A look back (with links) at stories that had us talking in the past week.
Monday, May 30
-Lilburn-Mountain Park Patch remembered local veterans who died in service to our country with photos of each cross honoring their memory lining Lawrenceville Highway and Main Street.
-The Parkview Panthers completed a remarkable comeback Monday night with 13 runs in their final at-bat to beat Hillgrove for the Class AAAAA state baseball championship. Read how they did it and also view this bonus gallery of photos.
Tuesday, May 31
-Destiny Cobb, Berkmar High School’s valedictorian, says she kind of “stumbled into” her status as the Lilburn high school’s top student. She will study Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and hopes one day to become an astronaut. In addition to an article, watch in which she is asked to explain her vision of the future.
The U.S. Attorney's Office announced the indictment of Donald Bristol of Lilburn, a former DeKalb police officer, on federal charges, including aiding others to possess and conceal a stolen vehicle.
Wednesday, June 1
-“I just always wanted to do well in school,” Alison Mikle, Providence Christian Academy’s Valedictorian, said. Read more about the University of Alabama incoming freshman and watch in which she discusses her vision for the future.
-Providence Christian's baseball and boys soccer teams came close to winning state championships in both sports. A look back at the Stars' successful seasons.
Thursday, June 2
-With a grand opening slated for Friday, June 10, Cherie Johnson, Alcove Coffee’s owner, is happy to be in the former Starbucks location in the Lake Lucerne/Lilburn area.
-Providence Christian Academy student Taylor Henry, 16, was among the teenagers honored at the 88th annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards ceremony at New York City’s Carnegie Hall this week.
Friday, June 3
-The Lilburn Woman’s Club will have a specially marked collection box for old cell phones and batteries near the entrance to the Farmer's Market along Main Street every Friday evening through August. Pat Cablilondo explains.
-Mandy McManus said becoming manager of the Lilburn Farmers Market is "really more about offering an opportunity for the community."
-Our weekly Inside the Police Reports feature is always a late-week treat.