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In the latest turn in an ongoing battle between Dustin Inman Society founder D.A. King and a pair of local Democrats, the controversial immigration enforcement advocate has launched a petition calling for the condemnation of Duluth Councilman Kirkland Carden — for starting a petition calling on county leaders to condemn Gwinnett Sheriff Butch Conway.

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On Tuesday in Duluth, the Georgia Secretary of State’s office offered a first look at new voting machines that will be used in the 2020 presidential primaries in March, and eventually the 2020 general election in November.

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The 287(g) issue in Gwinnett is complex combination of the debate over the program itself; the participation of Gwinnett's sheriff's office in the program; and the county's growing diversity and shifting politics that looms on the political horizon as the 2020 elections approach. 

Gwinnett County officials are warning residents that county offices — except those needed for the "comfort and safety" of the community — will be closed Monday due to the Labor Day holiday.

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There wasn't much mention of the 287(g) program — the presentation instead focused heavily on the 95 new positions, including 79 sworn deputies, that Sheriff Butch Conway wants in the budget — but a few slides did show it will continue to have a presence in Gwinnett next year.

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Two weeks after Gwinnett County Commissioner Marlene Fosque publicly accused Dustin Inman Society President D.A. King of “spewing hatred and bigotry and racism,” King has filed an ethics complaint requesting Fosque be verbally reprimanded for her comments.

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Norcross ended municipal election qualifying Friday with all three offices up for election this year — the mayor’s office and two City Council seats — being contested.

Suwanee officials are looking to maintain the status quo this year as far as the city’s millage rate is concerned.

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The cafeteria in the lobby of the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, which recently failed its health inspection, not only passed its re-inspection Thursday — it was practically perfect during its new review, according to a county spokesman.

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A Lawrenceville man accused of putting "I Love Trump" stickers on local Democratic Party official's car while she was grocery shopping, yelling at her and then following her around town has been arrested on at least one charge related to the incident and may be facing more, Gwinnett Solicitor General Brian Whiteside confirmed Friday.

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There are several major projects on the city's plate that are underway or are coming up in the next years, Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason said during his annual State of the City address at the Atlanta Marriott Peachtree Corners Monday night.

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U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson was released from a Washington D.C.-area hospital Saturday and will come to Georgia to continue recovering from a fall that left him with four fractured ribs, according to a spokesman for the senator.

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