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Norcross Parks to Undergo Maintenance This Week, in July

Grassy areas of Thrasher Park are closed until Wednesday, and Lillian Webb Park will be unavailable to the public for a week in July.

Update, July 2

Initially the city planned to use a peanut product as part of the prepartion of soil and grass in Lillian Webb Park during its July revonations, but this is no longer the case.

The city plans to use a product that is a combination of top soil and sand, similar to what's been used in Thrasher Park.

For more information on the project, check out the article .

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After the playground area at to remove a dead tree, additional dates have been added to the city website for other maintenance work for Lillian Webb and Thrasher parks.

Since Monday, grassy areas of the have been closed off and will continue through Wednesday, June 27. The city website says the pavilion and playground will be open, though, which is good news for the kids at the on Tuesday.

Many residents told Norcross Patch how they witnessed Monday afternoon a tree being torn down near the outdoor warning siren on the corner of Buchanan Street and North Peachtree Street.

will be closed for electrical maintenance and turf renovation July 5 through July 13, according to the website. All sidewalks, facilities, grassy areas, fountains and splashpads are included in the temporary shutdown for the College Street park, but the gateway plaza on the upper level and the beach volleyball courts will be available to the public.

The city has one warning to locals, too: A product called Earth Food used for the turf renovation will contain peanut shells. It could be dangerous to anyone highly allergic to peanuts pr peanut products, says the website.

For questions or more information about the parks, contact the city Parks & Recreation Department at 678-421-2000.

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