LAWRENCEVILLE — Sara Gruen’s latest novel hit bookstore shelves last week, just in time for Gwinnett residents to pick up a copy before the New York Times-bestselling author makes an appearance in Lawrenceville on Thursday.
LAWRENCEVILLE — A Gwinnett Rotary Club is helping make wishes come true for children battling difficult health issues for a second time.
An upcoming open mic night will benefit a planned emergency shelter for homeless women and children.
HGTV star and home design expert Vern Yip will herald the grand opening of a specialty furniture retailer this week at The Avenue Webb Gin.
Eric Michael Bragg slipped into the mind-set of seeing Jeffrey Scott Bailey as an older brother fairly easily.
LAWRENCEVILLE — An upcoming open mic night will benefit a planned emergency shelter for homeless women and children.
Shoppers began stopping by Karen Elliott's tent at 8 a.m. Thursday, two hours before the 42nd annual Yellow Daisy Festival officially opened. Photo slide show inside
Amy Tippins was hemorrhaging and near death when the death of a stranger saved her life.
Temperatures are slowly dropping and soon leaves will begin to lose their lush green colors ushering in the fall season which, for Gwinnett, is filled with festivals. Here’s a look at the events coming up this season.
LAWRENCEVILLE — A Gwinnett organization dedicated to increasing self-esteem and leadership skills among girls and young women is gearing up for its annual leadership development program.
Kathy Barnes worked earlier this week sewing ribbons to the edges of a baby blanket she calls a tag-along, one of the signature items she will be selling during this year’s Yellow Daisy Festival.
Accusations fly from the mouths of two girls — “I saw Sarah Good with the Devil!” Abigail Williams (played by Sarah Frey) cries. “I saw Goody Osburn with the Devil! I saw Bridget Bishop with the Devil!”
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Hamilton Mill library has been recognized as one of the most innovative, unique and challenging construction projects in the nation by the Building of America Network.
Taylor York spent about two years as a sort of auxiliary member of the band Paramore.
DULUTH -- When starting an animal rescue organization didn't have enough of an impact decreasing the number of unwanted pets euthanized by county animal control each year, Elizabeth Burgner and Lynette Purves decided to help control Gwinnett's pet over-population Bob Barker's way.
As Min-Nan Sze demonstrates the first 13 motions of tai chi chuan, his body moves lithely in a slow, fluid grace, each motion blending into one.
Six years ago a Gwinnett team participating in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure set a lofty fundraising goal of $1 million to support the fight against breast cancer.
Dogs and their owners are invited to learn the ins and outs of the canine sport of dock diving this weekend. Dixie Dock Dogs, a nonprofit organization benefiting canine charities through the sport of dock diving, will facilitate training sessions at Lake Harbor Marina on Saturday, introducing owners and their dogs to the recreational activity.
Love of a good book has the power to change lives.
Two singer-songwriters that Gwinnett calls its own will perform together in an event music lovers will not want to miss.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Homero Gonzales laughed at the idea of a traffic jam on the campus of Georgia Gwinnett College, but for a few minutes Monday, the college's first day of classes, that's what he saw.
This event was so successful in its first year, vendors ran out of the signature festival item within two-and-a-half hours.
The tires on her SUV squealed as Laura Lawrence skidded through a water-soaked area of asphalt and around a line of small, bright orange cones.
The body of a 28-year-old Atlanta man who fell from a boat into the waters of Lake Lucerne on Friday evening was recovered Saturday morning.
Jeannie Lanio wore a high-tech-looking device around her neck like a futuristic piece of jewelry as she taught biology class at Lanier High School on Thursday.
His day job is helping coordinate auxiliary services for Georgia Gwinnett College, but at night, Mike Haun moonlights as a comedian.
The musical score. The cast. The touching story. These are a few of Mandy Bruno's favorite things as she takes a turn in the iconic role of Maria Rainer in Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," coming to Atlanta's Fox Theatre stage this week.
It's an event that will combine music and sports -- rock and roll and country tunes performed live with appearances and autograph signings by athletes and coaches.
It’s an event that will combine music and sports — rock and roll and country tunes performed live with appearances and autograph signings by athletes and coaches.
Tassa Hoenig perused one section of a long, double rack overflowing with gently used boys' shirts and pants Tuesday. Photo slide show inside
Pilar Quintero spent a recent morning learning to dehydrate foods. The Dacula resident plans to extend the shelf life of the vegetables and spices she harvests from her two-acre garden. Dehydrating, she said, preserves the nutrients and the flavor of foods, unlike canning, in which the nutrients are lost.
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DULUTH -- It's a game of cards in which everyone will walk away winners.
Madison Boles turns her head just so, allowing Lula to nibble on her earlobe.
The Lawrenceville Community Children's Choir will kick off its first full season Thursday with an open house and registration to fill its ranks with youngsters interested in learning more about the art and in joining a group active in performing for the local community.
LAWRENCEVILLE — A local youth choir is looking to expand its membership of children who enjoy making music together.
As a "rososaurus," Dorothy the Dinosaur's cuisine of choice is the sweet-smelling -- and even sweeter tasting -- rose. It's a delicacy that children familiar with The Wiggles character bring with them to performances. During the children's musical group's latest show -- a Wiggle style circus coming to the Arena at Gwinnett Center on Saturday -- Dorothy will venture in the audience to collect hundreds of snacks.
It's John Bates' first time sitting in the director's chair -- the 21-year-old Loganville resident has appeared on stage in shows with New London Theatre, but this time he's calling the shots from the wings.The play he is directing -- "Sherlock Holmes: A Case of Identity" -- is one Bates adapted himself for New London's One Act/New Directors Showcase, an annual presentation of short plays helmed by first-time directors
As a “rososaurus,” Dorothy the Dinosaur’s cuisine of choice is the sweet-smelling — and even sweeter tasting — rose.
Riley Wilson celebrated her sixth birthday with teen pop sensation Justin Bieber.Photo slide show inside
LILBURN -- A recent service project completed by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will bring comfort to infants and children who have been hospitalized and placed in foster care.
A large, transparent window scene created during this event will complement The Hudgens Center for the Arts' beautiful koi pond.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Jared Munday, a lineman for the Brookwood Broncos, talked football over lunch Wednesday with a couple of residents at the Lawrenceville retirement community Ashton Hall.
Strings on a guitar. The doorway of a small church in Lititz, Pa. A goldfish pond that was dug by hand. An old shrimp boat unloading its catch.
Seated at an organ, Clark Wilson's job is to provide live soundtracks to silent films, trailing his fingers over the organ keys to manipulate an audiences' emotions as the story unfolds silently on screen.
Rain falls on the Aurora Theatre stage as actor Justin Tanner tap dances through puddles, the pitter-patter of water droplets providing a fitting accompaniment for the song "Singin' in the Rain."
Rain falls on the Aurora Theatre stage as actor Justin Tanner tap dances through puddles, the pitter-patter of water droplets providing a fitting accompaniment for the song “Singin’ in the Rain.”
SUWANEE -- Some will be taking the helm of a classroom for the first time; others have left schools across the state and country to teach in Gwinnett.
Mall of Georgia will be part of the largest radio fundraiser in the southeast when Atlanta area on-air personalities broadcast live from inside Aug. 6 and 7.
DULUTH -- Dolly Fyffe practiced her swing a couple of times, taking note of wind speed and direction, along with the power she was putting behind her club, before locking in her angle of approach and driving her golf ball into the air.
Before the tawny-colored, long-haired Chihuahua now known as Sabrina arrived at a local rescue she was just a number.
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