News Flash

Posted on: July 28, 2020

DDA Vacancy

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The city currently has an opening for citizens to serve on the Downtown Development Authority.

The members of the Downtown Development Authority meet the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. If you are interested in having an active role in the develo...

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City of Norcross News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Splash Pad is Closed

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Please note that the Lillian Webb Park Splash Pad is still closed until further notice due to COVID-19. You can learn more about the status of other city facilities and parks here.

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City of Norcross News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Help the British Car Fayre Be Able to Continue to Support Amanda Riley Foundation

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While the 2020 Atlanta British Car Fayre in Norcross has been canceled along with other events this year on account of COVID-19, that’s not stopping the organizers from continuing their support of the Amanda Riley Foundation! For 19 years, all p...

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City of Norcross News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Sign Up for City Alerts

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Don’t forget to sign up for alerts straight to your inbox or phone! Stay in the know about city operations, road closures, power outages, resources and more. Here’s a breakdown of what you can sign up for and how:

1) Police Alerts throu...

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City of Norcross News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

City to Resume Processing Fees for Online Payments on August 15

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Processing fees for online payments of city utilities, fines, etc., which had been waived during the city and state’s Stay At Home Order, will resume on August 15th. Details on all acceptable methods of payments may be found here.

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City of Norcross News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Reminder - Burning Ban in Effect

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REMINDER: A Burning Ban is in effect. Please refer to the Gwinnett Fire Department for more information. The outdoor burn line is 678-518-4979.

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Effective March 23, the Gwinnett Fire Marshal has expanded the Burning Ban from now until the end ...

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City of Norcross News
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Drones Policy

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Just a friendly reminder that no drones are allowed within the limits of the City of Norcross, with the exemption of city-chartered drones for city purposes. For questions, please contact Chief Grogan of Norcross Police Department at 770-448-2111.

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City of Norcross News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 31, 2020

N. Peachtree Sidewalk Update 7/31/20

On Tuesday 7/21, the City was notified that the intended location for the fire hydrant location could not be achieved due to more rock. The design and construction teams have been trying to get a revised location identified and approved by Gwinnett county...

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Construction Updates for New Development
Posted on: July 21, 2020

N. Peachtree Sidewalk Update 7/21/20

The water line team is on site today 7/21 relocating a fire hydrant. The grading/drainage team will be back on Thursday 7/23 to resume storm drainage and curb/gutter construction on the southern half of the project. Relocation of the other fire hydrant in...

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Construction Updates for New Development
Posted on: July 14, 2020

N. Peachtree Sidewalk Update 7/14/20

Our City Engineer held a short conference call/webinar with residents at 12-noon today to give a high-level update on the project and answer questions. The city was informed this morning by Gwinnett DWR and the contractor that they have pushed the planned...

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Construction Updates for New Development
Posted on: July 2, 2020

N. Peachtree Sidewalk Update 7/2/20

Work has been humming along for the last few weeks after a slowdown in May/early June due to the presence of rock and some administrative issues between Gwinnett County and the water line contractor. Those have been resolved and the water line work is in ...

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Construction Updates for New Development
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Library Update 7/2/20

Progress continues on pouring concrete columns. Lately, the construction team has been working through an issue related to concrete strength. Materials testing indicated that some concrete was used in the columns, and unfortunately did not meet design spe...

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Construction Updates for New Development
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Library Update 2/3/2020

The contractors for the new Norcross branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library at Lillian Webb Park will be closing Britt Avenue around lunchtime on February 3, 2020, to start mobilization. It will be closed for the duration of the project (18-24 month...

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Construction Updates for New Development

News Flash

Posted on: July 13, 2020

7/13/20 - City to Resume Processing Fees for Online Payments on August 15

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Processing fees for online payments of city utilities, fines, etc., which had been waived during the city and state’s Stay At Home Order, will resume on August 15th. Details on all acceptable methods of payments may be found here.

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 25, 2020

6/25/20 - City Hall to Take Appointments Beginning July 1

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The city will begin allowing visits to City Hall and other city facilities via appointment on July 1st. Masks will be required, and hand sanitizing stations will be provided. With the rise in cases specific to our zip code (30071), we have been advised by...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 3, 2020

6/3/20 - Words From Mayor Newton

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We’re not out of the woods yet with COVID-19.

