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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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Archer High School’s Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is sponsoring its second annual Historically Black College and University (HBCU) College Fair & Step Show on Saturday, February 24, 2018, from noon to 4 p.m. at Archer High School (2255 New Hope Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045).

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SNELLVILLE - The city council approved a measure Monday, which will help pay for the bulk of the new Oak Road Park and the proposed Towne Center Multi-Use Trail.

The city will use a maximum of $1 million in County Special Local Option Sales Tax funds to pay for a majority of the costs of the two projects. Oak Road Park had a price tag of $400,000 while the trail system is expected to cost $1.25 million.

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