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Gwinnett Animal Welfare and Enforcement under new management
Mar 24, 2017 4:00 am
The Gwinnett Animal Welfare and Enforcement Unit will be under the management of the Gwinnett County Department of Community Services effective April 1. The Gwinnett County Police Department has run t...
Reduce your tax bill by applying for homestead exemptions
Mar 22, 2017 4:00 am
The best way to reduce your property tax bill is to apply for homestead exemptions. The application deadline is April 1. You must own and occupy the property as your primary residence as of January 1 ...
Join the Great American Cleanup 2017 and earn green for going green
Mar 16, 2017 4:00 am
It’s time for the annual Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest annual community improvement program. From March 1 to May 31, more than 4 million volunteers and concerned cit...
County still in Level 2 drought response
Mar 16, 2017 4:00 am
Despite the recent rainfall, Gwinnett County remains in the Level 2 Drought Response that was declared in November. Lake Lanier is a large reservoir, fed by smaller streams that have been slow to reco...
Celebrate Earth Day
Mar 16, 2017 4:00 am
Please join the Solid Waste and Recovered Materials Division and Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Coolray Field, home of the Gwinnett Braves, as we celebrate Earth Day by...
County hosts networking event for potential vendors
Mar 15, 2017 4:00 am
The Gwinnett County Purchasing Division will host the11th annual Supplier Symposium on April 11, 2017, at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center. Potential vendors may drop-in between 8:30am a...
Change your clocks, change your batteries
Mar 10, 2017 5:00 am
Daylight Savings Time, which begins March 12 at 2:00am, is the perfect time to replace your smoke alarm batteries. After setting your clocks ahead one hour on Sunday, please take a few moments to plac...
Be wary of jury duty scams
Mar 2, 2017 5:00 am
Jury duty scams are on the rise again, so watch out for these fraudulent calls. Typically the caller says it's the Gwinnett Sheriff's Office calling to tell the victims that they didn't show up for ju...
County wants your input on transportation
Feb 24, 2017 5:00 am
The County needs your input to help shape the future of transportation in Gwinnett. A series of six public meetings are taking place where you can weigh in on potential transportation projects through...
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Federal agency refuses to ban pesticide used on crops
Mar 30, 2017 7:15 am
The Environmental Protection Agency has rejected a bid by environmental groups to ban a common pesticide used on citrus fruits, apples, cherries and other crops.
Trump University lawsuits face final hurdle to settlement
Mar 30, 2017 7:05 am
President Donald Trump faces one last hurdle to ending seven years of lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University when a judge decides Thursday whether to approve a $25 million settlement with form...
'Dreamer' reunites with family, says he's hopeful for future
Mar 30, 2017 6:56 am
A Mexican man who spent more than six weeks in immigration detention despite his participation in a program designed to prevent the deportation of those brought to the U.S. illegally as children has b...
Leonardo DiCaprio, Q-Tip bro it up at intimate showcase
Mar 30, 2017 6:15 am
Longtime friends Leonardo DiCaprio and Q-Tip hung out at an intimate showcase for an Australian band making its New York City debut late Wednesday.
Roger Stone, a figure in Russia probe, faces defamation suit
Mar 30, 2017 5:15 am
Republican operative Roger Stone may have to appear as a witness at his civil defamation trial in New York City.
NC lawmakers, gov reach deal to end 'bathroom bill' standoff
Mar 30, 2017 4:35 am
North Carolina Republican lawmakers say they have an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state's "bathroom bill.".
Judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump's travel ban
Mar 30, 2017 4:26 am
A federal judge in Hawaii is hearing arguments on whether to extend his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.
Message in a bottle found, returned decades later
Mar 30, 2017 3:31 am
A South Georgia man received the surprise of a lifetime when a message in a bottle he wrote around twenty years ago made its way back to him.
Ag Commissioner cautions producers of Bird Flu
Mar 30, 2017 3:17 am
State leaders are telling poultry producers to remain vigilant of Bird Flu, even in places it's yet to be found.
Hodges to run for Court of Appeals
Mar 30, 2017 3:15 am
A former Dougherty County District Attorney is running for an open seat on the Georgia Court of Appeals.