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THOMAS: The coming Obamacare disaster

The coming Obamacare catastrophe. For years I have been writing about the failures of the UK's National Health Service (NHS) as a warning for what the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) will do to health care here in the U.S.. London's Daily Mail has chronicled the growing problems with the

2013 Gwinnett Daily Post All-County Tennis teams

The Daily Post's selections for this year's best in high school tennis

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HAMMOCK: MLB Draft focusing on local talent more than ever

County should reach another milestone thanks to Grayson phenom Meadows

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GGC class project inspires students to fight child sex exploitation

Inspired and concerned by what they learned through a class project, an ambitious group of Georgia Gwinnett College students have decided to donate their time to make a change in their community and the lives of others by joining the fight against commercial sexual exploitation of children.

Free OB ultrasounds offered at Gwinnett Tech

Gwinnett Tech's Diagnostic Medical Sonography program now offers OB ultrasounds at no charge. The service is offered on campus Tuesdays and Thursdays.

GAB: Kroger honors service members, vets

Kroger and United Service Organization is launching Honoring Our Heroes campaign to give $2.3 million to service members, veterans and their families.

Cam Newton to appear at Phipps Plaza

He will be at the Belk department to showcase his new clothing line, MADE Cam Newton.

High school football spring capsules

A team-by-team look at Gwinnett's football teams after spring practice.

Gwinnett road closures, June 2 through 8

Gwinnett County road closures, June 2 through 8

Duluth teen to compete in McDonald's singing competition

Brooke Lauren Adee, 14, competes in The Greater Atlanta McDonald's Operators Association finale of The Gift Youth Singing Competition at The Rialto Center for the Arts.

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Kilman-Spivey engagement

Michael and Ann Kilman of Snellville announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Alice Kilman of Flowery Branch, to Christopher Adam Spivey of Flowery Branch.. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mary Kilman of Stone Mountain and Mary Cleveland of Blakely. She is a graduate of

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Patrick 60th anniversary

Jack C. and Betty Stanley Patrick of Snellville recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married May 29, 1953, in Atlanta.. Jack is a retired computer technician, and Betty works as a secretary at First Baptist Church of Snellville. They have two children, Stan K. Patrick, married

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Reynolds-Abbott wedding

Rachel Kate Reynolds and Brandon Andrew Abbott were married April 20 at Vines Mansion in Loganville. Judge Ernest Bennett officiated the ceremony.. The bride is the daughter of Ken and Lisa Reynolds of Bethlehem. She is a graduate of Dacula High School, Georgia Perimeter and Gwinnett Technical

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Adams-Lundeen engagement

Patricia Adams of Braselton and David Adams of Lawrenceville announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Lawson Adams of Braselton, to David Shea Lundeen of Lynchburg, Va., son of Calvin and Helen Lundeen of Lynchburg.. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Frances Lawson of Lilburn and

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Shoham-Jones engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Walling Jr. of Lawrenceville announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Sabrina Shoham, to Thomas Walton Jones Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jones Sr. of Snellville.. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Eileen Shoham of Houston and the late Ronald

Weekly restaurant scores for June 3

Each week the Daily Post takes a snapshot of restaurant scores from around the county that have been released by the Gwinnett County Health Department.

GAB: Local insurance agent gets excellence designation

An American Family Insurance agent in Duluth has been recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification.

Snellville farmers market to open

The farmers market opens Jne 1 and runs through the end of September.

Duluth Idol to host tryouts

Duluth Idol auditions are from 3 to 8 p.m. June 3 at the Duluth Festival Center.

Two GGC cadets earn four-year scholarships

For the first time ever, cadets in the Army ROTC unit at Georgia Gwinnett College have earned prestigious U.S. Army scholarships.

Movie trivia contest -- May 31

Test your film knowledge with Michael Clark's weekly movie trivia contest.

FILM FANS: We want more from 'The Hangover Part III'

Local residents reviewed the movie of the week, "The Hangover Part III."

