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Gwinnett commissioner weighs rejection of federal grant funding

Gwinnett County Commissioner John Heard questioned weather the county should accept HUD grant funding because of mandates he said come with federal monies.

Nash announces first of four county government town hall meetings

Gwinnett County Chairwoman Charlotte Nash announces first of four town hall meetings is coming up March 10.

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Gwinnett commissioners boot dinosaurs, other sculptures from Duluth shopping center

The objects were erected as a “cultural arts display” by owners of the shopping center — whose own architecture includes elements that are reminiscent of Cinderella’s Castle at Disney World.

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Chairwoman Charlotte Nash lays out 'big picture' for Gwinnett's future | PHOTOS | FULL SPEECH TEXT

Gwinnett County commission Chairwoman Charlotte Nash laid out her vision for the future during her State of the County address Thursday.

Peachtree Corners sets clearer parameters on alcohol ordinance

The Peachtree Corners city council set clearer parameters on its alcohol ordinance, specifically relating to liquor stores, during Tuesday’s regularly scheduled city council meeting.

Area closings, delays

The following list is a list of closings in Gwinnett County for Feb. 17, 2015

Gwinnett County offices to close for Presidents Day

Presidents Day is not a trash and recycling holiday for solid waste providers in unincorporated Gwinnett County, so trash and recycling collections are scheduled as normal.

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County closes on $14 million Simpsonwood purchase

The land in Peachtree Corners will be the Gwinnett’s newest park.

Gwinnett drug court serves addicts, community

In 10 years of existence, Gwinnett County’s drug court has graduated 178 participants from its alternate sentencing, accountability based program.

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Grayson mayor Allison Wilkerson honored by municipal association

Wilkerson received the Georgia Municipal Association’s “certificate of recognition” at Sunday’s mayor’s day conference.

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Lilburn mayor makes good after being accused of selling ‘lemon,’ not paying title taxes

Johnny Crist re-purchased a vehicle Thursday that he previously sold to a Decatur man who claimed it had a faulty engine.

BOC takes another step in Georgia Highway 20 project

At its second business meeting of January, the board approved a “negotiated settlement” of the condemnation action regarding The Fischbach Company LLC, at a total cost of $1.3 million. The funding is all by the Georgia Department of Transportation.

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Speed limit bumped up to 70 on portion of I-85 in Gwinnett

The Georgia Department of Transportation expects the change to be in effect by Feb. 1.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: FairTax introduced with record support

Rep. Rob Woodall introduced H.R. 25 on the first day of the new Congress.

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Craft beer brewery gets green light from planning commission

The proposed Wrecking Barn Brewery is slated for development on Brushy Fork Road.


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