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Party Like it’s 65,000,000 BC at the Gwinnett Environmental...

Who doesn't want to party with dinosaurs? Live Healthy Gwinnett and Gwinnett Parks and Recreation are hosting a Prehistoric Pandemonium Extinction Party, Saturday, August 24, starting at 5 p.m. Guests can touch real dinosaur fossils and reconstructed nests, experience hands-on exploration stations, take a...

Former Commissioner Buice Honored with Dedication of Buice Bridge

Senator Renee Unterman, Gwinnett Chairman Charlotte Nash, and former Gwinnett Commissioner Maron Buice met with journalists August 19 at the Buford Community Center to talk about former Commissioner Buice's service and the Maron Sidney Buice Bridge dedication ceremony to be held August 31 in Sugar Hill.

‘Integrity, Positivity, and Humility’ – Meet the Buford City...

A favorite quote can tell you a lot about a person’s character. Dr. Robert Downs, superintendent of Buford City Schools, believes as Coach Lou Holtz did that "There is never a wrong time to do the right thing,” and this is how he lives his life.

Topgolf Has Mall of Georgia Plans

Local Topgolf fans have reason to rejoice as the popular golf range company sets its sights on a local Gwinnett location. After much speculation, it is confirmed that the “golf entertainment complex” proposed to sit in the Exchange at Gwinnett, an in-progress project that spans 64 acres, is indeed none other...

A Self-Made Champion

This local roofing contractor pulls no punches in quality, customer satisfaction, or charity “Every company claims to be the best,” says Champion Roofing owner, Eddie Walker. “My goal isn’t to be the best; it’s to be the most trustworthy.” With that in mind, Eddie launched his company two years ago, using...

Bond Issue Would Fund Strategic Priorities

by J. Alvin Wilbanks, CEO/Superintendent // Gwinnett County Public Schools Gwinnett County Public Schools is focused on two important, related issues this fall— a General Obligation (G.O.) bond referendum to benefit all schools and the update of the school district’s “Strategic Priorities for 2010–2020.” Both initiatives will have a significant...

Highest Credit Ratings: Saving on Financing Costs

by Charlotte J. Nash, Chairman // Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners It was a proud moment to read earlier this year what the three major credit rating agencies had to say about Gwinnett County in their financial reports. Here are highlights from what they said about our county government: “…very strong...

Buford: A Jam-Packed Dining Destination

Buford’s Main Street has a long and varied history, but the current crop of world-class restaurants is a relatively new thing. Known as South Railroad Street until 1911, the road has long been a shopping and community destination. But perhaps nothing defines it more today than the wide range...

Library Branches Host Indie Author Day, October 13

Join Gwinnett County Public Library as they celebrate local authors from all across Metro Atlanta. Authors will be on hand to discuss their work, sell and autograph books, and talk about their personal journeys as writers. Featured genres include fiction, nonfiction, inspirational, self-help, children’s, science fiction, and more. Local Indie...

2019 Buford Teacher of the Year Candidates Announced

Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Buford City School District Teacher of the Year representatives: April Graddick – Buford Elementary School / Interventionist Teacher Betsy Parker – Buford Academy / 5th Grade Teacher Jackie Corley – Buford Middle School / 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher Lynda Fouquette – Buford High School ESOL Teacher The system Teacher...

Party Like it’s 65,000,000 BC at the Gwinnett Environmental...

Who doesn't want to party with dinosaurs? Live Healthy Gwinnett and Gwinnett Parks and Recreation are hosting a Prehistoric Pandemonium Extinction Party, Saturday, August 24, starting at 5 p.m. Guests can touch real dinosaur fossils and reconstructed nests, experience hands-on exploration stations, take a...

Former Commissioner Buice Honored with Dedication of Buice Bridge

Senator Renee Unterman, Gwinnett Chairman Charlotte Nash, and former Gwinnett Commissioner Maron Buice met with journalists August 19 at the Buford Community Center to talk about former Commissioner Buice's service and the Maron Sidney Buice Bridge dedication ceremony to be held August 31 in Sugar Hill.

‘Integrity, Positivity, and Humility’ – Meet the Buford City...

A favorite quote can tell you a lot about a person’s character. Dr. Robert Downs, superintendent of Buford City Schools, believes as Coach Lou Holtz did that "There is never a wrong time to do the right thing,” and this is how he lives his life.

Topgolf Has Mall of Georgia Plans

Local Topgolf fans have reason to rejoice as the popular golf range company sets its sights on a local Gwinnett location. After much speculation, it is confirmed that the “golf entertainment complex” proposed to sit in the Exchange at Gwinnett, an in-progress project that spans 64 acres, is indeed none other...

A Self-Made Champion

This local roofing contractor pulls no punches in quality, customer satisfaction, or charity “Every company claims to be the best,” says Champion Roofing owner, Eddie Walker. “My goal isn’t to be the best; it’s to be the most trustworthy.” With that in mind, Eddie launched his company two years ago, using...

Bond Issue Would Fund Strategic Priorities

by J. Alvin Wilbanks, CEO/Superintendent // Gwinnett County Public Schools Gwinnett County Public Schools is focused on two important, related issues this fall— a General Obligation (G.O.) bond referendum to benefit all schools and the update of the school district’s “Strategic Priorities for 2010–2020.” Both initiatives will have a significant...

Highest Credit Ratings: Saving on Financing Costs

by Charlotte J. Nash, Chairman // Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners It was a proud moment to read earlier this year what the three major credit rating agencies had to say about Gwinnett County in their financial reports. Here are highlights from what they said about our county government: “…very strong...

Buford: A Jam-Packed Dining Destination

Buford’s Main Street has a long and varied history, but the current crop of world-class restaurants is a relatively new thing. Known as South Railroad Street until 1911, the road has long been a shopping and community destination. But perhaps nothing defines it more today than the wide range...

Library Branches Host Indie Author Day, October 13

Join Gwinnett County Public Library as they celebrate local authors from all across Metro Atlanta. Authors will be on hand to discuss their work, sell and autograph books, and talk about their personal journeys as writers. Featured genres include fiction, nonfiction, inspirational, self-help, children’s, science fiction, and more. Local Indie...

2019 Buford Teacher of the Year Candidates Announced

Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Buford City School District Teacher of the Year representatives: April Graddick – Buford Elementary School / Interventionist Teacher Betsy Parker – Buford Academy / 5th Grade Teacher Jackie Corley – Buford Middle School / 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher Lynda Fouquette – Buford High School ESOL Teacher The system Teacher...