Category: Gwinnett

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 7, 2021

Family movie night to follow meeting     DULUTH, GA—Gwinnett County government is hosting its first Community Open House to get feedback from the public on how the Gwinnett Place Mall should be revitalized.  The county purchased 39 acres of the nearly 40-year-old mall from Moonbeam Capital Investment Groups for $23 million in April. County […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 29, 2021

    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA–Gwinnett County has tapped members of the community to help the county set priorities for next year’s budget. County elected officials, department directors and agency leaders will present their 2022 financial outlooks and business plans to a Citizens Review Team beginning Aug. 30. The diverse group of men and women will team […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 27, 2021

        The Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office announced today that there is insufficient evidence to proceed with criminal charges against a correctional officer who punched an inmate at Phillips State Prison during a scuffle. The D.A.’s office said the correctional officer was within use of force guidelines. The D.A.’s Office released a […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 16, 2021

          LAWRENCEVILLE, GA–Deputy Chief J.D. McClure will succeed Police Chief Brett West, who will retire after 30 years of service to the county, County Administrator Glenn Stephens announced. McClure is the first black to hold the position. The agenda for Tuesday’s Board of Commissioners meeting includes ratification of the employment agreement. […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 15, 2021

        DeKalb County Board of Health is offering free walk-up COVID-19 vaccines at its mobile clinics on the following days and sites: Tuesdays, Aug. 17, 24, 31 3 to 7 p.m. Gresham Park Recreation Center, 3113 Gresham oad Southeast Atlanta, GA Wednesdays, Aug. 18, 25 Noon to 7 p.m. County Line Ellenwood […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 13, 2021

          NORFOLK, VA- Petty Officer 3rd Class Ndi Obioha, a Lawrenceville, GA native, is participating in the Large-Scale Exercise (LSE 2021) aboard USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41).  The U.S. Navy warship transports and launches Marines from sea to shore as part of amphibious assault operations. Obioha, a 2014 Dacula High School […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 13, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA– As a sign of Gwinnett County’s deep respect and admiration for THE men and women wounded or killed in defense U.S., the Board of Commissioners proclaimed Gwinnett County as a Purple Heart County. Commissioners unanimously approved the proclamation in July announcing the designation, which was presented to Lou Zayas, commander of Chapter 465 of […]

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