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Gwinnett couple leading lawsuit challenging Georgia's gay marriage law

Snellville residents Christopher Inniss and Shelton Stroman are the lead plaintiffs in a class action suit filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

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Gwinnett inmate charged in murder-for-hire plot

Norcross resident Jeffrey Van Ngo was already in the Gwinnett County jail facing drug charges when he allegedly attempted to hire an undercover deputy to kill an acquaintance.

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Sycamore Elementary unveils outdoor classroom

Sycamore Elementary held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday for its new outdoor classroom, which was built with several community organizations, boy scouts and cub scouts, and grants from companies like Home Depot.

Lawrenceville woman pleads guilty to stealing hurricane relief funds

Angela Pratt Avery, 45, was living in Norcross when she and two co-defendants applied for government assistance as victims of Hurricane Ike.

HEALTH BRIEFS: Mobile mammography center to to make stop at Snellville department store

The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center will stop at the Belk store in Snellville on May 3 to offer free mammogram screenings.

Gwinnett schools receive mixed results in latest College and Career Ready results

State School Superintendent John Barge on Monday announced the results of the College and Career Ready Performance Index. The top Gwinnett school was Partee Elementary in Snellville, which led a group of 23 elementary schools that scored 90 or above, while that was the case for nine middle schools, led by Twin Rivers Middle in Buford.

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Prom held at rehab facility for Mountain View student seriously injured in car accident

A Mountain View High junior is scheduled to be discharged from the Shepherd Center on Tuesday, four days after a prom was the latest in the wave of community support the family has received since a serious car accident changed their family.

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Embattled Buford cattle farmer says he'll give up cows

John Lamb has raised cows on his Buford farm since 1955. Gwinnett County animal control began investigating after several of his cattle died and others were found to be emaciated.

New restaurant opens in Norcross depot, while former proprietor opens another spot

On Monday, Luis Fernandez opened The Crossing inside the depot location, while Ken Weatherford opened his new eatery, MacKenzie’s Restaurant and Tap Room, less than three miles away at 4790 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in the city of Berkeley Lake.

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Lilburn native pleads guilty in 2011 murder of Mercer law student

Trial for 28-year-old Stephen Mark McDaniel was scheduled to begin next week.

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Buford man’s malnourished cows at center of controversy

John Lamb has raised cattle on his farm off Sunny Hill Road since 1955. Gwinnett County animal control has gotten involved after several cows died.

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Golf Channel looks for great shots, storylines at Greater Gwinnett Championship

The Golf Channel deploys 15 cameras and about 65 people to produce the broadcast for three days of coverage of the Greater Gwinnett Championship.

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Dogs from jail program to be available for adoption at Snellville Farmers Market

Operation Second Chance, which pairs jail inmates with shelter dogs to ready them for adoption, will participate in the Snellville Farmers Market this summer.

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Chattahoochee cleanup event sets record

Volunteers collected 7.3 tons of trash during an April 12 Sweep the Hooch event, sponsored by the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and other organizations.

Man killed in Lilburn motorcycle crash likely speeding

Thirty-four-year-old Troy Hermandson was killed in a single-vehicle crash late Thursday night.

School superintendent candidates discuss testing, standards at GOP forum

Candidates in the crowded Georgia school superintendent race spoke Thursday at a Gwinnett GOP forum.

Comedy troupe bringing improv show to Gwinnett on Saturday

Troupe bringing improv show to town

The OTC Comedy Troupe will perform at Lionheart Theatre in Norcross this weekend.

VENUE SPOTLIGHT: Aurora Theatre

The Gwinnett Daily Post highlights a music, art or performing arts venue.

ART BEAT: Musician Adam Crane and students make ‘quest’ of playing with heart, soul

The Crane Classical Music Society is located at 834 Pleasant Hill Road in Lilburn, and within its doors string students are flourishing.

THE DISH: Cabana Grill

Cabana Grill 1635 Scenic Highway, Snellville 770-736-1129 www.facebook.com/thecabanagrill

The first of its kind, Cabana Grill opened in Snellville on Monday, April 14.

Berkeley Lake to begin road paving program

On Thursday, during the April City Council meeting, city administrator Tom Rozier proposed a public works project that will complete the necessary paving projects in phases.

BOE approves Investing in Educational Excellence extension

School Board also signs agreement with Junior Achievement for BizTown experience

The Gwinnett County Board of Education on Thursday extended a contract with the state Board of Education for one year for an agreement called Investing in Educational Excellence.

Gwinnett School Board members discuss positive influence of Common Core

Gwinnett County Schools staff provided the Board of Education an update on how Common Core has helped math and language arts curriculum, and an update on the 2017 building program.

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Interim president named at Gwinnett Tech

The Technical College System of Georgia has appointed David H. Welden to serve as interim president of Gwinnett Technical College, following the May 1 retirement of GTC President Sharon Bartels. Welden is currently Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration at GTC.

Lawrenceville firm names interim creative director

Lawrenceville marketing firm Rock Paper Scissors has a new leader in the wake of the death of founder Cynthia Sutt.

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