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  • 7 Ways to Explore Leaf Season at Georgia State Parks this Fall

    Crimson reds, rustic oranges and bright yellows mark the highly anticipated start of fall in Georgia’s State Parks. Opt outside to take in the kaleidoscopic scenery with family and friends from atop overlooks, underneath waterfalls, in kayaks, or...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/5413-7-ways-to-explore-leaf-season-at-georgia-state-parks-this-fall
  • Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites December Calendar & Holiday Events

    Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites December Calendar & Holiday Events Below is a selection of December 2015 events at Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites. For more programs, visit www.GaStateParks.org/events and the parks’ individual web pages....

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/2193-georgia-state-parks-historic-sites-december-calendar-holiday-events
  • Georgia State Parks’ 2022 “Leaf Watch” Provides Travel Tips for Leaf Peepers

    and cooler temperatures have many people eager for fall getaways. To help leaf peepers plan their autumn escapes, Georgia State Parks has launched “Leaf Watch 2022” to track fall color as it moves across the Peach State. Found at...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/5412-georgia-state-parks-leaf-watch-provides-travel-tips-for-leaf-peepers
  • Give the gift of experiences inspired by nature and history from Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites

    or online at GaStateParks.org/GiftCards. For the Spontaneous Traveler – Enjoy unlimited parking at more than 40 Georgia State Parks like Amicalola Falls and Sweetwater Creek. Annual Park Passes are just $50, and additional discounts are available for...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/tidbits/5489-give-the-gift-of-experiences-inspired-by-nature-and-history-from-georgia-state-parks-historic-sites
  • August 2015 Events in Georgia's State Parks & Historic Sites

    August 2015 Events in Georgia's State Parks & Historic Sites Coastal Georgia Georgia's First Fourth Saturday, August 8, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA Hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence as it was read in...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/1899-august-2015-events-in-georgia-s-state-parks-historic-sites
  • 5 sites to visit on Veterans Day, plus Nov. 11 events

    Many of Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites are home to remnants of forts and earthworks dating back to the 17th century. At these special places, history doesn’t just live on plaques and markers; it literally comes alive during re-enactments held...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/5278-5-sites-to-visit-on-veterans-day-plus-nov-11-events
  • Nash pictures 2040 in State of the County

    Nash pictures 2040 in State of the County Lawrenceville – In her sixth annual State of the County speech, Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash reflected on present-day accomplishments but also looked ahead 24 years to imagine Gwinnett County...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/81-local-news/2471-nash-pictures-2040-in-state-of-the-county
  • Nash gives big picture view in State of the County speech

    Nash gives big picture view in State of the County speech Lawrenceville, Ga., – Gwinnett Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash delivered her fifth annual State of the County speech on Thursday at Gwinnett Center in Duluth.Accompanied by...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/1433-nash-gives-big-picture-view-in-state-of-the-county-speech
  • Gwinnett County Lifeguards win state competition fifth year in a row

    For the fifth year in a row, Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation (GCPR) wins first place at the annual Georgia Recreation and Park Association State Lifeguarding Competition, held at Lake Oconee in Greene County on July 18. GCPR lifeguards came from...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/2850-gwinnett-county-lifeguards-win-state-competition-fifth-year-in-a-row
  • Agreement will Increase State Inmate Population in County Correctional Facility

    (Lawrenceville, Ga., April 18, 2017) – The Gwinnett County Department of Corrections will soon see an increase in its inmate population – and the number of inmates assigned to work crews in the community – following an amendment to the contract with...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/81-local-news/3180-agreement-will-increase-state-inmate-population-in-county-correctional-facility
  • Sugar Hill Opening State of the Art Splash Park

    Tonight, Sept 1st The city of Sugar Hill is helping residents cool down with a new splash park. The Splash Park @ Sugar Hill is located behind Sugar Hill's City Hall, adjacent to the new Dawn P. Gober Family Plaza and behind the city's amphitheater,...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/2880-sugar-hill-opening-state-of-the-art-splash-park
  • Taking a look at the big picture

    Preparing my annual State of County speech is always a chance to reflect on what’s great about Gwinnett County. Here are some of this year’s thoughts. Keeping our coveted Triple AAA credit rating through the Great Recession was a significant...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/county-business/1447-taking-a-look-at-the-big-picture
  • Trout streams provide perfect fall fishing opportunities

