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A historic photo of Gwinnett’s segregation era Hooper-Renwick High School located in the City of Lawrenceville. The school operated from 1871 to 1968 as the only Gwinnett County public school for African-Americans. Gwinnett County schools were desegragated in 1968.

In 1944, Renwick High was built on three acres of land donated by Mr. Renwick. Students attended grades 8—11 at the school. It was the first public African American high school in Gwinnett County.

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Honoring the memory of veterans known to be buried at Haynes Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Loganville.

The Haynes Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Association held its 13th Annual Memorial Service this past April 29th. The theme of this years’ service was to honor the memory of the veterans known to be buried at Haynes Creek.

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Each year, we celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day on the fourth Saturday of September. This year, on Sept. 22, everyone can enjoy any of the FREE scheduled celebratory events, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.

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