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

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

Click here to read the latest issue. Inside:
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

by · October 10, 2017 · Full issues
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BRACK: Snellville resident selling model trains layout and plans history book

By Elliott Brack, editor and publisher | If you are into model railroading, you might be interested in what Jim Cofer of Snellville is doing this weekend.

Over the last 13 years, Jim has used his basement to house his own 12×16 foot O-scale, 3-rail model train layout. If you remember the Lionel toy trains, that’s the O Gauge model trains which he has. But they are not toys. One of the more sophisticated model engines can be priced as much as $2,500. His system has remote controls, comes with scale-model depots, grain elevators, roundhouses and other buildings.

by · October 10, 2017 · Elliott Brack's Perspective
Duluth High Football Team, 1960-61: On the back row: Tommy Brown (30), Jimmy Garmon (66), James Watson (88), Curtis Franklin (38), Tommy Franklin (10), Nelson Anglin (50), Bennie Sharpton (55), Jimmy Hartwick (85),Charles Sewell (65), Don Bullock (75) and Vernon Grafton (80). On the front row are Coach Bill McClure, Philip Mees (25), David Bagley (45), Richard Maddox (77), Johnny Wilson (15), Jeff Burdette (20), Jessy Farmer (68), Billy Powell (50), Kenny Moon (35) and Andy Petty (70).

FOCUS: History of first 10 years of Duluth football ready for publication

By Charles Summerour | When two members of Duluth High School’s first football squad brought up the idea of capturing the history of the school’s football beginnings, we all realized that it was important that we do so soon, as many of the school and community leaders as well as a number of players, had passed away. The result is a History of Duluth High School Football: 1959-69, which will soon be published in booklet form.

by · January 22, 2016 · Today's Focus