A review of key happenings in and around the city. Add your own.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Sunday, July 22, 2012
A recap of recent news events from Suwanee and Gwinnett.
It was another wild week for news in Suwanee and Gwinnett. Let's get a recap: BROOKS ENDORSEMENTS: The former Suwanee City Council member already had a sizable fund-raising lead over opponent Laurie McClain in the Gwinnett BOC District 1 race. As early voting continued, Brooks also picked up the endorsements of several municipal leaders in the district. TSPLOST SESSION IN SUWANEE: The information exchange over the transportation referendum came to Suwanee City Hall. Gwinnett Transportation Director Kim Controy led the presentation. What was your favorite news event of the past week? Tell us in the comments below. POLICE DRUG TASK FORCE FORMING: Suwanee will be among the Gwinnett police agencies in a new county-wide drug/vice task force, as…
Sunday, June 3, 2012
A quick recap of some top stories from the Suwanee area last week.
It was a week of blockbuster news for Suwanee and the area. Let's take another look at some headline events: AIRPORT PRIVATIZATION IN TROUBLE: The controversial idea of turning county-owned Briscoe Field over to a private operator is gaining no favor with county administrators. The agenda for the June 5 Board of Commissioners work session carries a staff recommendation to reject the proposal by Propeller Investments, the only entity to submit a proposal. Residents in the area overwhelmingly opposed any privatization, which carried the possibility of commercial passenger service. What news stories did you like in Suwanee last week? Tell us in the comments below. LASSETER RESIGNS: The Gwinnett Board of Commissioners, the county's governing …
Sunday, May 27, 2012
A look back at top stories from the Suwanee area last week.
The Suwanee area is never lacking for news, and so it was this past week or so. Let's review some stories, in case you missed or want another look. SpaceX docking: Thanks to our click-oriented universal village, people could watch Friday's historic space mission. The SpaceX capsule Dragon became the first privately-funded vehicle to rendezvous with the International Space Station. The company's mission control in Hawthorne, Calif., teamed with NASA on the effort. And the camera is still live, so you can watch the astronauts float around the vessel. Southern cookbook with purpose: Wilkes Meat Market of Suwanee has family roots that date to before World War II. Now, their new cookbook also has a humanitarian mission. Family member Jennifer …
Friday, May 25, 2012
The heritage event is scheduled for Sunday.
The Suwanee Branch of the Gwinnett Public Library will host an Asian Pacific Heritage event on Sunday, 2-4 p.m., according to the library system website. The event is being held to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Heritage Month. It is billed as "Stories about Love, Family & Identity by Asian Pacific Americans in the South." Visitors will be able to: For more information, contact the library. Don’t miss any Suwanee news. Subscribe to Suwanee Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.