Friday, September 7, 2012
Do good in your community! We've found volunteer organizations in Gwinnett County who are on Twitter.
Patriot Day is on September 11th. The day is a National Day of Service an Remembrance. Here are some organizations in Gwinnett County we found on Twitter. You may be able to volunteer with them on 9/11 or any other day of the year. Do you know of any other organizations we should follow? Tell us in the comment section below. Follow us on Twitter at @LawvillePatch.
Friday, August 31, 2012
School's back in session, and you know what that means: It's time for high school football.
Friday, August 31, 2012
The Archer High School football team faces Mountain View tonight, and Central Gwinnett plays Collins Hill. Can't make the game? We've found a few organizations that have been tweeting about football this week, so there's a good chance you can keep up with the teams by following them: Gwinnett Patch: @GwinnettGAPatch Gwinnett Gazette: @TalkGwinnett Gwinnett County News: @Gwinnettctynews Gwinnett Daily Post Sports: @GDPsports What other tweeters should we follow to get high school football news? Tell us below in the comment section. Follow us on Twitter at @lawvillepatch. You can also like us on Facebook.
Friday, August 17, 2012
Follow Tweets from your neighbors in Gwinnett County.
This Follow Friday, we found a number of cities in Gwinnett on Twitter. Follow them to find out what you need to know about your city or a neighboring one. Duluth - @CityofDuluth Lawrenceville - @CityofLville Norcross - @CityofNorcross Snellville - @SnellvilleGA Suwanee - @CityofSuwanee Follow us on Twitter at @LawvillePatch and like us on Facebook.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Follow these Gwinnett shopping centers to find out about special deals during this tax-free weekend.
The Tax Free Holiday is back in Georgia. On Friday and Saturday, you won't have to pay taxes on most of the things kids need for school. From clothes to computers. While classes in Gwinnett County have already been in session for a week now, it's not too late for parents to take advantage of discounts and deals many retailers are offering this weekend. Here's a list of malls and shopping centers in Gwinnett County to follow on Twitter. Many of them are tweeting out more information about sales and special events this weekend. Be sure to follow us on Twitter at @LawvillePatch and like us on Facebook.
Friday, August 3, 2012
Back to school and back to Twitter! We found groups you should follow in Gwinnett and Northeast Georgia.
Classes start for Gwinnett County Public Schools Monday and soon after for local colleges. Patch has scoured the Twitterverse and found some schools and organizations in Gwinnett and Northeast Georgia you should follow: Gwinnett County Public Schools - @GwinnettSchools Georgia Gwinnett College - @GeorgiaGwinnett Gwinnett Tech - @GwinnettTech University of Georgia - @UniverstiyofGA Do you know of anyone else we should follow? Tell us in the comment section below. Be sure to follow us on Twitter at @LawvillePatch and like us on Facebook.
Friday, July 13, 2012
Follow some of Gwinnett County best in arts and entertainment on Twitter.
Friday, July 13, 2012
The weekend is here and it's a great time to check out some music, comedy or a play. Here are some art and entertainment venues in Gwinnett you can follow on Twitter to find out who's playing what, when and where. Do you know of other venues to follow on Twitter? Suggest them in the comment section below. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter at @LawvillePatch!
Friday, July 6, 2012
With elections coming up, we found some people and political organizations you may want to follow on Twitter from around Gwinnett County.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Election Day is July 31st. There's a lot on this month's ballot including State Senate and Rep seats, U.S. Congress, county seats, local judges and more. Also up for vote is the Regional Transportation Referendum. Here are just a few suggestions of people and organizations to follow on Twitter: Gwinnett County Republican Party - @GwinnettGOP State Senator Don Balfour @Senator_Balfour Democratic Party of Gwinnett County - @GwinnettDems State Senator Curt Thompson - @Curt_Thompson Untie Atlanta - @UntieAtlanta What other local politicians or political groups should we follow? Tell us below in the comment section. Follow us on Twitter at @lawvillepatch. You can also like us on Facebook.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
A UGA study shows that people may use social networking sites to boost self-esteem rather than chat with friends.
A new study has found that social networking users may focus more on themselves than on connecting with others. The study was conducted by graduate student Brittany Gentile in the University of Georgia's Department of Psychology, and department head Keith Campbell, along with San Diego State University Professor Jean Twenge. It found that people who log into Facebook may be boosting their self-esteem in the process. Users of sites like Myspace may show also show higher narcissism traits. Researchers conducted the study by randomly assigning college students to edit either their Facebook or Myspace pages, or to do a control task online such as interacting with Google Maps. Those who use MySpace were more likely to show narcissistic …
Friday, June 1, 2012
What are people saying after Shirley Lasseter pleaded guilty to bribery charges and resigned as Gwinnett County Commissioner Thursday?
On Thursday, Shirley Lasseter pleaded guilty to federal bribery charges Thursday. She then resigned her post as a Gwinnett County Commissioner. According to authorities, Lasseter accepted $36,500 in bribes from an undercover FBI agent posing as a South Florida real estate developer. The Twitterverse immediately expressed their shock and pondered what this means for the future of Gwinnett County. Here's just a sampling of what Tweeters tweeted: "Geez, when did Gwinnett become the Chicago of the south? It's really simple: stop taking bribes." ~@JORouke "Just another good 'ol gal.. she's the 3rd commissioner gone! Republican corruption starts at County level." ~@BluzzieBird "A Gwinnett Commissioner Indicted? Color Me Surprised (Again)" ~@…
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Folks are tweeting about strange sightings and graduations in Northeast Georgia.
Here are some of the top Tweets we found from local Tweeters this week: Jon @JonInAtl Remember when you were a kid and thought "elemonopee" was one letter? Robert Oxendine @bobbyox You know you are in trouble when the psychiatrist says, "Can you come back next week? I find your life fascinating!" Grayson Georgia @CityofGrayson UFO Sighting in Grayson, Georgia, United States on May 19th 2012 http://www.ufostalker.com/ufostalker/UFO+Sighting+in+Grayson+Georgia+United+States+on+May+19th+2012/38312 via @ufo_stalker Austin Williams @agwilliams14 This is weird, but one chapter is ending but a great won is starting today!!! It's been great class of 2012! #senioryear #bittersweet You can follow us on Twitter at @LawvillePatch.