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Gwinnett unemployment rate unchanged while metro Atlanta added 5,500 new jobs

The Georgia Department of Labor reported on Thursday that Gwinnett’s unemployment rate in December was again 5.7 percent, the same as it was in November, but down from 6.1 percent in December, 2013.

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More than 150 faithful turn out to Krispy Kreme opening

The shop is located at 2346 Pleasant Hill Road.

Brand Properties sues Snellville over apartments denial

The company claims the city’s denial was unreasonable.

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Varsity Jr. coming to Winder

The Varsity has announced plans for a Varsity Jr. restaurant off Ga. Highway 316.

Engineering firm picks Gwinnett for U.S. operations

Validation and Engineering Group plans to bring 20 jobs to the Duluth area.

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Norcross’ RockTenn merges with Virginia firm to create packaging giant

Packaging companies RockTenn MeadWestvaco Corp agreed to form a combined $16 billion company to take on market leader International Paper Co in theUnited States and abroad.

Average Ga. gas prices drop below $2, expected to continue falling

According to atlantagasprices.com, a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline currently costs as little at $1.88 in Lawrenceville, $1.81 in Buford and $1.94 in Norcross.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Jan. 26

Each week the Daily Post takes a snapshot of recent health scores from around the county that have been released by the Gwinnett County Health Department.

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Lawrenceville businessman wins award at Georgia Entertainment Gala

Jason Moss, founder and CEO of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance, took home the “Georgia Community Leadership Award.”

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Maxwell High receives $2,000 donation for auto collision repair

For the second straight year, the Georgia Collision Industry Association donated $2,000 to the school in hopes of supporting an industry that is starving for quality young employees. The average age of a technician is 48-years-old, according to members of the GCIA who visited Maxwell.

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State: Unemployment numbers positive for December

The unemployment rate fell below 7 percent for the first time since April 2014.

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Von Maur to open in Nordstrom location at Mall of Georgia

The department store announced plans to open in fall 2016, employ close to 200 people.

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At Gwinnett Chamber, Atlanta Regional Commission chairman outlines optimism, concerns

The Gwinnett resident and chairman of the Atlanta Regional Commission is still aware of the main issues that concern residents in the metro Atlanta, but he said things are improving.

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Lawrenceville businessman wins award at Georgia Entertainment Gala

Jason Moss, founder and CEO of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance, took home the “Georgia Community Leadership Award.”

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Work begins on Duluth mixed-use development

Sugarloaf Market will be located at the intersection of Peachtree Industrial Boulevard and Sugarloaf Parkway.

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