Local News

Charlotte J. Nash | Chairman, Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners

Gwinnett County voters will go to the polls March 19 to consider expansion of our transit options through a contract with MARTA. If voters choose to approve the transit contract that Gwinnett County has negotiated with MARTA, the expansion will follow a plan developed by Gwinnett County with substantial public participation. It would also mean the establishment of a one-cent sales tax to pay for the transit improvements and expansion.

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History buffs are in for a treat with the latest Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites perk. New for 2019, Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites have added online sales of Historic Site Annual Passes. This new addition allows guests unlimited access to more than a dozen state historic sites and museum, making it easier for those interested in Georgia's rich history to explore year-round.

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For more than 40 years, people from Snellville and the surrounding area have converged on T.W. Briscoe Park for the Snellville Days Festival! This year is no different. May 4 & 5, crowds of more than 30,000 are expected to pack the two-day arts and crafts festival to enjoy tons of hand-made arts and crafts in over 150 booths as well as the most entertainment the festival has ever offered.

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Steven Mathias, chair of the Druid Hills Civic Association Tour Committee, announces the 2019 Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens, April 12-14. “The vibrant tradition continues as the historic Druid Hills neighborhood welcomes neighbors and visitors alike to tour homes featuring architecture from renowned architects and experience award-winning interior and landscape design. ‘History Happens Here’ through the vibrant community culture of Druid Hills where tour-goers will find inspiration, celebration, and a focus on preserving and extending the vision of noted landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.”

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