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Infinite Energy Center Announces Expansion Plans

From the Atlanta Gladiators and the Lion King to popular music artists like Justin Timberlake, U2, Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift and more, it is no surprise that the Infinite Energy Center is at its peak of popularity. That’s why the new $2.59 million contract to expand and improve the arena should come as no surprise.

Mitsubishi Electric Classic Raises Over $2M for Community

The Mitsubishi Electric Classic is an official event of the PGA Tour that allows golfers from around the area to raise money for local charities like Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Special Needs Schools of Gwinnett. It is a yearly fundraising event in Duluth, Georgia that took place this year on April 9th through the

Teen Volunteers Honored

4,200 hours of service, the equivalent of $104,759- that is what teen volunteers donated to Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s hospitals in Gainesville, Braselton, and Barrow in the 2018 fiscal year. In honor of these teens’ selfless donations, The Medical Center Auxiliary hosted an appreciation dinner in July at The Venue at Friendship Springs to thank

North Gwinnett Alum Finishes in Top 8 in Boston Marathon

This year’s Boston Marathon featured the first American woman winner since 1985, with six other American women finishing in the top eight. One of these women was Gwinnett County native and North Gwinnett alum, Nicole Dimercurio. Pushing through wind gusts estimated at up to 45 miles per hour and temperatures ranging from the upper 30s

Suwanee Elementary School Welcomes New Principals

Suwanee Elementary School is excited to welcome Mary Taylor as principal, along with new Assistant Principal Halima Gray.  Taylor and Gray join Assistant Principal Jeremy Nix in Administration (Nix joined Suwanee Elementary last year). Taylor began her career in Gwinnett County in 2003, when she became a teacher at Creekland Middle School. She later became

Georgia Passes New Distracted Driving Law

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed House Bill 673, a new distracted driving law that takes effect in Georgia on July 1. The new law states that drivers are now required to use hands-free technology while operating a moving vehicle. The new law prohibits the writing, sending, or reading of any sort of message including text

Chick-fil-A Awards Scholarships

It is no secret that Chick-fil-A goes above and beyond for its customers and employees. That is why the company began giving out “Remarkable Future Scholarships” to its team members in 1973. To this day, the company has given over $61 million in scholarships to its employees who help make the company so special. This

Goat Yoga Takes Over Suwanee Town Center Park

On May 20, Suwanee Town Center transformed into a goga studio. Yes, goga! After the incredibly successful introduction of Goat Yoga in the Park on April 29, the city partnered with Red Wagon Goats to bring Goat Yoga back to Suwanee. Goat Yoga combines the widely known stress-reducing benefits of yoga and the light-hearted playfulness

Friends American Grill Moves to a New Suwanee Location

Friends American Grill in Suwanee has officially opened its doors in its new location! Owner and Operator, Ray Stanjevich, says that the new location better fits their customers ’ needs. With a bar that fits over 20 bar stools, the space is bigger and a lot more welcoming. The new location has a little more “funky” interior,

S&S Ace Hardware Opens New Location in Buford

Our friends at S&S Ace Hardware have opened up their brand new location in Buford! The new store is now located off of Highway 20 at 4160 Buford Drive and offers just about everything you may need for home and garden improvement! S&S originally opened its doors in 1987 under the ownership of Spencer and

Broadway In The Park: Disney’s Aladdin Jr.

Suwanee Performing Arts (SPA) brings back Disney’s Aladdin Jr. for its 12th annual production, taking place July 27-28 in Suwanee Town Center Park. SPA will also produce the opening show, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, a fun-filled original one-act musical. Based on the 1992 Academy Award-winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway show, Disney’s

Bert’s Big Adventure is Accepting Nominations for 2019

Bert’s Big Adventure, a nonprofit organization that provides a magical, all-expenses-paid, five-day journey to Walt Disney World® for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families, is now accepting applications and nominations for children to join the magic on their 2019 trip! In order to qualify, children must be between the ages of 5

Margaritaville at Lanier Islands is Making a Splash

Lanier Islands has taken on a new partnership and has officially received a Jimmy Buffet makeover. The new partnership between LLI Management Company, LLC and Safe Harbor Development, LLC is bringing the world famous Margaritaville right to our own backyard at Lanier Islands Resort. With millions of dollars already invested in renovations during the first

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