We’ve come a long way since Maj. Gen. Allen Daniel, of the Georgia Militia’s 4th Division, issued orders for a new and better fort to be built at Hog Mountain in October 1813. Gwinnett County was established five years later in 1818 and our residents have been making things new and better ever since.
County Business – Charlotte Nash
My fellow commissioners and I often talk about our vision for Gwinnett County’s future. One of our shared goals is to make Gwinnett a place where our children and grandchildren will want to live, work, learn, and play.
This has been a difficult summer for community-police relations in many other parts of our nation.
Lifeguards and other staff members at Gwinnett County’s aquatics facilities have spent weeks preparing special games, activities, and prizes to mark Swim Safely Week at all County-operated indoor and outdoor pools starting on the Fourth of July.
You may not have noticed, but the Gwinnett Animal Shelter has staged a dramatic turnaround over the past few years. A newfound spirit and enthusiasm for helping animals has spread quickly from the staff to the many volunteers and rescue groups who keep the place running on a daily basis.
Over the next 13 years, baby boomers will be reaching retirement age in record numbers, growing to more than 20 percent of America’s population by 2029.
When a serious emergency happens near you, you’ll be glad to know that Gwinnett County can now alert you on your cell phone.
As the chairman and only full-time member of the Board of Commissioners, one of my biggest responsibilities each year is developing a budget for the following year.
Several popular retailers announced they would not open on Thanksgiving this year, and one remained closed on Black Friday, to allow employees to spend time with their families.