Store giving out free comic books

LAWRENCEVILLE - Saturday is Free Comic Book Day at Galactic Quest.

The store, at 481 W. Pike St., is one of thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating comic books Saturday.

On Free Comic Book Day, more than 2 million comic books will be given away by participating stores.

Free Comic Book Day runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Galactic Quest in Lawrenceville and Buford. The new Lawrenceville location will feature the original Batmobile and a Star Wars fan club. Comic creators include local artist Fred Torres and Sean Taylor. Call 770-339-3001 for more information or visit

Officer gives money

DULUTH - Duluth Police were joined by Medal of Honor Recipient Jon Cavaiana visiting wounded warriors at Shepherds Clinic in Atlanta on April 24.

Cavaiana gave the traditional challenge coin handshake to the wounded Special Forces soldiers. In addition, on behalf of Operation One Voice, Lt. Bill Stevens presented a check to one wounded soldier which provided for remodeling of his home to accommodate wheelchair access.

Open house held

LAWRENCEVILLE - The Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources will hold an open house at the Shoal Creek Water Production Facility from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

There will be facility tours, hay rides, arts and crafts, complimentary lunch and refreshments. Admission is free. The facility is located at 1755 Buford Dam Road in Buford.

For more information, call Dana Garland at 770-904-3201.

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