SNELLVILLE - The city council approved a measure Monday, which will help pay for the bulk of the new Oak Road Park and the proposed Towne Center Multi-Use Trail.

The city will use a maximum of $1 million in County Special Local Option Sales Tax funds to pay for a majority of the costs of the two projects. Oak Road Park had a price tag of $400,000 while the trail system is expected to cost $1.25 million.

Published: 2018-02-17 01:40

Lawrenceville – Citizens looking for ways to get involved in the electoral process and give back to the community are invited to Gwinnett County’s upcoming poll official hiring events on Feb. 21 in Norcross and Feb. 24 in Snellville.

The Voter Registrations and Elections Division is looking for citizens of all backgrounds, but has an urgent need for bilingual poll workers, particularly Spanish speakers.

Published: 2018-02-17 01:40
Imani Deloatch

SAN DIEGO – A Norcross, Georgia, native and 2014 Norcross High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Russell.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Imani Deloatch is an operations specialist aboard the guided-missile destroyer operating out of San Diego.

A Navy operations specialist is responsible for monitoring radar and detecting aircraft or small boats in the vicinity of the ship.

Published: 2018-02-14 01:40
Brian Walker

At its February meeting, the Gwinnett County Board of Education named leaders for two schools. Brian Walker, an assistant principal at Craig Elementary School, will be the principal of Mountain Park Elementary. He will transition to the position as the school’s current principal, Dr. Allan Gee, takes the leadership role at Rock Springs Elementary School. The Board also tapped Bryce Fulcher, an assistant principal at Pinckneyville Middle School, to lead Lanier Middle School. He will succeed Todd Hamilton, who has announced his retirement.

Published: 2018-02-09 01:40