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Public Hearings/Notices

NOTICE OF ELECTION

TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF GWINNETT COUNTY, GEORGIA IN WHICH THE GWINNETT SCHOOL DISTRICT IS LOCATED:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 5th day of February, 2008, an election will be held at the regular polling places in all the election districts of Gwinnett County, Georgia, in which the Gwinnett County School District is located at which time there will be submitted to the qualified voters of Gwinnett County in which the Gwinnett County School District is located for their determination the question of whether general obligation debt of the Gwinnett School District in the principal amount of not to exceed $750,000,000 (the "Gwinnett Bonds") should be issued, the proceeds of which are to be used and applied for projects for educational purposes of the Gwinnett County School District (the "Gwinnett School District") and for the payment of interest on such Gwinnett Bonds for a period of not more than 18 months from the date of issuance thereof and costs of issuance of such Gwinnett Bonds as described below.

The projects of the Gwinnett County School District to be funded in whole or in part by the proceeds of the Gwinnett Bonds in accordance with the established priorities in its five-year building and technology program are as follows (collectively, the "Gwinnett Projects"):

(a) acquiring new sites for the construction of new schools, support facilities and athletic facilities and the expansion of existing schools and support facilities;

(b) developing sites for constructing and equipping new schools, support facilities and athletic facilities specifically including, but not limited to, the following:

(i) Central Cluster Elementary School,

(ii) Peachtree Ridge Cluster Elementary School #1,

(iii) Berkmar/Meadowcreek Area Elementary School,

(iv) North Cluster Elementary School,

(v) South Cluster Middle School,

(vi) Shiloh Cluster Elementary School,

(vii) Math/Science High School,

(viii) Central Cluster Middle School #1;

(c) making additions to and/or renovating, equipping modernizing and upgrading excisting schools, support facilities and athletic facilities specifically including, but not limited to, the following:

(i) Radloff Middle School,

(ii) Shiloh High School,

(iii) Shiloh Middle School,

(iv) Meadowcreek High School,

(v) Sugar Hill Elementary School,

(vi) Alcova Elementary School,

(vii) Central Gwinnett High School,

(viii) Parsons Elementary School,

(ix) Chesney Elementary School,

(x) South Gwinnett High School

(x) District-Wide Support Facilities; and

(d) modernizing technology and making system-wide technology improvements.

The Gwinnett Bonds, if so authorized, may be issued by the Gwinnett County School District from time to time in whole or in part and in one or more series. The Gwinnett Bonds shall be dated their date of issuance, or, at the option of the Board of Education of the Gwinnett County School District (the "Gwinnett Board"), on the first day of any month thereafter prior to the date of issuance of the Gwinnett Bonds, shall bear interest from such date, payable semiannually on the first days of February and August in each year, commencing August 1, 2008, or the first February 1 or August 1 following the date of issuance of each such series of the Gwinnett Bonds, at an interest rate or rates not to exceed 5.50% per annum (the exact interest rates to be determined by supplemental resolution of the Gwinnett Board prior to the issuance of the Gwinnett Bonds), until paid, and shall mature (serially or, at the option of the Gwinnett Board, by mandatory sinking fund redemption) on the first day of February in the years and amounts, as follows:

Date ; Maximum Principal Payable in Such Year

2009; $0

2010; 0

2011; 0

2012; 0

2013; 0

2014; 2,500,000

2015; 5,500,000

2016; 12,500,000

2017; 17,500,000

2018; 19,800,000

2019; 23,500,000

2020; 25,590,000

2021; 26,905,000

2022; 28,280,000

2023; 29,735,000

2024; 31,255,000

2025; 32,860,000

2026; 34,545,000

2027; 36,315,000

2028; 38,180,000

2029; 40,135,000

2030; 42,195,000

2031; 44,360,000

2032; 46,635,000

2033; 49,025,000

2034; 51,540,000

2035; 54,185,000

2036; 56,960,000

Total $750,000,000

The maximum annual debt service on the Gwinnett Bonds in any year shall not exceed $61,644,775.

