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New head ready for his first Gwinnett Relay for Life

DULUTH — If you wish to participate in the May 6 Gwinnett Relay for Life, there's on tidbit you should know. The race has a new coordiator, Bill Manson, is ready for his first Gwinnett County Relay for Life.


The race will begin at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds and those wishing to register can visit www.gwinnettrelayforlife.org, or search “Gwinnett Relay for Life” on Facebook. On Twitter, follow “gwinnettrelay.”


 

Glenn wins 2nd title of year at bench press meet

Glenn wins 2nd title of year at bench press meet

BUFORD, Ga. – Veteran bench-presser and Georgia IronDawg team member R. Garry Glenn of Oakwood earned his second title of the year when he took the over-50 age category at the Buford BodyPlex Bench Press meet on Sunday.

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Buford Lady Wolves Travel to Macon for AA "Final Four" State Playoff Game

Buford Lady Wolves Travel to Macon for AA "Final Four" State Playoff Game

BUFORD – Tonight, the two time AA state champion, Buford High School Lady Wolves will play in a matchup against Augusta’s Laney High School in the AA “Final Four” State Playoffs in Macon.  

The Lady Wolves recently walked away with a “W” against Rabun County. If they win today’s matchup the Lady Wolves will advance to the AA State Championship Game.

During the last game, leading scorers included Kaela Davis with 24 points and Andraya Carter with 16 points. Earlier this season, Davis and Carter were named among the top high school prospects by the NCAA.   

Lake Lanier invites people to test new program

Lake Lanier invites people to test new program

BUFORD -- On March 15th, Lake Lanier Islands Resort will be launching their new Legacy Corporate Wellness program which will offer fitness, lifestyle and nutrition classes and training; as well as horseback riding, healthy restaurant eating and yoga.

This will be a meeting of corporate event planner can incorporate wellness aspects into their gatherings. The Legacy Wellness Evaluation for individuals or groups, coupled with the adoption of a company-wide wellness initiative like the Legacy Wellness’ innovative Walkingspree iWalk program, may very well lead to lower health benefit costs across the board.

The event will conclude with a healthy lunch for all attendees that will include a brief cooking lesson and demonstration from a resort chef.

This event will be held from 10AM until Noon. Lake Lanier Islands Resort is located at 700 Holiday Road in Lake Lanier Islands.

Willie Nelson and Gwinnett Braves BOGO Tickets, until March 4th

Willie Nelson and Gwinnett Braves BOGO Tickets, until March 4th

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Atlanta and Gwinnett Braves will host Willie Nelson’s Country Throwdown on Sunday, June 12 at Coolray Field in Gwinnett. The main stage will feature country music legend Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson, Randy Houser and Lee Brice.

Pre-sale tickets are available now and tickets purchased during the pre-sale will enable ticket holders to enter Coolray Field 15 minutes prior to doors opening and also give them two “anytime tickets” to use for an upcoming 2011 Gwinnett Braves game. Doors will open at 3 p.m.