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Posted on: December 10, 2016

City of Norcross Partners with Celebrity Tyrese Gibson's The Love Circle Foundation for an Event

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In the spirit of the season, the city of Norcross has partnered with Tyrese Gibson and The Love Circle Foundation to help those in need by collecting donations of gently worn clothes, blankets and unwrapped toys. Drop off items at Norcross First United Me...Read on...

Posted on: December 8, 2016

Holiday Safety from Norcross Police Department

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Criminals thrive on purses, cell phones and gifts as they walk by parked cars and see them on seats and floorboards.  Lessen your chance of becoming a victim this holiday season by not leaving valuables in your car.  However, if you hav...

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Holiday Tips
Posted on: November 29, 2016

Splash Festival Grant Program Keeps Rolling in Norcross

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Splash Festivals’ Grant Program keeps rolling as several worthy groups received funding for their important proposed projects. Splash Festivals established this program in 2015 to donate a significant portion of the profits from Norcross Art Spl...Read on...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Use Fire Safety and Knowledge While Using Grills in City Parks

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The City of Norcross urges residents and visitors to use caution while using grills in City public parks.  Due to the current lack of rain and dry conditions, fire safety is of the utmost importance to protect parks and resources. 

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Norcross Fire Station No. 1 Museum Grand Opening on December 3

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The grand opening ceremony for the City of Norcross' new Fire Station No. 1 Museum will be held on Saturday, December 3 at 10:30 a.m. The Fire Station Museum has recently undergone a facelift that gives it a more thorough and unique experien...Read on...

Posted on: November 22, 2016

Sacred Threads Exhibit on Display at The Rectory: A Quilt Exhibit Expressing Life's Journey

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The Sacred Threads Exhibit, a major traveling exhibition consisting of 40 quilts, is visiting Norcross at The Rectory, (10 College Street). The opening for the exhibit was held on November 18 and the exhibit will continue through December 16. Born out of ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

City of Norcross to Make Downtown ‘Sparkle’ For Holiday Season

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The City of Norcross will host its annual holiday celebration, ‘Sparkle! A Celebration of Kids, Creativity and Magic’, which includes carriage rides, photos with Santa, a Christmas tree lighting in the park, holiday entertainment and m...

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Posted on: November 20, 2016

What Does the Fox Say? Lookin’ Good City of Norcross

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The before and after photos of Skin Alley says it all. The once mundane cinderblock building that could be seen by both drivers and pedestrians from the Alley, Lillian Webb Park and downtown, has now been transformed into a work of art. Enacted by the Nor...Read on...

NPAC Facebook Page
Posted on: November 20, 2016

Fountains Non-Operational Until Further Notice

Governor Deal issues new water restrictions. Until further notice, ornamental fountains are to be non-operational (Lillian Webb Park and Betty Mauldin Park). Although the water is re-circulated, it still requires new water (wind, evaporation). http://go...Read on...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

City of Norcross to Host Merchant Open House on November 12

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Tis’ the season for shopping and the City of Norcross is ready to help gift-buyers check off everyone on their list with the annual Norcross Merchant Open House on Saturday, November 12. At this special one-day event, the downtown shops of Norc...

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Merchant Open House Participants
Posted on: October 31, 2016

Downtown Development Authority Board Vacancy

Norcross_Newsflash_Icons3_thumb.jpg The Development Authority is dedicated to the development, growth and preservation of all business areas and work to advance projects. If you are interested in having an active role on the Downtown Development Authority, please contact City Clerk, Moniqu...Read on... Boards and Authorities Information
Posted on: October 17, 2016

City of Norcross to Celebrate Grand Opening of Discovery Garden Park on Saturday, October 22

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Celebration to feature guest speaker Walter Reeves, a ribbon cutting, food trucks, Kids’ Discovery Zone, live music and more!

How does your garden grow? At the City of Norcross with the grand opening of the Discovery Garden Park on Saturday, October 2...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2016

City of Norcross Partners with Accela Legislative Management

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The City of Norcross is excited to announce its new partnership with Accela Legislative Management that will allow the city to more easily manage public meetings and streamline legislative management processes. The city will leverage Accela Agenda and Min...Read on...

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

Lillian Webb Park Splash Pad Closing for Season

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The city of Norcross will be closing the Lillian Webb Park interactive splash pad on October 24th for repairs, maintenance and winterizing. The City will also be draining the cascading waterfall during this time for maintenance. The splash pad will be cl...Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2016

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Issued a Level 1 Drought Response

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Recently the Georgia Department of Natural Resources- Environmental Protection Division issued a Level 1 Drought Response for 53 counties in Georgia. “North Georgia has had a hot, dry summer and the fall season is historically a dry time of the year,” sai...Read on...