Any brochures, listings or other advertisements issued by the Gwinnett Board or by any other person, firm, corporation or association with the knowledge and consent of the Gwinnett Board, shall be deemed to be a statement of intention of the Gwinnett Board concerning the use of the proceeds of the Gwinnett Bonds. YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that the Gwinnett School District will not conduct any performance audit or performance review with respect to the Gwinnett Bonds as such terms are described in O.C.G.A. Section 36-82-100.

Voters desiring to vote for the issuance of the Gwinnett Bonds shall do so by voting "YES" and voters desiring to vote against the issuance of the Gwinnett Bonds shall do so by voting "NO" as to the question propounded below. The ballots to be used at such election shall have written or printed thereon substantially the following:

YES; NO

Shall general obligation debt of the Gwinnett County School District in the principal amount of not to exceed $750,000,000 be issued for the purpose of funding (i) all or a portion of the following projects for Gwinnett County School District (A) acquiring new sites for the construction of new schools, support facilities and athletic facilities and the expansion of existing schools and support facilities; (B) developing sites and constructing and equipping new schools, support facilities and athletic facilities; (C) making additions to, renovating, upgrading and equipping existing schools, support facilities and athletic facilities; and (D) modernizing technology and making system-wide technology improvements (collectively, the "Gwinnett Projects"); (ii) all or a portion of the interest on such general obligation debt for a period of not more that 18 months from the date of issuance of such general obligation debt; and (iii) paying costs of issuance of such general obligation debt?

The several places for holding such election shall be at the regular and established voting precincts of the election districts of Gwinnett County, Georgia, in which the Gwinnett County School District is located and the polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the date fixed for the election.

The last day to register to vote in this election shall be January 7, 2008, through midnight.

All residents of Gwinnett County in which the Gwinnett County School District is located which are qualified to vote at such election shall be determined in all respects in accordance with the election laws of the State of Georgia. This Notice is given pursuant to a Resolution of the Board of Education of Gwinnett County and a Resolution of the Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections.

-s- Louise Radpoff

Chairman, Board of Education

-s-

Vice Chairman, Gwinnett County

Board of Registrations and Elections

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EXHIBIT "A"

NOTICE OF

BOND ELECTION

TO THE

QUALIFIED VOTERS

OF THE CITY OF BUFORD:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on February 5, 2008, an election will be held at the regular and established polling places in all the election precincts of the City of Buford at which time there will be submitted to the qualified voters of the City of Buford for their determination the question of whether or not general obligation bonds in the aggregate principal amount of $10,000,000 shall be issued by the City of Buford for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, and equipping additional city facilities, including a multi-purpose facility to house and in furtherance of the following: (i) recreation and athletics, (ii) fine arts, (iii) education, (iv) community-wide and campus-wide events and programs, and (v) administrative offices, and other buildings and facilities useful in connection therewith, acquiring property, real and personal, necessary therefore, and paying expenses incident thereto. The bonds, if so authorized, shall be dated either the first day of the month during which the bonds are actually issued and delivered or the first day of the month immediately preceding the month during which the bonds are actually issued and delivered, shall be in the denomination of $5,000 each or integral multiples thereof, shall be numbered from R-1 upwards in accordance with their issuance as shown by the registration books kept with respect to such bonds, shall bear interest payable January 1, 2009, and payable annually thereafter on January 1 in each year, at an interest rate or rates not to exceed 5% per annum, until paid, subject to redemption at the option of the City prior to their respective maturities upon the terms and conditions to be determined by the Commission, and maturing on January 1 in the years and amounts, as follows:

Year; Amount

2014 $666,666.66

2015 666,666.66

2016 666,666.66

2017 666,666.66

2018 666,666.66

2019 666,666.66

2020 666,666.66

2021 666,666.66

2022 666,666.66

2023 666,666.66

2024 666,666.66

2025 666,666.66

2026 666,666.66

2027 666,666.66

2028 666,666.76

The bonds may be made subject to redemption at the option of the City of Buford prior to their respective maturities upon the terms and conditions to be determined by the City Commission of the City of Buford.

