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“Mingle” by Nancy Alhabashi is an art collection that depicts flashy parties in the style of The Great Gatsby.

An expressive art exhibit at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse

“Mingle”— an expressive art exhibit at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse Many know Nancy Alhabashi as the owner of Nancy’s Candy located on the square in downtown Lawrenceville, but her close acquaintances know she’s also an artist and a poet. 

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If Jerry Clower, American stand-up Comedian, could be nicknamed “The Mouth of Mississippi” then Mary Frazier Long can be known as “The Comedic Historian!” Most Comics will tell you that it’s difficult to make people laugh — but to get folks laughing and teach history! Mary can be described as a mixture of, Larry the Cable Guy, Lily Tomlin, Ron White, Carol Burnette just to name a few.

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Motorists traveling along Highway 29 will soon have a new gateway monument welcoming them to the City of Lilburn. Construction began last week on a twenty-five foot tall gateway monument being installed at the corner of Pleasant Hill Road and Highway 29.

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A black-tie optional event to benefit Gwinnett Animal Welfare featuring casino type games will be held at George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center on Feb. 22 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event is in partnership with Suwanee Animal Hospital.

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