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Organizers of Harvest Gwinnett, an initiative of Live Healthy Gwinnett, will host two public meetings in May at the Lawrenceville Senior Center to discuss and share ideas about the new Community Garden, which will be located at Rhodes Jordan Park.

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Kristy Kind is member to a handful of Pickleball clubs both in Gwinnett and across Metro-Atlanta.  She plays at a private facility in Smokerise, Sugar Hill, the outdoor court at Suwanee Station, as well as at Bay Creek, Hammond Park in Sandy Springs and Chateau Elan.

While football may be king of the South, one little known sport is quickly gaining an audience in Gwinnett and across the country. “Pickleball” is emerging as a popular pastime for middle-aged adults seeking a low-intensity sport and for anyone who enjoys trying their ‘underhand’ at something new.

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Dr. Haynes and his wife Beverly at the celebration of his 31 years at Salem Missionary Baptist Church.

Reverend Dr. Richard Haynes has been Senior Pastor at Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Lilburn for 31 years. He preached his first message as a candidate for the pastor on the first Sunday in October 1987. Since 1987, he has led that church to grow in amazing ways.

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April (left) stands with her mother Angela Bennett Robinson at her booth at West Main Trade in Buford, Ga.

Sipping sweet tea and long conversations on Sunday afternoons are some of April Robinson’s most cherished childhood memories. So, when the former stay-at-home mom was thinking of what to name her jewelry business in September of 2017, she could think of no better name than “Sweet Tea and Sisters”.

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