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County Board of Assessors Mails Annual Notices of Assessment
Apr 19, 2017 4:00 am
The Gwinnett County Board of Assessors mailed approximately 277,000 Annual Notices of Assessment to residential and commercial property owners today. Notices are mailed in accordance with state law to...
Gwinnett Multicultural Festival offers fun, food, entertainment from around the globe
Apr 18, 2017 4:00 am
The Gwinnett County Multicultural Festival on April 29 at Gwinnett Place Mall promises a variety of fun activities ranging from a mechanical bull to pet adoptions and a naturalization ceremony for som...
Additional bus routes take commuters to MARTA stations
Apr 7, 2017 4:00 am
Gwinnett County Transit and the state’s Xpress Service working to help commuters after I-85 collapse
In response to the collapse of the I-85 interstate in Atlanta, Gwinnett County Transit an...
Be prepared for severe weather this spring
Apr 5, 2017 4:00 am
Springtime warm weather can generate dangerous thunderstorms, high winds, tornadoes, and floods. Be prepared and plan ahead to better protect your home, business, and your family when severe weather s...
Gwinnett Animal Welfare & Enforcement under new management
Apr 1, 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...
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...
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...
Nash gives State of the County Address
Feb 16, 2017 5:00 am
In her seventh annual State of the County Address, (read the text or watch the video) Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash declared the county’s condition to be &am...
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Neanderthals in California? Maybe so, provocative study says
Apr 26, 2017 7:47 pm
A startling new report asserts that the first known Americans arrived much, much earlier than scientists thought _ more than 100,000 years ago.
Trump plan would cut taxes for companies _ and people, too
Apr 26, 2017 7:47 pm
President Donald Trump's plan to provide massive tax breaks to corporations faces big challenges as Washington struggles with mounting debt.
Judge cites Trump's words in blocking 'sanctuary city' order
Apr 26, 2017 7:38 pm
In a ruling on Tuesday, a federal judge quoted Trump to support his decision to block the president's order to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with U.S. immigr...
Yale grad students pledge hunger strike to press union bid
Apr 26, 2017 7:27 pm
As a union push stalls at Yale University, organizers are stepping up pressure to bring the administration to the negotiating table.
APNewsBreak: Boston police make little progress on race gap
Apr 26, 2017 7:10 pm
The rate at which minorities are subjected to stops, searches and frisks by police doesn't appear to be improving in Boston.
Thrush Aircraft to bring 100 jobs to Albany
Apr 26, 2017 7:04 pm
Thrush Aircraft is creating 100 new jobs in the Albany-Dougherty County area.
Hinds Co. Deputy sues R. Kelly for alleged affair with wife
Apr 26, 2017 5:50 pm
A Hinds County deputy is suing singer R. Kelly for an alleged affair with his wife. Kenny Bryant filed the complaint on April 21, 2017. Most recently, on the 24th a summons...
DCSS panel recommends shutting down AHS
Apr 26, 2017 5:46 pm
A committee made up of Dougherty County School System employees is sending a recommendation to the school board that Albany High School, which began in the 1800s, no longer serve as a high school.
Albany High School principal named new DCSS deputy superintendent
Apr 26, 2017 5:13 pm
Albany High School Principal Rodney Bullard has been chosen to be the new deputy superintendent for the Dougherty County School System.
Disabled man forced to crawl out of store after being denied electric cart
Apr 26, 2017 4:05 pm
Customer Shane Zahn said that he was told he couldn't ride the electric cart into the store's parking lot, despite his handicap.