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Diana Plazas, Director of the Gwinnett Chapter of GenRx, holds an EMMY award for the 30-minute documentary produced at CETPA, a nonprofit providing drug abuse and mental health counseling services in Norcross.

Changing perceptions and debunking myths about prescription drug use is something Diana Plazas, Director of the Gwinnett Chapter of GenRx, does every day.

She had already been to three schools delivering informational materials and setting up parent workshops when she met with the Gwinnett Citizen at CETPA, a mental health and addiction counseling non-profit out of which she operates.

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Runners enjoyed clear skies at Dacula High School’s first CURE Color run.

When tragedy struck the close-knit community of Dacula, everyone felt it. When cancer claims a child’s life, it affects everyone — the parents, teachers, friends — the whole community grieves. But where some despair, others find opportunity to come together and make a difference.

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Commissioner Gary Black of the Georgia Department of Agriculture mingling with members of the Buford-Lanier Woman’s Club after his speech on March 13, 2019.

Many Gwinnettians may not recognize how the Georgia Department of Agriculture impacts their lives each and every day.

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Facebook partnership helps Georgia cooperative earn top mark

Consumer-owned Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is leading all Southeast utilities in solar power development, according to a newly published report by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE).

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