After a judge rules that attorneys fees should be returned to Sen. Don Balfour after his acquital, challenger Mike Beaudreau continues to push for the money to come from campaign dollars; Gwinnett Dems to vote for state committee member.
Legislators approved a gun bill and a constitutional amendment that could cap the state income tax, but marijuana and autism provisions don’t pass in final day of legislative session.
Gwinnett economic development officials greet Georgia’s Consular Corps, a group of international officials, as they tour the state.
Gwinnett is home to three of the top 10 cities in Georgia for homeownership, according to NerdWallet.
A recent upgrade to a AAA rating, brings Suwanee up to join only three other Georgia cities with the top rating available.
After the first official debate in the 10th District congressional race for the GOP, two candidates, Donna Sheldon and Jody Hice, said they got their message across to voters.
Bradley Anderholm will take charge of Lake Lanier Islands’ operations, including accomodations, dining and recreational activities.
Gwinnett-based company NCR Corporation was named to the Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies in the state by the Technology Association of Georgia.
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.
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.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced that United Arab Shipping Company will relocate its North American headquarters to Peachtree Corners.
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.
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.
State Reps. Pedro Marin and David Casas speak out against the Venezuelan government amid reports of harm to protesters, journalists; Legislature supports Korean business expansion.
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.
About 5,500 people attended the fourth annual Suwanee Beer Fest Saturday.
Gretchen and Kurt Schulz, who founded the Snellville Farmers Market and Community Garden, were honored with the Snellville Tourism and Trade Marcy Pharris Volunteer of the Year award.
Police are investigating a pedestrian killed Saturday outside Norcross.
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.
Georgia Department of Labor announces an extended closure for its Gwinnett Career Center, which is undergoing roof repairs.
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.
Congressman Hank Johnson receives an endorsement from President Barack Obama in his quest for a fifth term in the district that includes portions of Gwinnett; Libertarian Party of Georgia announces candidates for U.S. Senate and governor.
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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.
An Asheville revitalization expert gave a presentation in Suwanee Tuesday to talk about how the city can further development its downtown.
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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.