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State lawmakers and visitors to the state capitol were entertained by some special guests this week. Students from the North Metro Academy of Performing Arts visited the golden dome and performed the state song, Georgia on My Mind as well as several songs from their upcoming Spring Musical, OZ. The scholars, who were introduced by state Rep. Brooks Coleman, were invited to the capitol by state Rep. Pedro Marin to showcase the talent of the North Metro Academy Performing Arts Players.

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Lawrenceville – Two Gwinnett County parks will soon get new playground equipment and improved handicap-accessibility under a new SPLOST-funded $750,192 contract approved by commissioners on Tuesday. Landscape Structures Inc. was the low responsive bidder to remove and replace playground equipment and surfaces at George Pierce Park in Suwanee and Mountain Park Park in Lilburn.

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Atlanta, GA – Hundreds of Georgia law enforcement officers and community leaders will arrive in Atlanta for the 14th annual Golden Shield Honors, set for Tuesday, April 10 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. MADD Georgia and the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) will award law enforcement officers, agencies and prosecutors for their efforts in DUI education, detection, arrests, prosecution and prevention of underage drinking.

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City’s First St. Patrick’s Day Celebration to include Traditional Irish Dining, Dancing, ‘Hurling’ and More

Norcross — Fiálte (welcome) to Norcross! The City of Norcross is excited to announce a collaboration with Taste of Britain and the Drake School of Irish Dance to bring you the first-ever St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Norcross on March 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The entirety of S. Peachtree Street will be closed to accommodate the festivities.

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#1 Wedding Planning Website Honors Metro Atlanta Lakeside Resort Among Top Wedding Vendors Across America During Twelfth Annual Best of Weddings Awards

Lanier Islands is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a 2018 winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, an award representing the highest-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knott, the leading online wedding brand, and app.

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