Cities In The News


Norcross partners with life sciences trade association

August 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

According to Norcross Economic Development Coordinator, Tara Smith, there are over 88 biomedical and life science-related businesses in the Norcross area. These firms have some of the city’s highest paying positions with an average pay of $74,000.

Norcross lights up downtown for Purple Heart recipients

August 7, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Norcross has wrapped the trees on the center crosswalk of South Peachtree Street in purple lights, as well as installed purple uplighting on their Champion American Elm tree in Betty Mauldin Park.

Norcross wants to know apartment residents’ interest in homeownershi

August 5, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

LiveNorcross aims to create a more inclusive, welcoming and prosperous community for all Norcross residents.

Aerospace systems company relocating, expanding to Norcross

July 25, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Zodiac Data Systems (Safran Aerosystems), a provider of testing instrumentation, telemetry and space communications, will relocate and expand to 3005 Business Park Drive in Norcross. The company will be adding 6 new jobs bringing the total employment at this location to 25 to 31 employees.

Norcross to maintain millage rate resulting in small tax increase

July 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

This is the same millage rate the city has held since 2015. Due to increased real estate values, property owners will see a small increase in their property taxes.

Norcross kicking off summer with 'Block Party' Thursday

June 20, 2019

Gwinnett Daily Post

Norcross is planning to get a head start on the official start of summer with a block party this week.

Norcross study reveals who is living in extended-stay motels and why

May 28, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The majority of these residents have jobs but are struggling financially and can’t afford the upfront financial obligations to move into a rental unit. Sixty-nine percent have one or two full-time jobs.

Norcross opens new Pinnacle Park — with goats

May 15, 2019

Gwinnett Daily Post

“Hiring the goats has certainly been one of our best ideas,” Assistant City Manager Mary Beth Bender said in a statement. “Not only has it saved money on labor and proved to have terrific results in preparing the property for construction, but, unexpectedly, it has been wonderful PR as well!”

Norcross seeking complete count committee volunteers

May 14, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Norcross City Council wants to make certain every city resident is counted in the 2020 census next year. The nine-member committee will consist of community volunteers selected by the mayor and council.

Norcross releases draft unified development ordinance for review

April 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The UDO will also reflect best practices in development and encourage sustainability. By bringing them together, the city will eliminate inconsistencies in the code and streamline the development approvals process by using a single, clear set of required permits, processes, language, and definition.

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