While many of us are ready to be done with the COVID-19 pandemic, the virus itself is not done with us. It is imperative that as we loosen restrictions to try and return to some semblance of normality...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 1, 2020

6/1/20 - Norcross' Plan for Returning to Normal Operations

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RETURN TO NORMAL OPERATIONS PLAN: PHASE I

As of June 1, 2020

While the Governor’s shelter in place order expired April 30th at 11:59 PM (excepting high risk individuals, for whom the order was extended through June 12th), that does not mean the pa...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: May 1, 2020

5/1/20 - Explanation of Governor's Regulations

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While the Governor’s shelter in place order expired April 30th at 11:59 PM, that does not mean the pandemic is no longer a concern nor that health and safety precautions may be lessened. This is the first phase in our return to recovery&ndas...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 29, 2020

4/29/20 - COVID-19 Testing Sites in Gwinnett

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If you’re experiencing COVID-like symptoms, you can call 770-513-5631 to schedule an appointment at one of Gwinnett, Newton, & Rockdale County Health Departments’s drive-thru COVID-19 Specimen Collection sites. A doctor’s...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 22, 2020

4/22/20 - Municipal Court Update

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Due to the extension of the Supreme Court Judicial Emergency Order to May 13, 2020 Norcross Municipal court sessions will resume June 3, 2020. If this order is extended past the May 13, 2020 date all parties will be notified by phone and/or mail.

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 21, 2020

4/21/20 - Amendment to Emergency Ordinance Deferring Payment of Electrical Service

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At last night’s Special Called Council Meeting and Policy Work Session, Mayor and Council voted to further amend Sec. 43-1, subparagraph (12) of Chapter 43 entitled “EMERGENCY ORDINANCES” of the Code of Ordinances. The city&a...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 20, 2020

4/20/20 - New Event Cancellations

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After assessing the current outlook for COVID-19 and in adherence with advice set forth by the CDC and the Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale Counties Health Department, the following events have been canceled. Norcross Community Market is currently working on...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2020

4/16/20 - Reminder: Sanitation Pick-up is Cart Service Only

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Reminder: In the best interest of the health and well-being of our sanitation employees, the city’s garbage collection service is cart service only. Please limit garbage and recycling to what fits inside of the respective carts with the lids clo...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2020

4/16/20 - Reminder - Burning Ban in Effect

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REMINDER: A Burning Ban is in effect. Please refer to the Gwinnett Fire Department for more information. The outdoor burn line is 678-518-4979.

ORIGINAL POST:

Effective March 23, the Gwinnett Fire Marshal has expanded the Burning Ban from now until the end ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 14, 2020

4/14/20 - Free Meals to be Provided to Citizens in Need

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NORCROSS (GWINNETT COUNTY), GA (April 14, 2020) – The City of Norcross along with Global Mall and Walia Hospitality Group (including Café Bombay, Masti and Ashiana restaurants) are working to provide free meals to local citiz...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 13, 2020

4/13/20 - COVID-19 Testing Sites Open in Gwinnett

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Due to the increased availability of testing supplies, COVID-19 testing is now open to those with symptoms at Gwinnett, Newton & Rockdale County Health Departments’s drive-thru COVID-19 Specimen Collection sites! A doctor’s referra...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 3, 2020

4/3/20 - Governor's Shelter in Place Order to Supersede City Order at 6 P.M. Tonight

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Update 4/8/20: Governor Kemp has extended the Shelter in Place Order through April 30th.

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Effective from 6:00 p.m. Friday, April 3rd through 11:59 p.m. Monday, April 13th, a Shelter in Place Order has been issued by Georgia Governor Brian Kemp. The Gover...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 3, 2020

4/3/20 - Drive-through Service at City Hall Suspended

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Beginning Monday, drive-through service at City Hall has been temporarily suspended for the duration of Governor Kemp’s Executive Order. You may still use the night depository box, though we cannot accept cash at this time. Other options for ser...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 3, 2020

4/3/20 - Reminder: Sanitation Pick-up is Cart Service Only

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In the best interest of the health and well-being of our sanitation employees, the city’s garbage collection service is cart service only. Please limit garbage to what fits inside of the cart with the lid closed. No extra bags or household bulk ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2020

3/31/20 - Stay at Home Order in Effect!

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4/3/2020 Update: The State of Georgia has issued a Shelter in Place Order effective at 6 p.m. on April 3rd that supersedes all local orders.

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At last night’s special called council meeting, the City of Norcross adopted a “Stay at Home...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2020

3/31/20 - Change in City Hall Hours

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Hours for drive-through service at City Hall have changed to 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. M-F effective today. Customers should have their bill in hand if making a payment.
Please note, if you need service assistance, you can reference our "Service Assis...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2020

3/25/20 - Norcross Joins County in Closing Certain Businesses Temporarily

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Yesterday, the City of Norcross issued a statement announcing a new Emergency Ordinance closing certain businesses temporarily, among other modifications to community operations in the face of the current local state of emergency. This statement joins sim...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2020

3/25/20 - City Restricts Solicitation

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The City of Norcross has seen an increase in door-to-door solicitation in recent days. Under the current circumstances, the city has announced they will not be issuing any permits for door-to-door solicitation. As solicitation requires a permit according ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2020

3/25/20 - Burning Ban Expanded, Effective Today

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Effective immediately, the Gwinnett Fire Marshall has expanded the Burning Ban from now until the end of September. (The usual Burning Ban period, as mandated by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, runs May 1 – September 30.) &nbs...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

