Category: Gwinnett


LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – District Attorney Patsy Austin-Gatson is inviting Gwinnett County residents to attend a town hall where she will engage her constituents on her first 100 days in office, highlighting services and programs including a new Pre-Trial Intervention and Diversion program, Conviction Integrity Unit and expanded victim services. The town hall event will take […]


Gwinnett County is accepting applications for federal Housing and Urban Development Block grants from nonprofits and local governments through Thursday, May 27. The county received approximately $4.4 million in Community Development Block Grants, about $1.7 million in HOME Investment Partnership Grants, and $376,000 in Emergency Solutions Grants. Grant funds are available for local nonprofits and […]


LAWRENCEVILLE— The Gwinnett District Attorney’s Office is commemorating the 40th anniversary of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week this week, April 18 to 24. This year’s theme is Support Victims. Build Trust. Engage Communities. “We kicked off our events by mailing a written message from District Attorney Patsy Austin-Gatson along with a bookmark detailing community resources […]


  GWINNETT COUNTY—The Moonbeam Capital Investments Group of Companies and the Urban Redevelopment Agency(URA) of Gwinnett County has announced the URA’s $23 million purchase of 39 acres at Gwinnett Place Mall.   Officials said the property, which is easily accessible from I-85 and centrally located within the county, will help amplify future expansion and planning […]


Story updated March 24, 2021 to include statement released by Tax Commissioner Tiffany Porter. Gwinnett County Tax Commissioner Tiffany Porter has come under fire for her proposal to charge higher fees for providing billing and collection services for property taxes in 8 cities (Berkeley Lake, Dacula, Grayson, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Peachtree Corners, Snellville, and Sugar Hill). […]


LAWRENCEVILLE, GA– The Gwinnett Board of Commissioners has announced that the County will use more than $28.1 million in stimulus funds from the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program to launch an extension of its Project RESET eviction prevention program.   The previous version of the program offered up to 6 months of assistance, whereas this extension […]


LAWRENCEVILLE, GA– Tax Commissioner Tiffany P. Porter is remining Gwinnett County homeowners that the deadline to apply for a homestead exemption for 2021 is April 1.   “Everyone who owns and occupies a home in Gwinnett County is very likely eligible for some type of homestead exemption,” Porter said. “It’s the best way to reduce […]


The Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office is targeting those responsible for creating and distributing illegal opioids throughout Gwinnett County.   “Through targeted prosecution of manufacturers and distributors of illegal opioids, our office is sending a clear message to the community that we value the lives of every Gwinnett County resident and will not tolerate those […]

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