Duluth Rotarians spent part of the Fourth of July serving some of the city's public servants.
Officer Addington with the Duluth Police is being praised on social media for his act of kindness.
Duluth Mayor Nancy Harris spoke just before the march began, with the demonstrators walking toward Buford Highway. “I know that we are all made in the image of God and that represents unconditional love,” Harris said. “And we need to have unconditional love for every race and every culture that’s around us,” she said.
Duluth Mayor Nancy Harris is expected to join state legislators and representatives from the Gwinnett Chapter of the NAACP in a protest and march that is expected to take place around downtown Duluth from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.
The city of Duluth is offering a way for residents to enjoy downtown restaurants, while still practicing the necessary social distancing protocols.
Duluth has temporarily installed three dine-in tents in the downtown area to allow the public to visit local restaurants while maintaining social distancing. Two of the tents are in the Town Green and one in Parsons Alley.
The city is seeking input about the health and safety protocols citizens would like to see in place when dining, shopping or scheduling of services.
Duluth is the latest city in Gwinnett County to reopen its government facilities after closures caused by coronavirus.
The Duluth City Council recently voted to amend the city code allowing the mayor and council members to decline salary and/or per meeting compensation.
Duluth is reopening its tennis courts after a closure of more than a month. But other restrictions on the city’s parks and recreation facilities will remain in place indefinitely.