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Rethink gas station cuisine.

All these restaurants are inside of gas stations! Normally, gas station food is questionable. How long has that hotdog been spinning? No one knows. Maybe 3 months. Sometimes, there's a mostly processed kitchen in the big chains, but 9 times out of 10 those chicken wings are...

Lawrenceville’s Burgeoning Food Scene

Visitors have a variety of choice when it comes to eating well in Gwinnett’s county seat. In addition to the city’s second brewery opening soon, Lawrenceville has welcomed five new eateries to its downtown area with more slated as redevelopment efforts continue to unfold. Newcomers include Sweet...

Happy Halloween! Spooky and Fun Events Round-up

Happy Halloween! We've got all the fun, festive events lined up today for you to check out and enjoy the holiday! Trunk or Treat Trunk-or-Treats are a fun twist on the classic Trick-or-Treats and seem to be all the rage right...

Round of Applause for Aurora Theatre’s New Leadership

Give a dramatic pause to Aurora Theatre's Katie Pelkey and David Koté, who were recently appointed to the roles of General Manager and Director of Education/Artistic Associate, respectively. Pelkey is a long-time veteran at Aurora, spending the last 12 years there as Company Manager,...

The next Mayor of Lawrenceville?

Lawrenceville City Councilman David Still’s bid to become the next mayor An easy-going humor and humility are the first things one notices about the fourth-generation Lawrenceville native who has announced his bid to be the city’s next mayor. At 58, current...

Oyster Bay Folks Open T-Ray’s Fire Grill Steakhouse

The Lawrenceville restaurateurs who own Oyster Bay are keeping it in the family. Steve and Jo Green  have partnered with Steve’s daughter,  Taylor Ray  Green,  to open T-Ray’s Fire Grill on W. Crogan Street in downtown Lawrenceville. But steak isn’t the only thing...

Lawrenceville Approves $31 Million for Expanded Arts Complex

Lawrenceville city leaders voted unanimously to move forward with plans for a $31 million expansion of its downtown arts and education facility. Though the city is fronting the investment, 50% of the total is planned to come from the city’s arts and educational partners.

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...

Rethink gas station cuisine.

All these restaurants are inside of gas stations! Normally, gas station food is questionable. How long has that hotdog been spinning? No one knows. Maybe 3 months. Sometimes, there's a mostly processed kitchen in the big chains, but 9 times out of 10 those chicken wings are...

Lawrenceville’s Burgeoning Food Scene

Visitors have a variety of choice when it comes to eating well in Gwinnett’s county seat. In addition to the city’s second brewery opening soon, Lawrenceville has welcomed five new eateries to its downtown area with more slated as redevelopment efforts continue to unfold. Newcomers include Sweet...

Happy Halloween! Spooky and Fun Events Round-up

Happy Halloween! We've got all the fun, festive events lined up today for you to check out and enjoy the holiday! Trunk or Treat Trunk-or-Treats are a fun twist on the classic Trick-or-Treats and seem to be all the rage right...

Round of Applause for Aurora Theatre’s New Leadership

Give a dramatic pause to Aurora Theatre's Katie Pelkey and David Koté, who were recently appointed to the roles of General Manager and Director of Education/Artistic Associate, respectively. Pelkey is a long-time veteran at Aurora, spending the last 12 years there as Company Manager,...

The next Mayor of Lawrenceville?

Lawrenceville City Councilman David Still’s bid to become the next mayor An easy-going humor and humility are the first things one notices about the fourth-generation Lawrenceville native who has announced his bid to be the city’s next mayor. At 58, current...

Oyster Bay Folks Open T-Ray’s Fire Grill Steakhouse

The Lawrenceville restaurateurs who own Oyster Bay are keeping it in the family. Steve and Jo Green  have partnered with Steve’s daughter,  Taylor Ray  Green,  to open T-Ray’s Fire Grill on W. Crogan Street in downtown Lawrenceville. But steak isn’t the only thing...

Lawrenceville Approves $31 Million for Expanded Arts Complex

Lawrenceville city leaders voted unanimously to move forward with plans for a $31 million expansion of its downtown arts and education facility. Though the city is fronting the investment, 50% of the total is planned to come from the city’s arts and educational partners.

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...