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Wayne Wright, with CH2M HILL (second from right) presents a check for $4,000 to Peachtree Elementary School principal Kara Dutton to be used to rebuild the school's outdoor classroom. And joining in the celebration (left to right), Alan Kaplan, Debbie Mason, Mayor Mike Mason, and 4th grade science teacher Frank Yelinek, Jr. 
 
Peachtree Corners School Receives $4,000 to Refurbish Its Outdoor Classroom
 
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, turned out to be a banner day for Peachtree Elementary School. The Gwinnett County public school was awarded a gift of $4,000 from CH2M HILL to rebuild and improve its outdoor classroom.
The funds will be used to restore the school's outdoor classroom which is located in a wooded area behind the school's playground. Over the years the area had fallen into disrepair and the money will be used to replace steps and railings, rebuild learning spaces and to construct a work area for students and teachers. Read more ...
 
 
 
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The city welcomes its new code enforcement officer 
 
 
Officer Hercilia Morrow is sworn in as a code enforcement officer for the city by Mayor Mike Mason.  
 
 Mayor Swears In New Code Enforcement Officer
 
On Wednesday, Jan. 21, Mayor Mike Mason had the pleasure of swearing in a new code enforcement officer for the city.
 
Officer Hercilia Morrow joined the City of Peachtree Corners on January 5 and will serve as one of two code enforcement officers for the city. She has worked in code enforcement for 10 years for the cities of Norcross and Doraville and most recently for DeKalb County.
 
A 25-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, Officer Morrow most recently served in Kuwait. During her naval career she worked as a police officer and customs inspector. Read more ...
 
 
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Earth Fare's store manager, Amber Ball, welcomes everyone to the store's grand opening. Standing along side: Frank Scorpiniti, the company's president and CEO,  Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason, Councilmember Lorri Christopher and Gwinnett Chamber's Angela Taylor
 
Earth Fare Opens in Peachtree Corners 
 
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, Earth Fare, a natural foods grocery store chain opened its first metro Atlanta store in Peachtree Corners. The company has 34 stores located throughout the southeast and mid-Atlantic. Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason and Councilmembers Phil Sadd and Lorri Christopher, along with more than 75 people were on hand for the early morning ribbon-cutting ceremony.
 
"It's a real honor to be their first Atlanta metro location," said Mayor Mason. The 24,000 square-foot grocery market is located in the former Office Max space and offers a variety of healthy foods such as fresh, organic and local produce, breads and baked goods made daily, gluten-free, suger-free products and hormone-free meats.Earth Fare is headquartered in Ashville, NC. Read more ...
 
 
The new Peachtree Corners store features fresh, organic and local produce, hormone-free meats, bakery, made-to-order sandwiches scratch made pizza and meals to go. 
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IT Company Chooses Peachtree Corners for New Headquarters
 
Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development announced on Jan. 13, 2015 that 5Q Partners, an IT services company, has chosen Peachtree Corners Technology Park to locate its headquarters.
 
5Q's new headquarters will be located at 6200 The Corners Parkway in Peachtree Corners in the heart of the 500-acre Technology Park, home to more than 7,000 technology professionals.
 
"Technology Park was created to offer a supportive environment for technology companies to build and grow," said Mayor Mike Mason. "5Q Partners' decision to start up in Peachtree Corners reaffirms the community's long history of innovation and success."  Read more ... 
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Photo by: Don Wilkins
 
Popular Spot at City Hall 
 
Word is quickly spreading about the city's newly-installed electric car recharge station. The dual outlet was installed in December and already has drivers queuing up to charge their vehicles.
 
The charging station is available for an hourly fee to the public 24-hours a day, seven days a week.  The dual station uses the Chargepoint system and requires a Chargepoint card for use.
For information on Chargepoint visit. www.chargepoint.com/get-started.
 
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Did you know ...
In 1978 the Congress created the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area consisting of 48 miles of the river from Buford Dam to Peachtree Creek. The area includes the seven miles that marks the western border of the city of Peachtree Corners. Pictured is Jones Bridge Park overlooking the river.

 
 The Chattahoochee River at Jones Bridge Park. The Gwinnett County Park is located at 4901 E. Jones Bridge Road, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092.
 

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