There are several issues that continue to be pressing matters that the metro Atlanta region will have to face in the future, whether it be how many more people move to the area, where they will live or how they get around, Atlanta Regional Commission Chairman Kerry Armstrong told the Gwinnett Chamber on Friday.
Gwinnett County is scheduled to be delivered its new electronic voting machines and other election equipment worth just over $7.4 million starting next Friday.
Sheriff's candidate Curtis Clemons announces several endorsements while State Sen. Zahra Karinshak receives the backing of a Massachusetts congressman and Sheriff's candidate Ben Haynes levels criticism at Sheriff Butch Conway over the indictment of a former deputy.
Gwinnett County's elections building will bear the name of former Buford City Schools superintendent and Gwinnett County Schools administrator Beauty Baldwin.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp unveiled a $28.1 billion budget proposal Thursday that would set a new record for state spending in fiscal 2021 despite the air of fiscal uncertainty surrounding this year’s General Assembly session.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp vowed Thursday to give Georgia teachers the second installment of a $5,000 pay raise, despite what promises to be a tight budget year.
A compromise bill to collect taxes on online sales overseen by large retailers like Amazon, plus the ride-share companies Uber and Lyft, was hashed out Thursday morning by a group of Georgia House and Senate lawmakers.
The days of unexpectedly big hospital bills in Georgia could be nearing an end if a bill filed Tuesday in the state Senate reaches the finish line during the current legislative session.
Our Georgian Dreamers, our state, and our nation need a permanent legislative solution, as do the 11 million undocumented people in our country.
The governor will wait until Thursday’s State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly to talk about his priorities for the 2020 legislative session.
Changes to Georgia’s dual enrollment program could be in the offing that would nix free college-level classes for freshman high schoolers.
As Atlanta plans for a bright economic future, transportation leaders at all levels of government should recognize the advantages of rail, opposing policies that would contract and undermine the rail network when we need it the most.
State legislators from Gwinnett County on both sides of the aisle agree the Quality Basic Education funding formula needs to be updated, but they don't all agree how what a modified formula should look like.
Lilburn voters will have to choose a new mayor and councilman in a special election this year after Mayor Johnny Crist resigned to run for a seat in the Georgia General Assembly, city officials announced Tuesday.
Georgia Senate leaders cast the prospects for new legalized gambling in doubt Monday on the first day of the 2020 legislative session
Georgia lawmakers took time on the opening day of the 2020 General Assembly session Monday to honor two colleagues who died late last year.
A Georgia man who served 17 years of a 20-year sentence has been exonerated from his rape conviction and released from prison, after a judge agreed that new analysis of DNA evidence clears him.
Georgia’s generous film tax credit is generating less economic impact for the state than its backers have reported, according to a newly released state audit.
Gwinnett County Superior Court Judge Angela D. Duncan's swearing in at the state Capitol on Thursday was a history-making moment because she is Gwinnett County's first openly gay Superior Court judge.
Georgia House Republicans will push for the second installment of a state income tax cut during this year’s legislative session, despite sluggish tax collections that have prompted Gov. Brian Kemp to order spending reductions.
District Attorney Danny Porter has made up his mind with regards to the party he'll be affiliated with when seeking re-election in 2020.
Former Snellville City Councilman Roger Marmol announces he's leaving the GOP to join the Democratic Party and state legislators announce their final town hall meeting before the 2020 legislative session.
As the 2020 election cycle looms this year, District Attorney candidate Wesley Person is laying out his vision on how to handle crime and drug issues in Gwinnett County.
Patsy Austin-Gatson, who is one of the Democrats running for district attorney this year, has a lengthy resume with 30 years of experience as an attorney.
A state Senate study committee has released a report recently on how to approach the electric scooter issue that is expected to become the starting point for a bill lawmakers will consider during the 2020 session that kicks off Jan. 13.
Part of a site and near Northeast Georgia Medical Center's Braselton campus that was once expected to be used for a major mixed use-development on Gwinnett-Hall county line may end being used for a 308-unit gated retirement community instead, according to Gwinnett County documents.
The first day of 2020 is not only the first day of a new year, but also the first day of David Still's tenure as Lawrenceville's new mayor.
Lucky Premium Treats has submitted a special use permit application to operate the 22,628-square foot meat processing plant in an existing facility on the 1200 block of Oakbrook Drive.
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., retired this month after 45 years in public service. He leaves Congress as the only Georgian ever to serve in the state House of Representatives, the Georgia Senate, the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate.
On Jan. 1, Georgia’s new business court will become operational, patients in need of certain medications will get an easier path to a prescription, Georgians saving for their children’s college tuition will get a more generous tax break and two judicial circuits will get additional judges.
Kelly Loeffler's introduction to the Senate next month will be a little different from the typical experience freshmen senators usually face.
Gwinnett Commissioner Jace Brooks finished quality of life and social issues training, Nabilah Islam picks up endorsements in the 7th Congressional District and Stacey Abrams is coming to Gwinnett in January.
A large residential community with townhomes and apartments could be coming to the corner of McGinnis Ferry and Lawrenceville-Suwanee roads near Suwanee.
Gwinnett County and the Georgia Department of Transportation have reached an agreement to fund the preliminary design of intersection to interchange conversions at 316 and Hurricane Trail and Winder Highway/U.S. Highway 29.
Gwinnett County Superior Court Judge Kathryn Schrader and two men tied to an unusual courthouse computer trespassing case are set to go on trial in early February.
Democratic organization Run for Something has endorsed candidates for county commission and state legislative seats that represent parts of Gwinnett County while U.S. Sen. David Perdue announces a committee shakeup and Georgia Senate District 48 candidate Matt Reeves announces a fundraising milestone.
An effort to break a stigma of opioid abuse, and to encourage addicts to begin recovery programs, has picked up support of five members of Georgia's Congressional Delegation — including all three of Gwinnett's congressmen.
The developer behind the sprawling Exchange at Gwinnett development near Coolray Field and the Mall of Georgia cleared their latest hurdle in getting a Tax Allocation District designation for the site Thursday night.
Wednesday's vote in the U.S. House of Representative to impeach President Donald Trump split the chamber along party lines, so it probably isn't too surprising that Gwinnett's three congressmen were divided on the matter.
On the same day that the U.S. House of Representatives voted, largely long party lines, to impeachment President Donald Trump, a group of Republican state senators in Georgia filed a resolution condemning the move.
U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga., warned his colleagues on the House Rules Committee on Tuesday that future generations of Americans may not be kind to them when they look back at the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
There were calls at this past week's budget hearing for county leaders to put money in Gwinnett's proposed $1.83 billion 2020 budget to operate warming shelters.
Hoschton's embattled mayor — and its city administrator — were both out Saturday in a major shake up in the city's leadership that comes months after a scandal involving the mayor's handling of a minority applicant for the administrator position.
On Tuesday, county commissioners approved a nearly $1.17 million contract with Peach State Construction Company to build a roundabout at the intersection of Constitution boulevard and Nash Street.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., voted in favor of articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump in this past week's vote in the U.S. House Judiciary Committee.
The Snellville City Council passed an ordinance amendment Monday to mandate business owners must warn drivers that their vehicles could be "booted" if they park in that business' parking lot.