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S.M.I.L.E. Gwinnett participants visiting the Gwinnett County Medical Examiner’s with State Court Judge Pam South, Magistrate Judge Kim Gallant, Assistant Solicitor Dana Pagan, and South Gwinnett teacher Rebecca Streetman.

These are just a few of the questions posed by 19 high school students visiting the Gwinnett County Medical Examiner’s Office as a part of the Gwinnett County State Court S.M.I.L.E. Program. While the students didn’t see any bodies, Dr. Carol Terry, Gwinnett County’s Chief Medical Examiner, along with Investigator Eddie Reeves, gave personal accounts of their death investigations and use of forensic pathology at Gwinnett County’s morgue. This is just one of the many opportunities that S.M.I.L.E. Gwinnett participants will experience this summer.

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Is your system having trouble keeping you comfortable during the dog days of summer? Here are three ways to beat the extreme summertime heat.

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Charlotte J. Nash

 This month I’m pleased to report that the Gwinnett Animal Shelter continues to transform. Management of the facility moved from the police department to community services in April 2017. The staff is now led by Alan Davis and two deputy directors, Vern Sawyer and Chandler Giddes. The news below is from an update they presented to the Board of Commissioners recently.

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Tracey Wells

Did your home take a storm hit or get some water damage? Before you pick up the phone to call in a claim, wait! Daily we receive home-owners insurance quote requests, and it never fails that some of these quote requests have prior claims. Notice, I said claims, being plural.

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The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a contract that will allow Graves Park in west Gwinnett to offer features to help patrons beat the heat and engage in some pickup soccer.

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