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The Motul Petit Le Mans will celebrate its 25th year with four days’ worth of on-track battles (Sept. 28-Oct. 1), culminating in the 10-hour IMSA WeatherTech championship finale showdown on Oct. 1 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.

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The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Buford, according to a press release. The Hall County Sheriff’s Office asked the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on Sept. 3. One man was shot and sustained non-life-threatening injuries. No deputies were injured in this incident.

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Plans for a near 60,000 square-foot Publix shopping center on the south end of Hoschton on Hwy. 53 are in the review stage with work on the structure possibly starting within a couple of months.

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Construction continues on Legacy Knoll Middle School in West Jackson. The concrete was poured on the third floor of the academic space last week. Concrete blocks are going up at a rate of over 2,000 a day to build the interior and exterior walls. The school will have a capacity of 900 studen…

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Beginning Sept. 1, the Hall County Landfill will cease accepting the following forms of waste: boats, mobile homes, shingles, bulk Styrofoam and propane tanks, according to a press release. General household Styrofoam, such as take-out containers or packing peanuts, will still be accepted.

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The Gwinnett County Board of Education (BOE) on Aug. 18 approved the appointment of the district’s new chief equity officer and new principals at Crews Middle School and Mountain View High School. The new appointments are as follows:

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The Hoschton City Council has changed its meeting schedule format and will now divide its work sessions and regular meetings into two different dates. The council had been holding its work sessions and regular meetings on the same nights.

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The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners adopted the final Equitable Redevelopment Plan for the Gwinnett Place Mall on Aug. 2, according to a press release. The plan was informed by eight months of community input from over 2,000 Gwinnett residents and focuses on a new model for equitable …

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Work continues on an 8,166 square foot expansion addition to the Braselton Library that will house a children's wing and study rooms and allow for more circulation materials and programming. The addition is expected to be ready by early 2023. 

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The Braselton Town Council will hold a Thursday (Aug. 4) public hearing at 4 p.m. over a proposed proposed 246-home subdivision on 91 acres on New Cut Rd. and Hwy. 53 following a public hearing over the project last week by the town’s planning commission.

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Hoschton police is warning residents of a recent scam in which callers — from a number showing as the Hoschton Police Department — claim to be collecting money on behalf of the U.S. Treasury or the U.S. Marshal Department. 

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A decomposed body found in a wooded area of Flowery Branch last month has been identified as Sarai Llanos Gomez, 19, of Ecuador, according to July 26 social media post by the Hall County Sheriff’s Office. According to the post, HCSO investigators notified the victim’s family of her death on …