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11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Buford Native Nominated for 'Good Works' Team

Buford Native Nominated for 'Good Works' Team

Now at Mercer, John Russ is in the running for the AllState American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team.
4.0, Way to Go: Buford-Area Students Honored at North Georgia

4.0, Way to Go: Buford-Area Students Honored at North Georgia

Buford's list of President’s Honor Roll winners is rather long
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Investigators: Boys Using Vacant House as Clubhouse Accidentally Started Fire

Investigators: Boys Using Vacant House as Clubhouse Accidentally Started Fire

The fire on July 6 in the Buford area caused major damage at house.
Local Students Make Honor List at Oxford

Local Students Make Honor List at Oxford

All had high GPAs at Emory University's two-year liberal arts division
Investigators Declare Sugar Hill House Fire Act of Arson

Investigators Declare Sugar Hill House Fire Act of Arson

Investigators are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information regarding a fire that destroyed a vacant Buford home Sunday.
GEHC Foundation Provides STEM Experience For Area Teachers

GEHC Foundation Provides STEM Experience For Area Teachers

Participants traveled to the Univ. of Texas Marine Science Institute and took part in intensive, hands-on activities that will be replicated in the classroom.
Sugar Hill City Manager Bob Hail Set to Retire

Sugar Hill City Manager Bob Hail Set to Retire

Hail was with the city for 13 years; he will continue as an adviser.
Buford Teen Selected to Play in 2014 Brine National Lacrosse Classic

Buford Teen Selected to Play in 2014 Brine National Lacrosse Classic

Gavin Kesselring is a rising sophomore at Buford High School.
Buford-Area Students Graduate at University of North Georgia

Buford-Area Students Graduate at University of North Georgia

4 graduated magna cum laude, 1 summa cum laude, and 1 received master's degree.
4 Escape Unharmed from Early Morning House Fire

4 Escape Unharmed from Early Morning House Fire

Interior of home near Sugar Hill suffered heavy damage.
'Dazed and Confused': Man Tells Cops 'I Smoked a Bowl of Meth Last Night'

'Dazed and Confused': Man Tells Cops 'I Smoked a Bowl of Meth Last Night'

Inside police reports: A regular closer look at Gwinnett Police incident reports in the area.
Buford Students Make Dean's List at Georgia Tech

Buford Students Make Dean's List at Georgia Tech

10 local students achieve high standards at Tech.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Local Student at University of North Georgia Receives Gilman Scholarship

Local Student at University of North Georgia Receives Gilman Scholarship

Ryan Blanchard of Sugar Hill received $5,000 to study abroad.
I-85 Injury Crash Scatters Screws Across the Highway

I-85 Injury Crash Scatters Screws Across the Highway

Three vehicles were involved in the wreck near Buford.
Safety Tips for Summer Pool Fun

Safety Tips for Summer Pool Fun

The Gwinnett Fire department says pool time is fun, but safety should be first concern.