The ballots to be used at the election shall have written or printed thereon substantially the following:

___YES

___NO

"Shall General Obligation Bonds in the amount of $10,000,000 be issued by the City of Buford for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, and equipping additional city facilities, including a multi-purpose facility to house and in furtherance of the following: (i) recreation and athletics, (ii) fine arts, (iii) education, (iv) community-wide and campus-wide events and programs, and (v) administrative offices, and other buildings and facilities useful in connection therewith, acquiring property, real and personal, necessary therefore, and paying expenses incident thereto?"

The several places for holding said election shall be at the regular and established voting precincts of the election districts of the City of Buford, and the polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the date fixed for the election. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 21-2-224(a) and (b)(1), since the election is held in conjunction with a presidential preference primary, the registration deadline for such election shall be the close of business on the fifth Monday or, if such Monday is a legal holiday, by the close of business on the following business day prior to the date of such election: to wit, January 7, 2008.

In accordance with O.C.G.A. Section 36-82-1(d), as amended, any brochures, listings, or other advertisements issued by the City or by any other person, firm, corporation or association with the knowledge and consent of City shall be deemed to be a statement of intention of said City concerning the use of the proceeds of the bonds and shall be binding on the City in the expenditure of any such bond proceeds or interest received from such bond proceeds which have been invested, unless the City uses such bond proceeds for the retirement of bonded indebtedness, in the manner provided for in O.C.G.A. Section 36-82-1(d).

Those residents of the City of Buford qualified to vote in the election shall be determined in all respects in accordance with the election laws of the State of Georgia.

This notice is given pursuant to a resolution and ordinance of the City Commission of the City of Buford, adopted on the 20th day of December, 2007.

CITY OF BUFORD

By: /S/

Chairman

/S/

Election Superintendent

of the City of Buford

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NOTICE OF

ABANDONED VEHICLE

The following motor vehicle, advertised pursuant to O.C.G.A. Code Section 40-11-2, is being stored at: Galeana Chrysler Jeep Kia, 1800 Greystone Blvd., Columbia, SC 29210 (803)779-7300

2003 Kia

VIN# KNADC125436281743

This vehicle is deemed abandoned and will be disposed of if not claimed by legal owner or lienholder BY FEB. 11, 2008.

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LEGAL NOTICE

Pursuant to the City of Buford Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance of 1995, please be advised that Sohail N. Sohani has applied for a license to sell beer and wine by the package at Buford Drive Shell located at 3933 Buford Drive, Buford, GA. The City of Buford shall take public comments on such application until January 24, 2008 , at which time the City Manager will determine whether to issue the requested license.

This 17th day of January 2008.

City of Buford, Ga

A Ga. Municipal Corp.

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LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that this office received an application for a distilled spirits license from THE ORIENT GARDEN, 2880 LAWRENCEVILLE SUWANEE ROAD, SUWANEE GA 30024. Said establishment is owner by GROUP DOUBLE J INC . Please submit in writing any information affecting the issuance of a license at said establishment to this office by JANUARY 30, 2008.

Paul Eppinga

Licensing & Revenue

Manager

Gwinnett County

Department of

Financial Services

750 S. Perry Street

Suite 300

Lawrenceville, GA 30045

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LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that this office received an application for a distilled spirits license from VIVA BILLIARDS & CAFE, 950 INDIAN TRAIL ROAD, SUITE 4 A, LILBURN GA 30047. Said establishment is owner by 3L INC. Please submit in writing any information affecting the issuance of a license at said establishment to this office by JANUARY 30, 2008.

