New Buford City Gym Progressing

The City of Buford held its regularly scheduled Commission meeting on February 6, 2017. The City heard several zoning cases with the first, an application by Ed Breedlove, SMC Properties and Cheeley Investments, requesting to being postponed due to the Development of Regional Impact review by the Atlanta Regional Commission. Randy Cruce and Michael Ewing… READ MORE

Fire Department Rope Rescue Training at Ivy Creek

A specialized group of Gwinnett County firefighters who serve a dual role as members of the department’s Technical Rescue Team and the Georgia Search and Rescue Team (GSAR), recently participated in rope rescue training at Ivy Creek in Buford. The training involved setting up complex high-line rope systems for traversing across wide-open areas to rescue… READ MORE

730 Fathers and Daughters Get Down and Boogie

In the ninth annual Kiwanis Father-Daughter Dance Feb. 3-4, approximately 730 guests found themselves shaking their groove thing and enjoying quality time between daddies and their little girls—and nieces and daughter-in-laws too. The event provided a live DJ, Scott Smith of Dance Master DJ, and catered food and desserts. In addition to the great music… READ MORE

Asher Nash Brings His “Model” Behavior to North Gwinnett Kiwanis

Asher Nash isn’t like most of the models that show up all over flyers and billboards. For starters, he’s only 18 months old. Even more groundbreaking, he’s becoming the face of a new movement of models with special needs. Along with his mom, Meagan Nash, he brought his story to the North Gwinnett Kiwanis on… READ MORE

Lindsey Jorstad Tapped for Honors by National Afterschool Association

Gwinnett County Community Services Outreach Manager Lindsey Jorstad has been named a 2017 Next Generation of AfterSchool honoree by the National AfterSchool Association for her work on several wellness initiatives for children in afterschool programs. While serving as the Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation Health and Wellness Coordinator, Jorstad collaborated with Eastside Medical Center in… READ MORE

Gwinnett will save $14 million refinancing stadium bonds

Gwinnett County will save approximately $14 million in future debt service payments by taking advantage of lower interest rates to refinance bonds used to construct Coolray Field. Commissioners on Tuesday approved a resolution approving the pricing and terms. Compared to the 6.25 percent interest rate when the bonds were first sold in 2008, the new… READ MORE

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