3/24/20 - Norcross Adopts Emergency Revisions to City Ordinance

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4/8/2020 Update: The Georgia Department of Revenue has informed the city that under State Regulation Rule 560-2-3-.15, the package sale of beer and wine for carry-out is permitted but the package sale of distilled spirits is not. Therefore, the city is re...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 20, 2020

3/20/20 - City Declares Local State of Emergency

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At a special called meeting on Tuesday night, March 17th, the City of Norcross’ mayor and council declared a local state of emergency by unanimous vote in order to help mitigate some of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Norcross and ensure...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

3/19/20 - Sanitation/Bulk Pick-up Update

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Effective March 23rd, Advanced Disposal will no longer be picking up bulk items (TVs, mattresses, furniture, etc.) or garbage bags left outside of the cart. This is for the safety of the drivers, as the virus can survive on hard surfaces such as plastic a...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2020

3/18/20 - Update: City Hall is Closed but Operational

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Officially, today city hall is closed to foot traffic. We are still able to serve the public via email, electronic plan submission, online utility payments and conference calls. Staff will be available to make sure that we are responding to our citizen&am...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

3/17/20 - Special Called Meeting

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A special called meeting of Mayor and Council has been announced for tonight (Tuesday, March 17) at 6:30 p.m., to be held at City Hall in the Council Chambers in order to adhere to guidelines set forth by the CDC and Georgia State Dept of Health. The purp...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

3/17/20 - Parks Update

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For the safety of our city staff, residents and visitors, all city park facilities are closed until further notice for private, permitted events. Parks are still open for individuals and small family units with fewer than ten people, per CDC guidelines. H...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

3/17/20 - Message from Norcross PD's Chief Grogan

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A message from Norcross Police Department’s Chief Grogan:
The Norcross Police Department is committed to providing the best possible service to our residents and businesses, especially during times such as these. You have my commitment a...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

3/16/20 - Important Update Regarding Tonight's Policy Session

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The scheduled Policy Work Session for tonight at 6:30 p.m. will be held as planned, with the only change being a location move from the City Hall 2nd Floor Conference Room to the Council Chambers in order to adhere to guidelines set forth by the CDC and G...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 14, 2020

3/14/20 - Letter from the Mayor

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To the Citizens of Norcross: 

The enduring values we possess as a city guide us as we face the difficult challenge of responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19), which the World Health Organization declared a pandemic on Wednesday.Our hearts, though...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2020

3/13/20 - Special Announcement: COVID-19 Update

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In preparation for the possible spread of COVID-19 in Norcross and the surrounding area, the city is implementing various efforts to help ensure the safety of our staff and citizens. These efforts include a mix of staggered schedules, telecommuting, heigh...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 11, 2020

3/11/20 - Public Service Announcement: COVID-19

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(Click above for Live Updates from the CDC)

To our Norcross Citizens,

The Mayor’s office desires to keep our citizens well informed and safe, and with the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreaks and the six confirmed cases (and 16 presumptive posi...

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COVID-19 Updates

News Flash

Posted on: July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020

Mayor Newton recently participated in a Zoom panel discussion hosted by the Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce about COVID’s impact and recent city updates, along with fellow mayors Lois Salter of Berkeley Lake and Mike Mason of Peachtree Co...

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COVID-19 Words from the Mayor
Posted on: June 3, 2020

June 3, 2020

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We’re not out of the woods yet with COVID-19.

While many of us are ready to be done with the COVID-19 pandemic, the virus itself is not done with us. It is imperative that as we loosen restrictions to try and return to some semblance of normality...

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COVID-19 Words from the Mayor
Posted on: May 18, 2020

May 18, 2020

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

As restrictions for going to work and moving about society have lessened with the expiration of various executive orders from the Governor’s Office, we must remember that this does not mean the pandemic is no longer a ...

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COVID-19 Words from the Mayor
Posted on: April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Despite the challenges and uncertainty of past weeks, I know the future holds great promise for our city. I know this, because I’ve been watching you. Watching and listening, and what I have seen and heard makes me pro...

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COVID-19 Words from the Mayor
Posted on: April 3, 2020

April 3, 2020

A special note for our most vulnerable citizens:

In an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Governor Brian Kemp announced that Georgia is taking additional measures to protect all Georgians, including those most at risk of serious, life-thre...

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COVID-19 Words from the Mayor
Posted on: March 14, 2020

March 14, 2020

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To the Citizens of Norcross: 

The enduring values we possess as a city guide us as we face the difficult challenge of responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19), which the World Health Organization declared a pandemic on Wednesday.Our hearts, though...

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COVID-19 Words from the Mayor
Posted on: March 11, 2020

March 11, 2020

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To our Norcross Citizens,

The Mayor’s office desires to keep our citizens well informed and safe, and with the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreaks and the six confirmed cases (and 16 presumptive positive cases) in Georgia, that level of aware...

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COVID-19 Words from the Mayor