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Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Plus, a local city is taking steps to create its downtown, a missing man was found alive and a UPS store suffered a data breach.
Gwinnett Man Faces Meth Charges in Barrow County

Gwinnett Man Faces Meth Charges in Barrow County

He allegedly had 10 ounces of crystal methamphetamine on him when arrested in a Home Depot parking lot.
Gwinnett Begins Naming Process for 4 Schools Opening in 2015

Gwinnett Begins Naming Process for 4 Schools Opening in 2015

New schools are opening in Norcross and Lawrenceville.
Police: Suspects Dropped 20-Pound Rocks Onto Cars from Overpass

Police: Suspects Dropped 20-Pound Rocks Onto Cars from Overpass

2 of the 4 have been arrested; police have warrants out for the other 2.
Latest Homes For Sale in Gwinnett, Aug. 20

Latest Homes For Sale in Gwinnett, Aug. 20

Patch and Zillow team up to bring you local real estate news.
Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Unsecured firearms in house where toddler was shot; Man with BB gun prompts school lockdown; Georgia has 2nd worst jobless rate.
Commissioners Approve Stream Restoration on Bromolow Creek

Commissioners Approve Stream Restoration on Bromolow Creek

The nearly $900K project was approved Tuesday by the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners.
Quick-Thinking Bank Employees Locked Themselves in Safe as Robber Waited

Quick-Thinking Bank Employees Locked Themselves in Safe as Robber Waited

It was several minutes before he realized he wasn’t getting any money from the Lilburn bank.
Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Is the increase in Georgia's unemployment numbers a seasonal blip or the continuation of a trend tied to a lack of skilled workers?
High School Football 2014: Gwinnett County Schedules

High School Football 2014: Gwinnett County Schedules

Are you ready for some football? Our hometown heroes hit the field this weekend.
$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Suspected electronics thieves stopped in Acworth; Atlanta Watershed probe; Tractor accident kills man; Missing man found safe.
Snellville Police to Take on 'ALS Ice Bucket Challenge'

Snellville Police to Take on 'ALS Ice Bucket Challenge'

You’ll get your chance, too, at Wisteria Village this weekend.
Georgia Gwinnett College Welcomes 11,000 Students for Fall Semester

Georgia Gwinnett College Welcomes 11,000 Students for Fall Semester

The student body includes about 3,700 new students.
Ga. Deputies Seize $2.2 Million in Opium Sent Via Mail

Ga. Deputies Seize $2.2 Million in Opium Sent Via Mail

When package of drugs from Laos arrived in Auburn, authorities were there to make the bust.
Ride the 'Blue Crush' at Collins Hill Community Fun Day

Ride the 'Blue Crush' at Collins Hill Community Fun Day

10 inflatables, climbing wall, bungee jumps, food, vendors and lots more planned this Saturday at Collins Hill High School.
Here's How to Post on the New Patch

Here's How to Post on the New Patch

Here’s what you need to know to start posting on Patch again.
Exciting Places, Superintendent Announces Retirement, Football Player Dies, Councilman Indicted, Murder-Suicide, Robin Williams Tribute, Another Baby Left in Car

Exciting Places, Superintendent Announces Retirement, Football Player Dies, Councilman Indicted, Murder-Suicide, Robin Williams Tribute, Another Baby Left in Car

Plus, a convicted rapist was sentenced to six life terms and a Patch blogger explains Robin Williams' impact on his life.
GA Wow Houses: $1.1M Estate; 'Truly Unique' Beauty; 2-Story Family Room and More

GA Wow Houses: $1.1M Estate; 'Truly Unique' Beauty; 2-Story Family Room and More

Beautiful and expensive homes for sale across Georgia.
GOOD NEWS! Most Exciting Cities, IB Diplomas, Public Safety Award, School Spirit + Lottery Winners

GOOD NEWS! Most Exciting Cities, IB Diplomas, Public Safety Award, School Spirit + Lottery Winners

Plus, Gwinnett teachers honored, business openings and expansions, and students fighting drugs were among this week's uplifting stories.
Nominate Your Favorite Coach or Mentor for Prizes and Profile on Patch

Nominate Your Favorite Coach or Mentor for Prizes and Profile on Patch

Monday is the deadline to nominate your favorite coach or mentor who made a difference in your life.