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New Playgrounds To Be Added To 2 Gwinnett County Parks

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Two Gwinnett County parks will soon get new playground equipment and improved handicap-accessibility under a new SPLOST-funded $750,192 contract approved by commissioners on Tuesday. Landscape Structures Inc. was the low responsive bidder to remove and replace playground equipment and surfaces at George Pierce Park in Suwanee and Mountain Park Park in Lilburn. “As always, we’re grateful to voters for their ongoing support of the SPLOST programs that are making these park upgrades possible,” said District 1 Commissioner Jace Brooks. “This new playground equipment will let all kids visiting George Pierce Park enjoy a playground designed for universal access.” Located near the pond and pavilion, it will feature a net climbing tower with flexible platforms, a tightrope and other balance activities, a multi-person seesaw, a multi-person spinner and a small climbing dome. An area for toddlers includes a small sand table, slide and climber plus a track and…

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Why Gwinnett County Multifamily May Have More Future Upset

The Reserve at Gwinnett, a 370-unit apartment property located in Norcross, GA, has traded hands. ATLANTA— The Reserve at Gwinnett, a 370-unit apartment property located in Norcross, GA, has traded hands. The sale price: $51 million. To continue reading, become a free ALM digital reader. Benefits include: Unlimited access to GlobeSt.com and other free ALM publications Access to 15 years of GlobeSt.com archives Your choice of GlobeSt.com digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications 5 free articles across the ALM subscription network every 30 days Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications *May exclude premium content Source Article

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Killing Grandparents: Gwinnett Teens Plead Guilty

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA – Two Gwinnett teens pled guilty Friday to beating their grandparents with a tire iron, stabbing and killing Wendy and Randall Bjorge in April of this year, according to The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Cassandra Bjorge, 17, and Johnny Rider, 19 pled guilty to the murders. Bjorge is the granddaughter of Wendy and Randall Bjorge. According to the newspaper, Bjorge was living in the grandparents’ Lawrenceville home when she and Rider, her boyfriend, stabbed them and slit their throats. The grandparents were dead for about a week, according to police. During that time, Bjorge and Rider invited friends over for parties, not telling them about Bjorge’s grandparents dead upstairs, the newspaper reported. Judge Debra Turner said the case was one of the worst she had presided over in her career, The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported. For more details on this story, read The Atlanta Journal Constitution article. Subscribe…

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More than 250 apartments proposed near Mall of Georgia

The apartments are proposed for a 22-acre tract on Laurel Crossing Parkway, a street that juts off of Ga. 20 about half a mile north of Coolray Field, the home of the Gwinnett Braves baseball team. The property is also just across I-85 from the Mall of Georgia. Pedcor Investments LLC recently filed documents with the Gwinnett County planning commission asking for the property to be rezoned to a classification that will allow for multifamily housing. The site is currently zoned for office-industrial and business districts. Pedcor wants to build 256 apartments spread across 10 different buildings. “The proposed development would also include a clubhouse and several amenities for residents,” planning documents said, “including outdoor recreation areas, fitness center, business center and a pool.” The planning commission is scheduled to consider the rezoning proposal at its Sept. 5 meeting. The county’s Board of Commissioners would have final say on the…

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About 1,250 Gwinnett Seniors Given Needed Supplies For Holidays

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Gwinnett County Health and Human Services continued its annual gift bag program that helps local seniors in need during the holidays by working with partners to donate home and personal care items. Of the estimated 1,250 seniors served, 900 received services from Health and Human Services, 300 received services from the six local cooperative ministries, 70 received services from the Lawrenceville Housing Authority, and 50 reside in extended-stay hotels. The donations included new blankets, towels, socks, gloves, detergent, soap, shampoo and conditioner, lotion, toothpaste, toilet paper, paper towels, non-perishable food and more. Health and Human Services created the program more than 15 years ago when it recognized an increase in senior needs during the holidays. “Our seniors really appreciate how the community comes together to show that they care about them during this time of year,” said Centers Manager Vivian Gaither. Friends of Gwinnett Seniors, a nonprofit…

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Gwinnett County News

The news out of Gwinnett County has painted a rosy picture of a community that has its eyes set firmly on the future. this is a community where each and every person seems to be pulling together to make a brighter start to the new year. 2018 seems to be a year that will see this wonderful part of the U.S. become a shining beacon for the rest of the country to follow. Take for example the latest donation to The Good Samaritan Clinic of Gwinnett. The $20,000 it received from the Jackson EMC is only one example of how the community is coming together to make the lives of those less fortunate better than ever before. Money which will be used to purchase dental equipment is only the tip of the iceberg of generosity that is sure to make this festive season truly one of goodwill. there’s also a…

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Mirror room separators for studio apartments

Mirror room separators for studio apartments

Every person wants to decorate and design their new apartment, and it is an approach that reflects their good personalities and their design sensibilities. You can increase the beauty of your new apartment by making some changing. Decorating a new apartment in a specific style can be a time taking task but it can also be an exhilarating and exciting. Envisioning the complete decoration of your new studio apartment can be a little challenge, but utilizing the best apartment decoration accessories you can get exactly what you want. You can paint and buy light furniture for your studio apartment. After the paint on the walls of the apartment and purchasing the furniture the most significant aspect of apartment decoration is the accessories and artifacts that you choose. The correct home decoration accessories can assist in defining the appearance of the room. One such apartment decoration accessory is the room separator….

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The Living Experience in Gwinnett County

The Living Experience in Gwinnett County

Gwinnett County is located in Atlanta. It is one of the fastest-growing counties in the whole United States of America. There are a plenty of happenings in Gwinnett. It is famous for museums, nightlife of Atlanta, theaters and sports. If one is finding one of the best apartments in Gwinnett County, he will be enjoying a lot there because of too many opportunities to enjoy. This is worth enjoying the place to dwell. Interestingly, it is in the heart of the metro area of Atlanta. The largest city of the county is Lawrenceville. Lawrenceville is also the oldest in the area. It was incorporated back in 1821. This famous county was named after the Georgia Deligate. This is the person who signed the independence declaration, Mr.Button Gwinnett. He was also remained a provisional president of Georgia state in 1777. If you are planning buy or rent an apartment in the…

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Decorating The Balcony Of Your Small Apartment

Decorating The Balcony Of Your Small Apartment

Do you think that the balcony of your small apartment is litter’s runt? Are you willing to spice things up? When some of the apartments in gwinnett county is being rented, it is always considered a challenge to decide what should be done with balcony and in the end people just leave their balcony bare or only make use of it for the bike’s storage as well as the milk crates. Though it might look difficult initially, but you can turn even smallest of balconies into some cozy retreat through some simple plants, seating and some imagination. Big challenges are often presented by the balconies when it comes to decorating them. The shape of the balcony is important as it can be square and short or skinny and long. Covered, enclosed or just open to elements? Concrete slab or Deck-style flooring? If you are aware of all these things then…