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Posted on: February 16, 2024

2024 Spring Event Calendar

Calendar of 2024 events

The City of Lawrenceville has released its 2024 Spring Event Calendar featuring over 25 events from February through June. The City’s free events include classics like the Live in the DTL Concert Series held at the Lawrenceville Lawn and Free Com...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Lawrenceville Arts Commission Announces Vibrant Mural Design for Downtown Lawrenceville

McCray's Lawrenceville Mural

The Lawrenceville Arts Commission is delighted to announce that artist Leah Abucayan has been selected to create an awe-inspiring "Welcome/Entrance Mural" along Crogan Street, adjacent to McCray’s Tavern on the Square. The mural, spann...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Lawrenceville Unveils Black History Month Art Exhibit at City Hall

Framed photos on a wall

Community & Unity, the City of Lawrenceville’s newest art exhibition, can now be viewed on the Main Level of City Hall throughout February in celebration of Black History Month. This collaborative effort with the School of ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Lawrenceville City Council Approves New Multi-Family Inspection Ordinance

Front of Lawrenceville City Hall Building

The Lawrenceville City Council, in a unanimous decision, has approved a groundbreaking Multi-Family Inspection Ordinance to enhance property maintenance standards and ensure tenants' well-being throughout the City of Lawrenceville. The ordinance introduce...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

City of Lawrenceville Announces Appointment of New Public Works Director

Huston Gillis, Public Works Director

The City of Lawrenceville is pleased to announce the selection of Huston Gillis as the new Public Works Director, effective January 15, 2024. Gillis, who currently serves as the city’s Electric Director, brings a wealth of experience and a prove...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

Lawrenceville Adopts 2045 Comprehensive Plan Update and Transportation Master Plan

Lawrenceville 2045 Comprehensive  Plan Update approved

Lawrenceville’s Mayor and Council adopted the City’s 2045 Comprehensive Plan Update and Transportation Master Plan at a public hearing on Wednesday evening, December 13, at 7 pm. The 2045 Plan Update is a revision of the 2040 Comprehen...

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Posted on: October 27, 2023

City of Lawrenceville Named 2023 Regional Excellence Award Winner at State of the Region

Aerial of the Lawrenceville Lawn

The Atlanta Regional Commission presented the Regional Excellence Award for Livable Center to the City of Lawrenceville and the Novare Group for the Lawrenceville Lawn and Lawrenceville SouthLawn at the State of the Region on Friday, October 27, 2023.&...

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Posted on: October 24, 2023

“Lawrenceville Blooms” Mural Comes Alive in Downtown Lawrenceville

Hand painted mural in Lawrenceville

The City of Lawrenceville is thrilled to announce the successful completion of the "Lawrenceville Blooms" community mural in Downtown Lawrenceville. This artistic endeavor, brought to life by the Lawrenceville Arts Commission (LAC) and local art...

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Posted on: October 4, 2023

Moody’s Assigns Aa2 to City of Lawrenceville, GA’s GO-backed Revenue Bonds

Moody’s assigns aa2 to go-backed revenue bonds

Moody's Investors Service has assigned an Aa2 to the City of Lawrenceville, GA's General Obligation (GO)-backed $14.5 million Revenue Bonds (City of Lawrenceville Project), Series 2023, that are being issued through the Lawrenceville Building Authority, G...

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Posted on: September 26, 2023

Lawrenceville Police Officers and Bystanders Help Rescue Trapped Driver

Sgt Peterson, K9 Ofc O'Brien, Ofc Wallace, Ofc Lee headshots

On September 13, 2023, at 11 PM, Lawrenceville Police Sergeant Peterson was conducting traffic enforcement on State Route 316 when he spotted a vehicle traveling in excess of the posted speed limit. Sgt. Peterson attempted to execute a traffic stop by act...

