The Grayson Local Weekly TOP 10 for April 13-17

TOP10 cardWhat a week. After Spring Break fooled us all into believing sunshine and shorts were here to stay, this week has slapped us back to the reality of Georgia weather.

Namely, it has more sides than a political debate.

But the weather hasn’t been the top story this week. Lots of things have happened in Grayson and beyond, so to get you caught up, here’s your Weekly TOP 10:

  1. The Gwinnett Planning Commission puts a major Grayson-area development plan on hold, the Gwinnett Daily Post reports.
  2. Grayson will put its community spirit on display over the next few days, with a Jazz concert in the park and community meeting on Tuesday night.
  3. The State of Georgia will resume the proceedings for the execution of Kelly Gissendaner, reports the Gwinnett Daily.
  4. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Gwinnett County’s school board voted to close down one of the county’s Special Needs schools.
  5. The AJC also reports potential for MARTA expansion into Gwinnett is finding traction among residents.
  6. The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Department arrests one of their own after allegations of sexual assault, per the Gwinnett Daily Post.
  7. The Gwinnett Citizen shares the story of a Wages Funeral Home employee, Don Railey, receiving certification as a John Maxwell Team coach.
  8. The Citizen also shares some great tips for local fishermen looking to hit the lakes in the next few weeks.
  9. Jennie Dittmar highlights Johnny’s Pizza Grayson in part two of her Grayson Friday Nights series.
  10. And finally, the Grayson Arts & History will kick off May’s Digital History Month with a community-wide project.

Author: Jason

Jason Brooks is the owner and editor of Grayson Local. A resident of Grayson for over 14 years, he loves the Grayson community and the potential it holds. A former pastor, Jason now works as a freelance writer. He has written for The John Maxwell Company, North Point Ministries, The Ford Motor Company, Catalyst, and several regional magazines as well. You can follow Jason on Twitter (@JasonMuses).

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