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Self-Set Appointments Available at Gwinnett Tag Offices

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Gwinnett County residents can schedule in-person appointments to conduct property tax or motor vehicle business at the tag office of their choosing at GwinnettTaxCommissioner.com/appointments

Gwinnett County Tax Commissioner Tiffany P. Porter, Esq., announces that Gwinnett residents now have the option to set appointments for in-person visits at all tag offices.

“Customers no longer have to wait in line when they need to visit a tag office,” Porter said. “They can use our website to set an in-person appointment at the office most convenient for them and avoid the wait entirely.”

The ability to make an appointment has been the most-requested service over the past few years. The tax commissioner tested this feature during the past month and launched it gradually before making a formal announcement to ensure the process runs smoothly and efficiently.

To schedule an appointment, customers go to the website, Gwinnett Tax Commissioner site, find their desired tag office location, click “Make an Appointment,” select tax or tag service, then the date and time that suits them, and complete the contact form.

The system sends a text message that confirms the appointment and provides a link to cancel if needed.

Appointments are available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. up to two weeks in advance. Residents are encouraged to reserve in-person tag office visits for title work and other complex transactions. They can utilize mail, online or kiosk services for simple transactions such as renewing tags, paying insurance fines and changing their address.

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Gwinnett County Solicitor-General Brian Whiteside to hold records restriction info session at Juneteenth Celebration

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The Gwinnett County Solicitor General’s Office will be compiling information from eligible past defendants for records restricting purposes, as well as instructing individuals on how to get their records restricted at the Juneteenth Kickoff Celebration hosted by The Promised Land Community on Saturday, June 12, 2021, from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. at 4540 Lee Rd SW Snellville, Ga. 30039.

Records restriction means that eligible misdemeanor records on your criminal history report are restricted from public view. Your criminal history may be restricted if you meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Arrested in Gwinnett County jurisdiction.
  • Must not be convicted/found guilty at trial.
  • Did NOT plead guilty/nolo contendere.
  • Certain misdemeanors while under the age of 21.
  • Completed a Pre-Trial Diversion Program.
  • Completed “First Offender” case.

The Juneteenth Kickoff Celebration is free and open to the public.

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View Board of Commissioners meeting on Facebook Live

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You can now watch Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners meetings on Facebook Live at @GwinnettGov. Broadcasting meetings on Facebook Live is another way to connect with residents and keep them informed about their County government. People without Facebook can still watch the Board of Commissioners meetings live on TV Gwinnett or stream them online at TVGwinnettLive.com.

See the full list of upcoming Board of Commissioners meetings.

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City’s History Book Now Available

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From a farming settlement to a technology mecca, Peachtree Corners has a rich history.

Centuries ago, Native Americans roamed the land bordered by the Chattahoochee River, later strong and resilient families settled in the area and farmed the fertile land.

The history of its storied past has been captured in the community’s first history book. The book titled Peachtree Corners, the History of an Innovative and Remarkable City 1777-2020, is filled with stories of long ago. Numerous historical photographs add to the story of the community’s rich past. The 230-page coffee table-style book is now on sale in the city’s online store.

Well-known author Carole Townsend tells the story of the early days when the Creek Indians claimed the land as their own, then takes the reader on a journey of the early settlers through the eyes of long-time residents who recall farm life. That life was often hinged on a good crop year which determined if the farmer’s children would have new shoes for the coming school year.

The city’s history ends with its modern-day transformation that began in the 1970s when Georgia Tech engineer and developer Paul Duke began purchasing land for Technology Park and the surrounding community.

“This book thoughtfully recounts the past and present of our community through personal narratives of the people who lived here and knew it best,” said Mayor Mike Mason. “It’s their memories and photographs that we set out to capture and preserve.”

The book is available for purchase on the city’s online store. Autographed copies available while supplies last. 

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