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PC City Council: No Guns in City Hall; Alcohol Licenses Approved; SDS Agreement

PC City Council: No Guns in City Hall; Alcohol Licenses Approved; SDS Agreement

Highlights from the summary minutes of the Aug. 19 Peachtree Corners City Council meeting.
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.
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.
Find Open Houses Near Peachtree Corners This Weekend

Find Open Houses Near Peachtree Corners This Weekend

Every week, Patch and Zillow team to bring you open houses in the area.
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.

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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.
Find Open Houses Near Peachtree Corners This Weekend

Find Open Houses Near Peachtree Corners This Weekend

Every week, Patch and Zillow team to bring you open houses in the area.
Bond Denied for Gwinnett Mother Accused of Starving Autistic Daughter

Bond Denied for Gwinnett Mother Accused of Starving Autistic Daughter

The 15-year-old weighed less than 60 pounds when she was taken to the hospital.
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.
PC City Council: No Guns in City Hall; Alcohol Licenses Approved; SDS Agreement

PC City Council: No Guns in City Hall; Alcohol Licenses Approved; SDS Agreement

Highlights from the summary minutes of the Aug. 19 Peachtree Corners City Council meeting.
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.
Off-Campus Cooking 101

Off-Campus Cooking 101

Off-campus living is best when you can cook delicious and easy meals for yourself!
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.
Norcross Cluster Students Prove They're Expert Problem Solvers

Norcross Cluster Students Prove They're Expert Problem Solvers

13 students from Norcross HS, Pinckneyville MS and Simpson ES fared well at Future Problem Solving International Conference at Iowa State.
Peachtree Corners Police Activity: Amphetamine, Larceny, Pot & More

Peachtree Corners Police Activity: Amphetamine, Larceny, Pot & More

Recent Gwinnett County PD calls in the Peachtree Corners area.
Latest Homes For Sale Near Peachtree Corners, Aug. 20

Latest Homes For Sale Near Peachtree Corners, 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.
Sprouts Opens with Ribbon-Cutting, Special Events

Sprouts Opens with Ribbon-Cutting, Special Events

Get in line early for free muffins, coffee; stay for giveaways, deals
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?