The Bleu House Market & Cafe
When John Adams got involved in the restaurant industry, he probably would have never guessed he’d be purchasing the house that his father was born in, and repurposing it as a restaurant. Today, that house is The Bleu House Market, one of two family owned restaurants. John and his... Read more
Best of Gwinnett 2016: Gwinnett County – The Best is Built on a Strong Foundation
We all have things we love about Gwinnett – this restaurant, that park, my school. Our hometown favorites. But we probably never think about a little thing called infrastructure that makes it all possible. You know…those “take it for granted” things like healthy drinking water, well-maintained roads, award-winning parks,... Read more
Best of Gwinnett 2016: Gwinnett Cities 101
Every city in Gwinnett has its own unique charm, its own personality, and its own history. Every one of our cities could easily be put on a best-of list when compared to cities outside of the county. When you look at population and demographics, and then consider the history... Read more
Gwinnett County’s Community Improvement Districts
From their earliest inception more than a decade ago, Gwinnett’s Community Improvement Districts have had an integral and positive impact on the county’s economic development. A CID is an organization created to cover a specific geographical area with certain limited taxing powers. These additional tax revenues are spent on... Read more
Nash Lauds County’s Achievements, Diversity in State of the County Address
In her seventh annual State of the County Address, Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash declared the county’s condition to be “remarkable,” highlighting multiple accomplishments while acknowledging challenges in the future. Nash said Gwinnett’s brand is one of excellence as demonstrated by its good jobs, workforce, schools,... Read more
Experience “A Norcross Night to Remember” on February 14
With endless options for a romantic outing, the city of Norcross is opening up its heart and historic downtown for “A Norcross Night to Remember” on Tuesday, February 14, from 6-8 p.m. The City’s Valentine celebration will include carriage rides, a traveling barbershop quartet and free vow renewals on... Read more
City of Norcross Mayor Bucky Johnson’s “All-Star” State of the City Address
Mayor Bucky Johnson was rooting for the home team—the City of Norcross—as he presented the State of the City Address on Monday, February 13th at 6:30 p.m. at Baldwin Elementary School. Mayor Johnson celebrated Norcross’ “all-stars” who have helped to make the city a winning community.  The presentation highlighted community wins, along... Read more
GCPS Principal finalist for Georgia Principal of the Year Award
The Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals announced this year’s Principal of the Year Finalists, who included GCPS principal Dr. Tommy Welch.  The finalists are: Dara Bennett—Pierce County HS. Pierce County Dr. Tommy Welch—Meadowcreek HS, Gwinnett County Dr. Sean Kelly–Chapel Hill HS, Douglas County Dr. Tiffany Taylor,–Carver Road MS,... Read more
Get Fit in the Parks with Live Healthy Gwinnett!
Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation (GCPR) is taking steps to improve health and wellness in our community by developing Park Rx, which emphasizes utilizing parks as part of a healthy lifestyle. Park Rx efforts formed a Walk the Talk program by partnering with health care professionals, organized free yoga... Read more
SPLOST Pennies for Parks and Greenspace
Community Parks provide youth sports, tennis, swimming, biking or disk golf and many other favorite activities which bond us together.  Most Community Parks such as Pinckneyville, Rabbit Hill and Bay Creek Parks were developed with SPLOST support. SPLOST has also preserved precious greenspaces such as Little Mulberry, Harbins and... Read more