Local News

New $5 Historic Norcross Trolley Tours, every third Saturday beginning August 18th.

Norcross – All Aboard!! A great new adventure awaits tourists in Downtown Historic Norcross – a Trolley Tour which will be scheduled on the third Saturday of each month. The Norcross Historic Trolley Tour departs from The Crossing parking lot Saturday, August 18 at 11:00 a.m. for its maiden voyage!

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BUFORD – Are you ready for the 2018-2019 school year to begin? Well, ready or not, here it comes! The third installment of Gwinnett County Community Health Fairs will host a Back-to-School Bash and health fair with inside and outside fun on Saturday, August 18 at Bogan Park (located at 2723 N. Bogan Rd.) in Buford, Georgia from 10am-2pm to help you and your family get ready to go back to school. This is a free event.

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Georgia Tech partners with Prototype Prime to offer coding classes.

PEACHTREE CORNERS – In a special event that drew Georgia Tech’s president along with numerous alumni, several “pioneers” of Technology Park and other dignitaries, Mayor Mike Mason announced Thursday that Prototype Prime would partner with Georgia Tech in offering a new coding school at Prototype Prime’s campus in Peachtree Corners. The event was held at Prototype Prime, the city-funded startup incubator located in Technology Park Atlanta.

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Nonprofit Dedicated to Breaking the Cycles of Homelessness, Poverty and Domestic Violence Receives Technology Services Grant

Launched in 1991 as a faith-based organization focused on helping homeless families, Rainbow Village has grown by leaps and bounds over the course of the last three decades. Once based out of Christ Episcopal Church in Norcross as Rainbow House, the nonprofit could serve up to two families at a time with transitional housing.

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