Paul Eppinga

Licensing & Revenue

Manager

Gwinnett County

Department of

Financial Services

750 S. Perry Street

Suite 300

Lawrenceville, GA 30045

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LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that this office received an application for a distilled spirits license from THE RIVER COUNTRY CLUB-CLUBHOUSE, located at 1138 CRESCENT RIVER PASS, SUWANEE GA 30024. Said establishment is owner by EAST WEST PARTNERS CLUB MANAGEMENT CO INC. Please submit in writing any information affecting the issuance of a license at said establishment to this office by JANUARY 30, 2008.

Paul Eppinga

Licensing & Revenue

Manager

Gwinnett County

Department of

Financial Services

750 S. Perry Street

Suite 300

Lawrenceville, GA 30045

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CITY OF DACULA

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given to the public that the City of Dacula, Georgia will conduct its initial meeting of the 2030 Comprehensive Plan- Public Participation Steering Committee. The purpose of the meeting is to review the Community Assessment and discuss the draft Public Participation Plan and other requirements of the Comprehensive Planning Process.

The meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. at Dacula City Hall, 442 Harbins Road, Dacula, Georgia.

The Community Assessment and draft Public Participation Plan and are available for review at Dacula City Hall, 442 Harbins Road, Dacula, Georgia during regular business hours Monday through Friday (except for holidays) 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

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CITY OF DACULA

NOTICE OF

PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to the public that the City of Dacula, Georgia will consider adopting a resolution transmitting the City of Dacula 2030 Comprehensive Plan - Public Participation Plan to the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for review.

The public hearing has been scheduled during the regularly scheduled City Council meeting Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at Dacula City Hall, 442 Harbins Road, Dacula, Georgia.

The draft Public Participation Plan is available for review at Dacula City Hall, 442 Harbins Road, Dacula, Georgia during regular business hours Monday through Friday (except for holidays) 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

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NOTICE OF

DISCIPLINARY ACTION

State Bar of Georgia

Attorney

Wendell S. Henry

Stone Mountain

Interim Suspension

of License

10/31/07

For more information

contact

Office of General Counsel

(800)334-6865 or

(404)527-8720

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NOTICE OF

DISCIPLINARY ACTION

State Bar of Georgia

Attorney

D. Daniel Kleckley

Duluth

Disbarred

10/9/07

For more information

contact

Office of General Counsel

(800)334-6865 or

(404)527-8720

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NOTICE

Gwinnett Community Bank

2775 Buford Highway

Duluth, GA 30096

Is filing a notice with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to relocate a branch office from 3463 - A #117 Lawrenceville - Suwanee Road, Suwanee, GA 30024 to 3893 Lawrenceville - Suwanee Road, Suwanee, GA 30024

Any person wishing to comment on this application may file his or her comments in writing with the regional director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation at the appropriate FDIC office Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 10 Tenth Street, NE, Suite 800 Atlanta, GA 30309-3906 not later than February 15, 2008. The nonconfidential portions of the application are on file at the appropriate FDIC office and are available for public inspection during regular business hours. Photocopies of the nonconfidential portion of the application file will be made available upon request.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Pursuant to the City of Buford Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance of 1995, please be advised that Musharaf A. Farooqi has applied for a license to sell beer and wine by the package at Texaco Food Mart located at 1643 Buford Hwy, Buford, GA. The City of Buford shall take public comments on such application until January 31, 2008, at which time the City Manager will determine whether to issue the requested license.

This 24th day of January 2008.

City of Buford, Ga

A Ga. Municipal Co

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NOTICE OF

APPLICATION FOR

ALCOHOL LICENSE

An application for an alcohol license to serve Beer and Wine has been filed with the City of Lawrenceville, GA by the following applicant at the following location, to wit:

Applicant/Owner: Hee Joon Kim

Business Name: Hai Sushi Japanese Restaurant

Location: 65 Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd. Ste 10 Lawrenceville, GA 30044

The City of Lawrenceville will take public comments on such application until February 1, 2008 at which time the License Clerk will Determine whether to issue the requested license.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

The following vehicles have been impounded at Quick Drop Impounding, Towing, & Recovery (2481 Old Covington Hwy Conyers, Ga 30012) and will be deemed abandoned if not redeemed within three weeks from this ads date.