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

City of Lawrenceville Completes Slip Ramp Access to Northside Hospital Gwinnett

New Exit Lane SR316 and SR120

The City of Lawrenceville has worked with the Georgia Department of Transportation and Northside Hospital Gwinnett since July 2022 to add a slip ramp at State Route (SR) 316 at SR 120.  The project adds a separate exit lane (slip ramp) f...

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

Keese Family Celebrates New Beginnings with Home Dedication

Habitat for Humanity Keese Home

The City of Lawrenceville is proud to announce the completion of the first of two houses built in partnership with Gwinnett/Walton Habitat for Humanity. The partnership culminated in the dedication of a beautiful home for Antwi and Cocoa Keese and their t...

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Posted on: September 1, 2023

City of Lawrenceville and Impact 46 Announce Next Class of Lawrenceville Legacy Leaders

Lawrenceville Legacy Leaders T Shirt

The City of Lawrenceville and Impact46 are thrilled to announce the next cohort of community leaders as part of the Lawrenceville Legacy Leaders (L3) and Lawrenceville Legacy Leaders Mentors (L3M) programs. These initiatives aim to foster leadership, comm...

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Posted on: August 23, 2023

Lawrenceville Arts Commission Unveils Vibrant Community Mural Celebrating Unity and Diversity

Community Mural graphic - Leave your mark

The Lawrenceville Arts Commission (LAC) is thrilled to announce the launch of Lawrenceville’s first community mural project to transform a main throughway along Jackson Street into an artistic masterpiece. The mural, set to be created by accompl...

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Posted on: August 8, 2023

Collins Hill Extension Renamed to 'Grizzly Parkway'

Dr. Joseph and Mayor Still unveil Grizzly Parkway

The City of Lawrenceville recently unveiled the renaming of the road connecting North Clayton Street and Collins Hill Road. Known previously as Collins Hill Extension, the roadway has been officially designated as "Grizzly Parkway" in honor of t...

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Posted on: July 31, 2023

School Zone Speed Cameras in Effect for the 2023-2024 School Year

School zone sign

Citations for speeding 11+MPH above the speed limit will begin on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 for the new school year.  All citations are sent through the U.S. mail and must be paid following the instructions included on the citation.  Pay...

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Posted on: July 12, 2023

Lawrenceville Announces Tentative Plans to Maintain its Millage Rate

Lawrenceville City Hall announcement

Residents are invited to participate in upcoming public meetings on the topic.

Lawrenceville officials have announced their decision to tentatively adopt a millage rate that will remain at the current level, ensuring financial stability and continued growt...

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Posted on: July 10, 2023

City of Lawrenceville Announces Reorganization to Enhance Efficiency and Community Engagement

Graphic highlighting 4 new positions with the City

The City of Lawrenceville is proud to announce a comprehensive reorganization effective July 1, 2023, aimed at improving operational efficiency, fostering stronger community relationships, and promoting strategic visioning. The reorganization involves the...

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Posted on: July 3, 2023

Affordable Housing Options in Gwinnett

Hearthside complex rendering

The City of Lawrenceville and the Gwinnett Housing Corporation are working together to inform the public about important affordable housing options.

“The City Council desires for our community to have access to affordable housing information and a viable p...

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Posted on: June 22, 2023

City Council Approves Record-Breaking FY 2024 Budget

City Council approves FY 2024 Budget

The Mayor and City Council are proud to announce the unanimous approval of the City's Fiscal Year 2024 budget, marking a significant milestone as the largest budget ever passed by the City in its 202-year history. Following months of careful deli...

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Posted on: May 24, 2023

Lawrenceville honored with Community Impact Award for its Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives

City officials at the Community Impact Awards

The City of Lawrenceville was one of three cities honored by Georgia City Solutions at the inaugural Community Impact Awards hosted at the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta on May 18.  

The event was billed as “A Celebration of Imagination, Inn...

