Local News

This off-year election offered one major choice – a renewal of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for three more years.

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Rita Valeri, Dacula, Chair of Service for Veterans Committee of Philadelphia Winn Daughters of the American Revolution in Lawrenceville; Sgt Major Patrick Amos, keynote speaker; & Lydia McGill, Snellville, First Vice Regent Philadelphia Winn.

This year marked the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, and Gwinnett County’s Veterans Day Tribute was an official homecoming welcome for Vietnam War Veterans. Held at the Gwinnett Fallen Heroes Memorial located at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in Lawrenceville, Georgia, the program highlighted a symbolic return march home in which the veterans received a standing ovation. Once they assembled, a ceremonial yellow ribbon was cut in their honor.  Sergeant Major Patrick C. Amos delivered the keynote speech.

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Grayson, Georgia City Hall

Grayson among selected for Georgia’s Main Street Start-up Program
Statewide program encourages downtown development

Grayson, GA -  The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (GDCA) announced that Grayson is one of nineteen Georgia cities selected to join the Main Street Start-up Program, which provides technical assistance to cities looking to improve their downtowns.

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