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2017 proposed budget invests in public safety, judical system and community engagement

Gwinnett Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash presented a proposed $1.56 billion budget for fiscal year 2017 to the public and the Board of Commissioners during a briefing on Tuesday. The proposed budget is up about 5.5 percent from this year and includes a $1.18 billion operating budget plus another $384 million for capital improvements.

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Veterans honored in Snellville

Snellville residents, “Where Everybody’s Somebody,” along with scores of attendees from surrounding communities, gathered on the lawn in front of the majestic Snellville City Hall at dusk to honor veterans from every branch of service.

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StreetWise Georgia to provide holiday help for hundreds in need 

While turkey and stuffing begin their annual tug on American taste buds, many families cannot afford to consider these holiday staples. 

Feeding America reports that 17.7 percent of Georgia’s population is categorized as food insecure.

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Mayor Judy Johnson is congratulated by LaGrange College President Dan McAlexander as he presents her the Shackelford Alumni Achievement Award during homecoming activities.

Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson was presented the Shackelford Alumni Achievement Award by LaGrange College during homecoming activities Oct. 22.

The honor is given annually to alumni who have distinguished themselves professionally and brought honor to the college.

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