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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Jackie Rossell retires as dietician at Peachtree Christian Hospice

Jackie Rossell’s first day at Peachtree Christian Hospice (PCH) was in late October of 2000. Barbara Baker, a registered dietician, and her former boss, contacted Jackie to tell her about an opening at PCH for a cook. Jackie wasn’t looking for another job, but thought about the call from Barbara and the potential opportunity. Well, you know the rest of the story. Jackie did interview and was offered the position of dietician for PCH.

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Dream of backyard waterfall lands Dacula couple on TV | PHOTOS | VIDEO

Alan and Barb Berg will be featured on the debut episode of Pond Stars on NatGeo Wild on Sept. 5.

School lunch menus for the week of Aug. 11

The following is the Gwinnett County Public Schools lunch menu for this week.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Aug. 11

Each week the Daily Post takes a snapshot of recent health scores from around the county that have been released by the Gwinnett County Health Department.

LARSON: Out of my inbox, into my column

I love all the good news about Gwinnett that comes my way via my inbox, and I love having the opportunity to share it.

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American Legion leader thanks businesses for helping homeless vet

A Duluth restaurant and hotel recently provided free services to a homeless Air Force veteran.

JENKINS: An open letter to the families of dementia patients

Dementia is a cruel disease that seems to rob us of our loved ones long before it takes their bodies

CITY BY CITY: A weekly look at the happenings in the places you call home

The Daily Post gives readers a quick look at what’s happening in their cities.

GOOD NEWS FROM SCHOOLS: Mountain Park added to national elementary honor society

The National Elementary Honor Society recently approved Mountain Park Elementary as a new chapter for this school year as it joined schools around the country to promote academic achievement and leadership involvement.

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Lawrenceville man shoots for world record tomato plant

Lawrenceville resident Brad Richner is just four and a half feet away from being in the Guiness Book of World Records.

GAB: New Atlanta Philharmonic to present ‘A Dream of Summer Night’

The New Atlanta Philharmonic will present their annual Korean Liberation Day Concert, “A Dream of Summer Night,” next Sunday at the Gwinnett Performing Arts Center.

RICH: Sometimes it’s too late for public relations work

A few years back, someone I knew ever so slightly died. Though I didn’t know him well, I knew him to be mean, egoistical, and quite a bully.

MCLEOD: Why we wait before giving our best

I’m willing to do it, but I’m not sure he is. It’s the biggest obstacle to making a positive change. We want to know, for sure, that the other guy is all in with good intentions, before we fully invest ourselves.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Gwinnett can be greater

Gwinnett is great and success lives here, yes, but not for everyone. Witness the work of the Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Community Services and its Helpline, providing information and access to food, healthcare, childcare, housing, clothing, and a plethora of other sources of relief. These resources were not born out of a desire of bored people to find something to do, but rather were born to meet a pressing need.

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