Just Hashtag It!
  Let's be real. Who can't use a happy spin on things these days? There are good things happening in our lives and particularly in our community, but you don't always hear about it. So we're on a mission. You know something to put some hoorah in the day.... Read more
Parks with a Pool: Chill Out Here
You know Gwinnett County has an award-winning parks system, right? You know what else they have? Award-winning lifeguards keeping you safe at nine Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation Aquatic Centers. These highly-trained lifeguards have won the Georgia Recreation and Park Association's State Lifeguard Competition Team Championship five years in... Read more
Soak It In
Warm weather in the South means outdoor lovers want to seek out ways to stay cool in the water. Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites' "Soak It In" programming, celebrates the ways Georgians play in and depend on water. Look for "Soak It In" themed events at GaStateParks.org/SoakItIn/Events. Paddling... Read more
Gwinnett Magazine Is Looking For High School Interns
We're launching a brand new Convergent Journalism Internship Program for the 2017-18 academic year. We're looking for exceptional students from every Gwinnett County high school to be a part of this inaugural class and help us create a one-of-a kind, live-learning lab. As an intern, you'll learn from us... Read more
Norcross to Celebrate America with Red, White & BOOM! Event on July 3
In celebration of Americas Independence Day, the City of Norcross is throwing a pre-Fourth of July block party on July 3 from 3-11 p.m. with fireworks beginning at approximately 9:25 p.m. (or dusk). The 2017 edition of Red, White & BOOM! will include food trucks, fun and fireworks! The... Read more
Gwinnett Restaurant Week 2017: July 16-20
No matter where you travel, it is nice to check out the local's favorite, go-to restaurants, and Gwinnett has many of them. For one week, Explore Gwinnett takes you on an adventure to unique restaurants around Gwinnett at a price you can't resist. Enjoy the opportunity to create your... Read more
Meet Shalyn Vanderhorst
Shalyn Vanderhorst's mother, Shannon, is an Atlanta native who moved to Gwinnett County to provide a better environment for her children and to take advantage of our great school system. Shalyn has certainly taken full advantage of her opportunities. She is 11 years old and this year alone she... Read more
Norcross to Celebrate Memorial Day with Music, Food and Fun
The City of Norcross will be hosting a patriotic celebration for Memorial Day on May 29th in Thrasher Park beginning at 11:30 a.m. that will include food, music and a special guest speaker. Headlining the event, decorated veteran Dewey Earnest, will speak at noon followed by a performance by... Read more
Book Mobile Rolls into Gwinnett
An exciting new literacy-initiative-on-wheels rolled into Gwinnett on Saturday, May 13, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) Book Mobile, held at the Barnes & Noble bookstore at the Mall of Georgia. The ribbon-cutting was part of a fun-filled weekend at the Barnes & Noble... Read more
Remarkable Gwinnett: Reinventing Our Brand
Gwinnett County's brand has evolved steadily over the years. Once, it evoked images of a bedroom community. Now, our brand exudes a dynamic urban vibe. Excellence in many areas is a key component. For examples, look at our good jobs, skilled workforce, outstanding schools, amazing parks, and exemplary bond... Read more