SUWANEE/GWINNETT NEWS WEEK: Developments on Transportation and Fatalities

Reviewing some top news stories from the past week.

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STUDENTS ARRESTED IN GRAYSON TEEN'S SLAYING: The tragic slaying of Grayson High student Paul Sampleton just before Christmas took another turn. On Friday, Gwinnett Police arrested three other Grayson High students in connection with the incident.

MCGINNIS FERRY TRAFFIC FATALITIES: No official police determination has been made in the November crash that killed two people and injured another. But it was determined that alcohol and "common drugs of abuse" were not factors.


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SEVERAL TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS OK'D: Although the TSPLOST was voted down last year, Gwinnett commissioners still found millions in funds to approve or continue several key projects. Areas along I-85, Peachtree Industrial Boulevard and SR-20 were among those affected.

ECLASS UPDATE: The digital transformation of Suwanee and Gwinnett classrooms continued, as students began bringing their own digital devices to school for learning.

TOURISM ORGANIZATION REBRANDING: Explore Gwinnett is the new name for the Gwinnett Convention & Visitors Bureau, which manages the Gwinnett Arena complex and brings other events to the county.

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