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County offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday – November 27 and 28

All Gwinnett County government offices, with the exception of those operations required for the comfort and safety of residents, will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. County offices will resume normal business hours on Monday, December 1. A Magistrate Court judge will be available at the Gwinnett County Detention Center.

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EHC kicks off the holidays with Green Your Holiday Festival and arts and crafts market

The holiday season has arrived and that usually means lots of purchasing and big spending.  This year, the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center encourages you to get in touch with your “green” side and consider upcycling as a part of your holiday activities.

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Parks & Recreation named number one agency in the state

The Georgia Recreation and Park Association recognized Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation as the number one park agency in the state serving populations of 150,001 during the group’s annual conference held November 3 – 6 in Jekyll Island, Georgia.

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Practice fire safety when preparing your Thanksgiving meal

Thanksgiving is typically a time when family and friends gather to share meals and laughter. As preparations for the busy holiday are underway, firefighters want to encourage safe cooking practices. Cooking is the leading cause of residential fires during the Thanksgiving holiday and throughout the year. The Gwinnett County Department of Fire and Emergency Services and the National Fire Protection Association are calling on all cooks to include fire safety in their recipes.  

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Gwinnett launches discount prescription savings program

The Coast2Coast Rx prescription discount program has launched in Gwinnett County. In September, the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with the company to offer prescription drug discount cards to residents. The new card allows all County residents, regardless of income, age, or health status, to participate in the program and save on the cost of their medications. The card is distributed free of charge and may be used at participating pharmacy chains and independent pharmacies in Gwinnett County and includes more than 60,000 prescription drugs in its formulary. 

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