Georgia Power invites visitors to again explore its parks and lakes

ATLANTA – Did you know that Georgia Power owns several recreational lakes for the public to enjoy fishing, swimming, hiking and camping? As many Georgians plan summer vacations across the state, Georgia Power is reminding visitors of the recreational opportunities the company offers across the state right near home. As part of the company’s commitment to conservation […]
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June 24, 2021 On Common Ground News

BBB alert: Beware of hotel scams

      ATLANTA–Are you planning to stay in a hotel soon? Keep your personal information protected since tourist and business travelers are often considered the easiest targets. Hotels provide scammers an easy path towards their goal of trying to separate a traveler from their cash. Here are five common hotel scams to be aware […]
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June 13, 2021 On Common Ground News

United Airlines is offering vaccinated customers chance to win free flights for one year

United Airlines is offering its loyalty program members the chance to win free flights for a year’s worth of travel, in support of President Biden administration’s national effort to encourage more people to get their COVID-19 vaccination. The deadline to apply for the “Your Shot to Fly” sweepstakes is June 22. The sweepstakes is open […]
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Universal Studios to open new “DreamWorks” interactive character experience

Photo provided by Universal Studios   ORLANDO, FL—Families can get set to enjoy a new feature at Universal Studios Florida beginning this spring. Universal Studios Florida announced today (May 18) that it will soon open an interactive character experience called DreamWorks, where guests can meet, greet and dance along with their favorite DreamWorks characters from […]
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37 million expected to travel Memorial Day weekend, 1 million of them Georgians

ATLANTA—AAA expects a significant rebound in the number of Americans planning to travel this Memorial Day holiday weekend. More than 37 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more between May 27 and May 31. That’s a 60% increase from last year, when only 23 million traveled, the lowest on record since AAA began […]
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August 2, 2021 On Common Ground News

Vernon Jones speaks out at protest, condemns Gwinnett County’s new mask mandate for students

SUWANEE, GA – Republican Gubernatorial candidate Vernon Jones joined Gwinnett County parents on Juju 30 to protest the Gwinnett County’s Public Schools’ decision to re-impose its mask mandate as students return to classes this week. The requirement has caused an outcry from parents who initially were told by school officials that masks would be optional.     […]
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August 2, 2021 On Common Ground News

Lawrenceville resident indicted in online romance scam of elderly California resident

      ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr has announced the indictment of Borin Khoun on four counts of Theft by Taking in Gwinnett County Superior Court. “In this case, our office is alleging that Borin Khoun of Lawrenceville, Georgia, stole over $50,000 from a senior citizen who lived in California by participating […]
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August 2, 2021 On Common Ground News

Vernon Jones speaks out at protest, condemns Gwinnett County’s new mask mandate for students

SUWANEE, GA – Republican Gubernatorial candidate Vernon Jones joined Gwinnett County parents on Juju 30 to protest the Gwinnett County’s Public Schools’ decision to re-impose its mask mandate as students return to classes this week. The requirement has caused an outcry from parents who initially were told by school officials that masks would be optional.     […]
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August 2, 2021 On Common Ground News

Lawrenceville resident indicted in online romance scam of elderly California resident

      ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr has announced the indictment of Borin Khoun on four counts of Theft by Taking in Gwinnett County Superior Court. “In this case, our office is alleging that Borin Khoun of Lawrenceville, Georgia, stole over $50,000 from a senior citizen who lived in California by participating […]
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July 31, 2021 On Common Ground News

Browns Mill Aquatic Center now open weekends

The Aquatic Center, located at 4929 Browns Mill Road, Stonecrest is now open for play weekends to 7pm. Admission: youth 17 and under is $5, adults 18+ is $7. For more information, call 770-224-0191.
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July 29, 2021 On Common Ground News

Registration under way for South River Paddle set for Aug. 14

Participants enjoy a South River paddle from earlier this year. Photo by Andrew Kraft          ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA– On Aug.14, join the South River Watershed Alliance for a scenic excursion down the South River, from Lorraine Park and Trailhead in Stockbridge to Oglesby Bridge Road in Conyers. “River recreation is powerful. It increases respect […]
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Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort (AWARE) reopening free weekly tours July 3

    STONECREST, GA– After a hiatus due to COVID-19, weekly tours of the Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort (AWARE) facilities will begin again on Saturday, July 3, at 1 pm. Visitors are invited to stop by the wildlife center that day to meet some of the ambassador animals (individuals that, due to their injuries, cannot […]
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