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Dacula Musician Levi Lowrey’s Roots Go Deep

To say that Levi Lowrey’s presence looms large is an understatement. Built like a mountain, the man commands attention when he enters a room and can seem intimidating to folks who don’t know him. Appearances aside, it’s his musical stature that ultimately beguiles new listeners. Quite often they become fans for...

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...

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...

Independence Day City Event Roundup

Berkeley Lake Parade at 11:30 am on July 4 Braselton Braselton readies "Celebrate July 4th" festivities An array of festivities in downtown Braselton is planned for the "Celebrate July 4th" holiday. Food vendors will line the perimeter of Town Green in the heart of the historic downtown. Families are encouraged to bring chairs or...

These Cupcakes Are for Everyone, Not Just Divas

Nothing brings people together like the sweet concoctions created at Cupcake Diva Girlz in Dacula, Georgia. The owner, Ramona Hampton, created this locally renowned bakery shop with her own culinary skills and motivation, and runs it with the help of her family. Although the exterior of the bakery leaves...

Italian Pie: Love at First Bite

The restaurant Italian Pie has never failed to please my family with its delicious pizza. Its unique New York style pizza keeps customers going in for more. Not only do they serve pizza, they also have various Italian dishes. A couple of years ago Italian Pie was established on...

2018 Teacher of the Year

Six Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) teachers have been announced as this year's finalists for the Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year (TOTY) title. The finalists for the 2018 honor are Ebony Flott of Camp Creek Elementary School, Dr. Doug Doblar of Head Elementary School, Cheri A. Nations of...

Guide to Gwinnett: Numbers To Know

Arts & Activities Aurora Theatre 678-226-6222 auroratheatre.com Gwinnett Ballet Theatre 770-237-0046 gwinnettballet.org Hudgens Center for the Arts 770-623-6002 thehudgens.org Infinite Energy Center 770-813-7500 infiniteenergycenter.com Stone Mountain Park 770-498-5690 stonemountainpark.com Business & Careers The University of Georgia Small BusinessDevelopment Center 678-985-6820 georgiasbdc.org Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce 770-232-3000 gwinnettchamber.org Partnership Gwinnett 770-232-3000 partnershipgwinnett.com Communtiy Assistance Battered Women's Shelter - Gwinnett (Partnership Against Domestic Violence) 770-963-9799 padv.org Department of Family & Children Services 678-518-5500 dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/gwinnett-county-dfcs-office Family Promise Gwinnett County 678-376-8950 familypromisegwinnett.org Georgia's Clean Air Force 800-449-2471 cleanairforce.com Gwinnett Children's Shelter 678-546-8770 homeofhopegcs.org Gwinnett Clean...

Guide to Gwinnett: Points of Interest

Antiques in Old Town 93 Main St NW Lilburn, GA 30047 770-279-1300 antiquesinoldtown.blogspot.com Aurora Theatre 128 E Pike St. Lawrenceville GA 30045 678-226-6222 auroratheatre.com BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta 460 Rockbridge Rd. NW, Lilburn GA 30047 678-906-2277 baps.org/Global-Network/North-America/Atlanta.aspx Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area 8806 Roberts Drive Sandy Springs, GA 30350 678-538-1200 nps.gov/chat/index.htm Coolray Field 2500 Buford Dr NE Lawrenceville, GA 30043 678-277-0340 gwinnett.braves.milb.com Georgia Gwinnett College 1000 University Center Ln. Lawrenceville, GA 30043 678-407-5000 ggc.edu Gwinnett County  Fairgrounds 2405 Sugarloaf...

Dacula Musician Levi Lowrey’s Roots Go Deep

To say that Levi Lowrey’s presence looms large is an understatement. Built like a mountain, the man commands attention when he enters a room and can seem intimidating to folks who don’t know him. Appearances aside, it’s his musical stature that ultimately beguiles new listeners. Quite often they become fans for...

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...

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...

Independence Day City Event Roundup

Berkeley Lake Parade at 11:30 am on July 4 Braselton Braselton readies "Celebrate July 4th" festivities An array of festivities in downtown Braselton is planned for the "Celebrate July 4th" holiday. Food vendors will line the perimeter of Town Green in the heart of the historic downtown. Families are encouraged to bring chairs or...

These Cupcakes Are for Everyone, Not Just Divas

Nothing brings people together like the sweet concoctions created at Cupcake Diva Girlz in Dacula, Georgia. The owner, Ramona Hampton, created this locally renowned bakery shop with her own culinary skills and motivation, and runs it with the help of her family. Although the exterior of the bakery leaves...

Italian Pie: Love at First Bite

The restaurant Italian Pie has never failed to please my family with its delicious pizza. Its unique New York style pizza keeps customers going in for more. Not only do they serve pizza, they also have various Italian dishes. A couple of years ago Italian Pie was established on...

2018 Teacher of the Year

Six Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) teachers have been announced as this year's finalists for the Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year (TOTY) title. The finalists for the 2018 honor are Ebony Flott of Camp Creek Elementary School, Dr. Doug Doblar of Head Elementary School, Cheri A. Nations of...

Guide to Gwinnett: Numbers To Know

Arts & Activities Aurora Theatre 678-226-6222 auroratheatre.com Gwinnett Ballet Theatre 770-237-0046 gwinnettballet.org Hudgens Center for the Arts 770-623-6002 thehudgens.org Infinite Energy Center 770-813-7500 infiniteenergycenter.com Stone Mountain Park 770-498-5690 stonemountainpark.com Business & Careers The University of Georgia Small BusinessDevelopment Center 678-985-6820 georgiasbdc.org Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce 770-232-3000 gwinnettchamber.org Partnership Gwinnett 770-232-3000 partnershipgwinnett.com Communtiy Assistance Battered Women's Shelter - Gwinnett (Partnership Against Domestic Violence) 770-963-9799 padv.org Department of Family & Children Services 678-518-5500 dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/gwinnett-county-dfcs-office Family Promise Gwinnett County 678-376-8950 familypromisegwinnett.org Georgia's Clean Air Force 800-449-2471 cleanairforce.com Gwinnett Children's Shelter 678-546-8770 homeofhopegcs.org Gwinnett Clean...

Guide to Gwinnett: Points of Interest

Antiques in Old Town 93 Main St NW Lilburn, GA 30047 770-279-1300 antiquesinoldtown.blogspot.com Aurora Theatre 128 E Pike St. Lawrenceville GA 30045 678-226-6222 auroratheatre.com BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta 460 Rockbridge Rd. NW, Lilburn GA 30047 678-906-2277 baps.org/Global-Network/North-America/Atlanta.aspx Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area 8806 Roberts Drive Sandy Springs, GA 30350 678-538-1200 nps.gov/chat/index.htm Coolray Field 2500 Buford Dr NE Lawrenceville, GA 30043 678-277-0340 gwinnett.braves.milb.com Georgia Gwinnett College 1000 University Center Ln. Lawrenceville, GA 30043 678-407-5000 ggc.edu Gwinnett County  Fairgrounds 2405 Sugarloaf...