Top 10 most popular stories from Dec. 16-22

Below are the top 10 most viewed stories during the week of Dec. 16-22, 2013 on the Gwinnett Daily Post website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

» Man killed, child critical after ice-caused crash on Ronald Reagan Parkway

A patch of ice on Ronald Reagan Parkway caused a chain of events that took one man’s life Monday morning and sent a child to the hospital in critical condition.

» Pedestrian hit, killed on I-85 near Buford

Accident investigation officials are investigating the accident, which occurred after a man, possibly homeless, crossed the interstate at Buford Drive near the Mall of Georgia.

» Falcons' Massaquoi honors former teacher with $1,000 award

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi surprised his middle school P.E. teacher on Tuesday with a $1,000 award to the school after the teacher was nominated as part of the team’s “Heroes in the Classroom” award.

» Petition established for Duluth High student suspended for hugging teacher

A Duluth High senior has reportedly been suspended for the rest of the school year after he allegedly hugged a teacher in November. An online petition has been established in support of the student.

» GCPS assistant superintendent a finalist for Virginia job

A Gwinnett County Public Schools assistant superintendent is a finalist for a superintendent position in Richmond, Va.

» Gwinnett schools' probe into nude photos on social media turns to police

Gwinnett County Schools Police, Gwinnett County Police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating several incidents of students posting obscene pictures on social media.

» $10.78 million North Gwinnett High construction continues

The next phase in ongoing construction at North Gwinnett High School re-started recently as crews removed trailers and began work on the 100 building.

» Person struck, killed at Duluth Highway near Gwinnett Medical Center

A pedestrian was hit and killed early Thursday morning at the intersection of Duluth Highway and Medical Center Parkway.

» Sen. Don Balfour acquitted of all charges

The Republican from Snellville had been accused of filing for state reimbursements he wasn’t entitled to.

» Gwinnett Medical Center receives $1 million donation

The donation, made by Clyde and Sandra Strickland, is designated for family medicine residency education.