    The north Georgia mountains make a great fall destination, and what better excuse to plan a trip than to take advantage of the many available trout streams, including five delayed harvest trout streams that open Nov. 1? “You can find great trout...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/81-local-news/3036-trout-streams-provide-perfect-fall-fishing-opportunities
  • National Park Tourism in Georgia Creates $531.7 Million in Economic Benefit

    National Park Tourism in Georgia Creates $531.7 Million in Economic Benefit New report shows visitor spending supports over 6200 jobs in Georgia Atlanta – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 7,491,112 visitors to national park sites in...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/81-local-news/1644-national-park-tourism-in-georgia-creates-531-7-million-in-economic-benefitnational-park-tourism-in-georgia-creates-531-7-million-in-economic-benefit
  • Stephens names new deputy administrator, appoints other senior managers

    Stephens names new deputy administrator, appoints other senior managers By Staff Reports Lawrenceville, GA (March 28, 2014) Gwinnett County Administrator Glenn Stephens has announced his intention to fill three senior management positions and name a...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/581-stephens-names-new-deputy-administrator-appoints-other-senior-managers
  • Georgia Food Bank Association gathers statewide leaders to kick off Summer Feeding Program providing free meals for Georgia’s children

    Georgia’s First Lady, Sandra Deal, Encourages Statewide Participation to Increase Opportunities for Georgia’s Children In Need June 11, 2014 – Prominent Georgia state leaders gathered to promote the beginning of summer feeding programs at a kick-off...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/801-georgia-food-bank-association-gathers-statewide-leaders-to-kick-off-summer-feeding-program-providing-free-meals-for-georgia-s-children
  • Delayed Harvest Trout Fishing November 1 - May 14

    Are you ready to Go TROUT Fish Georgia? Beautiful weather and fantastic scenery await you in the northern part of the state, and beginning in November, trout fishing on Georgia’s delayed harvest trout streams will be in full swing, according to the...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/5270-delayed-harvest-trout-fishing-november-1-may-14
  • SPLOST: Making good use of sales tax pennies

    Gwinnett residents have seen the benefits of SPLOST, or special purpose local option sales tax, ever since the state legislature gave us the option to ask voters to support it nearly three decades ago. In fact, Gwinnett voters have approved nine of 10...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/county-business/1034-splost-making-good-use-of-sales-tax-pennies
  • Smooth Coneflowers are on smoother path to recovery in Georgia

    After more than 25 years of work by conservationists, the imperiled smooth coneflower has reached a recovery milestone: a downlisting from endangered to threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act. Project partners initially weren’t sure they...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/tidbits/5428-smooth-coneflowers-are-on-smoother-path-to-recovery-in-georgia
  • Connie Wiggins retires from GC&B

    Connie Wiggins retires from GC&B Wiggins Retires from GC&B After Three Decades of Making Gwinnett A Cleaner, Greener and A Better Place to Live By Phylecia Wilson Staff Correspondent When Connie Wiggins walked out of her Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/81-local-news/2538-connie-wiggins-retires-from-gc-b
  • Libraries and other institutions offer life-long learning

    Gwinnett County Public Schools officials said recently that they expect to enroll 2,800 more students this fall. That’s more than half as many new students in one year than we had total residents when Gwinnett became Georgia’s 50th county back in 1818....

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/county-business/1849-libraries-and-other-institutions-offer-life-long-learning
  • Youth Sports EXPO coming to Rhodes Jordan Park

    Youth Sports EXPO coming to Rhodes Jordan Park By Staff Reports (Lawrenceville, Ga., Jan. 22, 2014) – Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation (GCPR) in collaboration with Children’s Health Care of Atlanta is holding the largest sports expo of its kind in...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/413-youth-sports-expo-coming-to-rhodes-jordan-park
  • Gwinnett County buys land along Yellow River

    Gwinnett County buys land along Yellow River (Lawrenceville, Ga., June 17, 2014) – Commissioners agreed to buy 140.4 acres adjacent to the existing 566-acre Yellow River Park on Juhan Road from The Conservation Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/815-gwinnett-county-buys-land-along-yellow-river
  • Gwinnett's fierceness

