Security systems alerted the Lawrenceville Police Department of potential break-ins 2,473 times in 2019. All but six of them were false alarms, according to police data, but officers responded to every one.
After 42 years as an attorney and judge in Gwinnett County, Lawrenceville Municipal Court Judge Dennis T. Still will retire from the bench at the end of the year.
The Lawrenceville Lawn has been the site of big concerts for years, but the city has never actually had a permanent stage for musicians and other performers to perform on.
Lawrenceville's mayor and city council have said the Confederate monument currently located on the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse grounds can be in someplace like a museum, but they no longer want it on the Lawrenceville Square.
Lawrenceville city leaders have joined the chorus of voices calling for Gwinnett County to remove a Confederate monument from the town square.
For the last several weeks, officials in the city of Lawrenceville have allowed impromptu demonstrations for groups who want to voice their opinions on concerns over current events, but as of this week, organizers for future protests will need to file a proper application per an established city ordinance.
Lawrenceville officials announced Tuesday that they will begin enforcing the city's public assembly guidelines again, ending a period where protesters were allowed to demonstrate in the county seat without first getting approval to do so.
Despite declining revenues that have caused other governments to furlough and lay off workers, the city of Lawrenceville was able to include seven new jobs and an average 7% raise for its employees in its latest budget, which took effect July 1.
Following a recent public hearing, the Lawrenceville City Council voted unanimously to deny a request for annexation of 42.1 acres currently in unincorporated Gwinnett, along University Parkway between Buford Drive and Collins Hill Road.
The Lawrenceville City Council recently voted to adopt an annual $182-million Fiscal Year 2021 budget focused on investment in four key areas: development/redevelopment, the arts, infrastructure and human capital investment.