Breedlove:GIA winner Mystery, Marlene Ratledge Buchanan: GIAYA winner First Novel

Congratulations to the finalists and winners of the second annual GIAYA, which was held on September 26, 2020 in Monroe, Georgia.  The GIAYA recognizes Georgia authors who are independently or non-traditionally published.

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The Salvation Army Women’s Ministry Fall & Christmas Bazaar is this weekend in Gwinnett!

Friday and Saturday, October 23-24, the Salvation Army Women's Ministry will be hosting it's annual Fall & Christmas Bazaar featuring many handcrafted items,Fall and Christmas decorations, wreaths, flower arrangements, stocking stuffers, books, CDs, cards (all occasion and Christmas), jewelry, and many more gift items!!

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With only a small percentage of participants ever involved in an incident, hunting repeatedly shows itself as a safe sport. Even with this minor chance for issues, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) still encourages hunters to review the ‘Four Primary Rules of Firearms Safety’ before heading to the woods.

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Nury Crawford, Director of Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Community-Based Mentoring Program for Hispanic students

Nury Crawford, the director of Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Community-Based Mentoring Program for Hispanic students, has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia by the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GHCC), for the second year in a row.

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