Gwinnett County Commission Chairwoman Charlotte Nash said there will be a focus on public safety — something that has been a recurring theme in recent county budgets — as well as the county's court system.
This week's Gwinnett political news includes legislation from U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson to ensure inclusion in the Opportunity Zone process and legislative candidacy announcements from Soo Hong and Josh Uddin.
Scholars and the head of a local Latino group will come together at Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville this week to discuss immigration in the U.S., Mexico and Central America.
District 1 Commissioner Jace Brooks, who was first elected in 2012 to the commission, announced his decision to not seek re-election in 2020.
Georgia First Lady Marty Kemp will host several organizations that deal with pet adoptions — including one in Gwinnett County that deals with cats — at the governor's Mansion in Atlanta this weekend.
The Democratic Party has taken aim at elections in Georgia on two fronts in federal court: how candidates are listed on ballots and how elections officials decide whether to accept absentee ballots.
U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall is pushing a bill to reunite Korean families while Berkeley Lake voters back earlier Sunday alcohol sales at restaurants and a Warbington has won elected office in Albany.
Voters in Norcross and Grayson decided to keep their mayors Tuesday after months of campaigning ended at the ballot box.
One year after community members stormed a Buford Board of Education meeting calling for change and more diversity on the school board, two female challengers lost elections and four of the five seats on the board will be held by white men until 2022.
Braselton City Council Post 1 candidates Richard Mayberry and Becky Richardson will enter into a runoff after neither could obtain more than 50% of the votes for their City Council district.
Snellville voters are gong to have to return to the polls one more time next month to settle one remaining race from this year's municipal election.
Peachtree Corners Councilwoman Lorri Christopher won another four years on the City Council Tuesday night, according to unofficial results.
Gwinnett County commissioners gave county staff the go ahead to get rid of the county's voting machines Tuesday, but don't worry — it was largely a procedural move as Georgia officials move the state to new election equipment.
For the second time this year, Gov. Brian Kemp announced an appointment to the Gwinnett Superior Court bench Friday and, like his previous pick, the latest addition to the court bench will add some diversity.
The ethics board assembled to hear a complaint Dustin Inman Society founder D.A. King has filed against Gwinnett County Commissioner Marlene Fosque set hearing dates for December.
State Rep. Billy Mitchell, D-Stone Mountain, announced that he plans to file a bill next year that would allow college athletes in Georgia to be compensated for the use of their names, likeness and image.
Future generations of Georgians will be able to visit the University of Georgia and study the work of two Gwinnett legislators who made state history with their respective elections to public office.
Thousands of people on Gwinnett County's voter rolls who haven't voted in awhile could be kicked off if they don't quickly respond to notices the county's elections office will be sending out.
Gwinnett County's newest commissioners were recognized by the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government Tuesday for completing core training requirements that county commissioners across the state must undergo.
Gwinnett County Superior Court Judge Kathryn Schrader has been suspended by a state commission following her indictment in a complex computer trespassing case that has also resulted in charges against a private investigator, a computer technician and the founder of DragonCon.
For the second time in less than three years, an ethics panel is being convened to hear a complaint filed against a Gwinnett County commissioner because of comments they have made in a public forum.
The fact that Gwinnett County is a majority minority county is likely no secret as county leaders have long touted Gwinnett's diversity as an asset — but the county is expected to get a lot more diverse over the next 31 years.
As Gov. Brian Kemp delivered his first-ever Governor's Environmental Address to Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful and community leaders at the Infinite Energy Center Thursday, he talked about the state's booming economy and growing population.
A 13-member panel has been tasked with reviewing Gwinnett County's transit development plan over the next two and a half months and making recommendations for changes, but it first had to go through the groundwork on how to operate Tuesday.
It is illegal to smoke or even possess marijuana for recreational purposes in Georgia, but if Gwinnett Solicitor General Brian Whiteside had his way, that would change during next year's legislative session.
A Jackson County judge decided this week that efforts to recall Hoschton's embattled mayor and one of its City Council members will be allowed to proceed.
The debate over 287(g) at the forum illustrates the heightened emotions that the program brings out in members of the community.
An email from United Tea Party of Georgia which included a reference to carrying guns into a Gwinnett library where a 287(g) forum is set to be held Wednesday has Democrats alleging the Tea Party plans to intimidate opponents of the controversial immigrant detention program at the forum.
Gwinnett County officials are pursuing about $4 million in state grants to help pay for road widening projects on Braselton Highway and Sugarloaf Parkway, including one near the $900 million Revel mixed-use development.
The Democratic field for the 7th Congressional District shrank a little bit on Tuesday after Snellville attorney Marqus Cole pulled out of the race.
Next year's sheriff's election will break a nearly three decade trend of the sheriff's office appearing on general election ballots without the Democrats putting up a candidate for the office.
State Rep. Beth Moore, D-Peachtree Corners, and state Sen. Sally Harrell, D-Atlanta, talked about the need for Georgia to tackle asbestos exposure, which is a leading cause of mesothelioma, at a Mesothelioma Awareness Day press conference at the State Capitol Thursday.
Georgia's ethics commissioners dismissed a complaint that alleged Gwinnett County Commission Chairwoman Charlotte Nash broke state law in the build-up to the county's failed MARTA vote Thursday.
As House Democrats prepared to launch a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump Tuesday, one of Gwinnett County's three congressmen was among the voices calling for Articles of Impeachment against the president.
Gov. Brian Kemp recently appointed Gwinnett Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Lou Solis to sit on the state Board of Corrections.
Gwinnett County officials are planning to undertake a $2.16 million improvement project on an intersection near busy U.S. Highway 78, Netherworld Haunted House and the future site of an Amazon warehouse.
Kristi Royston, who was picked by the county's elections board in July to serve as an interim elections supervisor, was named Tuesday to fill the position permanently.