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Festival to provide families with live music, activities for kids, fireworks and other fun ways to celebrate America.

Norcross – The City of Norcross is going Red, White & BOOM! for America this 3rd of July, inviting one and all to their annual pre-Fourth of July block party. The good times start with a bang at 5 p.m. with bounce houses (nominal fee), face painting and an assortment of food vendors.

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Michelle Gay McGill Couch of Lawrenceville went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 13, 2018. Michelle was born on August 21, 1968, to her parents Charles and Dorothy McGill of Summerville, South Carolina. She was a graduate of Summerville High School and attended Trident Technical College, and is predeceased by her parents and her beloved sister, Sherrilyn Drawdy.

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Ryan Ahn, Jessica Cork; Minako Ahearn; Carrie Woodcock; Mayor Mike Mason; Robert Steen; Junko Jones: Robert Johnson; Toshimi Hira

Peachtree Corners – On Thursday, June 14, International Charter Academy of Georgia (ICA Georgia), a new Japanese-English dual-language immersion charter school, held a ribbon cutting and tree planting ceremony to celebrate the school's opening at 3705 Engineering Drive in Peachtree Corners. The school year will begin on August 8, 2018.

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Gwinnett County residents searching for long-lost relatives have new resources available to them through the Library. Gwinnett County Public Library added Findmypast, Fold3 and Gale Genealogy Connect to their genealogy catalog which already includes Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest.

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Duluth - Forty leaders have been selected to Leadership Gwinnett, Gwinnett’s award-winning community leadership program for business, civic, and community leaders. The class of 2019 will take a deep dive into the many sectors of Gwinnett – infrastructure, economics, education, health and human services, justice, and regional relations. These leaders are committed to give their time, talent and resources to strengthen their personal and professional connection to the community.

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