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Posted on: November 23, 2017

Celebrating 10 Years of Success: The Service of Mayor Bucky Johnson

Norcross_Newsflash_Icons2_thumb.jpg You are invited to a retirement reception for Mayor Bucky Johnson on Wednesday, December 13th from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Norcross Cultural Arts Community Center (10 College Street, Norcross). *Special presentation at 7 p.m.  In lieu of gifts, plea...Read on... Invitation
Posted on: November 21, 2017

City of Norcross to Make Downtown ‘Sparkle’ For Holiday Season Sparkle Holiday Celebration to inclu

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The City of Norcross will host its annual holiday celebration, ‘Sparkle! A Celebration of Kids, Creativity and Magic’, which includes carriage rides, photos with Santa, a Christmas tree lighting in the park, holiday entertainment and m...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2017

City of Norcross to Spread Holiday Cheer with Mayor’s Motorcade Charity

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The City of Norcross will be holding its annual giving campaign with the Mayor’s Motorcade and is asking for the community to help make the holiday season special for residents of the state’s mental health hospitals. Community members ...Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2017

Discovery Garden Park Board Position Vacancy

Norcross_Newsflash_Icons7_thumb.jpg The members of the Discovery Garden Park Board meet once a month (the last Monday of the month at 6 p.m.) and help guide our garden projects, social events and educational programs, maintenance, etc. of the new Discovery Garden Park. If you are interest...Read on... Application
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Board Vacancy on the City of Norcross Planning and Zoning Board

Norcross_Newsflash_Icons7_thumb.jpg The members of the Planning and Zoning Board meet once a month (the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m.) and advise on all matters before them in full recognition of the criteria set forth in the city land use plan. If you are interested in having an ...Read on... Application Link
Posted on: November 10, 2017

City of Norcross to Host Merchant Open House on November 11

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Tis’ the season for shopping and the City of Norcross is ready to help you check everyone off your list with the annual Norcross Merchant Open House on Saturday, November 11. At this special one-day event, the downtown shops of Norcross...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

NORCROSS VOTERS PASS FREEPORT TAX EXEMPTION

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Norcross, GA--- On Tuesday, November 7th, voters in Norcross were asked to consider allowing the city to exempt taxes on four classes of inventory for industrial and commercial businesses. Known as Freeport Inventory Tax Exemption, seventy-five percent (7...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2017

City Surplus Items for Auction

Norcross_Newsflash_Icons4_thumb.jpg Attached is a list of Surplus Items, Equipment & Vehicles that will be auctioned off by the City of Norcross on Friday, November 22, 2017. All Bids should be submitted in a sealed envelope in response to invitation-to-bid (ITB).  Bids must ...Read on...
Posted on: November 8, 2017

2017 Election Results

Norcross_Newsflash_Icons5_thumb.jpg Congratulations to Craig Newton, Dan Watch and Chuck Paul! The uncertified results are as follows: Mayors Race: Craig Newton - 680 Council Seat 1: Dan Watch - 433 Thad Thompson - 352 Council Seat 2: Chuck Paul - 493 Hoyt Hutcheson - 269 Freeport 1....Read on...
Posted on: November 3, 2017

RECYCLING REMINDER:

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Please do not put glass in your curbside recycling bins. Glass recycling is available at Norcross Public Works, Utilities & Parks facility at 345 Lively Avenue. This service will be available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Please ring bell a...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2017

City of Norcross Holds Awards Ceremony to Recognize its Boards and Commissions Volunteers

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During this season of giving thanks, the City of Norcross recently had the opportunity to recognize those who volunteer their time and continually help the city to be “A Place to Imagine” at the Boards and Commissions Appreciation Nigh...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2017

City of Norcross Selected for State Housing Program

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The City of Norcross was one of five Georgia communities that have been newly selected to receive assistance with their housing needs through the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH), a public-private initiative that helps communities strategic...
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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Glass Recycling in Now Available - Drop Off Center Norcross Public Works (345 Lively Ave)

Norcross_Newsflash_Icons8_thumb.jpg Problem: You can't put glass bottles in the recycling carts curbside anymore because they will not be recycled.  Solution: We now have an option to for you to put your glass bottles in our new glass recycling container located at Norcross Publi...Read on... Glass Recycling at Public Works
Posted on: January 26, 2017

ARC Honors City of Norcross for its Commitment to Sustainability

Norcross_Newsflash_Icons5_thumb.jpg (ATLANTA, January 25, 2017) The City of Norcross was one of three local governments recognized today by the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) for leadership in implementing policies and practices that contribute to the efficient and sustainable use of re...Read on... Norcross Certification Summary
Posted on: June 27, 2016

Interested in being more involved in the City and sharing your talents and expertise?

The City has several advisory boards and commissions with current openings for citizens. Others may have vacancies in the future. Contact City Clerk Monique Lang mlang@norcrossga.net to submit your application to serve on one of these important citizen ad...Read on...

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Posted on: May 6, 2016

TIME Magazine Recognizes Norcross Among the 100 'Most Genius Places' in the United States

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Factored by population size and number of patents over four decades, Norcross ranked 14th of 100 "genius" cities!

Only two cities in Georgia (both in Gwinnett) and Morrisville, NC were Southeast United States winners, with Norcross in the lea...Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2015

Yard Waste & Recycling Information

RECYCLING: While recycling is important to all of us, it does present some challenges. The city of Norcross will not longer be recycling glass. We appreciate your cooperation by no longer placing any type of glass in your green recycling container, pleas...Read on...

Accepted Recycling Items