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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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County to expand traffic management system

Commissioners award two contracts to extend the system along Pleasant Hill Road and U.S. 78.

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BOC adopts $1.42 billion budget for 2015

The budget includes a 4 percent pay-for-performance increase for county employees.

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Tax commissioner shares tips and reminders

Richard Steele has served as Gwinnett County Tax Commissioner since 2011.

WEB STORIES OF THE YEAR: Most-viewed stories on the Daily Post website in 2014

A look at the most-viewed stories on the Gwinnett Daily Post website in 2014.

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STORIES OF THE YEAR: A look at Gwinnett's top headlines in 2014

Reflecting on the county’s biggest stories of the past year.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Budget vote, numerous political meetings scheduled for January

After a break for the holidays, political parties and government will resume meetings next month.

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County receives grant funds for new treatment court

The Veterans Treatment Court will provide treatment and judicial oversight for veteran offenders.

ID now necessary to review Gwinnett court files

New precautions adopted thanks to “uptick” in files being removed from clerk’s office.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Congressman shares holiday greetings

Rep. Rob Woodall said holiday season is a time to remember core values shared as a community.


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