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Five residents serving on 2016 budget review team

Five Gwinnett residents have volunteered to help Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash on the budget review team setting priorities and making recommendations for the 2016 budget.

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Showcase your wares at the fair

The Gwinnett Cooperative Extension Service invites you to showcase your canning products, artwork, nee­dle work, crafts, and photography at this year’s Gwinnett County Fair, September 17 – 25, 2015, at the fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. For more information or to register, please visit

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County offices closed for Labor Day holiday

All Gwinnett County government offices, with the exception of those operations required for the comfort and safety of residents, will be closed Monday, September 7 for the Labor Day holiday. County offices will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 8. A Magistrate Court judge will be available at the Gwinnett County Detention Center during the holiday.

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Be an elections poll official

The Gwinnett Voter Registrations and Elections Division needs dedicated citizens to serve as paid poll officials. Successful poll officials demonstrate patience, enjoy working with people, take direction well, possess basic computer skills, and are detail-oriented. If you are interested in applying, please visit and select the Elections Poll Official position. Positions are available for the November 2015 election, so please apply now. 

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Gwinnett County and local schools partner to expand safety initiatives in schools

Gwinnett County Public Schools and Gwinnett County Police held a press conference recently to demonstrate the new 2014 SLOST-funded school emergency notification system that links GCPS and Buford City Schools to the 911 Center through several types of alerts, as well as video feed, when the school activates a switch. A new management system for school visitors is also being installed in all Gwinnett elementary and middle schools and four Buford schools.

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