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The Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center is shown in this aerial photograph.

Gwinnett County employees got an early Christmas present from the county’s Board of Commissioners on Tuesday.

The commissioners approved one-time cost of living payments to the county’s employees. Full-time employees will get a $1,500 payment while part-time workers will get a $750 payment. Funding for the payments is coming from savings the county was able to achieve this year.

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