During her first 135 days on the job, Hala Moddelmog, president and CEO of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, has spent time touring the region, talking to leaders and building a coalition with the purpose of growing jobs.
The GOP nomination for U.S. Senate is still up in the air, with David Perdue and Jack Kingston set to square off in a July runoff. Michelle Nunn easily captured the Democratic nomination Tuesday.
Sen. Don Balfour, though, was not focused on the election, as he received word that his son became critically ill in Afghanistan, where he is serving with the Georgia National Guard.
Gov. Nathan Deal takes more than 70 percent of the support in the GOP primary Tuesday, over challenger John Barge and David Pennington.
June 9 trial date set
Judge Warren Davis denies a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Snellville Mayor Kelly Kautz against the city council, but he allowed the city to intervene in portions of the suit, setting a June 9 trial date.
Trey Balfour, the son of Snellville Sen. Don Balfour, has been hospitalized during his deployment to Afghanistan.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, as voters choose party nominees for races from county commission to U.S. Senate.
Event featured former South Gwinnett and University of Georgia quarterback David Greene.
Georgia’s Click It or Ticket campaign begins, as well as Memorial Day weekend campaigns to keep people from driving or boating under the influence.
Officials have announced that Georgia has repaid the principal on a $1 billion loan taken out to continue unemployment benefits during the worst of the Great Recession.
Dalton Mayor David Pennington and State School Superintendent John Barge will square off against incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal on the May 20 Republican primary ballot.
Police Chief Roy Whitehead is credited with saving Mayor Pro Tem Tom Witts by performing the Heimlich maneuver at a Snellville Commerce Club meeting earlier this month. Democratic Party opens new office
Polls will be open throughout Gwinnett from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, so voters can choose party nominations for U.S. Senate, Congress, governor, state legislator and county commission and school board positions.
Two years after the defeat of a regional transportation sales tax, Gov. Nathan Deal has promised state funding for improvements to the Interstate 285/Ga. Highway 400 interchange.
During a Partnership Gwinnett visit to Korea Thursday, officials announced that Dasan Machineries will open operations in Duluth, bringing 150 jobs to Gwinnett.
Senate candidate Mike Beaudreau claims endorsements from Atlanta Tea Party Patriots and the Gwinnett Tea Party, while commission challenger Alfie Meek gets the backing of the Georgia Right to Life PAC.
Seven Republicans squaring off for U.S. Congress in 10th District; Johnson challenged on District 4 Dem ballot
With Congressman Paul Broun running for Senate, seven Republicans are squaring off in a primary for the U.S. House District 10 seat, which includes eastern Gwinnett, while western Gwinnett voters have a choice in the U.S. House District 4 Democratic primary.
The Gwinnett GOP held a forum Tuesday for candidates in the May 20 primary for state House Districts 97 and 98.
The reconstruction of Winder’s Broad Street, using the installation of recast concrete panels, is expected to lengthen the life of the roadway.
Randy Rich, a Gwinnett State Court judge known for his use of technology in the courtroom, was named the county’s new Superior Court judge.
Employees will see a raise in pay, but residents won’t see a raise in the millage rate in Snellville’s proposed budget.
For months, politicos have bantered about the upcoming match-up between any of a half-dozen Republicans and Michelle Nunn for U.S. Senate.
Picking a senator is never easy. But with Saxby Chambliss’ retirement, 2014 is proving to be an even tougher year.
David Perdue launches a mobile app with a 3D message, Jack Kingston endorsements include Gwinnett Sheriff Butch Conway and other local officials, and a number of debates are set.
The project is far from finished, but the opening of a new, wide bridge is expected to help clear traffic at Ga. 20 and Ga. Highway 316.
A community celebration of the anniversary of the creation of drug courts is planned for 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 18 at Rhodes Jordan Park in Lawrenceville.
No one was injured in a Thursday afternoon blaze on Fife Way.
Greg Reeves resigned from the Dacula City Council May 1 via text message, citing a move and not his March arrest related to misuse of a city credit card.
Walmart senior director Joe Quinn will make two presentations at the Georgia Manufacturing Expo, scheduled for June 13-14 at the Gwinnett Center.
Gwinnett’s election officials will open four satellite voting locations across Gwinnett for Saturday voting as well as advanced voting next week.
Former Congressman John Linder, who formulated the FairTax proposal, has endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Jack Kingston and congressional candidate Donna Sheldon, while U.S. Senate candidate Karen Handel picked up an endorsement from the largest national tea party political action committee.
Two weeks before the primary election, Sen. Don Balfour faced two GOP opponents Mike Beaudreau and P.K. Martin, during a GOP forum Tuesday.
Officials celebrate success of Pleasant Hill diverging-diamond project
Nearly a year after traffic shifted to a diverging-diamond on Pleasant Hill Road at Interstate 85, officials cut a ribbon, signaling the end to the project, which has been transformational for the Gwinnett Place area.
Officials say projects on the westside of I-285 and I-20 will have an impact on summer travel, but have benefits in the long run.
Snellville’s parade and arts and crafts festival has been a tradition for 41 years.
Gwinnett Police hosted people from Gwinnett’s diverse community, hoping to build trust with people from other countries.
Congressional candidate Jody Hice will greet voters in Gwinnett on Tuesday, while gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter has a fundraiser planned, and Republicans challenging Sen. Don Balfour are slated to square off in a forum.
The Ga. 20 bridge will eventually carry traffic over Ga. Highway 316, as part of a project to create an interchange at one of Gwinnett’s busiest intersections
Commissioners are expected to approve a contract Tuesday with William Linkous to become Gwinnett’s county attorney, three years after the previous office holder resigned
More than 200 volunteers worked Thursday to build a playground in a matter of hours for an under-served community in Norcross.
Dikembe Mutombo, the former Hawks center, helps seek donations for Michelle Nunn’s Senate campaign; Rep. Timothy Barr endorses Alfie Meek in Gwinnett commission race.
An expansion to its boundaries places the Gwinnett Village Community Improvement District’s more than properties at more than $1 billion in value.
Snellville officials approved a rental car excise tax Monday, which means taxes currently collected by the county will go to the city.
At Partnership Gwinnett’s Global Business Summit Tuesday, leaders from several local businesses discuss the pitfalls and positives of venturing into the international marketplace.
Local nonprofit praises the governor for making Georgia the 25th state to outlaw the public funding of insurance related to abortion services
The national pharmacy will add 85 jobs, economic development officials announced Friday.
Matt Hyatt of Rocket IT was named the overall winner of Small Business Person of the Year at Friday’s Pinnacle Awards.
Dwight Harrison, a founder of the Evermore CID, was elected to return to its board.
Neighbors had hoped to sale the sale of the Simpsonwood Retreat Center in Peachtree Corners in court, but a judge said they have no standing in the case.
Miguel Angel Jimenez’s win at the Greater Gwinnett Championship brought international exposure to Gwinnett, tourism officials said Wednesday.