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The North Gwinnett Middle School musical theatre troupe

The North Gwinnett Middle School musical theatre troupe receives “Outstanding Performance Award”

The North Gwinnett Middle School musical theatre troupe receives “Outstanding Performance Award”

The North Gwinnett Middle School musical theatre troupe received an “Outstanding Performance Award” at the Junior Theatre Festival, which took place at Cobb Galleria from January 13-15th. They finished in the top 9 out of 111 competing groups from all over the country as well as New Zealand and Japan. For being recognized as an

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City of Sugar Hill Unveils “Sweet Life” Mural

The City of Sugar Hill recently unveiled “The Sweet Life” mural – created by local artist, Jennie Osiek. The large, colorful mural is located on the old City Hall building, now home of the “Suite Spot” – a small business incubator offering co-working space and dedicated workspaces. Last year, the City of Sugar Hill sent

Alloy Personal Training Center

Personal Training Center for Women opens in Suwanee

Alloy Personal Training Center for Women held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, January 14th. The Alloy brand has been in existence since 1992 in its Roswell location, helping thousands of people get in the best shape of their lives. Additionally, the proven Alloy system is now packaged and used in hundreds of gyms across

Friends American Grill Announces Franchising Opportunities

Friends American Grill has announced the opportunity to franchise their business. Franchises are available in the Atlanta market, as well as other select states. International opportunities are available also. Originating in Dacula, GA, Friends American Grill has been operating since 2010. With several locations throughout the Atlanta, GA northern suburbs, Friends is a neighborhood staple

Glow in the park event in Suwanee, april 15 2017

Suwanee Gets Glowing – Glow in the Park

The City of Suwanee invites the community to “get lit” in Town Center on Saturday, April 15th at Glow in the Park, the first community lantern parade. Inspired by the Atlanta Beltline Parade, Glow in the Park will feature a strolling jazz band leading an illuminated pageant of light, music and color through Old Town

Night to Shine Prom 2017

Night to Shine Prom 2017

Organized by local, non-profit, HappyFeat and Gwinnett Church, and sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, The Night to Shine Prom celebrates people with special needs through an unforgettable prom night experience. The event took place on Friday, February 10th at Gwinnett Church, where 450 special needs prom kings and queens strolled in on the red

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City of Suwanee Launches Open Budget Website

In an effort to provide complete and clear financial information, the City of Suwanee has launched its open data budget website, ensuring that city financial data is easily accessible and understandable for citizens. The City leveraged Seattle-based Socrata’s suite of applications to publish their online budget data quickly, economically, and in a consumer-friendly way. Citizens

Tires Plus Opens in Suwanee

Suwanee welcomed Tires Plus with a ribbon cutting ceremony as the first official Tires Plus lab store in the country. Tires Plus Suwanee is designed to develop and test new ideas, concepts and innovations in a controlled setting with the aim to be ranked among the most admired customer service companies and to be the


Totes 2 Tots Drive to Collect Suitcases for Foster Children

Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) and Northside Hospital are hosting the 15th annual Totes 2 Tots drive to collect backpacks and suitcases for foster children in Georgia. Donations of new or nearly new backpacks, duffel bags and suitcases will be accepted at locations across the state: • THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 10 A.M.-2 P.M. GCS CAMP CREEK

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New Pre-Owned Apple® Device Business Comes to Suwanee

After many years in the corporate world as an accountant, Marie Umberger is now leveraging her years of work experience to open her own business. Experimac provides pre-owned Apple® computers and devices; repair and upgrade services for laptops, phones and tablets; trade-ins of existing devices; and sales of accessories. Umberger’s Experimac is the newest concept

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Suwanee Magazine’s Cutest Pup Contest

  Thank you to everyone who voted in the 4th annual Cutest Pup Contest!!  The winning pup will be announced in our March-April issue – due to hit stands the first week of March!  Thank you again to our sponsors.  Sponsored by Pooch N Paws, Blue Grasshopper Creations and Splash and Dash, the “Suwanee Magazine Cutest

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Full Circle Salon & Spa

On Saturday, November 12th, Suwanee welcomed new business Full Circle Salon & Spa. This world-class spa is located off of Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in the heart of Suwanee. Stop by to get your hair pampered and treated by professional stylists to maintain a healthy color and glow. 3131 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd, Suwanee, GA 30024

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Majestic Nail Bar

Majestic Nail Bar hosted their grand opening on Friday, October 21st. Located on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Suwanee, Majestic Nail Bar is a luxury spa with world-class service. This salon and spa was designed for personalized client care with custom-designed services and treatments using only high quality industry products and natural ingredients. Service is their

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Suwanee Wine Fest Donates to Annandale Village

For the fourth year in a row, the organizers of Suwanee Wine Fest donated a portion of event proceeds to local nonprofit, Annandale Village. The 4th Annual Suwanee Wine Fest took place on Saturday, November 5th in Town Center Park with over one thousand wine lovers attending the event. Annandale Village is an award-winning facility


Suwanee Police Earn Re-Accreditation with Excellence

The Suwanee Police Department recently attained re-accreditation with excellence from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). Police Chief Mike Jones and other agency representatives were awarded the agency’s re-accreditation at the CALEA conference in Charleston, South Carolina on November 5, 2016. CALEA assessors spent several days evaluating the department in June, examining

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