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Duluth graduate returns home as a castmember in the hit musical 'Wicked'

Former Duluth resident Lauren Haughton’s dream of performing professionally on the Fox Theatre stage recently came true when she returned as a castmember in the hit musical “Wicked.”

DISC SPOT: 'Whiplash' — Blu-ray

Movie critic Michael Clark spotlights the DVD/Blu-ray release of the film “Whiplash.”

By Venue Arts and Entertainment — February 27, 2015

A look at visual arts, performing arts and entertainment around Gwinnett and Atlanta.

MOVIE REVIEW: 'Focus' an unfocused failure

Movie Critic Michael Clark reviews the film “Focus,” starring Will Smith.

MOVIE REVIEW: 'Leviathan' a long, drawn-out art-house film

Movie Critic Michael Clark reviews the foreign film “Leviathan.”

ART BEAT: Southern Ballet Theatre presents 'Frozen' and a calendar of summer fun

Audiences from Gwinnett and beyond will find Southern Ballet Theatre’s next production somewhat familiar and very appropriate, considering the weather this week.

THE DISH: Jilly's Cupcakery

A profile on Jilly’s Cupcakery in Suwanee.

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Super Six Golf: Consistency, competitiveness help Brookwood's Kaur stay the course

Brookwood’s Harmanprit Kaur uses consistency to excel on the golf course

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Getting to Know ... Dria David

Central Gwinnett graduate and Dacula girls basketball assistant coach Dria David is in her second season with the Falcons after playing for Dacula head coach Jason Adams at Central.In this installment of “Getting to Know …,” David talks to staff writer Paul Thomas about working alongside her former coach, growing up with 15 pets and why the movie ‘Selma’ made such an impact on her.

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2015 SUPER SIX GOLF: Player bios

The Daily Post’s preseason selections for the best in boys and girls high school golf

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Young Elliott's racing career moving full speed ahead

The run-up to this season of racing wasn’t too shabby for Chase Elliott. Fresh off a championship season in NASCAR’s Xfinity Series, Elliott saw his dad, Awesome Bill from Dawsonville, inducted into the racing Hall of Fame and was named the heir apparent to Jeff Gordon’s iconic No. 24 car last month.

MCCULLOUGH: I could find some good uses for a drone

I wouldn’t mind having my own drone. It would have to have some sort of claw-grabber device, preferably one capable of toting an icy-cold beer bottle or remote control that was left on the other side of the room. It could take the place of the trained monkey I once pondered buying.

SMITH: A different type of team at UGA

Not many of your friends or mine would take note if Steve Stice, the University of Georgia’s most exalted scientist, walked into a room — as they would if some football coach, athlete of note, or musical personality were in their midst. Likely, they wouldn’t know the depth of Stice’s work. Even if they did, their intellectual pendulum might still swing in the direction of the others.

Monarch School in Duluth to host state wheelchair basketball tournament

The Monarch School in Duluth will host the state wheelchair basketball tournament, which features the local Gwinnett Heat, this Saturday

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Archer softball names Eric Stoker head coach

Archer named Eric Stoker as its new head softball coach on Thursday

Fatal wreck reported in Loganville area

A person died after the crash on U.S. Highway 78.

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Sheriff Butch Conway given Humane Society award for animal advocacy

Conway was awarded the 2014 Humane Law Enforcement Award on Thursday.

Norcross and Buford getting $148,000 from ARC for connectivity planning

Cities among eight communities chosen by Atlanta Regional Commission

Norcross and Buford receive LCI grants from the Atlanta Regional Commission for connectivity and trail planning.

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New Mizuno running product VP approaches job, training the same way

As the new vice president of running product management, Mark Sheehan gets to practice what he preaches (and sells) as a runner in Gwinnett.

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Fans Choice Female Athlete of the Week: North Gwinnett's Liz Blumthal

Sophomore led North Gwinnett with six goals in a victory over Brookwood