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Suspect’s mother, alleged co-conspirator testify in trial over Grayson teen’s murder

Hazel Murray: “The only thing I say to them all the time: Do not rob. Do not kill. Do not rape. That’s the only thing I try to tell my kids all the time.”

Long-delayed Redflex contract may go before Commissioners in October

A school bus stop-arm contract is expected to go before the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners in October, more than a year after it was first introduced to the Gwinnett County Board of Education.

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Man facing life in prison for touching 14-year-old babysitter

Jelani Abasi Richardson is set to be sentenced Friday after being convicted last week of molesting the girl.

Absentee ballots now available, voter registration deadline approaching

More than 1,500 ballots have already been mailed.

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Local businessman wins $1M Powerball prize

The north Fulton County man bought the winning ticket in Gwinnett.

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Atlanta Falcons bring Play 60, First Down for Fitness programs to Winn Holt Elementary | VIDEO

Three members of the Atlanta Falcons visited Winn Holt Elementary in Lawrenceville on Tuesday to lead more than 100 fifth-graders in an hour-long exercise program where they were run through five stations of drills that the Falcons use in practice. Through the Play 60 and First Down for Fitness programs, the students were encouraged to have 60 minutes of physical activity each day, along with proper hydration and nutrition.

$250K prize-winning lottery ticket sold in Gwinnett

The winning “All or Nothing” ticket matched none of the 12 numbers drawn on Sept. 20.

Suwanee company opens new showroom

The space will be used for customer visits, technician training and more.

Suwanee Town Center getting a new tenant

At the September meeting, council members unanimously approved an alcoholic-beverage license for Hurricane Grill & Wings.

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Fire department graduates 22 recruits

Fire Chief Casey Snyder presented the 22 recruits with their diplomas and badges during the ceremony at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in Lawrenceville. The event marked the culmination of an intensive training program involving more than 1,300 hours of basic firefighter and emergency medical technician training.

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Testimony: Rumors of 5 kilos of meth, $100K drove fatal Duluth home invasion

Adam Schrier was shot and killed Aug. 6 inside his home on Duluth’s Summercrest Lane.

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Garth Brooks brings World Tour back to Atlanta after 18 years

Garth Brooks walked into this afternoon’s press conference at The Child Life Zone at Scottish Rite along with wife Trisha Yearwood, who was carrying a large, musical balloon. Before discussing the end of his retirement and return to Atlanta after 18 years, Brooks wished Yearwood a happy birthday.

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Warrants: Sword used during murder fueled by argument over puppy

Diamond Mason, 23, is accused of stabbing his stepfather several times Wednesday morning during an argument about a pit bull puppy.

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Jury selection finished, trial to begin Monday in Grayson teen's murder

Paul Sampleton Jr., 14, was shot and killed inside his mother’s Grayson townhome on Dec. 19, 2012.

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Lawrenceville woman wins vehicle in Georgia Lottery game

The 39-year-old Lawrenceville woman was selected as a winner from the 21 Black Series second chance promotion.

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Woman charged with murder after human remains found near Lake Lanier

Amy Leann McGarity, 27, has been charged with the murder of 20-year-old Kayla Jeanne Weil, whose remains were found last October in a closed park near Lake Lanier.

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Showing cattle and building character at the fair | PHOTOS

Mary Margaret Smith is only eight years old and 80 pounds but she confidently leads her 1,200 pound Charolais heifer, Sugar Biscuit, by the halter to the center of the livestock show ring.

Audiences travel back in time with 'Driving Miss Daisy' at Aurora Theatre

The Pulitzer Prize winner turned Broadway classic, “Driving Miss Daisy,” returns to its southern roots at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville.

JapanFest to promote understanding with interactive fun

The 28th JapanFest, to be held this weekend at the Gwinnett Center, is designed to promote understanding between Japanese and American citizens in Georgia with tantalizing modern and traditional Japanese treats and customs.

ART BEAT: 'Around the World Visits Snellville' brings international cultures to Gwinnett

A few years ago, as Gwinnett’s population grew increasingly diverse, the city of Snellville felt that it was time to celebrate all of the wonderful arts, crafts, food and friendliness of these cultures.

THE DISH: Amy Lafaye's Restaurant

THE DISH: Amy Lafaye’s Restaurant

Junior Achievement gives School Board overview of BizTown, Finance Park sponsors

The Gwinnett County Board of Education heard a presentation on Thursday from the President of Junior Achievement Georgia about the new entrepreneurship and finance area at the new Lawrenceville high school set to open next year.

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Three new schools named, redistricting plans to affect 14,000 students

The names of three schools scheduled to open in 2015 were announced by the school district on Thursday. The first stages of redistricting plans related to those new schools were also announced.

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National veterans aid charity starts Georgia efforts in Gwinnett

Operation Not Forgotten aims to help veterans with a variety of services, including support groups which will use a variation of the long-tested 12-step program used by organizations like Alcoholics Anonymous.

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