Local News

Dr. Kim Robson

GA Music Camp, as part of its 2018 summer program, announces the residency of Dr. Kim Robson. Dr. Robson, an accomplished flutist, and vocalist, will teach at the GA Music Camp. She will also present a concert along with recording artist Russell Ferrara at St Mary & Saint Martha Episcopal Church in Buford on Saturday, June 9th. The Summer Camp will be held at St Mary & St Martha of Bethany Episcopal Church located at 4346 Ridge Road, Buford, GA during the week of June 4 – 8th.

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Thomas Woolfolk

Thomas Woolfolk a teacher at Harbins Elementary, won a contest from the Atlanta Hawks and Adventure to Fitness for his efforts to encourage active learning and healthy lifestyles. 

ATLANTA - Childhood obesity has increased significantly over the past 30 years, driven by declines in children's physical activity and healthy eating. These trends run counter to a growing body of research demonstrating that increased physical activity not only improves children's health, but also improves their behavior, focus, cognitive function, and overall academic achievement.

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Lawrenceville – April is National Animal Control Officer Appreciation Month and includes National Pet Parents Day (April 29), Adopt a Shelter Pet Day (April 30), and National Hairball Awareness Day (April 25). In recognition of those special occasions and to honor our dedicated animal control officers, the Gwinnett Animal Welfare and Enforcement Division has cut adoption fees to $45 for dogs.

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Lawrenceville – The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved the Countywide Trails Master Plan, which ultimately will create a seamless, interconnected web of bike and pedestrian pathways for recreation, commuting or running errands.

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Attention Cancer Warriors!! Now you have a resource to take cleaning off of your plate—at no cost. Rescue My Time Cleaning Service is a local business that offers free home cleanings to women fighting cancer through a nonprofit organization they joined called Cleaning For A Reason. Cleaning companies register with Cleaning For A Reason to connect local businesses with individuals in need.

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