Hello friends! Danielle Fallon-O’Leary here with your Wednesday edition of the Dacula Daily, full of all the community news you need to know right now. Here is the truth…
First, today’s weather forecast:
Occasional rain and thunderstorm. High: 80 Low: 67.
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Here are today’s top three Dacula stories:
- The annual Gwinnett County Vendor Networking Event takes place August 18 between 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The event will take place at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center on Lawrenceville’s Langley Drive. The event is designed as an opportunity for vendors to meet with government agencies to learn more about county contracts. (Gwinnett Daily Post)
- Gwinnett County commissioners have approved new changes to garbage collection. Unincorporated county residents will now pay an additional $16.38 per year for garbage collection. New accountability measures have been enacted for companies that collect garbage. Increased accountability will apply performance metrics to ensure planned pickup. (Gwinnett Daily Post)
- A Dacula man died on Chastain Meadows Parkway in an accident Monday night. Donovan Williams, 19, hit a silver 2019 Honda Insight while traveling north. His Honda Accord was occupied by two other people at the time of the incident. The Cobb County Medical Examiner’s Office pronounced Williams dead at the scene. (Georgia Sun)
Today in and around Dacula:
- toddler time At the Dacula Public Library (10:30 a.m.)
- Preschool story time At the Dacula Public Library (11:30 a.m.)
- Mixology demonstrations At the Castle Inn, Braselton (5.30pm)
From my notebook:
- here is last list of Dacula properties to hit the market. Click to see full details including prices, photos and property dimensions. (Dacula patch)
- Sealed deals for Dacula’s Maple Creek Park upgrades will be accepted until Thursday, September 1. They must be submitted to Dacula City Hall by that date. Click to view project details. (City of Dacula)
- The Dacula City Council provides the community with an opportunity to engage in casual conversation while discussing the city’s most pressing issues. The event will take place at Maple Creek Park on Saturday, August 27 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mark your calendar. (City of Dacula)
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Alright, so good for today! I will see you soon.
— Danielle Fallon-O’Leary
About me: Danielle Fallon-O’Leary is a senior writer at content creation agency Lightning Media Partners and assists Patch.com with the management of the community newsletter. Danielle also has a Masters in Communication Science and Disorders and works part-time as a pediatric speech therapist.