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Officer R. McDonald was captured on video kicking a subdued man in the head

Today Gwinnett County Solicitor-General Rosanna Szabo dismissed all cases in which former Officer(s) R. McDonald or M. Bongiovani was the principal officer or a necessary witness. Sixty-three (63) cases were dismissed in Gwinnett County Recorder’s Court and twenty-six (26) cases were dismissed in Gwinnett County State Court. 

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Anyone who strolls the sidewalks along Dogwood Road parallel to Ronald Reagan Parkway in Snellville is familiar with a recent phenomenon that’s become the talk of the town. It seems that an artist with both talent and a sense of humor has begun adorning a certain pine tree with art - curious harbingers of upcoming holidays.

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Tabernacle International Church, a large and inviting place of worship near the corner of Simonton Road and Grayson Highway, was host to The Department of Community Supervision’s (DCS) first GA-PRI Stakeholders Meeting on February 28th. The meeting convened state leaders, resource providers, volunteers, and service professionals to introduce Governor Deal’s new initiative, GA-PRI or GA’s Prisoner Reentry Initiative.

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Since first taking office in 2011, I have made it a priority to find ways to involve a wide variety of Gwinnett residents in county government. It started out with a program called Volunteer Gwinnett that had a goal of engaging residents in meaningful way to help Gwinnett County provide essential services. Now we have a robust and growing community outreach program.

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Designing Grandmothers

Is there anything greater than a grandmother’s love? In fact, to quote U.S. Federal Judge Judith Levy, “When a child is born, so is a grandmother.”

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