At its regular monthly meeting, the Gwinnett County Board of Education named two local school leaders to fill upcoming vacancies prompted by the appointment of current principals to new positions. Both of these appointments are effective January 2, 2019.

The Gwinnett Board of Commissioners adopted a $1.82 billion budget for 2019 Thursday. Board members held a public hearing on the budget Dec. 10 and accepted comments in writing and online before making their final decision.

Georgia governor-elect, attorney general and nonprofit Street Grace participate in stunt to raise awareness for sex trafficking in advance of the big game

More than 3,600 children are sold into sex slavery every year in Georgia – enough to fill 72 school buses. To shine a light on this issue, this morning Atlanta-based nonprofit Street Grace wrapped 72 school buses in anti-human trafficking messaging and sent them through Atlanta near Mercedes-Benz Stadium, creating a mile-long moving billboard. The goal: change the conversation from "traffic" to "traffick."

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has announced the election of Jennifer Grizzle, APR, President of The PR Studio, Inc. into the organization's prestigious College of Fellows.

Mother, Peace Nnaemeka holding her new baby girl, Kimora, on January 1, 2019. Kimora was the first baby of 2019 welcomed into the world at Eastside Medical Center.

 Kimora Chizikora Abah, born at 4:45 AM, on Jan.1, was the first baby born at the hospital in 2019

Kimora Chizikorah Abah, 7 lbs., 8.6 oz., and 18 inches long, was the first baby of the year born at Eastside Medical Center.

A seed library is a place where community members can get seeds for free or for a nominal fee. Many seed libraries are open in public libraries and community centers – UGA's Gwinnett Extension office has a seed library!