Local Government


Snellville mayor asks Court of Appeals to reconsider decision in council dispute

Mayor Kelly Kautz filed a motion for reconsideration of the Georgia Court of Appeals decision saying the City Council must vote to dismiss the city attorney.

New organization picked for Georgia pro-life affiliate

Norcross-based Georgia Right to Life lost its status as the state’s National Right to Life Committee affiliate.

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Georgia highway fatalities down for 2013

The number of highway fatalities in Georgia declined in 2013 for the eighth year in a row.

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Gwinnett County staff leadership named

Gwinnett Community Services Director Phil Hoskins has been promoted to deputy county administrator, while chief financial officer, warden and IT director are named.

U.S. 78 resurfacing to begin Wednesday

Georgia DOT officials expect delays while crews work over the next three months to resurface U.S. Highway 78 from Snellville to Loganville.

GC Smart Commute website upgraded

Officials announced upgrades to the website where people can check traffic on Gwinnett roads to plan their commutes.

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Gwinnett leads state in growth, according to Census stats

The U.S. Census Bureau says Gwinnett’s population grew by more than 18,000 people between July 1, 2012 and July 1, 2013, making it the top gainer in the state.

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Groundbreaking for stadium area project set for G-Braves opening day

Officials said an April 11 groundbreaking will be held — just prior to the home opener — for the mixed-use project planned around the Gwinnett Braves stadium.

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Lilburn CID works to improve U.S. 29

The Lilburn Community Improvement District is seeking help from professionals for a study of U.S. Highway 29.

Commissioners reject commercial spots in Mountain Park, Hamilton Mill

Proposals to allow commercial development in residential areas were denied Tuesday by Gwinnett commissioners, after public outcry.

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Winder panels to be repaired, sidewalks poured

Officials say the finishing touches are underway for the Broad Street rehab project in Winder, which is due to be complete this summer.

Last flurry at Legislature ends without marijuana bill passage

Legislators approved a gun bill and a constitutional amendment that could cap the state income tax, but marijuana and autism provisions don’t pass in final day of legislative session.

Suwanee celebrates top financial rating from Standard & Poor's

A recent upgrade to a AAA rating, brings Suwanee up to join only three other Georgia cities with the top rating available.

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Appeals court sides with Snellville council on city attorney issue

The Georgia Court of Appeals released a 4-3 decision Wednesday confirming previous judgment denying Snellville Mayor Kelly Kautz the power to fire the city attorney.

Duluth's NCR named top technology innovator by TAG

Gwinnett-based company NCR Corporation was named to the Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies in the state by the Technology Association of Georgia.