Peppur Makes All the Difference
Working in the senior living industry takes compassion, patience, and a whole lot of heart. It is not something that most of us come by honestly. But Peppur Lewis, Executive Director of The Mansions at Gwinnett Park, has all… and more. Her loving history with the senior living industry makes The Mansions one of the […]Read More
GCPS 2020 Teacher of The Year, Rebecca Carlisle
On a chilly evening in November of 2019 Rebecca Carlisle, a 10th grade AP World History teacher at North Gwinnett, recalls the energy thrumming through the ballroom of the Infinite Energy Center, where fellow teachers, principals, district leaders across Gwinnett convened. Amid the tasteful settings, a projection screen announced the celebratory event of the evening: […]Read More
Power Couple Derek Hays & Leta Brooks on the Gwinnett Podcast!
Power Couple Derek Hays & Leta Brooks on the Gwinnett Podcast! This is the old timeless tale of a successful personal injury attorney who meets a successful interior designer. Both run well-known businesses. Both are known as movers and shakers in our community. Both living to serve others. And both host successful podcasts. Of course, […]Read More
Office Managers Learn to Lead with Optimism!
Within every business, there are the hard workers – the doers – that bring strength and guidance to the organization. They keep us on track as we tackle new projects and assignments, teach us how to be the most efficient in our office systems, and ultimately make sure that the entire business as a whole […]Read More
Help Universal Joint Feed Our Hospital Workers
Help Universal Joint Feed Our Hospital Workers! Now more than ever, we need to support our healthcare professionals! How much do we care about our healthcare workers? One trip to the hospital reminds us all too quickly how grateful and appreciative we are for the front-line workers. The real heroes in the fight against COVID-19 are […]Read More
Chief Judge of the Municipal Court of Lawrenceville Dennis T. Still will retire in December
Chief Judge of the Municipal Court of Lawrenceville Dennis T. Still will retire in December after 42 years of combined service in Gwinnett as an attorney and judge. Judge Still was also presented The Glen Ashman Educational Achievement Award on June 19 by the Council for Municipal Court Judges at their summer annual meeting. The award was […]Read More
Round of Applause for Aurora Theatre’s New Leadership
Give a dramatic pause to Aurora Theatre’s Katie Pelkey and David Koté, who were recently appointed to the roles of General Manager and Director of Education/Artistic Associate, respectively. Pelkey is a long-time veteran at Aurora, spending the last 12 years there as Company Manager, Resident Stage Manager, and Educational Resources Associate. Before Aurora, she spent […]Read More
‘Integrity, Positivity, and Humility’ – Meet the Buford City Schools Superintendent
A favorite quote can tell you a lot about a person’s character. Dr. Robert Downs, superintendent of Buford City Schools, believes as Coach Lou Holtz did that “There is never a wrong time to do the right thing,” and this is how he lives his life. Growing up in Solon, Ohio, just outside of Cleveland […]Read More
Gateway85 Celebrates the Completion of the Beaver Ruin Midblock Crossing
The Norcross community saw the need for another pedestrian crosswalk along Beaver Ruin. The two established crossings were nearly a mile apart, causing many pedestrians to cross between the two walkways and putting their safety in jeopardy. Gateway85 CID said no more. On Tuesday, July 16 the Norcross community celebrated the official opening of the […]Read More
The next Mayor of Lawrenceville?
Lawrenceville City Councilman David Still’s bid to become the next mayor An easy-going humor and humility are the first things one notices about the fourth-generation Lawrenceville native who has announced his bid to be the city’s next mayor. At 58, current City Councilman David Still has deep roots in the county. His love for Lawrenceville […]Read More