Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Man said he was dealing cards during poker night at a Dacula establishment.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, January 15
A Norcross man called Gwinnett County police after his iPhone 5 was reportedly stolen during a Jan. 6 poker game at Stars and Strikes in Dacula. The man told police he had placed his phone on the table while he was dealing cards. According to the report, the man looked away from the table and, when he looked back, his iPhone 5 was missing. Later that evening, the man received a call from a friend who advised that he had been called by a Lawrenceville man. The Lawrenceville man allegedly offered to sell the friend an iPhone 5 that the Lawrenceville man claimed to have found at Stars and Strikes. The Norcross man informed police that he believes the Lawrenceville man took the phone during the poker game. There are no other suspects. The case…
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Oberholtzer, Korom, Hunter and Beaudreau set to participate.
Stars and Strikes will host the 2012 "Your Vote Counts" dinner debate on Thursday, June 14. This event will feature Gwinnett County District 3 commission candidates Jerry Oberholtzer, Mike Korom, Tommy Hunter and Mike Beaudreau. The event will begin with each candidate delivering a speech detailing his objectives if elected. During the debate, videos produced by the candidates will be shown and each candidate will be given the opportunity to ask two questions to another candidate of his choice. General questions and closing statements will complete the debate. University of Georgia graduate, former UGA radio DJ and UGA Debate Society member J.D. Brandon will moderate. The debate will take place in the Stars and Strikes Stratosphere Room …
Monday, May 2, 2011
Free family activities and food drive part of the day's events.
Face painting, inflatables, italian ice and Georgia Force cheerleaders were just a few of the things you could find at the Dacula Stars and Strikes 2011 Family Fun Day on Saturday. Though it was a day of free fun, Stars and Strikes encouraged all participants to bring a canned good to donate. Here's a look at the event through photographs.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Center provides entertainment for entire family, but league bowling is king.
When Greg Van Buskirk got into his family business, he knew it would be a career that he'd love. Van Buskirk took over as the general manager of the Dacula Stars & Strikes. His uncle and a family friend opened the first one in Cumming. After Dacula opened in the Fall of 2007, they opened another in Dallas and plans are in the making for a fourth center. "They originally thought about doing a nightclub for teens," Van Buskirk said. "They are family people. They both have young teenagers." Ultimately the pair decided to go with something a bit more safe and family friendly - a place to have a good time at a relatively low price, Van Buskirk added. "They developed the bowling alley concept," Van Buskirk explained. "We wanted to do the game …
Monday, December 27, 2010
Dacula may not have a peach drop or a Times Square, but there are plenty of activities in town and nearby this New Year’s Eve.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Kristi Reed
Monday, December 27, 2010
1. Friends Sports Bar and Grill Looking for a place to hang out with your friends and neighbors? Head to Friends at 752 Dacula Road for a New Year's Eve celebration that includes a live band and buffet. Tickets are $10 each. Call 678-407-2700 for more information. 2. Dos Copas Mexican Grill A good place to celebrate any time of year, Dos Copas is pulling out all the stops for New Year's Eve. This year's celebration, a black-and-white themed event, will feature a balloon drop, champagne toast and the Reality Check band. Call 770-614-3077 or stop by Dos Copas at 2463 Hamilton Mill Parkway to reserve a table. 3. Fatso's Sports Bar and Grill Fatso's will kick off its New Year's Eve celebration at 9 p.m. For $60 per person, you …