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Trail Attack Sketch, Lightning Strikes Boy, Gun Ban and Ebola Patient Release

Trail Attack Sketch, Lightning Strikes Boy, Gun Ban and Ebola Patient Release

Plus, a deputy is recognized for his good deed. Our top posts from Ga. Patch sites.
Officers Chase, Arrest Wanted Fugitive in Gwinnett

Officers Chase, Arrest Wanted Fugitive in Gwinnett

James Staples had numerous outstanding warrants against him when he was apprehended near Lawrenceville.
Three Dozen Things to Do in Gwinnett County This Weekend

Three Dozen Things to Do in Gwinnett County This Weekend

Gwinnett Weekends list from Explore Gwinnett includes Elvis, Mary Poppins, Mark Richt, farmer’s markets and a whole lot more.
Jobless Rates in Metro Atlanta, Gwinnett County Rise in July

Jobless Rates in Metro Atlanta, Gwinnett County Rise in July

The unemployment rate hit 8.0 in the metro; 7.1 in Gwinnett.
Mall's Rides, Laser Tag Venue Fails to Live up to Magic Billing

Mall's Rides, Laser Tag Venue Fails to Live up to Magic Billing

Fantasy Magic World turned the former Belk store space at Gwinnett Place Mall into an amusement venue, but has closed and rides are gone.
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.
13 Area Student Problem Solvers Earn International Recognition

13 Area Student Problem Solvers Earn International Recognition

Representing Norcross High, Pinckneyville Middle and Simpson Elementary, they participated in an international conference at Iowa State.
Latest Homes For Sale Near Norcross, Aug. 20

Latest Homes For Sale Near Norcross, 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.
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.
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.
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.
Cabbie Found Slumped Over Behind Wheel; Shot in Back of Head

Cabbie Found Slumped Over Behind Wheel; Shot in Back of Head

GBI and Norcross PD are investigating late-night shooting death near Gwinnett apartment complex