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Farmhouse on a Budget!

Where did it start? Farmhouse décor is one of the hottest interior design trends these days! It mixes a neutral color palette with old-fashioned, colorful patterns for the perfect blend of modern and vintage charm. Thanks to, Fixer Upper's hosts, Chip and Joanna Gains,...

No More Mixing – 3 Ready To Drink Cocktails

Sometimes the most delicious cocktails come in cans. That's right, cans! While the pre-made cocktail space traditionally has been seen as a cheap thrill, breweries and distilleries all over have changed the pace and are now creating the most "Instagrammable" canned cocktails to keep you cool this...

8 Craft Beers You Need To Try This Summer

We are in the golden age of beer. Popping up in every city are picturesque breweries, each specializing in their own craft beer selection. From mainstream lagers and ales to IPA’s and innovative craft stouts - everyone is brewing and selecting the most unique tastes to innovate...

Bored with beer? Try something spiked!

Adult refreshment trends—or fads—appear and disappear as quickly as the foamy head in a glass of beer. Next up: spiked seltzers. You’ve tasted flavored soda water. Now imagine some alcohol thrown in. White Claw and Truly, brands of hard seltzer you may never have heard of, are...

“Gimme a Whiskey”

How many times has a parched cowpoke growled that line to a barkeep in a B-movie western? Today, purveyors of fine spirits are hearing more of it than ever, but not from chaps-wearing ranchers bellying up to the bar. To be clear, while all bourbon is whiskey, not all whiskey...

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...

Rye Whiskey: Classic. Complex. Contemporary.

Rye whiskey has made quite a comeback in the past decade: we drink almost 10 times as much rye as we did a decade ago. Aficionados enjoy the spicy, fruity notes of the whiskey, which is less sweet than its cousin bourbon. Your options in choosing a rye seem endless....

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...

Farmhouse on a Budget!

Where did it start? Farmhouse décor is one of the hottest interior design trends these days! It mixes a neutral color palette with old-fashioned, colorful patterns for the perfect blend of modern and vintage charm. Thanks to, Fixer Upper's hosts, Chip and Joanna Gains,...

No More Mixing – 3 Ready To Drink Cocktails

Sometimes the most delicious cocktails come in cans. That's right, cans! While the pre-made cocktail space traditionally has been seen as a cheap thrill, breweries and distilleries all over have changed the pace and are now creating the most "Instagrammable" canned cocktails to keep you cool this...

8 Craft Beers You Need To Try This Summer

We are in the golden age of beer. Popping up in every city are picturesque breweries, each specializing in their own craft beer selection. From mainstream lagers and ales to IPA’s and innovative craft stouts - everyone is brewing and selecting the most unique tastes to innovate...

Bored with beer? Try something spiked!

Adult refreshment trends—or fads—appear and disappear as quickly as the foamy head in a glass of beer. Next up: spiked seltzers. You’ve tasted flavored soda water. Now imagine some alcohol thrown in. White Claw and Truly, brands of hard seltzer you may never have heard of, are...

“Gimme a Whiskey”

How many times has a parched cowpoke growled that line to a barkeep in a B-movie western? Today, purveyors of fine spirits are hearing more of it than ever, but not from chaps-wearing ranchers bellying up to the bar. To be clear, while all bourbon is whiskey, not all whiskey...

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...

Rye Whiskey: Classic. Complex. Contemporary.

Rye whiskey has made quite a comeback in the past decade: we drink almost 10 times as much rye as we did a decade ago. Aficionados enjoy the spicy, fruity notes of the whiskey, which is less sweet than its cousin bourbon. Your options in choosing a rye seem endless....

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...