Final meeting for Snellville mayor Oberholtzer.
SNELLVILLE -- Mayor Jerry Oberholtzer called the city's council meeting to order for the last time Monday evening, closing the curtains on his 12-year stint as Snellville's top elected official. The often-embattled mayor said his goodbyes with thanks and appreciation for the many city staff and council members who have worked by his side for the good of the city.
SNELLVILLE -- The city's two mayoral candidates -- Barbara Bender and Kelly Kautz -- faced off Thursday evening in a debate sponsored by South Gwinnett High School's first period AP Government class. More than 300 people turned out to hear where each woman stands on the city's key issues.. During
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Loganville city council also agrees to buy CodeRED emergency notification system.
Sugar Hill Bakery and Cafe offers an array of plates all made from scratch.
Snellville council looks at model of proposed Towne Center.
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DACULA -- Phillip Saxton, Chairman of the Gwinnett County Library Board, visited Dacula on Thursday, addressing mayor Jimmy Wilbanks, City Council members and audience members.
Four City of Winder firefighters have been promoted within their department, thanks in part to the recent promotion of Matt Whiting to Fire Chief in September.
NORCROSS -- By unanimous vote Monday night, Norcross City Council members OK'd the annexation of the former Gwinnett County property located at 6050 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.
NORCROSS -- Summerour Middle School art teacher Deanna Harrington knows a thing or two about creativity. So do her Art Club students, thanks in part to a program called Chairs for Charity.. Not only are Harrington and her students artistically creative, but they have also found a creative way to
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SUWANEE -- City leaders took the opportunity Tuesday evening to shine the spotlight on city businesses, residents and employees for their contributions to Suwanee.
City leaders took the opportunity Tuesday evening to shine the spotlight on city businesses, citizens and employees for their contributions to Suwanee.
Taking a look at Suwanee's Asian Fusion.
Whiting named Winder fire chief.
SNELLVILLE -- Councilman Tom Witts took the opportunity at Monday's city council meeting to set the record straight on what he called "an underhanded attempt to intimidate me." According to Witts, anonymous letters were mailed to an undetermined number of Snellville residents in which financial documents pertaining to Witts and his wife Carol were copied and financial wrongdoing insinuated.
SNELLVILLE -- Councilman Tom Witts took the opportunity at Monday's city council meeting to set the record straight on what he called "an underhanded attempt to intimidate me." According to Witts, anonymous letters were mailed to an undetermined number of Snellville residents in which financial documents pertaining to Witts
BUFORD -- A bright blue sky and mottled sunshine Friday revealed glimpses of steel cables, wood, ladders and bridges camouflaged among the thick, green canopy of the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center grounds.
BUFORD -- A bright blue sky and mottled sunshine Friday revealed glimpses of steel cables, wood, ladders and bridges camouflaged among the thick, green canopy of the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center grounds.. Gwinnett County commissioners, several city mayors, children and county movers and shakers gathered in the cool breeze
Loganville officials: Parking on some streets a danger. LOGANVILLE -- City council members voted Thursday to make it illegal to park along the east side of Main Street from U.S. Highway 78 to Ga. Highway 20. Following this action, the Georgia DOT will paint the appropriate indicators and erect signs
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City of Suwanee lowers millage rate for first time since fiscal year 2006.
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SNELLVILLE -- By a vote of 4-2 Monday evening, Snellville City Council members and mayor Jerry Oberholtzer approved zoning modifications that will allow the construction of a Walmart Neighborhood Market, a relatively new concept for the retail giant.. The store will be located at 2912 W. Main St. (U.S. Highway
BERKELEY LAKE -- Councilman Frank Lombardi resigned his council seat Thursday evening, announcing that he and his family are moving outside the city limits. The city charter requires elected officials to live in the city. Lombardi, nearing the end of his second term on the council, said that his resignation
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LOGANVILLE -- City Council members voted to increase the city's utility deposit from $150 to $225 Thursday evening, an action necessitated by these lean economic times.. According to Councilman Dan Curry, chairman of the Public Utilities Committee, there has been an increase in incidents of both residential and commercial customers
NORCROSS -- Duluth artist Allan Wiltshire is a man on fire, both for music and for Christian mission work abroad.
They're matters that, if not addressed openly, can so easily be swept under the rug.
DACULA -- City Administrator Jim Osborn received Mayor Jimmy Wilbanks' and City Council's approval to proceed with a road-widening project on Second Avenue near Dacula Road.
Now, in my humble opinion, parenting teens is the toughest part of the child rearing cycle.
City manager Russell Treadway presented the year-end financial report to mayor Jerry Oberholtzer and city council members Monday evening, showing $697,000 was added to the general fund balance.
DULUTH -- Gwinnett Church, a new North Point Ministries satellite church campus, announced this week that it will begin holding services at Gwinnett Center beginning Oct. 2.
The '80s hard rock band Dokken will perform tonight at Wild Bill's as part of the club's Summer Rock Series that continues through Sept. 16.
Our children are at the ages during which they may very likely soon choose life partners. My husband and I are both divorced, and I'm grateful to say our blended family is healthy and happy 12 years into the union.
Gwinnett County Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash was honored at Thursday's city council meeting in Loganville, with a reception being held before the meeting and a proclamation read in her honor during the meeting. In a proclamation read publicly, mayor Ray Nunley expressed the city's gratitude to Nash for her 27 years of service to Gwinnett County, and congratulations on her election to the position of chairman in March of this year.
House Bill 87 went into effect on July 1 here in Georgia. An attempt to crack down on illegal immigration, this controversial legislation has spurred marches, calls for boycotts and, some say, racial division.
SNELLVILLE -- City council members and Mayor Jerry Oberholtzer did not reach a majority vote on whether to raise, lower or maintain the property tax millage rate in the city Monday evening.
DACULA -- Randy Meacham, managing director of the Gwinnett Municipal Association, visited Dacula on Thursday evening, sitting in on the City Council meeting and addressing Mayor Jimmy Wilbanks and council members.
On Tuesday at 2:15 p.m., the verdict in the Casey Anthony Trial was read in an Orlando courtroom and in living rooms, offices, bars and restaurants all across the country.
SUWANEE -- Deputy Police Chief Janet Moon walked along the sidewalks of Suwanee's Town Center on Tuesday afternoon, carrying a sign that asked simply, "What's your idea?"
Are you a pet owner? We are. We just love our two dogs, Cassie and Chester. They are both rescues, big, goofy golden retriever mixes who love people, other dogs, birds, butterflies, shoes and just life in general.
Eleven-year-old Ryan O'Neill carefully arranges jars of jelly on the table in his booth at the Snellville Farmers Market. The young man proudly explains how, on a hot June morning in Snellville, he ended up selling gourmet wine jelly.
SNELLVILLE -- John Duke talks about painting, and his first love becomes evident right away.
BUFORD -- Steven Adler, former Guns N' Roses drummer, has a new band, a new attitude, and according to him, a new lease on life. The band, aptly named Adler's Appetite, is scheduled to play 37 Main in Buford tonight.
Winder's popular Lazy Daze festival, scheduled for July 16, has city staff and local residents excited about another fun- and music-filled day in the city. This year's theme, "The Great American Rock and Roll Revival," promises a twist contest, an Elvis tribute artist and other acts sure to please revelers.
DULUTH -- The Charlie Daniels Band, one of the South's most popular and long-lived bands, will perform at Wild Bill's in Duluth on Friday.