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Engagement photo of Chad Alexander Smith and Rebecca Clay Smith (small silhouettes) when the land was still part of Jane Alexander’s farm, which would later be turned into Alexander Park.

The giant oak that looked out on Scenic Highway from its place in the 91 acres Alexander Park is gone now, and that big oak tree was probably just an acorn when Gwinnett became a Georgia county in 1818. Through the years after the oak became a big tree and a landmark on the Alexander property it has seen all kinds of weather and over a century of changes in the Alexander family and Gwinnett County.

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The GFWC Lilburn Woman's Club is excited to announce the presentation of a check in the amount of $6,300.00 to the Lilburn Cooperative Ministry. On Saturday, December 2nd, the Lilburn Woman's Club hosted the Lilburn Christmas Walking Tour of Homes with all proceeds being donated to the Lilburn Co-op.

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 The staff at United Community Bank in Snellville. (L-R) Chris Lee, Kathleen Knight, Tami Rhine, Amber Bowman, Rae Merck, Nathan Umberg and Snellville Branch Manager Ginger Kilman (Center).

It seems that there is a bank on every street corner in Gwinnett County; deciding which bank to choose can be overwhelming. Some customers choose a bank with convenient locations. Others choose based on recommendations from friends or family members. Still others select a bank based on introductory offers made to new customers.

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