A look back at stories that had Lilburn talking last week:
Monday, April 18
- Lilburn Patch featured State Rep. B.J. Pak of Lilburn, not as a politician, but as an occasional actor in productions by the Atlanta Bar Foundation, the Atlanta Bar Association's fundraising arm. .
-McDonald's, which has two restaurants in Lilburn ( and ), announced this week that it was adding 1,000 jobs in metro Atlanta. .
-Check out the in Lilburn.
Tuesday, April 19
-Area residents took part in the third annual Holy Week Pilgrimage in Lilburn to raise awareness of Holy Week and immigration issues. .
-Berkmar's soccer team fell 1-0 to Dacula on Senior Night in a battle between two of the region's top teams. The loss temporarily put the Patriots into third place. .
-Meanwhile, ; the boys losing and girls winning.
-The county board of commissioners cut an additional $1.5 million in expenditures, mostly from Fire and Police services. .
Wednesday, April 20
-The disappointment of Tuesday's loss to Dacula was short-lived for the Berkmar boys soccer team, which won the Region 8-AAAAA championship when Dacula was upset by Central Gwinnett. .
-Moms Talk discussed Easter family traditions. .
-Local soccer players were honored on the all-Region 8-AAAAA boys team: was goalkeeper of the year, and with Tracy Crouch as coach of the year and Jose Salmeron as midfielder of the year.
Thursday, April 21
-The City of Lilburn will discuss putting up for a local vote, but no decisions have been made yet.
-, to be located in the old Textile Warehouse location on Lawrenceville Highway. The non-profit Melanie Thornton Youth Arts Foundation is spear-heading the effort.
Friday, April 22
-Lilburn announced it was designated as a , the fourth time the city has earned the distinction from the Arbor Day Foundation.
-Early spring storms have put Lilburn residents on guard and location tree-removal companies into action. .