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Champions crowned in Atlanta Dragway Summit finale

In spite of the rain forecast, racers from all over Georgia and part of South Carolina met at Atlanta Dragway for the final 2014 Summit ET Series points event, with final races to be won and championships to be decided. Three of Atlanta Dragway's young lions, Jeremy Hancock, Hank Wilhelm and Wesley Mayfield, had a shot at the 2014 Super Pro championship.

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Related Topix: Cherokee County, GA, Canton, GA, Bowman, GA, Elbert County, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Tucker, GA, Lawrenceville, GA, Jefferson, GA, Jackson County, GA, Franklin County, GA, Carnesville, GA

Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Falcoholic

Jason Snelling arrested Tuesday in Gwinett County for driving with a suspended license

Retirement isn't easy. Your motorized scooter is breaking left and right. Your proctologist is giving you a hard time.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons

The Star

Hewlett - Baker

Courtney N. Baker of North Augusta and Justin G. Hewlett of North Augusta were married June 21, 2014 at Our Lady of Peace. The bride was given in marriage by Bobby Baker.

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Related Topix: Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA, Wedding, Lawrenceville, GA, Fulton County, GA, Roswell, GA, Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA, Effingham County, GA, Rincon, GA

Patch.com

Visit the World Right Here in Snellville at International Festival

The event, featuring cultural displays, traditional costumes and entertainment representing music and dance from around the world, will take place from 12 to 6 p.m. on the Towne Green in front of City Hall, 2432 Oak Road. A Parade of Nations will kick off the event at noon.

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Related Topix: Snellville, GA

Business Journal

Ex-DeKalb and GWCC official indicted on corruption charges

Patrick Jackson, a former janitorial services manager for DeKalb County and the Georgia World Congress Center, was indicted and arraigned Tuesday on charges of mail fraud and bribery. Patrick Jackson , a former janitorial services manager for DeKalb County and the Georgia World Congress Center , was indicted and arraigned Tuesday on charges of mail fraud and bribery.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Loganville, GA

Patch.com

Weekend Festival Offers Visitors a Taste of Japan

The Japanese cultural event JapanFest will take place this weekend, Sept. 20 and 21, at the Gwinnett Convention Center , 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth, where a variety of traditional and contemporary elements of Japanese culture will be showcased.

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Related Topix: Duluth, GA

Watersblogged

Elite IBM Partner Certification Awarded to Corus360

Corus360 is delighted and honored to be part of a small number of U.S. Business Partners recognized by IBM as a Technical Support Services Sales Leader," said Archie James, Vice President of IT Support Services. Corus360, an IT Solutions Provider based in Norcross, Georgia, joins an elite group of only 21 IBM Business Partners in the U.S. to receive certification as an IBM Technical Support Services Sales Leadership Partner.

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Related Topix: Norcross, GA

411mania.com

UPDATED: Ric Flair Reportedly Hospitalized Last Week

UPDATE : Pwinsider.com reports that Flair underwent "several minor surgeries" last week. He is currently hospitalized in Georgia, and the surgeries were described as "not life threatening".

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Related Topix: Lawrenceville, GA

Mon Sep 15, 2014

PR-inside.com

Guided Therapeutics, Inc. (GTHP) - Medical Equipment - Deals and...

The company offers products for the non-invasive cervical cancer detection markets. It develops technology to painlessly detect disease before it becomes cancer.

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Related Topix: Norcross, GA

Patch.com

Best-Selling Christian Author in Lawrenceville Tuesday

Best-selling Christian author Lisa Wingate will be in Lawrenceville Tuesday, 12 p.m.-2 p.m. to discuss "The Prayer Box" and the story behind her new book "The Story Keeper." The appearance is scheduled 12 p.m.- 2 p.m. in the Fireside Room at North Metro Baptist Church, located at 1026 Old Peachtree Road in Lawrenceville.

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Related Topix: Lawrenceville, GA

Patch.com

Charges Possible in Fatal Accident on Buford Highway

Gwinnett Police said Brandon C. Pellien, 29, of Sugar Hill and Steven Barco, 48, of Buford both died at the scene at Buford Highway and Garnett Street around 2:15 a.m. Sunday. Two minors were taken to Scottish Rite hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

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Related Topix: Sugar Hill, GA, Buford, GA

Patch.com

Scout-Built Garden Beds Available to Rent

The 4-by-12-foot beds may be filled with soil and the renter may add organic amendments as desired. The Community Garden rental year is April 1 through March 30, so the beds will be rented for half the annual rate of $50 for a Snellville resident and $65 for those living outside city limits.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Snellville, GA

Peach Pundit

Attorney General Sam Olens Kicks Off Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Contest

Attorney General Sam Olens talks to students at Parkview High School about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Photo: Jon Richards Attorney General Sam Olens traveled to Parkview High School in Gwinnett County this morning to kick off an effort to highlight the effects of prescription drug abuse in Georgia.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Drugs, Education Etc.

Sentinel School Zone

Orange schools challenge Broad Prize rival Gwinnett County schools

Orange County schools' superintendent Barbara Jenkins offers a local gift to the other district finalist for the Broad Prize - if Orange should lose. Orange County schools' superintendent Barbara Jenkins offers a local gift to the other district finalist for the Broad Prize - if Orange should lose.

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Business Journal

Ex-Georgia Democratic Party Chairman charged with $1.8M in fraud

Former Georgia Democratic Party Chairman and attorney Mike Berlon was arraigned Friday, accused of defrauding clients out of $1.8 million. Former Georgia Democratic Party Chairman and attorney Mike Berlon was arraigned Friday, accused of defrauding clients out of $1.8 million.

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Daily DDT

The WWE Morning Paper: Luke Harper, Night of Champions, Ric Flair

So you're getting ready for school or work in the morning and want to read up on fresh content before leaving for the day? Come read The WWE Morning Paper! This will be your Monday-Saturday hub for the latest news inside and outside the squared circle for Vince McMahon's company as well as TNA sprinkled in . Here's the wrestling information you need to know for September 15th, 2014 version of The WWE Morning Paper.

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Related Topix: Lawrenceville, GA

Sun Sep 14, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Georgia news

Four-year-old Nikki Fitzmayer is a typical girl, playing with her sister and singing along to "Frozen" songs. But her quizzical expressions at some sounds are small signals of a big problem.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia Kennewsaw State, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Loganville, GA

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Patch.com

Gwinnett Firefighters Remembered

The Lawrenceville Philadelphia Winn Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution remembered the sacrifices firefighters made on 9/11/01 when approximately 3,000 civilians perished at the hands of 19 terrorist highjackers. Chapter members delivered homemade treats to several Gwinnett County Fire Stations.

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Related Topix: Lawrenceville, GA

MainStreetNews.com

Raymon Bullock

Raymon Larry Bullock, 66, formerly of Buford and the Ivy Creek Community, passed away on Thursday, September 11, 2014. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Jacob Bullock; and his parents, Bee and Nancy Warbington Bullock.

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Related Topix: Buford, GA, US Military, US News, US Air Force

Cape Cod Times

Charges against man whose toddler died in car paint conflicting theories

Justin Ross Harris killed his son with cold-blooded intent or with extreme recklessness, according to the indictment handed up last week by a grand jury.

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