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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 5 for the Labor Day holiday. County offices will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 6. A Magistrate Court judge will be available at the Gwinnett County Detention Center during the holiday.

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Traffic to shift on SR20 as DOT nears end of widening project

Drivers on State Route 20 near Sugar Hill will encounter some delays Thursday evening as the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation shifts traffic to continue widening the state highway’s last two-lane section in the county.

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Make your summer more comfortable with tips for your yard

With summer upon us and more children and families headed outside, Gwinnett Cooperative Extension offers some tips to reduce the mosquito population around your home and make your summer more comfortable:

  • Eliminate breeding areas by cleaning gutters
  • Remove any standing water that may be left in trash can lids, pet feeding bowls, and flowerpot saucers
  • Replace water in birdbaths frequently
  • Keep well-fitting screens on windows and doors

Check out this video for even more tips. For more information, visit www.gwinnettextension.com or contact the Gwinnett Cooperative Extension at 678.377.4010.

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Questions about Zika virus? Check GNR County Health Department website

The Gwinnett Newton Rockdale Health Department website has information about the Zika virus and the breeds of mosquito that carry the virus. For tips on how to limit your exposure to mosquitoes, visit www.gnrhealth.com/zika-prevention. For information about the virus, see www.gnrhealth.com/zika.

In addition, check out these videos for more tips on how to reduce the mosquito population around your home and landscape this summer. 

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Property tax bills due October 15

Property owners should have received their 2016 property tax bills by now, with payment due on October 15. Taxpayers may choose to make partial payments as long as the total is paid by the due date

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