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Top row from  (L-R) - Patricia Peters, Ashley Priester, Epiphany Updegrove, Sandra and Clyde Strickland. Bottom row from (L-R) - Edrick Buthelezi, K’Quane Henry, Octavia Holmes, Natachia Manning, Sandra O’Gilvie

You’ve heard the statistics—on average high school graduates can make about $300,000 more over their career than those without a diploma. That’s the difference between sending kids to college, owning a home, paying off a car, retiring and not having to work, or countless other life-changing possibilities.

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Historic Preservation Architect Eugene Barrington presents first phase of Conditions Assessment Report to Norcross Woman’s Club Restoration Steering Committee Members.  Shown with Barrington (L-R) Carol Hitchcock, Anne Webb, Rebecca Norcross, and Carol Bryant.

Norcross Woman’s Club honored for Preservation of Women’s History and Gwinnett’s First Library Norcross Woman’s Club honored for Preservation of Women’s History and Gwinnett’s First Library 

The Norcross Woman’s Club campaign to restore and preserve its historic Old Library building, the first library in Gwinnett and its Women’s History Collection has received international recognition through the Women’s History and Resource Center of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs.  Georgia Federation North East District President Renette Todd presented the citation at the annual fall district meeting in Toccoa.

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Five sparkling houses from yesteryear and today will dress up in their holiday finest as they open their doors to visitors and neighbors for the Historic Norcross Holiday Tour of Homes on December 2. The owners of these homes have been sprucing up their floors, polishing furniture, dusting chandeliers and decking their lovely halls in anticipation for the many guests that will stroll through their decorated rooms. 

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CORDELE -- A new archery and air rifle range at Georgia Veterans State Park and Lake Blackshear Resort, located near Cordele, is now available for archers, shooting enthusiasts, bow hunters, youth groups and others interested in perfecting their target skills. It is one of 36 archery and shooting ranges currently available on public land in Georgia.

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