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SUWANEE NEWS WEEK: Lanier Search Ends, New Council Member and More ...

Looking back at some of the top stories from the area.

It was another busy news week in Suwanee. Here's a rewind:

LANIER SEARCH ENDS: The story that has captivated the area recently came to something of a conclusion. Divers on Lake Lanier, which included members of the FBI, pulled the body of Griffin Prince, 13, from the murky waters on Wednesday evening. Griffin Prince and brother Jake, 9. of Buford died as a result of a boating collsion on the lake June 18. Service arrangements have not been announced.

It did not require an election to fill the unexpired term on the Suwanee City Council. Attorney Beth Hilscher, already known in civic affairs, was the only qualifier for the post vacated by Jace Brooks in May. Hilscher should be sworn into office sometime in July.

What were your favorite news stories recently in Suwanee? Tell us in the comments below.

True summer weather arrived at week's end, with temps topping 100 degrees and relief measures being taken by the Salvation Army. 

TSPLOST: Developments and public discourse continued regarding the July 31 vote on the Regional Transportation Referendum. and public information sessions continued to be held as Suwanee and Gwinnett elected leaders continued to press for passage.

A home-schooled student from Suwanee was named Miss Georgia. Leighton Jordan, 19, thus earned the right to compete for the Miss America title.

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