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Bond Issue Would Fund Strategic Priorities

by J. Alvin Wilbanks, CEO/Superintendent // Gwinnett County Public Schools Gwinnett County Public Schools is focused on two important, related issues this fall— a General Obligation (G.O.) bond referendum to benefit all schools and the update of the school district’s “Strategic Priorities for 2010–2020.” Both initiatives will have a significant...

Highest Credit Ratings: Saving on Financing Costs

by Charlotte J. Nash, Chairman // Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners It was a proud moment to read earlier this year what the three major credit rating agencies had to say about Gwinnett County in their financial reports. Here are highlights from what they said about our county government: “…very strong...

Independence Day City Event Roundup

Berkeley Lake Parade at 11:30 am on July 4 Braselton Braselton readies "Celebrate July 4th" festivities An array of festivities in downtown Braselton is planned for the "Celebrate July 4th" holiday. Food vendors will line the perimeter of Town Green in the heart of the historic downtown. Families are encouraged to bring chairs or...

A City-By-City Guide to Gwinnett Farmers’ Markets

Here are the area markets we’re aware of.

Placing the Spotlight on Barrow County

ess than an hour away from Gwinnett County, Barrow County is one of the youngest counties in the state. It's also the first county to be named after a living Georgian (UGA Chancellor David Crenshaw Barrow Jr.), and the 28th fastest growing county in population. Formed in July 7,...

Guide to Gwinnett: Numbers To Know

Arts & Activities Aurora Theatre 678-226-6222 auroratheatre.com Gwinnett Ballet Theatre 770-237-0046 gwinnettballet.org Hudgens Center for the Arts 770-623-6002 thehudgens.org Infinite Energy Center 770-813-7500 infiniteenergycenter.com Stone Mountain Park 770-498-5690 stonemountainpark.com Business & Careers The University of Georgia Small BusinessDevelopment Center 678-985-6820 georgiasbdc.org Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce 770-232-3000 gwinnettchamber.org Partnership Gwinnett 770-232-3000 partnershipgwinnett.com Communtiy Assistance Battered Women's Shelter - Gwinnett (Partnership Against Domestic Violence) 770-963-9799 padv.org Department of Family & Children Services 678-518-5500 dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/gwinnett-county-dfcs-office Family Promise Gwinnett County 678-376-8950 familypromisegwinnett.org Georgia's Clean Air Force 800-449-2471 cleanairforce.com Gwinnett Children's Shelter 678-546-8770 homeofhopegcs.org Gwinnett Clean...

Guide to Gwinnett: Events & Festivals

Gwinnett cities and community organizations host a wide array of festivals, fairs, music and art shows, holiday celebrations and benefits throughout the year. Some are tried and true annual events that draw huge crowds, like the Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain. Others are newer to the scene and...

Guide to Gwinnett: Gwinnett County Parks

Gwinnett is fortunate enough to have nearly 50 parks scattered throughout the county equipped with family friendly pastimes like walking trails, aquatic centers, skate parks, horseshoe pits, fishing holes, and sand volleyball just to name a few. But that's not all; Gwinnett also houses quite a few unique points...

Guide to Gwinnett: Utilities by Municipality

If you are new to Gwinnett County, setting up your utilities, electricity and waste removal is probably one of the first things on your to-do list, but overlapping service areas and complicated contracts can make it difficult.If you are new to Gwinnett County, setting up your utilities, electricity and...

Guide to Gwinnett: Gwinnett County Emergency Services

Keeping over 900,000 Gwinnettians safe within almost 437 square miles is no small matter... and it takes no small number of public safety personnel to do it. Firefighting and emergency medical response in Gwinnett is generally handled by the Gwinnett County Fire & Emergency Services Department, which is the largest...

Bond Issue Would Fund Strategic Priorities

by J. Alvin Wilbanks, CEO/Superintendent // Gwinnett County Public Schools Gwinnett County Public Schools is focused on two important, related issues this fall— a General Obligation (G.O.) bond referendum to benefit all schools and the update of the school district’s “Strategic Priorities for 2010–2020.” Both initiatives will have a significant...

Highest Credit Ratings: Saving on Financing Costs

by Charlotte J. Nash, Chairman // Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners It was a proud moment to read earlier this year what the three major credit rating agencies had to say about Gwinnett County in their financial reports. Here are highlights from what they said about our county government: “…very strong...

Independence Day City Event Roundup

Berkeley Lake Parade at 11:30 am on July 4 Braselton Braselton readies "Celebrate July 4th" festivities An array of festivities in downtown Braselton is planned for the "Celebrate July 4th" holiday. Food vendors will line the perimeter of Town Green in the heart of the historic downtown. Families are encouraged to bring chairs or...

A City-By-City Guide to Gwinnett Farmers’ Markets

Here are the area markets we’re aware of.

Placing the Spotlight on Barrow County

ess than an hour away from Gwinnett County, Barrow County is one of the youngest counties in the state. It's also the first county to be named after a living Georgian (UGA Chancellor David Crenshaw Barrow Jr.), and the 28th fastest growing county in population. Formed in July 7,...

Guide to Gwinnett: Numbers To Know

Arts & Activities Aurora Theatre 678-226-6222 auroratheatre.com Gwinnett Ballet Theatre 770-237-0046 gwinnettballet.org Hudgens Center for the Arts 770-623-6002 thehudgens.org Infinite Energy Center 770-813-7500 infiniteenergycenter.com Stone Mountain Park 770-498-5690 stonemountainpark.com Business & Careers The University of Georgia Small BusinessDevelopment Center 678-985-6820 georgiasbdc.org Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce 770-232-3000 gwinnettchamber.org Partnership Gwinnett 770-232-3000 partnershipgwinnett.com Communtiy Assistance Battered Women's Shelter - Gwinnett (Partnership Against Domestic Violence) 770-963-9799 padv.org Department of Family & Children Services 678-518-5500 dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/gwinnett-county-dfcs-office Family Promise Gwinnett County 678-376-8950 familypromisegwinnett.org Georgia's Clean Air Force 800-449-2471 cleanairforce.com Gwinnett Children's Shelter 678-546-8770 homeofhopegcs.org Gwinnett Clean...

Guide to Gwinnett: Events & Festivals

Gwinnett cities and community organizations host a wide array of festivals, fairs, music and art shows, holiday celebrations and benefits throughout the year. Some are tried and true annual events that draw huge crowds, like the Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain. Others are newer to the scene and...

Guide to Gwinnett: Gwinnett County Parks

Gwinnett is fortunate enough to have nearly 50 parks scattered throughout the county equipped with family friendly pastimes like walking trails, aquatic centers, skate parks, horseshoe pits, fishing holes, and sand volleyball just to name a few. But that's not all; Gwinnett also houses quite a few unique points...

Guide to Gwinnett: Utilities by Municipality

If you are new to Gwinnett County, setting up your utilities, electricity and waste removal is probably one of the first things on your to-do list, but overlapping service areas and complicated contracts can make it difficult.If you are new to Gwinnett County, setting up your utilities, electricity and...

Guide to Gwinnett: Gwinnett County Emergency Services

Keeping over 900,000 Gwinnettians safe within almost 437 square miles is no small matter... and it takes no small number of public safety personnel to do it. Firefighting and emergency medical response in Gwinnett is generally handled by the Gwinnett County Fire & Emergency Services Department, which is the largest...