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Deanna Allen

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Former soccer player Claudio Reyna to host event at Norcross high school

Blue Cross Blue and Shield of Georgia and the Claudio Reyna Foundation will host an event in Norcross as a part of the new Kick Start Your Health program.

Tree falls on home during storm; fire reported, power outages across county

More than 2,500 people were without power from about 8:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

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Beaudreau, Martin challenging Balfour in state Senate race

Several candidates are running in the May 20 General Primary Election.

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Mother and daughter completing nursing school together

Lawrenceville residents Christina and Ashley Carter are completing nursing school together.

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Rain doesn't dampen spirits at Relay for Life | PHOTOS

Despite rain Friday evening, spirits were high at the 21st annual event.

Duluth’s Barefoot in the Park celebrates decade of promoting artists, entertainment and flavors

Duluth fine arts festival celebrates decade of promoting artists, entertainment and flavors

The 10th annual Barefoot in the Park fine arts festival will be held this weekend.

THE DISH: Bánh Mì Cafe

Restaurant profile of Bánh Mì Cafe in Duluth.

Cirque du Soleil, pop-rock concert combine in Michael Jackson show

Cirque du Soleil, pop-rock concert combine in Jackson show

Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour is making a stop at the Gwinnett Arena.

Disney’s beloved characters take to the ice at the Arena

Disney on Ice celebrates “100 Years of Magic” is coming to the Arena from May 14 through 18.

Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat tour coming to Arena

The Arena at Gwinnett Center has announced the bands Five Finger Death Punch and Volbeat will be co-headlining a fall show at the Duluth venue.

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Gwinnett resident honored by Partnership Against Domestic Violence

Mary Jane Wolfe is being inducted into Partnership Against Domestic Violence’s Legacy Society.

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Participants, volunteers prepare for 2014 Relay for Life

Volunteers and participants were setting up for the 2014 Gwinnett Relay for Life on Thursday.

Nonprofit to provide month of food for 200 families Saturday

This Saturday, Overcomers House will sponsor a truckload food giveaway, providing one month’s supply of food to the first 200 families to attend the event.

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Tour brings Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat to Gwinnett Arena

The bands Five Finger Death Punch and Volbeat will co-headline a U.S. tour, making a stop in Duluth.

Duluth's New Dawn Theater Company stages Agatha Christie's "Appointment with Death"

Duluth’s New Dawn Theater Company stages Agatha Christie’s ‘Appointment with Death’

“Appointment with Death” will run through May 11 presented by New Dawn Theater Company in Duluth.

Aurora Theatre stages final play of season, "Don't Dress for Dinner"

Aurora Theatre stages play ‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’

The Aurora Theatre is closing out its 18th season with the farce “Don’t Dress for Dinner.”

Pets set to descend on Suwanee Town Center Park on Saturday for Woofstock

Woofstock, Star 94’s Pet Party in the Park, will include Frisbee and dock diving demos, pet vendors, pet adoptions, live music, contests and inflatables for children. More than 20 nonprofits and rescue groups will be in attendance.

Norcross art exhibit redefines recycling

The city of Norcross will unveil a new public art exhibit Saturday.

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Suwanee's Art on a Limb program kicks off Thursday

The city of Suwanee will hide artwork in its parks and greenspaces. Those who find the artwork get to keep it.

National Day of Prayer to be observed at several Gwinnett locations

Several events in Gwinnett will observe the annual National Day of Prayer.

Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull to make tour stop at Gwinnett Arena

Entertainers Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce their fall tour.

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Gwinnett's March for Babies draws 600 participants

The March of Dimes held its March for Babies in Suwanee on Saturday.

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New attraction opens at Treetop Quest in Buford

Spider Quest opened to the public Saturday.

Fire investigators say blaze at Norcross apartment intentionally set

A fire at a Norcross apartment building early Saturday morning was intentionally set, according to fire investigators.