2007 Chevrolet Cavalier

red

NO TAG

1G1JC124677122304

1780 Graves Rd

Norcross GA 30093

1994 Ford Probe

red

8527124 IL tag

1ZVLT22B2R5118482

850 Hillcrest Green Dr

Lawrenceville GA 30045

1992 Toyota Camry

green

47V763Y AL tag

4T1VK12E4NU037966

1500 Willow Trail Dr

Norcross GA 30093

1993 Honda Accord

green

W35KDG FL tag

1HGCB7698PA149302

3350 Sweetwater Rd

Lawrenceville GA 30044

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Gwinnett County announces that the public comment period on proposed route changes and service reductions and on proposed increases to passenger fares for both express and local bus service operated by Gwinnett County Transit will run from January 24 through February 15, 2008. There are no proposed changes to the complementary American with Disabilities Act (ADA) paratransit service or fare structure. A public meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. February 7, 2008, in the auditorium of the Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA, to solicit public comment on the proposed route changes and service reductions and on the proposed increases to passenger fares for both express and local bus service. Written comments will be accepted throughout the public comment period. These comments may be submitted by means of the County's Transit website at www.gctransit.com ; mailed to Gwinnett County Department of Transportation, Attention: Proposed Route and Fare Changes, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30045; or faxed to the County at (770) 822-7478. Comments submitted by means of email or fax must be received by 5:00 p.m., February 15, 2008; mailed comments must be postmarked by February 15, 2008. For information, visit the Gwinnett County Transit website at www.gctransit.com or call (770) 822-7446.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Gwinnett Regional

Distribution Center

3312 North Berkeley

Lake Road, Duluth,

Gwinnett County,

Georgia 30096

HSI Site Number: 10844

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division, Department of Natural Resources, State of Georgia (EPD) has placed this site on the Hazardous Site Inventory pursuant to its authority under the Hazardous Site Response Act and Rules promulgated thereunder. As required by the Rules for Hazardous Site Response, the responsible party for this site was required to investigate the site and submit a compliance status report to EPD summarizing the results of that investigation. EPD is currently reviewing the compliance status report to determine if corrective action is needed for regulated substances that have been released at this site. Before EPD decides whether corrective action is needed, the public has the opportunity to review the compliance status report and provide comments to the EPD about the report.

The Georgia EPD Hazardous Sites Response Program will provide a 30-day public comment period and will accept comments on this plan until February 24, 2008. Send comments within 30 days to:

Ms. Regina Campbell

(404) 657-8600

Hazardous Sites Response Program

Georgia Environmental Protection Division

Georgia Department of Natural Resources

2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive

Suite 1462, East Tower

Atlanta, Georgia 30334

Responsible Party Contact:

Mr. Ed Rahrig (561) 688-2904

Solutech, Inc.

5841 Corporate Way, Suite 102

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

The report may be viewed and copied at the following location:

Gwinnett County Public

Library - Duluth Branch

3480 Duluth Park Lane

Duluth, Georgia 30096

(770) 476-1992

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MEETING

The next Gwinnett County Board of Health meeting will be Monday, February 11, 2008 at 7:30 a.m. in the Board Room of the Gwinnett Board of Health Louise Radloff Administrative Center located at 2570 Riverside Parkway, Lawrenceville, Georgia. The meeting is open to the public.

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NOTICE

Pursuant to the City of Buford Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance of 1995, please be advised that Elugunti R. Reddy has applied for a license to sell beer by the drink at Foster's Grille located at 3380 Buford Drive, Suite F-320, Buford, GA 30519. The City of Buford shall take public comments on such application until January 31, 2008, at which time the City Manager will determine whether to issue the requested license.

This 24th day of January 2008.

City of Buford, Ga

A Ga. Municipal Corp.

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