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Extension hosts annual plant sale

The Gwinnett Extension is offering varieties of blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, figs, apples, pomegranate, goji berry, native azaleas, and other landscape plants as part of its annual sale.  Pecan trees and Titan blueberries, which produce blueberries the size of quarters, will all be offered this year. Orders will be taken through March 7, 2017. Visit www.gwinnettextension.com or call 678.377.4010 to request an order form.

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FOCUS ON: Providing high quality services

FOCUS ON features stories about how your county government employees focus on providing high quality services to you each and every day. Those stories spotlight Gwinnett County Government work groups such as the Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit, Transportation’s Road Assessment Team, and Fire and Emergency Services’ Swiftwater Rescue Team.

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Gwinnett 101 gives residents an up-close look at county government

Have you ever wondered why a fire truck responds to your medical emergency, why the County has a SPLOST program, or how clean water gets to your house? The Gwinnett 101: Citizens Academy can help answer those questions and more. 

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Take action: Test your home for radon

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has designated January as National Radon Action Month. Radon is a radioactive gas that is invisible, tasteless, and odorless, and it can be harmful to you. In fact, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. For more information about radon and how to test your home for radon exposure, visit the Cooperative Extension Services’ Radon Education webpage.  

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United Ebony Society hosts annual MLK parade

The Gwinnett United Ebony Society will host a parade that will begin on Langley Drive in Lawrenceville at 10:00am and end at Moore Middle School, which is located at the intersection of Lawrenceville Highway and Johnson Road. TVgwinnett will be at the event, so you can catch highlights on demand on the county's website.

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