Top 10 most popular stories from Aug. 12-18

Below are the top 10 most viewed stories during the week of Aug. 12-18, 2013 on the Gwinnett Daily Post website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

» County lowers speed limits, raises one

As part of a process every three years, Gwinnett commissioners adopted a new speed zone ordinance last week.

» VIDEO: 'Behind the Scenes' ... at a GCPS cafeteria

In last week's 'Behind the Scenes' segment, we gave you an inside look at the Gwinnett County Public Schools Nutrition Program at Lanier High School.

» Brookwood grads tied to massive fake ID ring

Police believe several Brookwood High School grads were at the center of a massive multi-state fake ID ring.

» Man dies after fall from upper deck at Turner Field

A man died after he fell from the upper deck at Turner Field during Monday's game between the Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies.

» 4 GCPS schools named Schools of Excellence

Four Gwinnett County Public Schools were named Schools of Excellence on Tuesday, an honor for schools that have shown the highest performance or highest progress across the state.

» High school principal transfers within district; interim named

Berkmar Principal Michael Zinn has requested to transfer within Gwinnett County Public Schools for personal reasons. The district has named Jane Stegall as interim principal.

» Beloved Lawrenceville piano teacher, 86, passes away

Else Shewmake taught piano in Lawrenceville for more than 50 years. Among her pupils were current Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson and Councilman P.K. Martin.

» Lanier High senior dies after pool accident

A Lanier High senior died on Tuesday at an Atlanta hospital after an accident at a neighborhood swimming pool. The school held a moment of silence at the end of the school day on Wednesday.

» Mill Creek gives special graduation to honor dying father's wish

Mill Creek High held a special graduation ceremony on Thursday for one of its seniors whose father is battling a terminal illness.

» GCPS approves building new school for $1.93M

At the Gwinnett County Public Schools monthly Board meeting on Thursday, plans were approved to purchase land for a new school in the Meadowcreek cluster.