From the artist's perspective

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to dance, to take the stage as an actor, to play a musical instrument or to create a painting? Have you ever wondered what goes through the minds of artists? The Daily Post is ushering in spring and the bevy of arts it brings by taking a look at art from four artists’ perspectives — a dancer, an actor, a violinist and a painter.

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Arts center to showcase work of Hudgens Prize winner Pam Longobardi

The Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth will showcase the exhibition “What Once Was Lost Must Now Be Found: Chronicling Crimes Against Nature.”

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High Museum to display 'dream cars' in new exhibit

The High Museum of Art will exhibit “Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas” from May 21 through Sept. 7.

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Atlanta Botanical Garden is awash in color, creativity this spring

The Atlanta Botanical Garden has some exciting displays for the spring season.

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Aurora Theatre closing its 18th season with 'raucous farce'

“Don’t Dress for Dinner” will open May 1 and run through May 25 at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville.

Steampunk-inspired version of 'Fantasticks' coming to Buford Community Center Theatre

The Nebraska Theatre Caravan is bringing its version of the classic musical “The Fantasticks” to the Buford Community Center Theatre on Friday, April 25.

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.

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.

Storytimes, hands-on classes and more planned at Gwinnett library branches

The Gwinnett County Public Library is hosting several events at a variety of branches through Friday, April 25.

Check out more than just books from your local library

Library patrons can request one-week passes for free admission for a family of four to several area attractions.

Renovated Buford restaurant giving away free meals Friday

O’Charley’s in Buford will give away free meals to the first 100 customers on Friday.

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Library's executive director enjoys educational aspect of job

Charles Pace, executive director of the Gwinnett County Public Library, has served in that capacity since January and has been making internal changes within the library system.

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Gwinnett native, Zac Brown Band member to perform sold-out show in Duluth

Clay Cook and Levi Lowrey will perform Thursday at the Red Clay Theatre in downtown Duluth.

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Arena announces Ed Sheeran to perform in September

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will kick off his first stateside tour Aug. 22 and will make a stop at the Arena at Gwinnett Center in September.

Saturday's Cops and Robbers Run in Snellville postponed

The 5K and 10K scheduled for Saturday, April 19, in Snellville has been postponed due to construction.

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Snellville business makes, sells fresh mozzarella cheese

The cheese makers at Orobianco in Snellville produce fresh mozzarella cheese for sale to the public and to restaurants.

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New electrophysiology labs expand Gwinnett Medical's cardiac services

The two labs are both equipped with state-of-the-art technology for the diagnosis and treatment of heart arrhythmias.

Residents can register to vote online

Those who wish to vote in the May 20 General Primary/Nonpartisan Election can register using the Georgia Secretary of State’s new online voter registration feature. The deadline to register is April 21.

First-of-its-kind restaurant to open Monday in Snellville

Cabana Grill will open Monday with a ribbon cutting and a fiesta-style celebration.

Everett family to celebrate 50 years of making music

The Everetts of Suwanee are holding a two-day benefit Friday and Saturday.

Gwinnett organization issues call for art submissions

Kudzu Art Zone invites all Georgia artists ages 18 and older working in two- and three-dimensional media to participate in its second annual open juried exhibition.

Aurora Theatre presents Spanish-language play 'Mariela in the Desert'

The Aurora Theatre’s latest play is the Teatro del Sol production “Mariela in the Desert,” by Karen Zacarías.

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Local restaurants affected by high price of limes

A combination of factors has prompted the spike in lime prices, which have affected restaurants across the country.

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City of Duluth unveils permanent art sculpture "Ascension"

Duluth has installed a permanent sculpture in the McClure Bridge Road roundabout that leads into downtown Duluth.

Organization to provide month's supply of food to 200 families

This Saturday, Overcomers House will sponsor a truckload food giveaway, providing one month’s supply of food to the first 200 families to attend the event.

Interstate 985 road work to resume, weather permitting

Weather delayed the work Sunday night, but crews plan to get started on repairs as soon as weather allows.