The British had a slogan during WWII that caught on and fits quite well as a first step. “Keep calm and carry on.” Your first task is to remain calm.... more
When experiencing a personal crisis, many people turn to their faith for guidance and hope. The purpose of God is to make us stronger and aid us through challenges. Pastor Andy Lett shares three bible verses that show God’s strength and love for us, which can help us receive the solace we need during these times.... more
In these challenging times, it has become harder and harder for those seeking employment to find stable work. According to the Georgia Department of Labor, Georgia’s unemployment rate is 8.4 percent, higher than the national rate of 7.6 percent. For the unemployed, this economic crisis hasn’t only affected their wallet, but their way of life, including their ability to pay bills and put food on the table.... more
This 20th Anniversary is a prime opportunity for everyone to become involved in the renowned event, which honors cancer survivors and pays tribute to those who have lost the fight against cancer.... more
When it comes to conversations about cancer today, almost everyone has a personal story to tell. Whether it’s losing a loved one, seeing someone close to you fight the disease, or going through it yourself, cancer has an effect on us all.
The Gwinnett community has brought awareness to cancer through Relay For Life, an overnight team event that has been hosted in the county for the last 28 years.... more
While Georgia is not known for its cold climate, the winter months pose serious challenges to disadvantaged families. These obstacles can prove overwhelming, especially the task of caring for the swaddling and clothing needs of an infant. This is where local charity Tiny Stitches comes in.... more
As we look ahead to spring weather, it’s time to start making plans for another new season. My fellow commissioners and I have vowed to turn the page on the past and start a new chapter this year in Gwinnett County’s nearly 200-year-old story.... more