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Emily Creed was crowned Miss Freshman, Central Gwinnett High School.

When asked why she entered as a contestant for the Miss Central Gwinnett program, Emily Creed, 15, said, “I’d never done it.”

An avid volunteer, vocational chef, and frequent traveler, Emily has done a lot of things — but winning Miss Freshman at the annual Miss Central Gwinnett Scholarship Pageant was something she had never done until now.

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As citizens of Flowery Branch go about their daily lives, members of the U.S. Navy’s “Silent Service” work beneath the ocean’s waves, continuing a tradition that only a small fraction of military members will ever know: strategic deterrence.

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