Long-time Council Member J.W. Benefield Passes Away

On December 30th, 2011 the Council lost a long-time member, supporter and friend—J.W. Benefield.  A former Gwinnett County Schools superintendent, J.W. spent his latter years working passionately for the Gwinnett County Fair.  J.W. received many accolades over his distinguished life; he was the Council’s 1992 Button Gwinnett Award recipient.  To read more about J.W.’s life and accomplishments, click HERE.