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Earl Bradford, a local ARS/Rescue Rooter technician, met Patricia Williams on a service call, and he realized she could benefit from help from Allgood Plumbing, Electric, Heating, Cooling. Patricia's HVAC system was not working, and she subsequently was using space heaters to make her home comfortable for over six years.

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Charlotte J. Nash

Flags flew at half-staff over the State Capitol and throughout Gwinnett County in late October. Memorials poured in and people lined the procession route after the funeral for Gwinnett Police Officer Antwan Toney. He was shot dead while investigating a suspicious vehicle. He had been with the police department since October 2015.

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Eastside Senior Team awarding Alton C. Crews Middle School principal and winning student Shayda Torab with $500 donation to their school in honor of this accomplishment. L-R: Dr. Stephen Higgins, Eastside Medical Center Chief Medical Officer, Amy Wheeler, Eastside Medical Center Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Omar Hadi, Mako Trained Orthopedic Surgeon at Eastside Medical Center, Dr. Stacey Schepens, Alton C. Crews Middle School Principal, Shayda Torab, Eastside Name Our Robot Contest Winner, Trent Lind, Eastside Medical Center Chief Executive Officer, Chad Lockhart, Eastside Medical Center Chief Operating Officer

Eastside Medical Center celebrated the addition of the hospital’s new surgical robot, the Mako System robotic-arm, with an open house, ribbon cutting, and Name Our Robot awards ceremony on Thursday, October 25 at their main hospital located at 1700 Medical Way in Snellville. Attendees included hospital leaders, community leaders, chamber members, and Gwinnett and Walton County middle school principals, teachers, and students.

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Gwinnett County distillery forays into grain-to-glass gin this fall

ATLANTA – Hope Springs Distillery, a premium, small-batch distillery in the heart of Lilburn, Ga., today announces the release of its first gin, Garner Creek, an exotic, craft spirit made with carefully selected spices and herbs. After months of meticulous experimentation, the Garner Creek Gin will finally hit the shelves in the coming weeks.

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