Reggie Kelly, a former NFL player who retired after 13 seasons playing for the Atlanta Falcons and Cincinnati Bengals has started a line of food products with his wife based on family recipes.
Henry Friedman, a Holocaust survivor who moved to Atlanta in 1950, spoke to students at Creekland Middle on Monday morning about how he survived, and the message he has for the Germans.
The Atlanta-area pollen count skyrocketed to 944 on Monday, with trees in the high range. Elm, cedar, and maple were the major contributors. This is by far the highest count on March 10 in the last five years.
A colorful 5K run is scheduled for Town Center Park on March 29. The race benefits the Georgia Green Industry Association, the Atlanta Habitat for Humanity ReStores, Trees Atlanta, The State Botanical Gardens of Georgia and The Atlanta Botanical Gardens.
Two Lanier High students placed in the top seven in Georgia and represent Lanier DECA at the International Career Development Conference and Competition with other winners from around the world.
The Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals recently visited North Gwinnett Middle to surprise Principal Wanda Law with the news that she is the 2013-14 Georgia Middle School Principal of the Year.
Georgia Gwinnett College was awarded a national grant to help recruit and retain women in technology.
Riverside Elementary third graders have written “thankful journals” to someone outside of their family that has left a positive impression on them.
The best young artists from throughout Gwinnett will be spotlighted in March, known nationally as Youth Art Month, during Gwinnett County’s 2014 Tapestry Display.
AT&T gave $50,000 to the Gwinnett County Public Schools Foundation to help at-risk students at Phoenix High to help them successfully complete high school and prepare for college.
The SAT college admissions test will undergo radical changes, the College Board announced on Wednesday. The changes will go into effect in spring 2016.
Registration is underway for Gwinnett’s dual language immersion program that begins in August for kindergarteners.
Avon Protection Systems announced it will close its Lawrenceville facility, which has 49 employees. All activities at this site will transition to three other existing Avon sites over the coming months.
A popular literary quiz bowl will include 100 teams in Gwinnett County on Saturday as they face off for the title of top readers.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday announced that Georgia will be the first state in the South to join a growing national initiative that seeks to increase the supply of outstanding teachers in the science, technology, engineering and math fields and to change how they are prepared to teach.
State School Superintendent John Barge was among a host of visitors on Monday to Alcova Elementary in Dacula for “Read Across America” a week-long program to promote reading and literacy.
The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning Monday night into Tuesday morning as temperatures may dip into the high 20s while tender outdoor vegetation may be at risk.
A list of how school districts around metro Atlanta and northeast Georgia decided to make-up missed days.
A Mellow Mushroom employee in Suwanee has won a company-wide contest for a new menu item, the “Thaidal Wave Hoagie.”
The Wesleyan School was among 24 teams of middle and high school students that won their regional competitions for the 2014 National Science Bowl late last month and advance to the National Finals in Washington in April.
Gwinnett firefighters fought a woods fire on 12 to 20 acres in Dacula on Friday evening. Georgia Forestry was called out to assist with cutting fire breaks in the dirt to slow the travel of the fire.
The 36th annual Gwinnett County Regional Science and Engineering Fair opened on Friday at the Gwinnett Center as more than 800 Gwinnett students competed with 600 projects.
A Superior Court judge on Friday dismissed a motion for contempt against the probation officer for Ed Kramer, who claimed the man responsible for monitoring him on house arrest isn’t following court-approved guidelines.
More than 30 students are registered to compete in the District 3 spelling bee on Saturday in Winder. Students from at least 12 school districts in northeast Georgia are scheduled to compete.
The D. Scott Hudgens Center for Skilled Nursing of Annandale Village has received the highest possible overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World Report’s sixth annual “Best Nursing Homes” issue.
The Georgia Department of Labor’s Gwinnett Career Center in Norcross will be closed for more than two weeks because of roof damage repairs.
A Georgia Gwinnett College table tennis player, also the state’s top player, Tony Yeap, will play in a regional tournament on Saturday. Yeap hopes to qualify for the national tournament in April.
More than 800 Gwinnett students will compete this week with 600 projects during the 2014 Gwinnett County Regional Science and Engineering Fair.
Buford City Schools will make-up three of its four snow days missed this winter, days that were already built into the calendar, Superintendent Geye Hamby said.
Gwinnett parents are upset about the Gwinnett County Public Schools’ decision to add 30 minutes to each school day starting next week through May 14.
State School Superintendent John Barge named 462 Advanced Placement Honor Schools, including several in Gwinnett and Barrow counties.
Georgia Gwinnett College is giving high school seniors a chance to save $20 this week.
Gwinnett County Public Schools officials announced their plans to makeup snow days on Monday. The district hasn’t missed seven days of school for winter weather since at least 1990.
Georgia Gwinnett College Interim President Stanley “Stas” Preczewski said the interim title doesn’t affect how he leads the college even though it’s been seven months.
Gwinnett County Public Schools plans to open in August its first new school since 2011, while construction continues on the district’s most-expensive school, and enrollment projections say the district will top 180,000 students in five years.
Gwinnett teachers may be in line for their first raise in six years, but many have noted that Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposal for a large jump in K-12 education funding comes in an election year.
More than 800 donors attended a gala for the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation on Saturday night at the Gwinnett Center, which featured Marcus Luttrell, a Navy SEAL injured in Afghanistan who the movie “Lone Survivor” is based on.
Students at Alcova Elementary will join millions of their peers across the country on Monday to celebrate the 16th annual National Education Association’s Read Across America Day.
Alanna Opara, a seventh-grader with downs syndrome at Jones Middle in Buford, joined the school’s cheerleading squad at the school last year, and has been universally accepted by her teammates.
Entering its 10th year, the Suwanee Farmers Market is looking for vendor applications for its popular Tuesday and Saturday showcase.
Featuring the latest products and services for home remodeling, interior decorating, landscaping and outdoor living, the 17th annual North Atlanta Home Show continued this weekend at the Gwinnett Center.
The title of “2014 Gwinnett County STAR Student” was presented to high school seniors from Buford, the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology, North Gwinnett and Parkview.
More than 150 home remodeling experts have gathered at the Gwinnett Center this weekend for the 17th annual North Atlanta Home Show.
Gwinnett County Public Schools announced two new principals at a regular School Board meeting on Thursday.
At a workshop session on Thursday, the Gwinnett County Board of Education heard updates on the district’s eCLASS initiative, the Title I program and update on the AdvancED Accreditation Progress Report.
The Georgia state School Board voted on Thursday to allow a waiver for school districts who missed several school days in the last month because of winter storms.
The Gwinnett County Board of Educaton and Gwinnett County Public Schools senior staff toured Junior Achievement’s Discovery Center at the World Congress Center in Atlanta to learn some things they may implement at the new Old Norcross Road high school and its “BizTown” experience.
U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall visited Berkmar High on Wednesday to talk with students about the political process and his voting record. Woodall explained his views on legalizing marijuana and raising the minimum wage.
The Mill Creek cluster plans to release a mobile app later this month that administrators hope stream lines communications for parents. It’s among the first in the district to have a mobile app, the latest in a long line of communication tools between schools and families.
More Georgia seniors are scoring a three or higher, a passing score, on the Advanced Placement exams compared to last year, according to The College Board’s AP Report to the Nation released this week.