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Gas prices rise 30 cents in February

Lawrenceville gas prices among cheapest in Gwinnett

The cheapest gas in Gwinnett is in the Lawrenceville area where several stations on Monday morning posted prices below $2.20. The lowest was the Exxon at Lawrenceville Highway and Johnson Road where it was $2.11.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for March 2

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.

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New Mizuno running product VP approaches job, training the same way

As the new vice president of running product management, Mark Sheehan gets to practice what he preaches (and sells) as a runner in Gwinnett.

Rocket IT named one of nation’s top small businesses by U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Duluth-based Rocket IT recently received national recognition from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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Daily Post kicks off Reader’s Choice awards

The Gwinnett Daily Post kicked off its Reader’s Choice awards this week — allowing readers to pick their favorite places, businesses and attractions. This year’s format includes a nomination period. Readers must nominate their favorites between now and March 20th. The top five in each field will be on the final voting ballot in April.

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Comcast relocating regional headquarters to Peachtree Corners | VIDEO

The company plans to add 150 new jobs and bring more than 500 existing workers to the Gwinnett city.

Gas prices continue rise while long-term forecasts remain below $3

Average household expected to spend about $750 less for gasoline in 2015

While the Georgia average rose seven cents, and many Gwinnett gas stations set their prices above $2.10 for a gallon of regular unleaded, one outlier on Monday morning was a Citgo on South Norcross Tucker Road near Sparrows Lane in Norcross that listed $1.99, according to gasbuddy.com.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Feb. 16

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.

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Lake Lanier Islands looking to fill 100 seasonal jobs

The company is recruiting people to work at its beach, campgrounds and Lanierworld water park.

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Senior living center to fill housing need in Peachtree Corners

The Noble Village Senior Living Center is set to open on Spalding Drive in May.

With incentives, rise in single family homes, Loganville area attracting several restaurants

Since last weekend, three restaurants have opened or plan to open in the coming months. Big Daddy Que, a barbecue take-out and catering restaurant, Applebee’s and Bullritos, which offers burritos and Tex-Mex fare, are all new to the area.

Duluth snack food, Sugar Hill barbecue sauce named finalists in Flavor of Ga. contest

Savannah Snaps made by Chandler Chase’s Verdant Kitchen in Duluth, and a Sweet and Tangy BBQ Sauce made by Michael O’Rouke’s Sugar Hill Smokehouse, were selected among the finalists from a field of more than 100 products in 10 categories, one of the largest fields in the contest’s history, which dates to 2007.

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Mall of Georgia announces new stores selling cupcakes, skin care products, Italian clothes

Stores specializing in gourmet cupcakes, skin care and European-style shirts and ties are open, or will be soon, at the Mall of Georgia.

Gwinnett gas prices rise 10 cents in a week, national average up 12 cents

While many of the prices around Gwinnett ranged from $2 to $2.10, a Marathon on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Buford listed $1.99 on Monday morning, according to gasbuddy.com.


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