A group that aims to strive for better air quality is encouraging Gwinnett County residents this weekend to "dump the pump" in an effort to raise awareness about transit options.
Celebrity Tyler Perry wrote a $5,000 check this week to a local soccer team, which was robbed less than two weeks ago. It's the latest in an outpouring of support for the Phoenix Red Boys, which are part of the Gwinnett Soccer Association.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Tuesday the names of 58 Georgia teachers who have earned the Master Teacher certification, a desigation awarded based on demonstrated excellence in student achievement and student growth for 2013.
Members of the Gwinnett Soccer Association got a free lunch Monday compliments of Church's Chicken. After learning that funds had been stolen from the team during a car break-in June 9, the corporation reached out and donated $4,000. The team's coach said the community as a whole has been supportive following the incident.
Melissa Huneycutt, a teacher from Brookwood High School, was recently selected to the 2013 LearnZillion Dream Team. She'll join 200 others from across the country who were chosen for the honor, for which she won an all-expense paid ticket to San Fransicso to attend a conference for fellow winners.
The sixth annual Christmas in July is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 27 at the Grayson Arts and History Center, an event that offers Christmas deals five months before the holiday in an effort to help folks get a jumpstart on the holiday season.
Residents in a Norcross neighorhood near the DeKalb County line felt the effects Thursday night from a series of squalls that blasted through the streets, downing trees, snapping power lines and lifting part of a roof from a nearby warehouse.
A Providence Christian Academy student who placed first at a state level history day competition ranked 12th out of more than 100 at the national level event June 9-13.
Officials with Gwinnett County Public Schools recently announced that a documentary film directed and produced by several local residents could soon be incorporated into the district's high school curriculum.
The Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recently presented Gwinnett County Public Schools with an EMMY Award for "Love that Book!"