Fatal Crash on Buford Freeway + Potential Solutions to I-85 Traffic
Get up and over to them, Duluth! Catch up with yourselves to start this Tuesday on an informed note. Here’s everything going on in town today.
First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Wet all day. High: 91 Low: 72.
Here are the best stories today in Duluth:
- A A 29-year-old resident is seriously injured after aovehicle wreck what happened on Sunday on the Athens perimeter. The man is currently being held at Piedmont Hospital in Athens as he recovers from his injuries after the car hit a railing and overturned. He is considered to be one of two victims who were thrown from the vehicle. (Athens online)
- For the 20th consecutive year, Gwinnett County Received AAA / Aaa Bond Ratings of the three rating agencies. These ratings are considered the best for bonds, meaning residents can rest assured that their county is spending their money wisely and responsibly. (Gwinnett County)
- A closed deadly wreck Buford Highway at Gwinnett for nearly three hours on On Monday Morning. So far, only one person has been found dead, but many cars have been involved in the wreckage which has closed both directions of traffic on the five-lane highway. (Constitution of the Atlanta Journal)
- The Gwinnett County Department of Transportation research solutions for traffic in our region on I-85. The finalizations are in a few years, but we can expect a few more toll roads, improvements to the roads surrounding the freeway, more walking trails and more bike lanes. (Constitution of the Atlanta Journal)
- The new police chief, JD McClure, has now taken office as the 4th chief of our police service in 30 years. He hopes to establish a relationship of trust with the Gwinnett community, including our Duluth community, to reduce the rate of violent crime. As a former officer of Gwinnett himself, he also praises the officers we have in our community, calling them the best in the country. Gwinnett County is at an above-average rate for the clearance of homicide incidents. (FOX 5 Atlanta)
- Gwinnett-Newton-Rockdale Health Department now offers the COVID-19 vaccine recall to those considered to be immunocompromised. This photo is only available to those who have received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. (Gwinnettdailypost.com)
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Today in Duluth
- PTO Spirit Night with Papa Johns Pizza (12:00 p.m.)
- Resilience in times of resistance: works by Catalina Gomez Beuth (10h00)
- The smART Honors: Paper Tigers-Work program for smART students 2020-2021. (10:00 AM)
- Park Place Book Club: “The Mountains Sing” (10:00 am)
- Mtg @ Grayson HS Regional Council – Mason Elementary School (7:00 p.m.)
- Curriculum Night K – 2 – Mason Elementary School (7:00 p.m.)
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- Gwinnett Stripers: “Travis Demeritte’s absolute nuclear weapon has flown out of the stadium.” (Instagram)
- City of Duluth, Georgia – Town Hall: “Uptown Funk, you put on an amazing show!” (Facebook)
- Gwinnett County Public Schools: “Arleth helps others when they need her and always tries to be a good person. Arleth is our Shine Student of the Day! ” (Facebook)
- Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office: “We continue to share our heartfelt prayers with Constable Porter, his family and the Duluth Police Department. This is a sad example of why it is so crucial to ‘drive sober or get arrested! “” (Facebook)
- Duluth Fall Festival: “Don’t forget to sign up for our annual Donut Dash 5k! The race takes place at 8:00 am on Sunday, September 26th. At the end of the race, participants receive a donut and a coffee, courtesy of Dunkin Donuts on Buford Hwy, Duluth. “(Facebook)
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