Group gives awards for revitalization

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Local tourism officials recognized businesses for their efforts in the community.

The Lawrenceville Tourism and Trade Association and Downtown Development Authority presented its Golden Hammer Awards Tuesday.

The awards recognize projects in the downtown Lawrenceville area that contribute to the promotion and revitalization of the city.

The winners include: Lovin Florist, Brad and Eva Sullivan, DyNyse Signs, Mike Reedy, Coles Barton, Georgia Gwinnett College, Gwinnett Medical Center, Gwinnett Medical Center and Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation.