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Hank Huckaby to speak at GGC summer graduation

Chancellor Hank M. Huckaby is scheduled to give the commencement address at the summer graduation of Georgia Gwinnett College on Aug. 5 at the Gwinnett Center.

Parents sue Georgia school after teen found dead in gym mat

The parents of a Georgia teenager whose body was found in a rolled-up wrestling mat in his school gym are suing school officials for failing to stop bullying by classmates who may have beaten their son to death, their attorney said on Tuesday.

GDOT: No roadwork near malls for sales tax holiday

The Georgia Department of Transportation will temporarily suspend construction-related lane closures.

Shoppers will get a break from sales taxes and road construction this weekend during the annual “back to school” sales tax holiday.

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Cardinals trade former Wesleyan star James Ramsey

The St. Louis Cardinals, in need of a boost in the starting rotation, traded former first-round pick James Ramsey of Wesleyan

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Senate candidate to attend Gwinnett GOP open house

David Perdue, Georgia Republican Party chairman John Padgett and Georgia GOP Multicultural Committee co-chair Lisa Kinnemore will take part in GOP weekend events.

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Gwinnett Rotary Club, Hebron Baptist thank school bus drivers | VIDEO

The Rotary Club of Gwinnett purchased about 2,000 Chick-Fil-A box lunches on Wednesday as a thank you to Gwinnett County Public Schools bus drivers who gathered at Hebron Baptist Church in Dacula for mandatory training.

DALY: Questions about ambrosia beetles, pesticide labels and lawnmowers

Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to control Asian ambrosia beetles once they are inside of the tree. Since they eat the fungus and not the wood, using a systemic insecticide, such as some of the Bayer Advanced products, will not control them

GAB: Department of Water Resources offers free workshop

The Department of Water Resources will offer a free septic tank maintenance workshop from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, August 7.

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Bond Crosby Memorial Fund set up to help Meadowcreek programs

The friends and family of late Meadowcreek coach Bond Crosby have set up a fund where people can donate to help the Mustangs’ athletic programs

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Woman dead after driving into Peachtree Corners pond

Emergency workers were unsuccessful at saving a woman who veered off the road into a Peachtree Corners pond Wednesday morning.

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Garth Brooks coming to Philips Arena

Garth Brooks is touring again and the country music legend is coming to Philips Arena on Sept. 19 to perform a concert with his wife, Trisha Yearwood. The concert is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

Phillip Howard

Phillip Marion Howard, age 60, of Jefferson passed away Friday, July 25, 2014.

Reba Maxey

Reba W. Maxey, age 79, of Winder passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014.

Theresa Motes

Theresa Motes, age 55, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014.

Loren Zonnefeld

Loren Zonnefeld, age 59, of Loganville, GA, passed away on July 27, 2014.

Tyrone Earls

Mr. Tyrone P. Earls, age 74, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

Judy Pendleton

Judy Taylor Pendleton (nee St. Armour), age 64, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

Dixie Curtis

Dixie W. Curtis, 91, beloved Mother and Friend, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014.

Joyce Hightower

Joyce Ann Hightower, age 72 of Winder passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014.

Konnor Sierra

Konnor Sierra, infant son of Marcelo Sierra and Rachel Vallejo of Alpharetta, GA died July 26, 2014.

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