As the new vice president of running product management, Mark Sheehan gets to practice what he preaches (and sells) as a runner in Gwinnett.
Friends continue tradition of volunteering at Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Don Bayles Jr. was always happy to coach his son Davis’ youth teams. Now, years later, his son and his son friends are continuing a tradition of volunteering for different tasks at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.
Terri Franklin knows all too well that learning is a lifelong gift. After all, she was in her 50s when she went to graduate school to get a degree in special education. But in the classroom of a failing Fulton County elementary school, she realized that children need to be introduced to education long before they reach kindergarten.
Hendrickson shifts roles from Coalition to county
Nicole Love Hendrickson, who forged a reputation as a bridge builder during her time serving as the associate director of the Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services, has taken a new position working for Gwinnett County as a community outreach coordinator.
Despite the rain in the morning, there was no doubt Mandi Herrington would make it to the Buford Christmas parade Saturday.
Political Notebook columnist Camie Young asks readers to keep informed and keep voting, as she leaves the Daily Postafter more than a decade.
Neighbors in the Stonecypher community in Suwanee have donated furniture, gift cards and more to welcome to the neighborhood a family who recently left war-torn Ukraine with few possessions.
Residents, legislator help replace 20-by-30-foot American flag at Duluth retail center.
Mike Collins gets the endorsement of another presidential candidate in his race for U.S. House District 10, while Mike Beaudreau and P.K. Martin pick up their own support in the state Senate District 9 race.
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.
The Republican leadership shuffling since the defeat of Majority Leader Eric Cantor has lead to local Congressman Rob Woodall being tapped to head the Republican Study Committee.
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.
State Rep. Terry England and several other Gwinnett and Barrow officials back Jody Hice in his race for U.S. Congress District 10.
Stacy Marie Walker, a Buford piano and voice teacher, used crowdfunding to travel to Romania and work on a decade-long Christian CD trilogy project called “Transcend.”
After a title search discovered that the Mitsubishi Electric facility sits on land owned by the county after a roadway was abandoned, commissioners agreed to sell the right of way and easements.
Georgia Right to Life President Daniel Becker announced the formation of the National Personhood Alliance, “a confederation of faith-based, pro-life organizations and leaders who believe pursuing Personhood is essential to protecting all innocent human beings in the 21st century.”
After the mayor presented her case to a judge in a dispute with the city council over Snellville’s city manager and city clerk and the mayor’s power to appoint to the position, officials reached a settlement in the case.
Three local teenagers competed as part of Kroger’s competition to name the top bagger in the state to represent the grocer at the Georgia Food Industry Association’s “Bag-Off” competition.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich endorses Mike Collins, the son of former colleague Mac Collins, in the upcoming July 22 GOP runoff for the Georgia House District 10 race. Gwinnett Democratic Party leader Steve Deak steps down.
Reaching a major milestone in the Ga. Highway 316/Ga. Highway 20 project, crews expect to open the Collins Hill Road bridge over Ga. 316 overnight Friday.
During the fifth day of Snellville’s mayor vs. council trial, City Manager Butch Sanders takes the stand, admitting to lying on his resume.
Commissioners discuss options of lowering or maintaining millage rates in 2014, after an increase in property values for the first time in five years.
An upgrade to the Ready Georgia app fulfills a recommendation of the governor’s Severe Winter Weather Warning and Preparedness Taskforce, which was created after thousands of people were stranded in the snow during severe weather in January.
Congressional candidate Jody Hice compares himself to David Brat, who defeated Virginia Rep. Eric Cantor last week, while Mike Beaudreau collects more endorsements in his Senate District 9 race.
Mayor Pro Tem Tom Witts and Councilmembers Barbara Bender, Bobby Howard, Dave Emanuel and Diane Krause took the stand Friday to testify during the fourth day of Snellville’s mayor vs. council trial, which involves the appointment of the city manager and city clerk.
Officials will reconvene Thursday afternoon, possibly with a settlement in the Snellville mayor vs. council case.
David Perdue calls out his opponent in the U.S. Senate Republican runoff, Jack Kingston, for taking campaign funds from Khalid Satary, a felon going through deportation proceedings.
With Mayor Kelly Kautz expected to take the stand Wednesday in a dispute with the city council, attorneys are now discussing a settlement.
Attorneys began their arguments Tuesday in the trial between Snellville’s mayor and city council involving a dispute over the city clerk and city manager positions.
The Lawrenceville Downtown Development Authority is seeking nominations for people who have contributed to Lawrenceville’s history, for recognition along the new Heritage Trail.
Alive Studios, created by Cynthia Kaye, the former CEO of Logical Choice Technologies, launched Alive Studios, Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development officials announced Monday.
In service for about a year, Gwinnett Fire’s medical ambulance bus is one of two in the metro Atlanta area funded by a U.S. Department of Homeland Security to respond to mass casualty incidents.
A spate of politicians, including Gwinnett Sheriff Butch Conway and Commissioners Jace Brooks, Tommy Hunter and John Heard, back P.K. Martin in the state Senate District 9 runoff for the GOP nomination; U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss talk about Eric Shinseki’s resignation from the VA; and U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall will hold town hall meetings.
A year after setting priorities to regain public trust, commissioners debated whether a culture of leadership should be a stated goal for the Gwinnett government.
University of Georgia economist Jeffrey Dorfman talked about the improving economy during the first of a two-day strategic planning session for Gwinnett commissioners.
Former Secretary of State Karen Handel, the third-place finisher in this month’s U.S. Senate GOP primary, endorsed Jack Kingston in the runoff against David Perdue. Atlanta Tea Party’s Julianne Thompson also gives her support.
Officials agreed on construction and maintenance terms for an $11.5 million joint venture to house Lilburn’s City Hall as well as a county library.
Employment lawyer Scott Fuller was tapped to head Gwinnett government’s human resources department, while Ron Seibenhener agreed to another two-year stint as the head of water resources.
After public concern over the proposal to build a gas station at a key gateway to downtown Norcross, QuikTrip withdrew its application for a zoning change.
Gwinnett’s swiftwater rescue unit was dispatched to Tribble Mill Park on Memorial Day after reports of a man in the water.
Members of the Ladybugs Garden Club, formed in 1989, work to maintain trails at the Lilburn Camp Creek Greenway and other projects.
Gwinnett-based Georgia Right to Life political action committee claims 90 percent success rate in 2014 primary; Democrats set events.
The Lake Lanier Association has added 20 solar-powered lights to hazard markers on Lake Lanier in hopes of improving safety and navigation at night
University of Georgia political science professor Charles Bullock takes a look at the U.S. Senate and local Congressional race as they reshape for July GOP runoffs.
Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation was named a finalist for the 2014 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management from the American Academy for Park and Creation Association and National Recreation and Park Association.
Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation’s outdoor aquatic facilities will open Saturday, May 24.
Lawrenceville’s U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall and Atlanta’s U.S. Rep. John Lewis may sit on opposite sides of the political aisle, but the two are working together, authoring a bipartisan letter seeking evaluation of funding priorities related to autism research.
After 22 years as senator, Don Balfour will have to get used to a new moniker after his third-place finish in Tuesday’s primary.