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2016 Property Tax Bills due October 15

Tax Commissioner Richard Steele reminds taxpayers that 2016 property tax bills are due October 15. For property owners with an escrow account, tax information is available to the mortgage company; however, it is ultimately the responsibility of the property owner to ensure taxes are paid by the due date.

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New buyfromga.com connects consumers

Jason Moss has a little game – an unscientific experiment, really – that he likes to share with his audience whenever he gives a speech in front of a gathering of his fellow Georgians.

“I’ll hold up a $100 bill and say, ‘I will give this to the first person who can name three or more products that are made in Georgia,’” Moss said. “Usually, the room goes dead silent.”

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Real men wear pink

October is Breast Cancer Month and several concerned men in Gwinnett are looking “pretty in pink” to show their support. They are doing it by joining efforts with Real Men Wear Pink to raise awareness and funds for the 2016 American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC).

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Five Forks Trickum Road to get roadway, signal and sidewalk upgrades

Lawrenceville – The Board of Commissioners approved major upgrades to Five Forks Trickum Road from Oak Road to Tom Smith Road on Tuesday.

CMES was the low bidder on the contract to widen and install a center turn lane on Five Forks Trickum Road.

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