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Posted on: October 17, 2016

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


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 17, 2016

Author Visit and Book Signing: Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin


Join Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin for a talk and signing of their new book on Sunday, October 23 at 3 p.m. at the Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center (10 College Street, Norcross).

March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis' l...Read on...

More Information: Congressman John Lewis Visit
Posted on: October 12, 2016

City of Norcross Partners with Accela Legislative Management


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


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


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: October 2, 2016

Special Tribute to Lillian Webb at Monday, October 3rd Norcross City Council Meeting

On Monday, October 3 Norcross City Council will pay special tribute to Miss Lillian Webb with an official city proclamation and video in her honor. Meeting will start a 6:30 p.m. at Norcross City Hall Council Chambers.

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Underwater Georgia, a new federally funded state program for Georgia homeowners



A new, limited-time, federally funded initiative may be able to help.

Underwater Georgia is a new federally funded state program for Georgia homeowners who owe more money on their mortgage than thei...Read on...

Underwater Georgia FAQ
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...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Join the City of Norcross in the Walk to end Alzheimer's

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of ...Read on...

City of Norcross Team Page
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.

If you are inter...Read on...

Boards and Committees
Posted on: August 31, 2016

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


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: August 23, 2016

City Council Election Qualification Results

The 2016 Qualifying period for the City of Norcross concluded on August 19th. Congratulations to our incumbents Councilman Bare, Hixon and McLeroy who successfully qualified with no opposition.

Posted on: August 23, 2016

City of Norcross to Host the 16th Atlanta British Car Fayre On September 10th

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The British are coming to downtown Norcross and they are bringing with them their classic and iconic cars at the 16th annual Atlanta British Car Fayre on September 10 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The featured marque Rolls-Royce will be on display in addition to ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

Night work to begin on Buford Hwy Median Project- Lane Closures

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The road work for the Buford Highway Median Project from SR 140 Jimmy Carter to SR 378 Beaver Ruin will begin on Monday, August 8th at 7:00 p.m. Crews will be working at night from 7:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. Please be aware that one lane in either direction...Read on...

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.

Click the link below ...Read on...

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

North Norcross Tucker Road Project Postponed

Gwinnett County has postponed the N. Norcross Tucker Road project due to fiber optic issues. A project start date has not been identified. When a restart date is issued, a notification for the the general public will be delivered via the City of Norcross...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

City of Norcross Presents Jazz in the Alley Concert Series Musicians


?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

Project Details:
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


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.

Y...Read on...

Survey Link
Posted on: March 24, 2016

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


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