Local News

Charlotte J. Nash

In the midst of Gwinnett’s Bicentennial Celebration, I am very grateful for the work of the pioneers and all those leaders to follow who built the foundations for today’s Gwinnett County. I also feel very appreciative that some tangible evidence of what life was like here more than a century ago has been preserved.

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Paddle Georgia on the Yellow and Ocmulgee Rivers

James Crawford and Ray Mitchell of Lawrenceville, GA will be among the more than 275 people participating in Georgia River Network’s (GRN) Paddle Georgia 2018 set for June 16-22 on the Yellow and Ocmulgee rivers.

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DULUTH - The Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia recently awarded 27 grants to area nonprofits at their annual grant awards celebration. Held on June 7th at The 1818 Club, the event was one of the highlights of the year for the Community Foundation. Twenty-seven grants were awarded, totaling almost $250,000! Including nonprofits who received challenge grants, the total impact being funneled into area nonprofits is $500,000.

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Photo of Freeman's Mill by Mark Woolridge

Buford — In celebration of Gwinnett County's Bicentennial, the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center (GEHC) and the Georgia Nature Photographers Association (GNPA) are hosting an amateur photography exhibit spotlighting local nature scenes with historical significance. The exhibit, featuring more than 90 works by amateur and student photographers, will be on display until Aug. 11 at GEHC located at 2020 Clean Water Drive in Buford.

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