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Flu hitting Gwinnett? Six schools report uptick in absences

Gwinnett County Public Schools officials in recent days have distributed information and reminders this week about flu season after six schools have reported at least 10 percent of their students absent.

DALY: Azaleas, grass sod, and poison ivy concerns

Home and Garden columnist Tim Daly answeres questions about various concerns of the season.

Greater Gwinnett Championship names 2015 charity recipients

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation will receive proceeds from next year’s Greater Gwinnett Championship, tournament officials announced on Wednesday.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Dental services for veterans

More and more each day the community is coming together to support and honor the men and women who have served their country by enlisting or becoming commissioned in the U.S. military. There has been a wave of gratitude and appreciation being shown to these great men and women that have put their life and freedom on the line so that we as United States citizens can enjoy the benefits of living in a free society.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Dec. 15

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.

JENKINS: False media portrayals fan flames of social unrest

What happens to a free society when those charged with uncovering truth decide instead that advancing a cause, however dubious, is more important?

RICH: There’s no escaping your roots

I went barefoot as a girl and still like doing so today.

McLEOD: How the story of your job becomes the story of your life

When someone asks you what you do for a living, how do you answer? And equally, or perhaps even more important, what does your face look like?

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LARSON: Booking memories for Christmas

As I thought about my favorite Christmas books, the most recent addition being a collection of essays titled “The Seasonal Heart” by award winning Georgia author George Heiring, I asked around to see if anyone in our school system would like to “share and tell” about a favorite Christmas book.

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Sunrise Baptist Church hosts live nativity program

It was the fifth year the church has put on a live nativity, and the program resumes from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. The program included a processional of shepherds and wise men and other characters dressed for the nativity scene. About 150 people attended Saturday’s program that included Christmas carols and a narration of the story of Jesus’ birth.

Georgia, South still low in health rankings

Georgia retained its ranking of 38th in a newly released 2014 state-by-state health report card.

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Health system continues Gwinnett expansion

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, part of the Northeast Georgia Health System, will open a new location in Dacula next month.

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Country star Eric Church rocks Gwinnett with 'Outsiders Tour' | PHOTOS

Country fans began to gather in the parking lot of the Gwinnett Arena around 4:30 p.m. yesterday, tailgating in preparation for The Chief. Tailgaters played games, shared drinks and socialized excitedly about seeing Eric Church’s Outsiders World Tour.

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Jingle Ball 2014 brings all-star musicians to Gwinnett

This year’s performers will include Calvin Harris, Fall Out Boy, T.I., Jessie J. and other surprise guest appearances.

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