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Kennel owner convicted of animal cruelty

Leslie Ayo of Lilburn, owner of Heaven’s Gate Kennels, was convicted of animal cruelty for cutting off the tails of eight Rottweiler puppies.

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Deputies: Woman tries to bring loaded gun into Gwinnett courthouse

Shashirekha Shetty was allegedly trying to come in an employee entrance, though she doesn’t work at the Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Center.

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County preparing for major transportation plan overhaul

Public input process expected to begin by year’s end

Gwinnett County officials are preparing a major, 18-month overhaul of county’s comprehensive transportation plan.

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Central Gwinnett kicks off student court for school discipline

The court will be run by student judges, jurors and attorneys.

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BOC OKs appointment of Alan Chapman to transportation director post

Gwinnett County commissioners approved the appointment of Alan Chapman to the county’s permanent transportation director position.

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Kroger recalls four seasonings due to possible health risk

Kroger is recalling four seasonings because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Loganville house fire caused by lightning

There was a house fire in Loganville caused by a lightning strike Tuesday evening.

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Snellville Exchange’s growth a sign of Gwinnett’s economic rebound

La-Z-Boy held soft opening Friday as other business move in

Local officials are excited to see Snellville Exchange shopping center take off after a decade of dormancy.

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Suwanee brings Broadway to town with 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' | PHOTOS

Suwanee Performing Arts presents “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” as part of Broadway in the Park at Suwanee Town Center park on Friday and Saturday.

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BOC to consider Alan Chapman for permanent DOT director role Tuesday

Gwinnett County Acting Transportation Director Alan Chapman has been nominated for the permanent position.

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Cat, 3-legged puppy find unlikely friendship at GA SPCA shelter | PHOTOS

Tabby cat, Toby, and three-legged pup, Domino, have formed a strong bond while waiting to be adopted at the GA SPCA shelter in Suwanee.

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Construction continues at $21 million multi-use Buford Schools facility | PHOTOS

The three-story building will be 130,000 square feet with classrooms on the top level, and 5,000 seats in the main seating area, including 1,000 chairs.

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Georgia Gwinnett College adds 4 police officers, including Buddy, the Bomb Dog

The force now has 22 officers after Chief of Police Terrance Schneider led a ceremony where the new officers were sworn in while family members pinned GGC police badges on their uniforms.

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Peachtree Corners mayor outlines future development during city update | PHOTOS

Plans include college campus, millennial housing and redevelopment

Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason outlined his vision for the city’s future on Friday during his State of the City address to the Peachtree Corners Business Association.

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Buford man from sheriff’s office ‘most wanted’ list taken into custody

Ryan Van Hovey was wanted on charges from an armed robbery investigation.

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Woman writes $56k in bad checks at metro Atlanta Krogers, cops say

Apryl Janine Gresham reportedly told Lilburn police she is also cooperating with investigations in Henry, DeKalb, Fulton and Cherokee counties.

Music for the soul: Aurora Theatre opens 20th anniversary season with 'Memphis'

Aurora opens season with the musical ‘Memphis’

Atlanta actors and spouses, Naima and Eugene Russell, take the stage together for 20th Anniversary Peach State Federal Credit Union Signature Series opener, the hit musical “Memphis.”

ART BEAT: 'Artistic Adventures with Shirley Sheperd' premieres at St. Edward's Gallery

The Gallery at St. Edward’s will be displaying the works of local artist Shirley Shepherd in its upcoming exhibition on view July 25 through Oct. 17.

THE DISH: Baby Al's Chicago Dog

A profile on the restaurant Baby Al’s Chicago Dog in Lilburn.

Libraries unveil path to implementing strategic plan

The Gwinnett County library system unveiled the strategies it will use to implement its new strategic plan.

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BUSINESS BRIEFS: BrandBank expands private banking

A look at local business news.

Suwanee picks up national awards for community engagement

Suwanee is the only community among 21 jurisdictions being recognized nationally to win multiple awards.

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