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Community Robotics Team Ignites a Fire for STEM in Suwanee

Community Robotics Team Ignites a Fire for STEM in Suwanee

Ignite Robotics, a FIRST Robotics Competition Team, is a community team of students in grades 9-12 formed in August of 2017. The team works together to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition, an international high school robotics competition that gives students realworld engineering and business development experience. Under strict rules, each team is challenged to

Suwanee Mom Invents New Phone Accessory

Are you tired of having to put your phone down somewhere due to lack of pockets and ultimately missing an important phone call or text message? Inventor and Founder of MyPhonePouch, Allison Santini, is a busy working mom who has created a solution to your problem! Like many of us, Allison wanted to wear stylish

Hash Brown Cutest Pup Winner 2018

Cutest Pup Contest Winner 2018

… AND THE WINNER IS: HASH BROWN! With over 120 entries, this year’s Suwanee Magazine Cutest Pup contest was the largest yet. There were lots of adorable pups, but when it was all said and done, Hash Brown came out on top. Congratulations and thank you to everyone who participated! Hash Brown is a Soft

Collins Hill Junior Wins 2018 State Diving Championship

Collins Hill Junior Wins 2018 State Diving Championship

On February 1st, Peter Smithson, Junior at Collins Hill High School successfully defended his 2017 title in the Class AAAAAAA and Class AAAAAA division of the state dive meet. Smithson scored a 602.00, which put him above the 600 mark for the second time, not far off the state record of 629.80. Colquitt County’s Parker

Gwinnett Braves are now the Gwinnett Stripers

Gwinnett Braves Rebrand as Gwinnett Stripers

After a six-month creative process that included input from the Atlanta Braves, sports marketing firm Brandiose and submissions from fans, the Gwinnett Baseball Club unveiled its new name, logos and uniform to the public in December. The Triple-A International League team will now be known as the Gwinnett Stripers. “We are excited to begin a

Coopers Crew Foundation Scholarship 2018

Cooper O’Brien Sportsmanship Award Awarded to North Gwinnett Students

On January 13th, Kevin and Donna O’Brien awarded two deserving students from North Gwinnett the Cooper O’Brien Sportsmanship award. The Cooper O’Brien Sportsmanship award is about how you conduct yourself on the court but more importantly, off the court. The award goes to athletes who demonstrate characteristics such as being respectful of their teammates and

Roberts Elementary School Celebrates MLK Day

Roberts Elementary School celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with their first school-wide service project. Through a grant from the Just Energy Foundation and Hands On Atlanta, they were able to build six garden beds and an outdoor classroom. With the help of over 70 volunteers including parents, students, staff, Principal Dr. Dion Jones’ fraternity

Greater Atlanta Christian New Performing Arts Center

Greater Atlanta Christian New Performing Arts Center

The greater Atlanta arts community gained a new performance venue this winter. The Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Greater Atlanta Christian School opened on February 1st, ushering in new opportunities for larger productions and stage performances on their campus. Combining the best of traditional stylings with state-of-the- art acoustics, video and lighting, the facility can

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Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park Grand Opening

Rockin’ Jump Officially Leaps into Business!  Meet the hottest new attraction in Gwinnett, and win free stuff, too, at the Grand Opening Celebration of Rockin’ Jump on Saturday, February 10th starting at 10am. Have you heard about Gwinnett’s hottest new attraction, Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park? Following a soft opening last November and a winter season

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14th Annual Taste of Collins Hill

The Collins Hill High School Band Program is excited to host the 14th Annual Taste of Collins Hill on Friday, February 23rd at Collins Hill High School. This is one of the biggest events the Collins Hill Band Program hosts. This evening showcases food samples from local restaurants from throughout the Suwanee and Lawrenceville areas. For

North Gwinnett Bulldogs win State Championship

North Gwinnett Bulldogs Win State Championship

On Friday, December 15th, the North Gwinnett Bulldogs defeated the Colquitt County Packers in the Class AAAAAAA championship football game at North’s Tom Robinson Stadium in Suwanee. With 5:50 left in the game, North took the lead with a touchdown, but kicker Cameron Clark missed the extra point. The Packers wasted no time driving down

City of Suwanee Election Results

All incumbents won re-election results in Suwanee this past November to serve another four-year term. The City of Suwanee functions under a Council-Manager form of government and the City Council is comprised of six elected officials, including Mayor Jimmy Burnette, Mayor Pro Tem Doug Ireland, Dick Goodman, Beth Hilscher, Dan Foster and Linnea Miller.

Suwanee Kroger celebrates re-grand opening

Suwanee Kroger Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

On December 6th, the Suwanee Kroger located at 400 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. celebrated a grand re-opening with a ribbon cutting. The store has been remodeled and upgraded to better serve the community and offer a nicer shopping environment, including the addition of a Murray’s Cheese counter, a burrito bar, more modern deli and installation of

Suwanee Wine Fest donates to Annandale Village

Suwanee Wine Fest Donates to Annandale Village

The 5th annual Suwanee Wine Fest took place on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at Suwanee Town Center Park. Each year the organizers have partnered with local nonprofit, Annandale Village as their benefitting charity. A portion of proceeds from ticket sales has been given to Annandale to support their award-winning programs and services. Annandale Village is

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