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Gwinnett Residents: This E-Mail is a Hoax!

Gwinnett Residents: Beware! The following e-mail is a hoax. Gwinnett Co. Sheriff's Dept. PIO, Stacey Bourbonnais stated in an e-mail sent to 11Alive, "It {this email} is not true. This is something that is being circulated on the web that is completely false." The entire email is below. Again, do need heed this warning; this e-mail is a untrue.

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Raw Video: Destruction of Gwinnett Water Tower

The Gwinnett County water tower was taken down this week. Here's live video of the event.

New Decatur Beer Company Delivers on Taste and Sells Out in Bars all across Atlanta

Atlanta, GA--  Wild Heaven Craft Beers is the latest new brewery/beer company in the Atlanta area and has already begun to Sell Out at most bars. Of course,this is one of those good problems to have... Customer demand has been through the roof and bars have been happy to carry the new Decatur brand.

Wild Heaven is a Georgia company created by lifelong Georgians – founder Nick Purdy and consulting brewmaster Eric Johnson.

Gwinnett County Police Asking for Help to Identify Serial Robber

Gwinnet County Police are asking for your help in identifying a band robber that has targeted multiple banks in the Atlanta area.  

On August 10th, 2010, the SunTrust Bank at 6095 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Gwinnett County was robbed. At approximately 1:00 PM, a suspect entered the bank and approached a teller. Producing a note for her to see, he indicated that he was armed with a gun and there to rob the bank. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled the scene on foot.

In Forsyth County, on September 7th, 2010, the same suspect robbed a Wachovia Bank using the same method however, this time; the suspect fled the scene in four-door small truck with dark tinted windows.  

On September 23rd, 2010, the Regions Bank at 3285 Satellite Boulevard in Gwinnett County was robbed. During the course of this robbery, the suspect became frustrated and fled the scene, unsuccessful in his robbery attempt.

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Battle of Atlanta Dog Competition Sponsored by US K9 Group is Saturday Oct. 16th

Atlanta, GA--  USk9 group is a professional organization of dog trainers that specialize in the area of personal protection.

Dogs are no doubt one of the oldest and most trusted forms of personal protection known to mankind. The US K9Group educates individuals on how to properly train their dogs and what a properly trained dog can do to protect the owner and his/her property.

On Saturday, October 16th the K9 Group will be holding its annual Battle of Atlanta Dog Competition at Henderson Park in Stone Mountain, and invites everyone including families to come out and see the dogs and their special skills.  The group wants people to know that there are alternatives to handguns in the home for personal protection, and encourages people to take part in the celebration this Saturday.

 

Stone Mountain launches Streetscape Phase 1 Project

Atlanta, GA--  DeKalb County Commissioners Sharon Barnes Sutton and Connie Stokes, along with Stone Mountain Mayor Patricia Wheeler, Congressman Hank Johnson, State Sen. Steve Henson, State Rep. Billy Mitchell, and Former Stone Mountain Mayor Gary Peet joined members of the community on Friday, Oct.

Kaiser Permanente Kicks Off Fall Influenza Campaign

Atlanta, GA (Kaiser Permanente of Georgia) -- On October 9th, Kaiser Permanente of Georgia will kick off its fall influenza campaign by offering flu shots at no charge to its members in metro Atlanta on Flu Shot Saturday.

The flu shots will be given on a first come, first served basis at select Kaiser Permanente locations from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Non-members who are caregivers to Kaiser Permanente members can also receive a flu shot for $25. However, the member must be present at the time the non-member requests the vaccine.