Local Government


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.

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Renovations recommended for Gwinnett parks portion of 2014 SPLOST

The Gwinnett Recreation Authority recommended a plan to commissioners for the $24 million budgeted for parks in the 2014 Special Purpose Location Option Sales Tax.

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Judge awards attorney's fees to Sen. Don Balfour

Three months after he was acquitted on charges related to incorrect per diem statements, Sen. Don Balfour will be reimbursed for the fees he paid attorneys defending his case.

Ga. 20 widening work to continue north in Forsyth

The Georgia DOT approved a project to widen 2.75 miles of Ga. 20 from Samples Road to James Burgess Road, making a total of 7.5 miles that will be under construction from Sugar Hill to Cumming.

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Snellville signs project to help brand city

A project to design signs to brand the city of Snellville will likely include a replacement or upgrade to the “Where Everybody is Somebody” monument along U.S. 78.

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Gwinnett legislators prepare for final days of session

Votes on child welfare reform, medical marijuana and other issues could come this week

A shortened session at the Georgia General Assembly is expected to end next week, but big decisions on health issues, gun bills and the state budget remain.

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Sugar Hill councilman honored by Kiwanis club

Councilman Mike Sullivan received a statewide leadership award

Loganville's Rock Gym to be renovated

City councilman Chuck Bagley said that the city’s Rock Gym building will be renovated, an effort to “get the building in a usable condition so that we can rent it out.”

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Collins Hill Park lights go wireless

Collins Hill Youth Athletic Association is paying $17,000 to have a wireless system installed to control the lights at its baseball fields in hopes of reducing energy costs.

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Attorney suing city, police chief and officers over detainment, alleged abuse

Attorney Benjamin Von Schuch hopes to receive monetary damages after a 2012 incident in which he says he was unlawfully detained.

Career center to remain closed for repairs

Georgia Department of Labor announces an extended closure for its Gwinnett Career Center, which is undergoing roof repairs.

Road work causes shift to Thompson Mill traffic

Road crews will work Thursday, weather permitting, to shift traffic onto newly built lanes of Thompson Mill Road, also known as Ga. Highway 347, to continue the road widening project in Braselton.

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Estate tax repeal approved by Georgia General Assembly

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Georgia Court of Appeals takes field trip to Lawrenceville

A three-judge panel of the Georgia Court of Appeals hears oral arguments in three cases, including one Gwinnett one, during a trip to the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in Lawrenceville.

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Suwanee leaders discuss future growth

An Asheville revitalization expert gave a presentation in Suwanee Tuesday to talk about how the city can further development its downtown.