Cities In The News


Norcross approves $22K to buy electric trolley for downtown events

December 4, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Norcross has approved $22,000 in tourism funds to purchase an electric trolley for downtown events.

Norcross receives partner of the year award

November 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (ACE) recently awarded the Partner of the Year Award to Norcross in recognition of the city’s “high level of promotion of entrepreneurship, provision of resources, and community development.”

Norcross introduces new director of economic development

November 7, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Norcross recently introduced William Corbin as the city’s new Economic Development Director. Among his responsibilities, Corbin will work to increase economic growth particularly in key industries and provide employers with access to talent pools.

Norcross providing $25K to help families get out of motels

October 23, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Norcross will provide $25,000 to start a program aimed at helping families get out of local extended stay motels and find more stable housing.

Norcross in search of grocery/farmers market to squelch “food desert”

September 30, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Norcross Department of Economic Development has hired Taproot, a placemaking consulting firm that specializes in food-oriented economic development, to conduct a feasibility study in the city to determine the type of local food-enterprise the city could support.

First craft brewery coming to downtown Norcross

September 5, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In a unique partnership, Social Fox Brewing will work with nearby restaurants to complement their beverage options and in turn allow brewery patrons to order in food.

Norcross residents will choose from two for mayor

August 28, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Norcross residents will vote Nov. 5 to either re-elect incumbent Mayor Craig Newton or challenger and current council member Chuck Paul as the city’s next mayor.

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.

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