Monday, August 8, 2011
Despite wet weather Friday and Saturday, the music played on.
“I’m not scared,” said Scott Allen, the “maestro” of the Hanapalooza Music and Arts Festival held in Hanarry Estates in Lilburn. The weather on Friday night, Aug 5, did not cooperate with the third annual festival, which is held on the final summer weekend before the start of the school year. Despite the adverse conditions that night, the festival went on as scheduled. A fallen tree, wet sound equipment and flooded seating only delayed the music. The conditions forced them to move from the original stage to a tennis court pavilion to continue the show, but continue it did. Thanks to the efforts of Allen, Gavin Pickens, (security), Jarrett Morgan (sound engineer), Charles Swain (stage construction), Buster Bean (chef) and plenty of …
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Homeowners of Hanarry Estates and Shadow Ridge subdivisions discuss neighborhood safety in the wake recent home break-ins.
More than 30 homeowners filed into the Hanarry Swim and Racquet Clubhouse Tuesday night for a meeting with Gwinnett Police to discuss neighborhood safety. Residents of Hanarry Estates and Shadow Ridge subdivisions listened to crime stats and safety tips from Major Dan Branch of the Gwinnett County Police Department. The meeting was held in response to recent burglaries, both home and automobile, that have taken place in the area. Branch opened the meeting by sharing with homeowners that the effects of the economy have significantly reduced the police department’s resources. Due to budgetary limits Branch stressed the importance of community awareness. “It takes people like you in this room, who want to get involved, to make these …
Monday, June 20, 2011
Here's your daily dose of what to know today.
Good morning, Lilburn. Here’s a digital check list for Monday, June 20.
Friday, May 13, 2011
Four burglary reports involved doors being kicked in.
An email alerted residents of the news Tuesday and Wednesday of a rash of burglaries that had occurred in the Killian Hill Road-River Drive area in unincorporated Lilburn. The email, sent out Tuesday afternoon to local neighborhoods, said: “The police are patrolling the area near Knight Elementary. A house in Ashley Trace on [North] River Drive was broken into at 1:03 today. When police arrived they stated this was the fourth house broken in today within a mile radius. Be alert. Be aware of strange activity of any kind. If you see anything, call 911.” According to crimemapping.com, it was an active day in the Hanarry Estates area of Lilburn. Police responded to burglaries on the 400 block of North River Drive, 200 block of Arcado Road and…