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Lawrenceville – Continue the tradition this holiday season with Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation (GCPR), as they host the 30th Annual Lighting of the Tree on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23 at 5:30 p.m. with tree lighting ceremony and other festivities.

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Smoke-free Living Saves Lives 

ATLANTA – Tobacco use is the No. 1 preventable cause of death in Georgia. Thursday, Nov. 16, is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. By quitting, even for just one day, or using the day to make a plan to quit, smokers will be taking an important step toward a healthier life. 

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Norcross is the first city in Gwinnett County to offer tax exemptions for e-commerce fulfillment centers 

Norcross, GA---On Tuesday, November 7th , voters in Norcross were asked to consider allowing the city to exempt taxes on four classes of inventory for industrial and commercial businesses. Known as Freeport Inventory Tax Exemption, seventy-five percent (75%) of voters approved the incentive.

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Buford, Georgia – The Buford Business Alliance (BBA) is hosting their annual Holiday Parade and Festival on December 2nd, 2017 on Main Street in Historic Buford, GA.  This year’s event marks the 15th year the city has welcomed Santa’s arrival the first Saturday of December at the annual event. 

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