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County transportation director set to retire

Kim Conroy has lead the Gwinnett Department of Transportation since 2011.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Congressional candidate proposes two criteria for immigration

Thomas Wight, who is running for the 7th Congressional District, also said there should be no amnesty for those who violate immigration laws.

Property tax payments due Oct. 1

Gwinnett County offers several options for payment of taxes.

Absentee ballots now available, voter registration deadline approaching

More than 1,500 ballots have already been mailed.

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County hiring poll workers, election office helpers

Approximately 150 to 200 positions remain unfilled.

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Fire department graduates 22 recruits

Fire Chief Casey Snyder presented the 22 recruits with their diplomas and badges during the ceremony at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in Lawrenceville. The event marked the culmination of an intensive training program involving more than 1,300 hours of basic firefighter and emergency medical technician training.

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Volunteers honored for work at Fort Daniel site

The Fort Daniel Foundation recently won a national award from the American Association for State and Local History.

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American Legion ePost changing way veteran's organization does business

ePost 2100, which is operated by Lawrenceville resident Ed McMillan, functions completely online.

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System expansion, other upgrades planned for county’s traffic control center

Chuck Bailey, Gwinnett County Department of Transportation Division Director, briefed commissioners on Tuesday regarding the traffic management operation.

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BOC approves agreement for preliminary work on new I-85 interchange

The preliminary engineering phase of the project is expected to take four years to complete.

BOC approves free prescription discount program for county residents

The program, Coast2Coast RX, provides discounts on more than 60,000 name brand and generic medications.

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Wounded warrior from Buford participating in ‘Invictus Games’

John Kremer, a retired explosive ordinance disposal technician with the U.S. Navy, is currently in London to participate in the international competition.

Loganville rezoning approved in East Gwinnett Business Park

An automotive service facility will be opened on the 2.955 acres at 3875 Harrison Road, following a rezoning to “light industrial use” approved by the Loganville City Council on Thursday.

Plaintiffs’ attorneys file response in Georgia same-sex marriage suit

Lamda Legal — which represents group of plaintiffs including gay couple from Snellville — argued against Attorney General Sam Olens’ motion to dismiss.

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Fire chief outlines challenges for department

Chief Casey Snyder presented the department’s 2015 budget to reviewers on Sept. 9.


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