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Snellville’s Downtown Development Authority, Tourism and Trade Board and Urban Redevelopment Agency is sponsoring a March 29 event to train officials on Roberts Rules of Order, which is often used to govern meetings.
A look at the 2014 election contests — from county commissioner to congressman — set after a week-long candidate qualifying period.
Drivers Services Commissioner Rob Mikell is named to the State Employee Benefit Plan Council.
With a final day left on the qualifying period for the 2014 election, Gwinnett ballots are getting long due to crowded races for U.S. Senate and state school superintendent, along with other contests.
Gov. Nathan Deal give’s the governor’s environmental address at a revived Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful event Thursday.
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced a 7.3 percent unemployment rate for January, continuing a seven-month drop in the rate.
Snellville’s former planning director Jon Davis was hired as Norcross’s director of community development.
State Sen. Jason Carter, the grandson of President Jimmy Carter, qualified Wednesday for the 2014 election for governor in Georgia, highlighting the third day of a qualifying period for candidates in Georgia.
Grayson Mayor Allison Wilkerson was among those honored this week at the Capitol at a Women’s History Month event, and Gwinnett’s three female chief judges will be the honorees at a Gwinnett League of Women Voters event this weekend.
Pedestrian improvements coming to Club Drive, Buford Highway
Commissioners approved two projects Tuesday that will fill in gaps in the sidewalk along Club Drive, where a child was killed in front of a park in 2011, and along Buford Highway in the Norcross area connecting popular transit stops.
A complete list of the candidates who have filed this week for the 2014 election season.
With a vote of 171-4, a proposal to allow for the use of medical marijuana in Georgia passes the state House of Representatives.
David Hancock of the Gwinnett Tea Party will run in the House District 98 race this year, he announced Monday.
After conducting a national search, officials say the best candidate for the Duluth city manager position is the city’s current planning director James Riker.
Candidates for U.S. Senate, local offices kick of election season
Candidates file paperwork for office as candidate qualifying period begins Monday.
Georgia Supreme Court tells Gwinnett County it must obey a judge’s ruling to divert stormwater from the Sugarloaf Parkway extension project from flooding a Lawrenceville-area couple’s property.
While state law says Sen. Don Balfour can be repaid for lawyers who defended the charges he was acquitted of last year, challenger Mike Beaudreau is calling for the money to come from his campaign.
The artwork of Jennifer Slavik and Sally Evans will be on display at Snellville City Hall.
Lilburn’s Camp Creek Greenway recognized by Wildlife Federation
The National Wildlife Federation has certified Lilburn’s Camp Creek Greenway as a wildlife habitat, providing food, water, shelter and a place to raise young.
Judge Warren Davis heard arguments Friday in a motion to exclude City Attorney Tony Powell in defending the city in a case where the mayor sued the city council.
Local communities won two of the six CREATE Community awards from the Atlanta Regional Commission, beginning recognized for art and technology.
Hoping to return more control of curriculum to schools, senators pass a measure that could allow Georgia to withdraw from the national common core standards for education.
Gov. Nathan Deal will deliver an environmental address hosted by Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful March 6.
The Lilburn Community Improvement District offices have been moved to a more central location along U.S. Highway 29.
Tower approved for Loganville strawberry field
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The 50-year-old ballpark got an expansion and face-lift in a $5.3 million project.
Elana Meyers, who won a silver medal in the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia last week, met with patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Monday.
Sen. David Shafer, R-Duluth, sponsored a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit the state income tax to the current 6 percent.
Commissioners will vote Tuesday on a proposed Unified Development Ordinance, the first complete overhaul of its zoning codes in 30 years.
Cirque du Soleil, as well as the Jackson’s estate, announced Saturday, May 10 and Sunday, May 11 concert dates for Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour at the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth.
Foreclosures are down, prices are up and single-family permits are on the rise, as the housing market begins to turn around after a 2008 crash.
A sign of progress in Gwinnett’s economy was the approval of raises for county employees for the first time in five years.
The Georgia GOP hosted a debate Saturday at Brenau University in Gainesville of the Republican candidates in the upcoming U.S. Senate race to replace Saxby Chambliss, who plans to retire at the end of the year.
Peachtree Corners’ annual Yard and Garden Expo will be held Monday.
Commissioners will consider a special use permit to allow the building of ethanol storage tanks for an operation along Winder Highway outside Lawrenceville.
Former Lawrenceville Councilman P.K. Martin rolls out a list of endorsements from local cities in his quest to unseat long-serving Sen. Don Balfour.
A hearing scheduled for Monday has been delayed, but Snellville’s mayor and council will be in court Friday on a motion attempting to disqualify the city attorney from representing council members in a suit brought by the mayor.
Josh Clark, who represents House District 98 in the General Assembly, will step down at the end of 2014 to take on a job at a nutritional company.
Former county Commissioner Mike Beaudreau says he plans to be on the May GOP ballot for Senate District 9, a seat currently held by Don Balfour, who successfully fought off criminal charges late last year.
The Georgia Department of Revenue recently approved a redesigned specialty license plate for the Sons of Confederate Veterans
Public art project “Ascension” will soon be installed at Duluth’s McClure Bridge Road roundabout.
Commissioners approved some changes to allow for new technology in a project to better track Gwinnett Transit buses.
The Georgia Republican Party’s series of Senate debates will stop in Gainesville Saturday, and U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson will open a re-election campaign office.
Atlanta Regional Commission Chairman Kerry Armstrong, the Gwinnett man who took over the role earlier this month, talked about his plans at a Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday.
A bill sponsored by Buford Sen. Renee Unterman, which would allow DFACS services including foster care to be handled by private or public contractors, was spurred by the death last year of 10-year-old Lawrenceville girl Emani Moss.
Georgia moves up in Census rankings of imports and exports in 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday.
State Rep. Buzz Brockway, R-Lawrenceville, says he will return to ballots this year to seek a third term in the General Assembly
Jannine Miller will step down as the head of the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority, which operates the Xpress commuter bus system in metro Atlanta.
Denmark-based company Power Stow announces its U.S. headquarters will be in a Gwinnett opportunity zone.