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Posted on: May 23, 2023

Lawrenceville Installs Kinetic Wind Sculpture in Gateway Park

Sinclair Anthony Howe

The Lawrenceville Arts Commission and the City of Lawrenceville proudly present Lawrenceville’s first kinetic wind sculpture. Sinclair, an original sculpture by renowned artist Anthony Howe was installed in Lawrenceville’s Gateway Park...

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Posted on: May 9, 2023

Lawrenceville Police Department Releases 2022 Crimes Comparison Report

2022 Crimes Comparison Report graphic

In a newly released comparison report, the Lawrenceville Police Department presents a four-year downward trend in Part 1 Crimes in the City of Lawrenceville, with Crimes Against Persons down 29.16% and Crimes Against Property down 8.7%, the result is an o...

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Posted on: May 4, 2023

City of Lawrenceville and Impact 46 Launch Year Five of Summer of Impact Internship Program

students signing contracts for the Summer of Impact

Summer of Impact Signing Day was held at Central Gwinnett High School, where the City of Lawrenceville, Impact 46, Central Gwinnett High School, Discovery High School, and Hearts to Nourish Hope kicked off the Summer of Impact internship program for the f...

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Posted on: April 12, 2023

Lawrenceville City Council Renames Collins Hill Extension as “Grizzly Parkway”

College Corridor

The Lawrenceville City Council voted unanimously to approve renaming Collins Hill Extension to “Grizzly Parkway” to recognize the city’s connection to the Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) campus. The name of the road will offic...

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Posted on: April 11, 2023

Inaugural Lawrenceville Legacy Leaders Cohort Recognized for Accomplishments

L3 students and mentors gather around a table

In August 2022, the City of Lawrenceville and Impact46 launched the Lawrenceville Legacy Leaders (L3), a leadership development program intended to develop and promote student success by cultivating a legacy of leaders in Lawrenceville. ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2023

Lawrenceville and the Hudgens Center for Art & Learning Partner to Celebrate Black History Month

Shoghi Lombard "Brother Nature" exhibition on the Lawrenceville square digital signs

Brother Nature, Shoghi Lombard’s newest digital project, can now be viewed throughout the downtown square during the month of February in celebration of Black History Month. Visitors are invited to explore each piece on the LED kiosk by...

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Posted on: February 13, 2023

Mayor David Still Declares February 18 Arbor Day in Lawrenceville

The City of Lawrenceville to celebrate Arbor Day

At the January 30 City Council Meeting, Mayor David Still proclaimed February 18, 2023, as Arbor Day in the City of Lawrenceville. The city has celebrated Arbor Day since 2021 with tree plantings, approved Article VIII (Regulation of the Planting, Removal...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Moody’s Upgrades the City of Lawrenceville’s (GA) GO Rating

Lawrenceville City Hall announcement

Moody's Investors Service has upgraded the City of Lawrenceville, GA's general obligation unlimited tax (GOULT) rating to Aa2 from Aa3. Concurrently, Moody's has assigned an Aa2 issuer rating to the city. The issuer rating refle...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

City of Lawrenceville Names Sole Finalist for New Chief of Police

Police Chief John Mullin

The City of Lawrenceville, the county seat of Gwinnett, completes its months-long search with the announcement of the selection of John Henry Mullin as the sole finalist as the city’s new Chief of Police.  His anticipated start date is December 1...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

City of Lawrenceville Awarded $5-Million Federal Grant Supporting Youth and Families

Group of people with two children posing for a photo

Five-year grant to focus on community well-being, youth programs, and trauma-informed behavioral health.The Lawrenceville City Council unanimously approved the acceptance of a five-year, $5-million federal grant from the Resiliency in Communities After St...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Lawrenceville Releases Art Improvements to Alleyway and Depot Area as Art Commission Projects

Arts Commission Graphic

The City of Lawrenceville and the Lawrenceville Arts Commission released their first arts improvement projects in the downtown area and newly adopted logo.  The projects include final designs for an alleyway renovation on the square and two Depot...

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