We give the Snellville council a thumbs up on the amendment, aimed at stopping ethics complaints that are frivolous and politically motivated. Basically, what the amendment does is create a screening process for ethics complaints. The city manager and city attorney will now review the complaints, deeming whether or not they have merit.
Judged against similar institutions, the young college showed well. In its grouping, which was described as public colleges and universities, running the gamut from small liberal arts colleges to large research institutions, GGC scored particularly high in academic peer assessment.
Entering the weekend, boating incidents on the lake were considerably lower than in years past. The Department of Natural Resources credits that in part to the heavy rains we’ve experienced this summer, which have curtailed some lake activity. But DNR officials also credit the constant reminders that have gone out about the state’s BUI laws.
The Daily Post recognizes that it is a major change, but we think our new policy on online commenting will create a forum where ideas can be discussed and debated in a more civil and productive way.
At Tuesday’s meeting the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is expected to issue a call for a SPLOST referendum to be placed on the Nov. 5 ballot. Anticipating that, the county announced it will hold an orginizational meeting on Aug. 26 for those intersted in participating on the Citizens Project Selection Committee for transportation projects.
Students begin moving back into the dorms at Georgia Gwinnett College next week in anticipation of the start of classes on Aug. 19. Like the contruction they’ll drive past on Highway 316, the college is changing, evolving into something similar but different than it was previously.
School doesn’t start until Aug. 7, but it’s not too early to begin thinking about bus safety.
It doesn’t address the organizations dealings in the past, but moving forward the new Public Funding Entity is the right move for Partnership Gwinnett.
Gwinnett pays more than lip service when it comes to beautification and recycling efforts.
Whether at home or on the road, make safety a priority this Fourth of July.
The Coast Guard Auxilary is on pace for a record-breaking year for attendance at its boat safety classes, another example of how safety awareness on Lake Lanier has been raised.
The formation of service districts in the county will make your tax bill look different this year. In response to that, the county has set up a series of informational meetings.
It's no secret the business landscape is changing and changing rapidly. From the postal system to the newspaper industry, businesses are having to look at the way they operate and adapt accordingly. It's no different with the Gwinnett Public Library system, which fired director Nancy Stanbery-Kellam this week.
As the weather warms, thoughts turn to vacationing, particularly at the beach. For some, getting a temporary tattoo has become a part of the experience.
Though the foundation has been built, there are still many challenges ahead as GGC looks for a president to lead it into its next phase.
Letters to the Editor
- Lilburn greenway nice, but not at expense of grant money
- LETTERS: Highlighting the loving nature of Lent
- LETTERS: Horse feathers to Obama being good at taking blame
- LETTERS: Traffic needs to be considered before mix-used project complete
- LETTERS: Letter off the mark on criticism of Obama
- LETTERS: At least Christie takes responsibility
- LETTERS: Why can't they all get along in Snellville?
- LETTERS: CFI, like DDI, good for traffic flow
- LETTERS: Thoughts heading into a new year
- LETTERS: U.S. is not mediocre
- MCCULLOUGH: Some Internet quizzes leave me with questions
- ROBINSON: The American story of slavery
- CEPEDA: A wise investment in America
- PARKER: Once upon a moonbeam
- SOWELL: Freedom is not free
- SMITH: The joy of cracking open a bag of crackers
- THOMAS: A closer look at Arizona
- CLINE: The joke's on them
- PARKER: Obama’s best hope for change
- KRAUTHAMMER: Putin’s Ukraine gambit