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Clyde Strickland Part 2: Ashes to Assets

“At about 1:30 in the morning the phone by my bed rang. A call that early in the morning is never good news. The voice screamed, “You better get down here. Metro-Waterproofing is on fire!” founder, Clyde L. Strickland remembers. Often it is the worst moments that define our future. As the saying goes,...

Clyde Strickland From Farm to Founder (Part 1)

“Not many people realize that Metro-Waterproofing was first incorporated in Gwinnett County, but it was,” says founder Clyde L. Strickland. Clyde L. Strickland is the founder of Metro Waterproofing one of the most successful companies serving the construction industry in the Southeastern United States today. The company excels in everything from new construction waterproofing...

GCPS 2020 Teacher of The Year, Rebecca Carlisle

On a chilly evening in November of 2019 Rebecca Carlisle, a 10th grade AP World History teacher at North Gwinnett, recalls the energy thrumming through the ballroom of the Infinite Energy Center, where fellow teachers, principals, district leaders across Gwinnett convened. Rebecca Carlisle | GCPS 2020 TOTY Amid the tasteful...

Caring for Our Seniors – The Mansions at Gwinnett Park

The Mansions is a family-owned company that has built a great reputation in Georgia and Oklahoma for building beautiful and caring senior living communities. Over the years, The Mansions has created strong relationships with the families they serve by not only providing well thought out senior living communities, but in designing programs that create a culture of...

Listen to David Post, Candidate for chairman of Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners

David Post is running for Gwinnett County Commission Chair. Since his youth, David Post has known the value of hard work and has chosen to be a leader for others. After many years of leadership experience in business and public service, David is putting his skills toward a run for...

Gary Martin Hays Cares For Our Community

Gary Martin Hays Cares For Our Community There is no greater demonstration of love to a community than giving back to it. Gary Martin Hays, founder of the Law Offices of Gary Martin Hays & Associates, lives by this statement. But where did these values of community come from?

Help Universal Joint Feed Our Hospital Workers

Help Universal Joint Feed Our Hospital Workers! Now more than ever, we need to support our healthcare professionals! How much do we care about our healthcare workers?  One trip to the hospital reminds us all too quickly how grateful and appreciative we are for the front-line workers. The...

Mike “The Furniture Guy” Hall Returns to Gwinnett Podcast

Since the 1980's, Mike Hall has constantly been adapting his business. Not only has his business stayed relevant, but it has also been hyper-successful, to the tune of 40 million in annual sales! This founder of Georgia Furniture Mart knows what it’s like to change your business model and even rebrand when necessary. Did you know Georgia...