Charlotte J. Nash, Chairman Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners

A Korean manufacturing company, Dasan Machineries, announced in May that it is opening a U.S. headquarters in Duluth, bringing an estimated $30 million investment and 150 jobs over the next three years. They make precision steel parts and components for the defense, auto, and avionic industries.

During election years, people pay more attention to government spending at all levels. Here in Gwinnett, my fellow commissioners and I have been working for over three years now to achieve more transparency and accountability in our financial operations.

As spring turns to summer, we all look forward to getting outside more often for fresh air and exercise. Your county government offers many ways to help you do that.

Charlotte J. Nash, Chairman Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners

The first full week in April is National Volunteer Week, so this seems a good time to share a story of how one volunteer can make a real difference in helping local government operate more efficiently.

Spring officially begins on March 20 – and only a few weeks later, 81 golf pros will return to TPC Sugarloaf for the PGA’s Greater Gwinnett Championship. But today I want to write about snow and ice and planning ahead for emergencies.