To protect and serve
By Dave Emanuel

The recent spate of attacks on police officers around the nation should give everyone reason for concern. And what’s even more troubling is the lack of compassion shown by some government officials and private citizens alike.

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Keeping Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful
By Dave Emanuel

It’s time to talk trash. Now, if you’re expecting to read some lurid details and bad-mouthing, and see some dirty laundry exposed, you’re going to be sorely disappointed. I’m going to talk trash—literally.

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Snellville’s CopCab - making a positive difference
By Dave Emanuel

An automotive centaur of sorts, Snellville’s “CopCab” appears to be half police car, half taxi cab. However, in spite of its seeming “dual personality”, the vehicle is intended to neither carry fare-paying passengers nor to enforce laws.

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It seemed more than a little ironic that the Grayson Arts and History Center announced its reopening less than a month after the intersection of Highway 78 and Rosebud Road was named in honor of Mrs. Runnell Brooks Foster.

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From 1818, when it was chartered, until the 1960s, Gwinnett County was just one of Georgia’s many slow-growing rural areas. But as the county’s attractiveness became more widely known, its complexion began to change.

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According to the United States census for 1960, Gwinnett County had a population of 43,541. In the southern part of the county, Snellville was home to 468 residents, Lilburn’s population was 753, Lawrenceville had 3,804 inhabitants and Grayson had 262.

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