Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan announced Monday he will not seek reelection to another term as Georgia’s second-highest state elected official, opening the door for a fierce 2022 campaign between Republicans and Democrats vying to replace him.
Loganville Mayor Rey Martinez announced on Wednesday that he will run for the Georgia House District 114 seat that long-time Republican state Rep. Tom Kirby currently holds.
Gwinnett County residents can meet with District Attorney Patsy Austin-Gatson on Friday night and find out what she is planning to do as the county's top prosecutor.
Several local groups and state lawmakers are gearing up to help Georgia city and county officials distribute the latest round of federal COVID-19 relief funds to underserved communities most in need.
Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced Tuesday he plans to run for reelection in 2022, setting up a likely bruising campaign against one of several strong Democratic challengers.
Lawrenceville officials are set to discuss a proposed agreement between the Lawrenceville Police Department and View Point Health to provide behavioral health services during mental health crises this week.
Recycling will change in Lawrenceville, starting next year, as city leaders look at eliminating curb-side recycling and try to figure out an alternative option.
A proposal from the Gwinnett County Tax Commissioners' office that would have established a new fee for cities which funded a supplement to Tax Commissioner Tiffany Porter's salary has hit a dead end.
Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation Monday overhauling Georgia’s citizen’s arrest law to greatly limit who can detain criminal suspects beyond on-duty police officers.
Gwinnett County will get about $181.85 million in coronavirus recovery funds from the federal government, the U.S. Treasure Department announced on Monday.
U.S. Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux's "FutureFit The Suburbs" infrastructure initiative includes the Infrastructure Bank Act, National and Regional Greenways Act, Dead Malls Restoration Act and Building Up the Suburbs Act, which is also known as the BUS Act.
County commissioners approved a request from Gwinnett County Police to install speed cameras in some school zones in the county on Tuesday.
ATLANTA — State employees and teachers will be able to take up to three weeks of paid parental leave under legislation Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law Wednesday.
More candidates threw their hats in the ring Tuesday to run for top offices in Georgia’s 2022 elections including secretary of state and a suburban Atlanta congressional district.
Gov. Brian Kemp signed several bills Monday to lower the age requirement for Georgia parents to adopt children from 25 to 21, create tuition waivers for foster kids to attend in-state universities and bolster legal protections for adopted children against abuse.
Gwinnett County commissioners are launching a new body to evaluate the county's environmental sustainability needs both now and in the future.
Gov. Brian Kemp headed to the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas to visit Georgia National Guardsmen stationed down there, prompting praise in Republican circles but also derision from Democrats.
"Getting Back on Track" was the theme of President Joe Biden's drive-in rally in front of the Infinite Energy Center's arena on Thursday, but it was more than that for local leaders, who saw it as a chance for Gwinnett to shine and celebrate what they saw as the county's role in Biden's election.
President Joe Biden highlighted higher than expected COVID-19 vaccination levels, as well as legislation successes, but also laid out some of the things left to do, such as passing a new voting rights act named for late U.S. Rep. John Lewis.
Traffic between Briscoe Field and the Infinite Energy Center will be impacted by President Joe Biden's visit on Thursday, based on an itinerary released by the White House.
President Joe Biden's trip to Georgia later this week will feature a visit to Gwinnett County for a rally with supporters as he marks a major milestone in his administration, according to an email sent out to people who RSVPed for the event through the Georgia Democratic Party as well as a text message sent out by the Democratic National Committee.
Gov. Brian Kemp and his wife, First Lady Marty Kemp, traveled to Buford on Tuesday morning to send a message that Georgia will take a stand against human trafficking.
Veteran prosecutor and Greater Atlanta Black Prosecutors Association President Lisamarie Bristol announced Tuesday that she plans to run for Gwinnett Solicitor General in next year's election cycle.
Former U.S. Rep. Doug Collins announced Monday he will not run for any office in the 2022 election cycle, ending speculation over potential bids for top statewide seats.
