Gwinnett Police, Fire and Emergency Services among departments recognized.
The Gwinnett Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to leave the county millage rate the same as last year. However, because of a higher appraisal value for residential properties this year, many Gwinnett residents will see an increase in the amount of taxes they pay.
Republican candidates are making last-minute stops in Gwinnett ahead of the July 22 run-off election.
The commission plans to vote on the rate Tuesday at 2 p.m.
The 15,000-square-foot property located at 197 Georgia Ave. was rezoned from two-family residential to multi-family residential. Owner Andrew Flanigan plans to build an apartment building on the site.
The Gwinnett County seat’s longtime chief municipal court judge has been tapped for the Frost Ward Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Municipal Court Judges of Georgia.
Few residents are taking advantage of their chance to give the Gwinnett County Commission input on potentially higher tax bills in 2014.
Donna Peairs, Dacula’s newest council member, was sworn in to office during Thursday’s City Council meeting. Peairs takes the council seat previously occupied by Gregory Reeves, who resigned his post after being charged with misuse of city funds.
The city of Snellville is promoting a “cop cab” vehicle to raise public awareness of the costs and hardships caused by drunk driving, and safe and low cost alternative.
Gwinnett commissioners approved a contract this week to allow repair work on five local bridges.
Gwinnett commissioners agree to a partnership with The IMPACT! Group to provide transitional housing for veterans in houses located in county parks.
At issue was whether a license plate reader can produce probable cause for a traffic stop, in this case involing a Norcross Police officer. Known as LPRs, the systems are cameras mounted on squad cars that capture images of passing license plates, instantly checking them against statewide databases of outstanding arrest warrants.
Investigations have deemed all fatal uses of force justified
An in-depth look at fatal officer-involved shootings by the Gwinnett County Police Department.
Commissioners will consider allowing the millage rate to remain the same in 2014, which could increase tax bills for thousands of Gwinnettians whose property values have increased.
Snellville officials approved the settlement of a trial between the mayor and council, allowing Mayor Kelly Kautz to appoint Phyllis Moreland-Richardson as city clerk, while fighting over the job description and salary.
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