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County seeks students to join Youth Commission

In a new initiative to develop youth leaders in Gwinnett, the County is recruiting rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors to join the Gwinnett County Youth Commission. 

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Gwinnett County extends warm thanks to volunteers

Giving of one’s time, talent, and energy in service to our fellow man and the community is a virtue recognized by all religions, creeds and cultures, and it is in that spirit that Gwinnett County extends heartfelt thanks during National Volunteer Week (April 23 - 29) to the thousands of volunteers who have labored shoulder to shoulder with those who give and those who receive the benefit of those exertions.

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County Board of Assessors Mails Annual Notices of Assessment

The Gwinnett County Board of Assessors mailed approximately 277,000 Annual Notices of Assessment to residential and commercial property owners today. Notices are mailed in accordance with state law to notify property owners regarding the Current Year Value assessed on taxable property and provide a reason for any change in the value. The Current Year Value identified on the notice is the value that will be used by the Tax Commissioner in the calculation of property taxes later in the year.

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Gwinnett Multicultural Festival offers fun, food, entertainment from around the globe

The Gwinnett County Multicultural Festival on April 29 at Gwinnett Place Mall offers an opportunity to see renditions of traditional dances and songs from countries across the globe, including Korea, India, Uruguay, Laos and Bosnia.

The fourth annual festival kicks off with a Panamanian Marching Band at 9:30 a.m. followed by a naturalization ceremony at 10 a.m. during which about 30 foreign-born residents will take the Oath of Allegiance to become United States citizens.

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Additional bus routes take commuters to MARTA stations

In response to the collapse of the I-85 interstate in Atlanta, Gwinnett County Transit and Xpress have added new MARTA Feeder express service to take riders from the six Gwinnett and Xpress Park & Ride lots to the Chamblee and Doraville MARTA stations. From there, commuters can access rail service into Atlanta in the morning and return home again in the afternoon.

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