Gwinnett County and the Gwinnett Place Community Improvement District received a $220,000 Livable Centers Initiative grant from the Atlanta Regional Commission this week to work on the Gwinnett Place Mall Revitalization Strategy.
The Gwinnett County Republican Party recently held its party convention in Lilburn, Rich McCormick announces first quarter fundraising in his bid for a rematch in the 7th Congressional District and U.S. Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux joins the Blue Dog Coalition.
If there is one thing that can be drawn from Gwinnett County Elections Division Director Lynn Ledford's presentation to county commissioners on Georgia's elections reforms on Tuesday, it's that there is a lot of information in the new law for county officials to take in — and it will take some time to sort out about what they will need to do to be in compliance with the law.
Gwinnett County commissioner have given the green light for a major 13,000-acre water and sewage project to proceed in the eastern part of the county.
While Gwinnett Place Mall might get more attention among the three grants the Atlanta Regional Commission awarded to groups in Gwinnett County this week, there are two key studies in the Sugarloaf and Lilburn areas that will receive grant funding as well.
Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law several bills on taxes, time change and teacher retention that the General Assembly passed in the 2021 legislative session.
Nearly four years after Gwinnett's first ethics panel recommended changes to the county's ethics ordinance, including limiting who can file an ethics complaint, county leaders have taken steps to put at least some of those recommendations in place.
Georgia’s controversial new voting laws took center stage Tuesday at a U.S. Senate hearing where majority Democrats blasted changes in state voting rules as a revival of the Jim Crow era of segregation.
Gwinnett County officials have handed out $12.2 million in assistance in the third round of the county's COVID-19 Nonprofit Funding Opportunity Program awards.
Controversial changes to Georgia’s voting laws are quickly taking center stage in the upcoming 2022 elections as Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Gov. Brian Kemp look to defend their seats.
The Lilburn City Council voted this past week to begin handling its own property tax billing, rather than contracting with the Gwinnett County Tax Commissioner's Office to do it for them.
U.S. Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux, D-Ga., announced on Thursday that she has raised more than half a million dollars in fundraising since the beginning of 2021.
Vernon Jones, a former Democratic state lawmaker and one of former President Donald Trump’s most vocal allies in Georgia, is the latest Republican to open a 2022 primary challenge against Gov. Brian Kemp.
The effort to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four seats was formally introduced in Congress Thursday morning, and one of Gwinnett's three representatives was among the group that introduced it.
Gwinnett County District Attorney Patsy Austin-Gatson and Sheriff Keybo Taylor each issued messages to the community in the past week to mark their first 100 days in office and update residents on what they have been doing since they started their respective positions.
Gwinnett County commissioners will ask residents to weigh in later this month on a proposed noise control ordinance change that will affect the use of fireworks.
ATLANTA — President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan would provide an overdue fix to deteriorating highways while ramping up investment in modern transit including high-speed rail, three members of Georgia’s congressional delegation said Wednesday.
Gwinnett County Solicitor General Brian Whiteside announced this week that, despite what Georgia's new election reform law says, his office will not prosecute people who hand out food and water to voters waiting in long lines if the action was not motivated by partisan politics.
State legislators from both political parties moved this week to block Gwinnett County Tax Commissioner Tiffany Porter from charging cities that use her office for tax billing a fee that would supplement her salary.
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger defended the state's controversial new election reforms this past week by arguing they made voting both more secure and more accessible.
While Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger did make the rounds this week to promote Georgia's new election reform law, there was one part of the law that he objected to.
Gwinnett County will offer an extension of its Project RESET program that is designed to help residents negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in April.
Gwinnett County's tax commissioner and one member of its Board of Commissioners are engaged in a public dispute over whether the county's top tax official should charge eight cities that use her office for tax billing a fee that would reportedly generate a $110,000 supplement to her salary.
The Georgia House of Representatives gave final passage Monday to legislation that would let state employees and teachers take up to three weeks of parental paid leave.
Legislation to expand state-funded scholarships for special-needs students to attend Georgia private schools cleared the General Assembly Monday.