Articles by: GwinnettForum

10/20: Artist comes full circle; Faster computer; Congress abdicates

10/20: Artist comes full circle; Faster computer; Congress abdicates

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TODAY’S FOCUS: Artist Comes Full Circle, to Pinckneyville, Where Her Creativity Began
EEB PERSPECTIVE: One Way to Solve the Problem of Getting Your Child a Faster Computer
ANOTHER VIEW: Congress Abdicates, While the President Uses Executive Orders
SPOTLIGHT: Howard Brothers
FEEDBACK: Weather Forecasting in Atlanta: Area Is the Size of Massachusetts
UPCOMING: First Public Orchard and Playground in SE Opens Oct. 22 in Suwanee
NOTABLE: County Chooses Pond and Company for 2040 Unified Plan
RECOMMENDED: Alexandria Reborn by Mark Wallace Maguire
GEORGIA TIDBIT: 30,000-Acre Cohutta Wilderness Is Largest in Eastern United States
TODAY’S QUOTE: Benjamin Franklin on Our Precious Freedoms
MYSTERY PHOTO: This Tranquil Mystery Photo Site Asks You for Identification
CALENDAR: Lilburn Candidate Forum Scheduled for Monday, October 30

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by · October 20, 2017 · Full issues
10/15: On budding friendships; Growing up famous

10/15: On budding friendships; Growing up famous

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TODAY’S FOCUS: Friendships Formed When Local Rotarians Host Nine Russian Physicians
EEB PERSPECTIVE: Growing Up Famous Is Not Always What We May Think
SPOTLIGHT: Hayes Family Automotive Group
FEEDBACK: Weather Presenters Often Are Alarmists and Flat Out Wrong
UPCOMING: Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful Aims To Clean Up Lower Yellow River
NOTABLE: Gwinnett Libraries Win “Top Innovation” Designation for Service
RECOMMENDED: A Cure for Dreaming by Cat Winters
GEORGIA TIDBIT: Arrival of de Soto Eventually Means Decline for Mississippians
TODAY’S QUOTE: Turns Out, It’s Misunderstanding That Allows Us To Agree
MYSTERY PHOTO: Vernacular Church Asks You To Tell Us Where It Is
CALENDAR: Peachtree Corners Forum on Election Coming Monday Night

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by · October 17, 2017 · Full issues
10/13: Great Days of Service coming; Meteorologists; Medicare for all

10/13: Great Days of Service coming; Meteorologists; Medicare for all

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TODAY’S FOCUS: 18th Annual Great Days of Service Coming Oct. 20-21; Volunteers Needed
EEB PERSPECTIVE: Those Weather People Psyched Us Out Again
ANOTHER VIEW: Stand for What Is Morally Correct: Medicare for All
SPOTLIGHT: The Barn BBQ
UPCOMING: Ninth Fort Daniel Faire To Be Saturday, October 21 at Hog Mountain
NOTABLE: Peachtree Corners Firm Helping Cotton Growers in Georgia
RECOMMENDED: Maple Street Biscuit Company, Duluth
GEORGIA TIDBIT: Fiery Explosion Marks the End of the CSS Savannah
TODAY’S QUOTE: This Idea Poses an Interesting Thought about Infinity
MYSTERY PHOTO: Giant Figure Has A Horn to Welcome People in This Mystery Photo
LAGNIAPPE: Lawrenceville DAR Chapter Supports Elisha Winn Fair
CALENDAR: 21st Annual Italian Car Day in Norcross on Saturday

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by · October 12, 2017 · Full issues
10/10:  On Machu Picchu; Gwinnett model train set; Estate taxes

10/10: On Machu Picchu; Gwinnett model train set; Estate taxes

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TODAY’S FOCUS: Here’s a Breath-Taking Account of a Visit to Machu Picchu, Per
EEB PERSPECTIVE: Snellville Resident Selling Model Trains Layout and Plans History Book
ANOTHER VIEW: Federal Estate Taxes Affect Only the Richest of the Rich
SPOTLIGHT: Hayes Family Automotive Group
UPCOMING: STEAM Activities Scheduled for Duluth on Friday Night
NOTABLE: Sheryl Dallas To Become Gwinnett Human Resources Director
RECOMMENDED: Origin by Dan Brown
GEORGIA TIDBIT: Three Confederate Ships Bear the Name Savannah During Civil War
TODAY’S QUOTE: What Horses Have That People Do Not Have
MYSTERY PHOTO: Not Your Ordinary Building for Today’s Mystery Photo
CALENDAR: Bird Club Plans Auction on October 16

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by · October 10, 2017 · Full issues
10/6: $200 million Lawrenceville project; Peachtree Corners; Winn Festival

10/6: $200 million Lawrenceville project; Peachtree Corners; Winn Festival

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TODAY’S FOCUS: Lawrenceville Announces $200 Million Development for Downtown Area
EEB PERSPECTIVE: Peachtree Corners Cracks List of Top 20 Cities in Georgia
ANOTHER VIEW: Free Book Awaits When Visiting This Weekend’s Elisha Winn Festival
SPOTLIGHT: Walton EMC
FEEDBACK: Trump’s “Leadership” Is Pitiful on So Many Levels
UPCOMING: Lawrenceville Kicks Off $30 Million College Corridor Project
NOTABLE: October 15 Is Deadline for Paying 2017 Property Taxes
RECOMMENDED: Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
GEORGIA TIDBIT: Temple Bombing in Atlanta Sends Moral Shockwaves through City
TODAY’S QUOTE: One Way Albert Schweitzer Looked at the World
MYSTERY PHOTO: Something of a Mystery Inside a Mystery This Time
CALENDAR: Second Annual Paint Georgia Pink 5K Walk/Run on Saturday

