Leaders & Legends: Manfred Sandler
Some of the best ideas come along when we least expect. Lt. Manfred Sandler was 23 years old, serving compulsory time in a South African military hospital when he embarked on an idea. Quickly, he scribbled in a notebook plans for a medical center that made sense to him, drawing up the design to best […]Read More
Leaders & Legends: Phillip Beard
On an August day in 1984, a man from Memphis, Tennessee came to town. He was doing the business of the federal government, charged with selling an old post office building in the downtown Buford square. City Commission Chairman Phillip Beard greeted him, and they walked across the street together. It was blistering hot outside. […]Read More
Derek M. Hays: The ‘Injury Insider’
Q: Just how effective is Derek M. Hays at getting compensation for his clients? A: He’s obtained more than $125 million for the injured and grieving since 1997. Touting 25 years of experience as a personal injury attorney, Derek M. Hays is among Georgia’s ELITE trial lawyers. He’s been consistently recognized for his work on […]Read More
Peggy Slappey Properties: Celebrating 40 Years in Business!
2022 has marked quite the milestone for Peggy Slappey Properties. Not only is it their seventh consecutive year winning Best of Gwinnett, but it’s their 40th year bringing exceptional service and making homebuying dreams come true in and around Gwinnett! For the past four decades, the family-owned real estate agency with offices in Buford and Dacula has […]Read More
Heroes Project 2022: Reese Hayhurst
People talk about being present – making the effort not to dwell in the past or spending precious time anticipating the future. It’s a discipline some find difficult to master. In December 2020, the Hayhursts of Buford would be dealt a crushing blow that weaker families couldn’t have endured. The silver lining they’d discover though […]Read More
In Dr. Stamm’s Classroom, Connections are Key!
Written by Micah Xu, Converge multimedia journalism intern and Junior at Gwinnett School of Math, Science & Technology (GSMST) Meet Dr. Stamm, a teacher working at the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology (GSMST), and a woman who focuses on teaching students the value of teamwork in the classroom. Dr. Stamm drew her inspiration […]Read More
Advice for Your Financial Future
Roger S. Green, MSFS, CFP®, and sons Andrew Green AIF® and Michael Green CWS, of Green Financial Resources, LLC (GFR) are here to help you with your financial planning and investment decisions. Roger has over 34 years of experience helping individuals and small business owners do more with their money. All three are National Social Security Advisor […]Read More
Leaders & Legends: Dr. William L. Sheals
There’s a framed illustration on the wall outside the office of Dr. William L. Sheals. It’s a rough pencil sketch of a church building and adjoining architecture on the back cover of a legal pad. Across the roof of one building are the words “ED. BLDG,” and on the other, “ADM. BLDG.” Across the roof […]Read More
Care Designed for You. Life Defined by You.
Every detail of Village Park Peachtree Corners works intelligently and dynamically to create a lifestyle and community focused on social, physical, and mental wellbeing. Keeping home around the corner, Village Park Peachtree Corners provides all of the comforts and services of premier senior living within minutes of The Forum and other local shopping, dining, and […]Read More
Guven Fine Jewelry: Outstanding Service, Exceptional Value & Unmatched Selection
A flawless wedding ring that reminds you of your love every time it catches your eye… A luxurious timepiece that elevates your look… Those intricate earrings that you cherish for the most special of occasions… The right fine jewelry can symbolize so much and bring joy, awe and inspiration for generations beyond our lifetime. For […]Read More