Category Archives: Civic

Gwinnett Elects First-Ever Black and Latino Mayors

Gwinnett Elects First-Ever Black and Latino Mayors

Gwinnett’s Emerging Leaders Gwinnett County, which is Northeast of Atlanta and one of the most diverse communities in the entire Southeast, can now say it has its first Mayors of Color.   The city of Norcross will have Mayor-Elect Craig Newton as Gwinnett’s first-ever black

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Sen. Gloria Butler Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Sen. Gloria Butler (D – Stone Mountain) was awarded an Honorary Doctorate degree from Trinity International University of Ambassadors, Organization of World Leaders and Trinity Girls Network. The award and hooding ceremony was held on Georgia’s Humanitarian Day, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at the state

Santa Claus is Coming to Town (Center)!

Santa Claus is Coming to Town (Center)!

The man, the myth, the legend is coming to Suwanee to light the Town Center tree, listen to Christmas wishes, and take photos with all the good little girls and boys at the City of Suwanee’s annual Jolly Holly Day event on Friday, December 1

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Still A Soldier: A memoir by LC Johnson

Meet Peachtree Corners resident LC Johnson once and it is pretty much a given you won’t forget him. From his engaging smile to his firm handshake, LC can capture the attention of the smallest child to the most imposing person in the room. Catching someone’s

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Gwinnett Tech Foundation Awards First Nana Grant

Gwinnett Tech Foundation awarded its inaugural Nana Grant to Amber Aur, a health sciences student at Gwinnett Technical College. The mission of Nana Grants is to provide childcare grants to eligible student mothers attending Georgia’s public technical colleges and universities.  Nana Grants offers a multi-generational

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Delta Community & KISS 104 HBCU Scholarship

Joreal Eady, a 17-year-old senior at Discovery High School in Gwinnett County, is the latest recipient of a Delta Community & KISS 104 HBCU Scholarship. Joreal accepted a $2,000 award from Delta Community CEO Hank Halter. Joreal is considering a degree in healthcare management, and