My Drop Counts Water Conservation Brochure
Posted on: September 28, 2016

Norcross Art Splash Returns to Historic Downtown on October 1 and 2

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Norcross Art Splash, now in its 13th year, will return to historic downtown on October 1 and 2, 2016. The festivities will run from October 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and October 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exciting festival of the arts draws crowds of 40,...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

City of Norcross Names Chris Moder as Director of Economic Development

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The City of Norcross is pleased to announce that Chris Moder will join its team as the director of economic development where he will focus on attracting new businesses and assisting existing businesses expand in an effort to create jobs, generate capital...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Lillian Webb, Mayor Emeritus of Norcross, Passed Away on Thursday, September 15th

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Lillan Webb Obituary from Crowell Brothers Funeral Home:

Essie Lillian (Hicks) Webb, Age 87, former Chairman of the Gwinnett County Commission and Mayor Emeritus of Norcross, passed away ---- after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her par...Read on...

Obituary
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Discovery Garden Park Board Position Vacancy

The members of the Discovery Garden Park Board meet once a month (the last Monday of the month at 6 p.m.) and help guide our garden projects, social events and educational programs, maintenance, etc. of the new Discovery Garden Park.

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Boards and Committees
Posted on: August 31, 2016

City of Norcross to Host Gateway International Food & Music Festival on September 17

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Go around the world in just one day without leaving downtown Norcross as the City of Norcross and Presenting Sponsor Gwinnett Village Community Improvement District present the Gateway International Food & Music Festival on September 17 from 4 – 8 p.m...Read on...

Event Details
Posted on: July 26, 2016

Mosquito Bite Prevention Information from the CDC

To protect yourself and your family from mosquito bites, use of Environmental Protection Agency- registered insect repellent with active ingredients. When used as directed, EPA- insect repellent are considered safe and effective.

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PDF of Mosquito Bite Prevention Information- CDC
Posted on: July 14, 2016

City of Norcross Presents Jazz in the Alley Concert Series Musicians

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?The City of Norcross is pleased to play host once again to its much beloved Jazz in the Alley concert series on July 16, August 13, September 24 and October 8 at Betty Mauldin Park from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Experience jazz at its best as the tunes take over...Read on...

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Traffic Alert: Median Project on Buford Highway from Jimmy Carter to Beaver Ruin

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Median Project on Buford Hightway from Jimmy Carter to Beaver Ruin Road

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1.33 miles of sidewalk installation, milling and paving, landscaped median installation and drainage installation on Buford Highway. The project also includes, bu...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Norcross to Celebrate America with Red, White & BOOM! Event on July 3

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In celebration of America’s Independence Day, the City of Norcross is throwing a pre-Fourth of July block party on July 3 from 5-10 p.m. with fireworks beginning at approximately 9:25 p.m. The 2016 edition of Red, White & BOOM will include food trucks...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Interested in being more involved in the City and sharing your talents and expertise?

The City has several advisory boards and commissions with current openings for citizens. Others may have vacancies in the future. Contact City Clerk Monique Lang mlang@norcrossga.net to submit your application to serve on one of these important citizen ad...Read on...

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Posted on: June 26, 2016

Mary Beth Bender named Director of Public Works, Utilities & Parks and New Assist City Manager

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The City of Norcross recently named longtime city leader Mary Beth Bender as the director of the public works, utilities & parks department. Bender's role also includes serving as assistant city manager, which is a new position created to provide supp...Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2016

City of Norcross Appoints Bill Grogan as New Chief of Police

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The City of Norcross is pleased to announce that Norcross Police Department Captain Bill Grogan was appointed chief of police. Previously serving as the interim chief since February 2016, Grogan is responsible for the overall operations of the police depa...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2016

TIME Magazine Recognizes Norcross Among the 100 'Most Genius Places' in the United States

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Factored by population size and number of patents over four decades, Norcross ranked 14th of 100 "genius" cities!

Only two cities in Georgia (both in Gwinnett) and Morrisville, NC were Southeast United States winners, with Norcross in the lea...Read on...

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Posted on: April 12, 2016

Norcross Parks Master Plan Update - Community Survey

The City of Norcross is updating the current Parks Master Plan to address parks needs in areas that have been annexed since the adoption of the 2011 plan. A major component of this process is extensive public input, including this community survey.

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Survey Link
Posted on: March 24, 2016

Gwinnett Chamber Awards Norcross Police Officer with Silver Medal of Valor Award

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Gwinnett Chamber Awards Norcross Police Officer with Silver Medal of Valor Award for Bravery at Valor Awards Ceremony

The Gwinnett Chamber and Presenting Sponsors Mobile Communications of Gwinnett and Motorola recently hosted its Valor Awards, which p...Read on...

Posted on: November 7, 2015

City of Norcross Police Department launches Community Camera program

The city of Norcross is pleased to announce a new safety program that is being offered for the protection of its citizens. The City of Norcross Police Department recently launched a Community Camera program in an effort to reach out to citizens and busine...Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2015

Yard Waste & Recycling Information

RECYCLING: While recycling is important to all of us, it does present some challenges. The city of Norcross will not longer be recycling glass. We appreciate your cooperation by no longer placing any type of glass in your green recycling container, pleas...Read on...

Accepted Recycling Items