Local News

Debutantes Poised for Dazzling Presentation to Society

Lawrenceville -The Gwinnett Pearls of Service Foundation, Inc. ("GPS") and the Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter ("UAO") of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will host their 10th Biennial Debutante Cotillion and Scholarship Ball on Saturday, March 3rd at the Infinite Energy Center at 6:00pm (Doors open at 5:30 pm).

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BEEKEEPING 101

Saturday, March 3 at 2:30 pm
Buford Branch
2100 Buford Highway, Buford 30518

Are you interested in becoming a Beekeeper? If so, how do you get started? Join Nashville actress and Gwinnett County beekeeper Francine Locke to learn the ins and outs of beekeeping. Discover why you should keep bees and what inspired Francine to become a beekeeper herself. 

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Florence Warbington Green’s original painting is on loan for an extended period of time to the City of Norcross, and a Dedication Ceremony will take place prior to the Historic Cemetery Tour on February 24th.

City of Norcross to hold Dedication Ceremony for painting of historic downtown Norcross followed by Cemetery Tour

Norcross — With the county’s Bicentennial festivities underway, many cities are finding this to be a time of reflection, and the City of Norcross is no different—history is a major part of what makes Norcross the charming, beloved town its residents call home today and on Saturday, February 24th the City looks forward to celebrating that very thing.

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Facebook Marketplace can be a great place to find deals on items for sale in your neighborhood. But like any online classified site, watch out for warning signs before handing over money. BBB is seeing reports of Facebook Marketplace scams in BBB Scam Tracker, especially for big-ticket items like used cars and RVs.

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Leigh McIntosh

As I ponder how I will put this article together, I find myself thinking about James Taylor singing about the bleak midwinter and realize we are in the midst of it. The excitement of the holidays has passed and the next holiday may be several months away for many of us. Fortunately, I have a window, but as I look out, I am staring at hardwood trees with bare branches, and through those branches, there is nothing but gray sky.

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