    Gwinnett's fierceness By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography A cousin of ours who is distinguished by a doctorate from Yale and her choice to raise her son and daughter in Washington State, recently shared some information on the new acceptance of...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/living/community/13-picture-perfect-gwinnett-loralee-beard/1629-gwinnett-s-fierceness
  • Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Welcomes 2016 with Call for Bring One for the Chipper Volunteers

    Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Welcomes 2016 with Call for Bring One for the Chipper Volunteers Environmentally Focused Nonprofit Seeks Assistance from Local Community for 30th Annual Treecycling Event on January 23 Duluth – On January 23, dozens of...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/81-local-news/2336-gwinnett-clean-beautiful-welcomes-2016-with-call-for-bring-one-for-the-chipper-volunteers
  • Park safety

    Park safety By Kelly Farris, ACSM CPTOwner of Ladies Workout Snellville I LOVE to run at my local park! We are lucky to have such an amazing parks system in Gwinnett and throughout the state. We should all be out taking advantage of them at every...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/?id=1609:park-safety&catid=37
  • Currently flightless geese can cause feather and feces frustration for land owners

    The Canada goose is an adaptable bird that can live in a variety of habitats, with many of those locations in close proximity to people, such as open farmland, rural reservoirs, suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/3372-currently-flightless-geese-can-cause-feather-and-feces-frustration-for-land-owners
  • Nov 5 SPLOST vote is important

    Gwinnett voters have approved the one-penny SPLOST sales tax seven times since 1985. This year, on November 5, it will be on the ballot again. SPLOST programs have raised more than $2.5 billion for pay-as-you-go capital improvements over the past 28...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/county-business/198-nov-5-splost-vote-is-important
  • SPLOST makes Gwinnett better

    This off-year election offered one major choice – a renewal of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for three more years. A small number of voters opted to make their votes count by going to the polls, and the majority, more than 58%, of those...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/county-business/286-splost-makes-gwinnett-better
  • A heartfelt anniversary… Kimberly’s heart journey

    A heartfelt anniversary… Kimberly’s heart journey By Beth Volpert Five years ago, life changed in a major way for Kimberly Goodloe. Born with an abnormal heart valve, Kimberly was told that she would eventually need a replacement, but a person as...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/81-local-news/501-a-heartfelt-anniversary-kimberly-s-heart-journey
  • The Gwinnett Roadrunner - On The Run August 2013

    (Click the photos to enlarge and read captions) When a Southern girl calls a man “Honey” it means that she either likes him or can’t remember his name. No one would have been invited to dinner as often as Jesus was unless he was interesting and had a...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/living/community/gwinnett-roadrunner-mary-frazier-long/109-the-gwinnett-roadrunner-on-the-run-august-2013
  • Live Healthy Gwinnett takes flight

    Live Healthy Gwinnett takes flight By Staff Reports Eastside Medical Center and Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation Partner to Help Residents Get Healthier SNELLVILLE, GA (March 20, 2014) – Eastside Medical Center and Gwinnett County Parks and...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/564-live-healthy-gwinnett-takes-flight
  • Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful to Launch Plant It Forward with $20K Lowe’s Grant

    Keep America Beautiful/Lowe’s Community Partners Grant Will Support the Establishment of School based Learning Gardens in North Georgia Lawrenceville – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/3538-gwinnett-clean-beautiful-to-launch-plant-it-forward-with-20k-lowe-s-grant
  • Summer comes to an end

    Since summer is coming to an end, and school will be starting soon, I’ve decided to do my August article on my five best summer memories. The first started just two days into summer break. My brother was going to Disney World for a school band trip,...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/living/90-everything-ella-ella-thomas/938-summer-comes-to-an-end
  • Explore Gwinnett rolls out the red carpet

    Lisa Anders is filled with energy and excitement about Gwinnett County, so it’s no wonder that she heads up the Explore Gwinnett organization as its Executive Director. The non-profit 501(c)(6), formerly named the Gwinnett Convention and Visitors...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/81-local-news/3232-explore-gwinnett-rolls-out-the-red-carpet
  • Chairwoman Nicole Hendrickson presents her proposed budget for Gwinnett's 2023 fiscal year

    Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Nicole Hendrickson presented her proposed budget on Tuesday to guide Gwinnett County government spending for the 2023 fiscal year. The proposed budget for 2023 totals $2.26 billion. It consists of a...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/5474-chairwoman-nicole-hendrickson-presents-her-proposed-budget-for-gwinnett-s-2023-fiscal-year
  • Snellville

    Over the last 90 years the City of Snellville has transitioned from a farming community into a daytime destination for many. Snellville has become a retail hub spurred by development on Highway 78 and, later, Highway 124 with more businesses in the...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/81-local-news/680-snellville-economic-engine-with-deep-roots
  • 2015 budget proposal invests in big picture

    2015 budget proposal invests in big picture Lawrenceville, Ga. – Gwinnett Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash presented a proposed $1.5 billion budget for fiscal year 2016 to the public and the Board of Commissioners during a briefing recently. After a...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/81-local-news/2236-2015-budget-proposal-invests-in-big-picture
  • Considering fleeing your community for safer territory? Think again.

    (Not So) Common Sense Considering fleeing your community for safer territory? Think again. By Carole Townsend As a newspaper reporter, I enjoy the enviable opportunity to spend a lot of time in Gwinnett County communities, documenting the positive...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/opinion/columnists/not-so-common-sense-carole-townsend/2081-considering-fleeing-your-community-for-safer-territory-think-again
  • Gwinnett’s Aquatics Centers: cooling off safely

    Lifeguards and other staff members at Gwinnett County’s aquatics facilities have spent weeks preparing special games, activities, and prizes to mark Swim Safely Week at all County-operated indoor and outdoor pools starting on the Fourth of July. It’s a...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/county-business/2766-gwinnett-s-aquatics-centers-cooling-off-safely
  • City of Norcross Presents Jazz in the Alley Concert Series

    Musicians to Perform on July 16, August 13, September 24 and October 8 Norcross - The City of Norcross is pleased to play host once again to its much beloved Jazz in the Alley concert series on July 16, August 13, September 24 and October 8 at Betty...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/81-local-news/2723-city-of-norcross-presents-jazz-in-the-alley-concert-series
  • Film industry infuses Gwinnett with $$

    Film industry infuses Gwinnett with $$ Both residents and business owners benefit from booming trade By Carole Townsend Staff Correspondent Gwinnett – The camera slowly pans the room, taking in a wall of heavy antique bookcases laden with rows of books,...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/81-local-news/2465-film-industry-infuses-gwinnett-with
  • Norcross Community Market opens

    Opening day celebration included farm fresh produce, wine and local craft beer, live entertainment, children’s activities and more Norcross – Marked with a ribbon cutting ceremony, the Norcross Community Market began bringing farm fresh produce and...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/88-info-center/gwinnett-farmers-markets/2675-norcross-community-market-opens
  • Snellville - a leader in citizen safety

    Snellville - Viewed from 10,000 feet above, Snellville appears to be no different than the thousands of other towns that punctuate the surface of the United States of America. At ground level, it appears much the same. The view encompasses houses,...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/opinion/columnists/cut-to-the-chase-dave-emanuel/1073-snellville-a-leader-in-citizen-safety
  • SPLOST funds to build new Level Creek Park

    (Lawrenceville, Ga.) –A new active community park will be built soon to serve the recreational needs of the Lanier school cluster and Sugar Hill area in northern Gwinnett County. Funds from the 2009 SPLOST will pay for the $10.8 million contract...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/1227-splost-funds-to-build-new-level-creek-park
  • Awakening Lilburn... a new city

    Awakening Lilburn... a new city By Beth Volpert Johansen Lilburn Mayor Johnny Crist is perhaps the city’s most enthusiastic cheerleader among a staff who appear to be genuinely excited over the changes being made to their sleepy town. Over the course...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/81-local-news/1106-awakening-lilburn-a-new-city
  • Aurora Theatre wins first-ever IMPACT Regional Business Award for Hospitality

    Aurora Theatre wins first-ever IMPACT Regional Business Award for Hospitality IMPACT Regional Business Awards celebrate premier organizations driving economic development and job creation LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. –Presented by BB&T and hosted by the Gwinnett...

    https://gwinnettcitizen.com/local-news/81-local-news/1694-aurora-theatre-wins-first-ever-impact-regional-business-award-for-hospitality

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