Nonprofit launches new driving awareness campaign

The Gwinnett Pearls of Service Foundation, Inc. launches its "Life Is Beautiful: W8 2 Text!" campaign.

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Former UGA president to lead business school

The Athens Banner-Herald reports that former University of Georgia president Charles Knapp will lead the college's business school for the next year.

Atlanta Braves partner on airport restaurant

The Braves have partnered with longtime Atlanta restaurant giant Goldberg's Deli to open the Atlanta Braves All-Star Grill on concourse D at the airport. The restaurant, near gate D8, opened April 18 and had its official ribbon cutting on Thursday.

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SweetWater Brewery to offer tours on Sundays

Starting June 2 -- yes, this Sunday -- SweetWater Brewery is opening its doors to the public for tours and tastings.

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DALY: Scented geraniums add fragrance to the garden

Scented geraniums are low-maintenance plants with attractive features that add fragrance to the garden throughout the growing season. They might be the perfect plants to provide extra interest in your garden this year.

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HAMMOCK: Lavelle's story a tribute to sport's lessons

Swim lessons, summer swim league can lead to a lifelong love of the sport

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GAB: Tornado fundraiser is Saturday

A fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday to support Oklahoma tornado victims.

Daily Post to host Father's Day photo contest

The Daily Post has launched a Father's Day photo contest at gwinnettdailypost.com.

Delays expected on 316 today due to 'controlled blasting'

Georgia DOT has announced a controlled blast at 1 p.m. today to remove rock from State Route 316 at the State Route 20 intersection.

SMITH: Hunnicut just as determined as ever

Pat Hunnicutt looks pretty much the same as he did in 1964 when he was a senior defensive back, playing on Vince Dooley's first team.

GGC releases Director of Athletics Honor Roll

Fifth student-athletes make prestigious list for academic success

Brookwood's Lewis an All-American

Columbus State outfielder had impressive final college season

GAB: Lilburn Woman's Club holds Southern Style Tea

The Lilburn Woman's Club celebrated Mother's Day recently with a Mother-Daughter Southern Style Tea.

Dog park opens in Dacula

A new dog park at Harbins Park in Dacula opens today at noon.

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Getting to Know ... James Williams

Georgia native James Williams is the head athletic trainer at Georgia Gwinnett College, which just completed its first full season of athletic competition.. In this installment of "Getting to Know ...", Williams talks to staff writer Christine Troyke about a variety of topics, including working with Auburn's powerful swim and

Michael Buble ticket sale date announced

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. May 31 for the singer's Oct. 27 concert.

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HAMMOCK: Another big state title year for Gwinnett

A look at the stats and trends for the county's high school programs and their typically large haul of team state championships

GAB: Women's shelter fundraiser is Saturday

The Division of Family and Children Services is sponsoring a Business Attire and Heels Drive on behalf of Gwinnett County's Women's Shelter, Partners Against Domestic Violence.

Falcons get $200 million loan for new stadium

The Falcons will soon have a new home, after NFL owners approved a $200 million loan Tuesday for construction of a new Atlanta stadium.

Mill Creek announces additional baseball signees

Three more Hawks to join college baseball ranks

'Prep Rally' to feature soccer championships

Local high school sports TV show is hosted by Daily Post staffers

Locals fare well on Hurricane Junior Golf Tour

Bayer leads the way with runner-up finish

Lanier well-represented in all-region soccer

Longhorns' Hughes named girls coach of the year

Prep rivals Dawson, Avery headed to same college

Grayson's Dawson, six from Shiloh, make college choices

12 locals picked for all-state lacrosse

Gwinnett players earn All-State LAX honors

Dacula honors three college signees

Intili, Stampfel and Bullock to join college programs

Mill Creek's Krahn named all-conference in golf

Sophomore finishes ninth at SAA tourney

Lanier baseball trio named all-region

Lanier baseball trio earns Region 8-AAAA honors