It’s a Holiday Special! Top Interview Moments from Season 2 of the Gwinnett Podcast
As this year comes to a close and holiday season is in full swing, we’re taking a moment to reflect on all the most memorable moments from Season 2 of the Gwinnett Podcast. For over a year, we’ve had the honor of sitting down with so many amazing community leaders and entrepreneurs and getting to […]Read More
The Comeback of a Lifetime! The Story of Good Landing Recovery Center
On a muggy evening in the outskirts of Clarksdale, Mississippi, fourteen-year-old Trey Lewis clutched his first bottle of alcohol. He never imagined the first sip would be the precipice of a vicious, downhill cycle that would nearly destroy his future. Or that one day, he’d draw on his harrowing experiences with alcohol and later drugs […]Read More
Congratulations to the Gwinnett Chamber’s 2021 Small Business Superstars!
Showcasing those that dare to start, sustain and succeed, the Gwinnett Chamber held its Small Business Awards on November 3, at the Gas South Convention Center. Presented by Regions Bank, ten category recipients were recognized for exhibiting best business practices and embodying the entrepreneurial spirit. “At the Gwinnett Chamber, we believe small business is big business,” said Nick Masino, President […]Read More
Healing, Heart and Overall Health with LaVida Massage of Grayson!
An amazing massage… It’s a welcome opportunity to set your daily stresses aside and drift into deep relaxation. It’s when all those aches and pains that have bothered you for weeks are released. It brings a sense of true rejuvenation that leaves you feeling uplifted for the rest of your week. Massages provide so many […]Read More
Satisfeed: Tackling Food Insecurity in Gwinnett, One Saturday at a Time
Did you know that one in seven Gwinnett residents is experiencing hunger or food insecurity? Or that 53% of students at Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) receive free or reduced lunch? Many are surprised to learn about the scope of food insecurity in our county, especially considering its reputation as a prosperous metro Atlanta hub. […]Read More
Hey, Honey! Roy Rush is the Bee’s Knees
Nothing says springtime in Georgia like azaleas and dogwoods. We’ll put up with a fine coating of pollen on our cars and patio furniture if it means we can enjoy a month-long feast for the eyes, itchy and watery though they may be. And when those blossoms open up, watch for the honey bees––and the […]Read More
Peppur Makes All the Difference
Working in the senior living industry takes compassion, patience, and a whole lot of heart. It is not something that most of us come by honestly. But Peppur Lewis, Executive Director of The Mansions at Gwinnett Park, has all… and more. Her loving history with the senior living industry makes The Mansions one of the […]Read More
GCPS 2020 Teacher of The Year, Rebecca Carlisle
On a chilly evening in November of 2019 Rebecca Carlisle, a 10th grade AP World History teacher at North Gwinnett, recalls the energy thrumming through the ballroom of the Infinite Energy Center, where fellow teachers, principals, district leaders across Gwinnett convened. Amid the tasteful settings, a projection screen announced the celebratory event of the evening: […]Read More
Power Couple Derek Hays & Leta Brooks on the Gwinnett Podcast!
Power Couple Derek Hays & Leta Brooks on the Gwinnett Podcast! This is the old timeless tale of a successful personal injury attorney who meets a successful interior designer. Both run well-known businesses. Both are known as movers and shakers in our community. Both living to serve others. And both host successful podcasts. Of course, […]Read More
‘Integrity, Positivity, and Humility’ – Meet the Buford City Schools Superintendent
A favorite quote can tell you a lot about a person’s character. Dr. Robert Downs, superintendent of Buford City Schools, believes as Coach Lou Holtz did that “There is never a wrong time to do the right thing,” and this is how he lives his life. Growing up in Solon, Ohio, just outside of Cleveland […]Read More