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Sugar Hill Native Propels Submarine Legacy into the Future

By Chief Mass Communication Specialist Erica R. Gardner, Navy Office of Community Outreach As citizens of Sugar Hill go about their daily lives, members of the U.S. Navy’s “Silent Service” work beneath the ocean’s waves, continuing a tradition that only a small fraction...

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...

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...

Video: Delicious Cocktails Easier Than You Think

The beverage world is getting pretty crafty. Craft beer. Craft bourbon. Craft wine...

The Girl with Sneakers in Germany

As the Youth Chairperson of the Sugar Hill Youth Council, I am able to immerse myself into the world of a local municipality. We are a group of eight ambitious high school students who provide a youth's perspective on city-related activities and in turn, receive an insightful background on...

Life is Sweet in Sugar Hill

The city of Sugar Hill is traditionally known as a smaller, more quiet neighbor compared to the cities of Buford, Suwanee and Cumming. While there are many large attractions in the three surrounding cities, Sugar Hill offers a unique experience. Sugar Hill has been home to various parks, trails,...

My Best of Gwinnett? Gwinnett County Public Libraries

Gwinnett Magazine interns share what makes their personal “Best of Gwinnett” list – from Christy Daniel, North Gwinnett High School. I have lived in Gwinnett County for the past 13 years, where I have made countless memories with the people that I have met in the places that I have...

Virtual Reality Gaming is a Hit in Gwinnett

Step aside arcade centers, a new type of gaming center has entered town! The city of Sugar Hill was proud to open its doors to VRX- a virtual reality gaming center offering family and friends of all ages a fun evening. VRX is a virtual reality gaming center in Gwinnett....

Water for Change

Sugar Hill Elementary School's Junior Beta chapter has initiated a fundraiser benefiting Water for South Sudan, hoping to earn at least $1,500 in donations to be used for the rehabilitation of existing wells and construction of additional ones. Water for South Sudan (WFSS), an organization geared toward providing both wells...

Sugar Hill Native Propels Submarine Legacy into the Future

By Chief Mass Communication Specialist Erica R. Gardner, Navy Office of Community Outreach As citizens of Sugar Hill go about their daily lives, members of the U.S. Navy’s “Silent Service” work beneath the ocean’s waves, continuing a tradition that only a small fraction...

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...

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...

Video: Delicious Cocktails Easier Than You Think

The beverage world is getting pretty crafty. Craft beer. Craft bourbon. Craft wine...

The Girl with Sneakers in Germany

As the Youth Chairperson of the Sugar Hill Youth Council, I am able to immerse myself into the world of a local municipality. We are a group of eight ambitious high school students who provide a youth's perspective on city-related activities and in turn, receive an insightful background on...

Life is Sweet in Sugar Hill

The city of Sugar Hill is traditionally known as a smaller, more quiet neighbor compared to the cities of Buford, Suwanee and Cumming. While there are many large attractions in the three surrounding cities, Sugar Hill offers a unique experience. Sugar Hill has been home to various parks, trails,...

My Best of Gwinnett? Gwinnett County Public Libraries

Gwinnett Magazine interns share what makes their personal “Best of Gwinnett” list – from Christy Daniel, North Gwinnett High School. I have lived in Gwinnett County for the past 13 years, where I have made countless memories with the people that I have met in the places that I have...

Virtual Reality Gaming is a Hit in Gwinnett

Step aside arcade centers, a new type of gaming center has entered town! The city of Sugar Hill was proud to open its doors to VRX- a virtual reality gaming center offering family and friends of all ages a fun evening. VRX is a virtual reality gaming center in Gwinnett....

Water for Change

Sugar Hill Elementary School's Junior Beta chapter has initiated a fundraiser benefiting Water for South Sudan, hoping to earn at least $1,500 in donations to be used for the rehabilitation of existing wells and construction of additional ones. Water for South Sudan (WFSS), an organization geared toward providing both wells...