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by · October 6, 2017 · Full issues
10/3: On the Skillet Lickers; On President Trump’s past week

10/3: On the Skillet Lickers; On President Trump’s past week

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TODAY’S FOCUS: Dacula’s Skillet Lickers Continue Musical Tradition of 90 Years
EEB PERSPECTIVE: What a Week of One Situation after Another for President Trump
SPOTLIGHT: The Piedmont Bank
FEEDBACK: Wants Military Forces To Be in Charge in Puerto Rico
UPCOMING: Lawrenceville Proposes New Library Near Hooper-Renwick Building
NOTABLE: All 100% of GGC New Nurses Pass National Licensure Program
RECOMMENDED: The Italian Bulldozer by Alexander McCall Smith
GEORGIA TIDBIT: Creation of Georgia’s Large Water Reservoirs Began in Early 1900s
TODAY’S QUOTE: If It Works for Waiters, Why Can’t It Work for School Teachers?
MYSTERY PHOTO: Unusual Sculpture Is Subject of This Issue’s Mystery Photo
CALENDAR: Veteran’s Roundtable Coming October 11 in Buford

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by · October 3, 2017 · Full issues
BRACK:  What a week for President Trump

BRACK: What a week for President Trump

By Elliott Brack, editor and publisher | Just about any week this year, news people all across the country….and the world….can take that week’s developments out of the Trump White House and write continuing analysis.

Last week proved to be an unusually apt week to consider the Trump presidency.

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by · October 3, 2017 · Elliott Brack's Perspective
9/29: A county comparison; Sugar Hill center; Powerful poem

9/29: A county comparison; Sugar Hill center; Powerful poem

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TODAY’S FOCUS: Georgia Native Compares Gwinnett to Orange County, Calif.

EEB PERSPECTIVE: Sugar Hill Marks Topping Out Ceremony for Massive E Center

ANOTHER VIEW: Powerful poem cuts to core of NFL controversy
SPOTLIGHT: Precision Planning Inc.

FEEDBACK: Feels Fortunate Every Time She Smells the Pluff Mud Aroma

UPCOMING: Lawrenceville Offers Free Mulch to City and County Residents

NOTABLE: Elections Division Working with Key Hispanic Leaders in County

RECOMMENDED: The Virginian by Owen Wister

GEORGIA TIDBIT: Robins Air Force Base Grows Quickly, Impacting 25 Counties

TODAY’S QUOTE: What Caused Angie Dickinson’s Mother Second Thoughts

MYSTERY PHOTO: Old Ben Taking It Easy on a Bench is New Mystery

LAGNIAPPE: New Photograph Hanging at Lawrenceville Senior Center by Frank Sharp

CALENDAR: Public Lands Day is Saturday at Tribble Mill Park.

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by · September 29, 2017 · Full issues
9/26: New Norcross mural; Pluff mud; more

9/26: New Norcross mural; Pluff mud; more

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TODAY’S FOCUS: Students Plan Mural Turning Brown Wall Into Canvas of Community
EEB PERSPECTIVE: Rising Tides from the Ocean Will Produce Sticky, Oozy Pluff Mud
SPOTLIGHT: The Gwinnett AAA Baseball Team
FEEDBACK: Perhaps You Mean Like “I Was Most in a Sea of Nameless Faces?”
UPCOMING: New Business Accelerator To Locate Office in Peachtree Corners
NOTABLE: County Approves New Crossing Along Beaver Ruin Road
RECOMMENDED: One Hundred Spaghetti Strings
GEORGIA TIDBIT: McIntosh, Gwinnett Fight a Duel; Three Days Later, Gwinnett Is Dead
TODAY’S QUOTE: Compensation For When You Thought You Were Wasting Time
MYSTERY PHOTO: Few Distinguished Features on This Mystery Photo
CALENDAR: Chili Time in Suwanee This Saturday

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by · September 26, 2017 · Full issues
9/23: Remembering Melvin Hunnicutt; Funding natural disasters

9/23: Remembering Melvin Hunnicutt; Funding natural disasters

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TODAY’S FOCUS: Melvin Hunnicutt Kept the Gwinnett Daily News on Schedule
EEB PERSPECTIVE: USA Needs Permanent Way Out of Funding Natural Disasters
FEEDBACK: Doesn’t Find Pinto Beans and Corn Bread Booth at Gwinnett Fair
SPOTLIGHT: Gwinnett Medical Center
UPCOMING: Suwanee Opens Season for 76 Plots at Harvest Farm, an Organic Garden
NOTABLE: Duluth’s Parsons Alley Gets Award from Urban Land Institute
RECOMMENDED: Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom
GEORGIA TIDBIT: Lachlan McIntosh Helped Organize Early Provincial Congress
TODAY’S QUOTE: Defend the Tolerant, or Toleration Is Destroyed
MYSTERY PHOTO: At Least Five Spires Could Help Identify This Mystery

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by · September 23, 2017 · Full issues