gwinnett: Gwinnett Graduates Awarded Scholarship - 07/02/09 06:39 AM
High school graduates throughout Gwinnett county continue to excel academically and are recognized on a national level for their excellent achievements. Recipients for the 2009 National Merit Scholarships and the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarships include several graduates from local Gwinnett county high schools.
Out of over 2800 students selected for the National Merit Scholarship, 14 graduates representing six different high schools within the Gwinnett County Public School system were chosen. The list of National Merit Scholars included two graduates from North Gwinnett and one from Collins Hill here in Suwanee. The other high schools represented were Brookwood, Parkview, Norcross and … (0 comments)

gwinnett: July 4th Celebrations in Gwinnett - 07/02/09 06:25 AM

Although the current economy and budget shortages within Gwinnett county caused the county to cancel the traditional Gwinnett Glows celebration for this year's 4th of July, there are still several places throughout the county to enjoy the music, fun and fireworks on Friday and Saturday evening.
Check out all the scheduled in events in today's Gwinnett Daily Post.
Celebration Locations - Gwinnett Daily Post (7/1/09)
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gwinnett: Gwinnett County Transit Commuters Will Get More Seats - 10/07/08 09:55 AM
The rising gas prices and wavering economy has caused most people to adjust many of their normal everyday routines. One of the daily routines is commuting to work, and many people in Gwinnett County have given up their personal vehicle commute for public transportation. According to data from the Gwinnett County Transit (GCT) director, Phil Boyd, the monthly ridership rose 26.4% between March and July of this year for the express transit routes between Gwinnett and downtown Atlanta (74,883 riders in July versus 59,249 in March).
Over the next 9 months, the seven-year old GCT system will retire 35 of the … (0 comments)

gwinnett: New Sims Lake Park Now Open in Suwanee, Georgia - 10/06/08 03:18 AM
Once again, the City of Suwanee has demonstrated its commitment to preserving beautiful greenspace within the community and providing outdoor, natural amenities to enhance the lifestyle of the residents in surrounding neighborhoods. The new Sims Lake Park at the intersection of Suwanee Dam Road and Tench Road is a perfect example of this commitment, with 62 gorgeous acres including a large stream-feed lake with a stone step access area to the water's edge, playground area for children, grassy meadows with picnic tables, a picnic pavilion, restrooms and 1.2 miles of paved trails circling the lake through the wooded rolling hills. The … (0 comments)

gwinnett: Gwinnett's Solid Waste Services Changes Will Not Effect Suwanee - 10/04/08 08:50 AM
In 2009, Gwinnett County will begin its district-based contract system for sanitation services managed and operated through the office of Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful on behalf of the county. For now, these changes will not effect the residents within the City of Suwanee. Suwanee residents will continue to select their own sanitation services providers, while city officials observe the new Gwinnett county solid waste management system and continue to evaluate a variety of possible options for future services.
The City of Suwanee shares many of the same goals as Gwinnett county in upgrading the solid waste management systems within our community. … (1 comments)

gwinnett: Bartow Jenkins - Big Piece of Gwinnett County History Has Passed Away - 09/18/08 03:19 AM
Bartow Jenkins, the beloved teacher, coach and long-time mayor of Lawrenceville, died at age 81 early yesterday morning. "Coach" Jenkins has been a fixture in Lawrenceville and Gwinnett county since the mid-50's. Serving as a teacher in Lawrenceville from 1954 to 1974, then as the first football coach and the creator of the driver's education program at Central Gwinnett High School. Virtually anyone who grow up in Lawrenceville has memories of "Coach" Jenkins, including Lawrenceville's current Mayor Rex Millsaps, who was a student of "Coach" Jenkins.
In addition to his service to the young people of Lawrenceville and Gwinnett county, he … (0 comments)

gwinnett: Champagne and Classic Cars at Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth, Georgia - 09/14/08 11:57 AM
Last night the Hudgens Center for the Arts hosted its annual "Champagne and Classic Cars" fundraising event. The classic cars on display throughout the evening included 1930 Packard Boat Tail Speedster, 1941 Packard Formal Sedan, 1942 Packard 180 Rollson Town Car, 1948 Packard Convertible, 1955 Studebaker Speedster, 1958 Studebaker Golden Hawk, 1964 Studebaker R-2 Challenge Race Car and 1988 Lamborghini Countach.
In addition to these great classic cars, the evening guests were treated to champagne, hor d' vours and music in the midst of the beautiful "Gifts from Africa" exhibit currently on display at the center. Live music was provided by … (0 comments)

gwinnett: Scenes From Communities in Gwinnett County Georgia - 09/12/08 03:54 AM
Here are a few fun photos from the many diverse communities of Gwinnett county showing the county's wonderful mixture of history, natural beauty, modern growth, entertainment and fun. Photos include personal shots from parks, trails and natural settings throughout the county as well many photos from community special events such as concerts and festivals. Other photos and logos are from the individual community websites and promotional materials.
Check out this video.
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Communities included are Auburn, Berkley Lake, Braselton, Buford, Dacula, Duluth, Grayson, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Loganville, Norcross, Rest Haven, Snellville, Sugar Hill and Suwanee.

gwinnett: Historical and Modern-day Facts About Gwinnett County - 09/11/08 08:54 AM
Gwinnett county was officially established by the state legislature in 1818 and named for Button Gwinnett, one of Georgia's two signers of the Declaration of Independence. The county covers 437 square miles of land about 30 miles north of Atlanta with the county seat in Lawrenceville, GA.
The population is approximately one-million and growing. Gwinnett county has been one of the most rapidly growing counties in the United States through the 70's, 80's and 90's when the population grew from 72,349 in 1970 to 700,794 in 2004. Though the growth has slowed overall, there are still many rapidly growing areas throughout … (0 comments)

gwinnett: 4BR/2.5BA Master-on-main, cul-de-sac Home for Sale - Lawrenceville, Georgia - 09/07/08 07:03 PM
Excellent deal on an upgraded and updated two-story home in a quiet cul-de-sac neighborhood in Lawrenceville, part of Gwinnett County Georgia.  Newly renovated kitchen and master bathroom place this home above the comparable properties in the area.
Check out the newest listing in the Gwinnett county area. This 4-bedroom, 2.5 bath home with updated kitchen and master bath is located in Lawrenceville just off Hwy 29 and Ronald Regan Pkwy.
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