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Gwinnett beekeepers swarm commissioners at town hall forum

Enthusiasts want favorable law to grow county’s bee population

Beekeepers are pressing Gwinnett County leaders to amend county zoning ordinances to promote beekeeping.

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Sugar Hill's annual Easter Egg Hunt draws hundreds | PHOTOS

Hundreds of families gathered at E.E. Robinson Park Saturday afternoon for The City of Sugar Hill’s 10th annual Easter Egg Hunt.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Georgia lawmakers proposing constitutional amendment for casino resorts

The Gwinnett Daily Post’s Political Notebook for Sunday, March 29, 2015.

GOOD NEWS FROM SCHOOLS: Foundation honors GCPS commitment to music education

Gwinnett County Public Schools was recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation as one of 388 school districts in 46 states among a group of the “Best Communities for Music Education.”

GAB: Lilburn Woman’s Club to host tour of gardens

Looking to treat your mom with some fresh air and spring flowers this Mother’s Day? The GWFC Lilburn Woman’s Club will be hosting ‘Behind the Garden Gate’ tour of gardens in the Lilburn area on May 9.

GAB: Lilburn Woman’s Club to host tour of gardens

Looking to treat your mom with some fresh air and spring flowers this Mother’s Day? The GWFC Lilburn Woman’s Club will be hosting ‘Behind the Garden Gate’ tour of gardens in the Lilburn area on May 9.

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Gwinnett Tech celebrates Tree Campus USA award

Gwinnett Tech was among 14 Georgia campuses recognized for its commitment to caring for and managing its trees.

Georgia lawmakers considering pair of Lawrenceville-related bills

One creates city building authority, other expands corporate limits

A pair of bills affecting Lawrenceville are pending in the Georgia General Assembly.

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Police honor Walmart employees for thwarting ‘IRS’ phone scam

Walmart employees Joe Chadwick and Tasha Newsome helped a customer from falling victim to a phone scam.

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Georgia Tech study focusing on immigrants in Norcross

Student researchers looking at needs of city’s foreign-born community

Georgia Tech is partnering with Norcross and the Gwinnett Village CID to study the city’s immigrant population.

GAB: Norcross hosts day of service

The City of Norcross is once again hosting a community-wide day of service on March 28 including three seperate recycling related events.

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Surveillance footage released in rash of Lawrenceville-area car break-ins

At least 15 car break-ins have been reported at the Kentshire and Planters Walk subdivisions.

Smoke alarm alerts Lawrenceville family to candle-fueled fire

Early morning fire caused extensive damage at home on the 1600 block of Sundale Drive.

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Braselton hospital opens next week

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton was 10 years in the making.

Marietta man dies after Lawrenceville wreck on Ga. 316

Shawn L. Bailey, 39, was ejected from his Ford Explorer after swerving to avoid an accident on Tuesday, police said.

Gwinnett commissioners approve clarification to previous zoning decision

Gwinnett County commissioners approved a clarification to a previous zoning decision concerning the Gwinnett Progress Center.

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Gwinnett County firefighters battle apartment blaze in Norcross | VIDEO

Two units at the Crestwood Apartments complex in Norcross were engulfed in flames Tuesday night.

Suwanee approves special permit for pet boarding facility

The Suwanee City Council gave the OK for Unleashed Creations along Buford Highway.

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Atlanta Regional Commission to recognize Gwinnett innovators Wednesday

The Atlanta Regional Commission will recognize the City of Duluth, Red Clay Music Foundry and Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services Wednesday.

Gwinnett County Schools teachers to receive 4.38 percent raise, beginning salary up to $41,028

Within the 4.38 raise is a 2.5 percent cost-of-living-adjustment that means the average teacher in GCPS will hold a master’s degree or higher, have 14 years of experience and earn $57,372, which translates to $79,986, including benefits.

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In 10th year, GCPS Principal Mentor Program looks to develop guidance, curb turnover rates

In the summer of 2005, CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks directed district leaders to reallocate existing funds in the budget to create a Principal Mentorship program, which started with three mentors — one at each level. It’s since grown to 12 mentors and they have about 13-15 principals at a given time.

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