Category Archives: Gwinnett County


Gwinnett County Ranked 4th Healthiest in GA

Gwinnett County comes in as the 4th Healthiest County in GA according to CountyHealthRankings.com. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute performed the study. They examined a variety of health factors in counties across the nation including mortality morbidity, health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors […]


Dining at Mirko Pasta

Mirko Pasta is the name for a group of restaurants featuring authentic Italian creations. Chef Mirko Di Giacomantonio is from the small town Tortoreto in Italy. He learned to cook from his grandmother, Rosa. Watching his grandmother’s hard work as she lovingly placed fresh food before the family inspired him to bring that tradition to his […]




New Tax Breaks Just for Seniors

Get more money back this year with these helpful hints. When former Governor Sonny Purdue signed House Bill 1055 (HB 1055) into law, he implemented a system that progressively raises the exclusion amount of retirement income for state income tax purposes for retirees 65 and up.  Before this new law, taxpayers who were 62 years […]


Gwinnett County Parks Ranked First in the State

Exciting News for Harbins Park Exciting news everyone: For the year 2010, Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) recognized Gwinnett County Park systems as the number one park system in the state. Our parks have also received recognition on the national level from the National Recreation and Park Association. Gwinnett County sports some of the […]


Age Well, Take Control – Keep Moving!

Seniors, want to take charge of your health this year? Come out and learn how! On March 18th at George Pierce Community Recreation Center, an “Age Well, Take Control – Keep Moving” seminar will take place.  The event itself is specifically built for senior citizens, so there will be lots of information specific to your […]



Veterans Day in Duluth, GA

Duluth Knows How to Honor Veterans This morning I had an appointment in Duluth.  It was the perfect morning out there although it was awfully chilly for this time of year.  That bright blue sky was the perfect way to set my mood for the day.  As I drove toward Duluth, I enjoyed the hustle […]