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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Lillian Webb Splash Pad closed 4/27-4/30


ATTENTION: Lillian Webb Park Splash Pad will be closed Thursday, April 27- Sunday, April 30 due to private event in the park. Splash Pad will reopen on Monday, May 1st. 

Posted on: April 26, 2017



Come to downtown Norcross and enjoy an especially exciting atmosphere beginning Thursday, May 4 as the city’s downtown merchants kick off “First Thursdays”—an evening where shops and restaurants have a...

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Merchant Specials
Posted on: April 24, 2017

City of Norcross Announces “Sweet Sounds of Summer” Lineup of Events


Summer highlights include Concert Series, Memorial Day Celebration, Bluesberry and Beer Festival and more


Enjoy the “sweet sounds of summer” in downtown Norcross and get ready for some serious fun as the city kicks off an exciting...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Water Restrictions:Gwinnett County Remains in Level 2 Drought Response


April has brought some relief to the dry conditions in north Georgia.  Although we have seen a slight increase in the water levels at Lake Lanier, Gwinnett County – along with most of Metro Atlanta – remains in a Level 2 Droug...More Information

FAQ Outdoor Water Use- Gwinnett County
Posted on: March 28, 2017

City of Norcross Historic Preservation Public Input Meeting; April 12th at 7 p.m.

Norcross_Newsflash_Icons7_thumb.jpg The City of Norcross Historic Preservation Steering Committee is working to designate the City of Norcross Commercial Core Local Historic District and would like the input of citizens on the effort at the community information meeting to be held  ...Read on...
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Norcross to host Easter Egg Hunt and Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt on April 15

Norcross_Newsflash_Icons2_thumb.jpg Easter Egg HuntSaturday, April 15, 2017 - Rossie Brundage Park10 a.m.   The Easter Bunny is hopping his was to downtown Norcross for an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15 at 10 a.m. As long as there is no peeking, the Easter Bunny will be hidi...Read on...
Posted on: January 23, 2017

Norcross Summer Concert Series Tables will go on sale on Monday, April 3rd


Norcross Summer Concert Series tables will go on sale Monday, April 3rd

The eight concert series, held in Thrasher Park, will kick off on May 26th and will conclude on September 1st.  (Click Here for Summer Concert Series Schedule). Reserved tables of...Read on...

2017 Summer Concert Series
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: January 10, 2017

Citizens Police Academy Application

The Norcross Police Department is hosting a 9 week Citizens' Police Academy that will focus on understanding of police department operations and enhance partnerships within Norcross.  The Citizens' Police Academy will explain how the police depar...
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Posted on: December 10, 2016

City of Norcross Partners with Celebrity Tyrese Gibson's The Love Circle Foundation for an Event


In the spirit of the season, the city of Norcross has partnered with Tyrese Gibson and The Love Circle Foundation to help those in need by collecting donations of gently worn clothes, blankets and unwrapped toys. Drop off items at Norcross First United Me...Read on...

Posted on: November 29, 2016

Splash Festival Grant Program Keeps Rolling in Norcross


Splash Festivals’ Grant Program keeps rolling as several worthy groups received funding for their important proposed projects. Splash Festivals established this program in 2015 to donate a significant portion of the profits from Norcross Art Spl...Read on...

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Posted on: November 20, 2016

What Does the Fox Say? Lookin’ Good City of Norcross


The before and after photos of Skin Alley says it all. The once mundane cinderblock building that could be seen by both drivers and pedestrians from the Alley, Lillian Webb Park and downtown, has now been transformed into a work of art. Enacted by the Nor...Read on...

NPAC Facebook Page
Posted on: October 17, 2016

City of Norcross to Celebrate Grand Opening of Discovery Garden Park on Saturday, October 22


Celebration to feature guest speaker Walter Reeves, a ribbon cutting, food trucks, Kids’ Discovery Zone, live music and more!

How does your garden grow? At the City of Norcross with the grand opening of the Discovery Garden Park on Saturday, October 2...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2016

City of Norcross Partners with Accela Legislative Management


The City of Norcross is excited to announce its new partnership with Accela Legislative Management that will allow the city to more easily manage public meetings and streamline legislative management processes. The city will leverage Accela Agenda and Min...Read on...

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

Norcross Art Splash Returns to Historic Downtown on October 1 and 2

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Norcross Art Splash, now in its 13th year, will return to historic downtown on October 1 and 2, 2016. The festivities will run from October 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and October 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exciting festival of the arts draws crowds of 40,...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

City of Norcross Names Chris Moder as Director of Economic Development

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The City of Norcross is pleased to announce that Chris Moder will join its team as the director of economic development where he will focus on attracting new businesses and assisting existing businesses expand in an effort to create jobs, generate capital...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Lillian Webb, Mayor Emeritus of Norcross, Passed Away on Thursday, September 15th

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Lillan Webb Obituary from Crowell Brothers Funeral Home:

Essie Lillian (Hicks) Webb, Age 87, former Chairman of the Gwinnett County Commission and Mayor Emeritus of Norcross, passed away ---- after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her par...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Discovery Garden Park Board Position Vacancy

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 inter...Read on...

Boards and Committees
Posted on: August 31, 2016

City of Norcross to Host Gateway International Food & Music Festival on September 17


Go around the world in just one day without leaving downtown Norcross as the City of Norcross and Presenting Sponsor Gwinnett Village Community Improvement District present the Gateway International Food & Music Festival on September 17 from 4 – 8 p.m...Read on...

Event Details
Posted on: July 26, 2016

Mosquito Bite Prevention Information from the CDC

To protect yourself and your family from mosquito bites, use of Environmental Protection Agency- registered insect repellent with active ingredients. When used as directed, EPA- insect repellent are considered safe and effective.

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PDF of Mosquito Bite Prevention Information- CDC
Posted on: July 14, 2016

City of Norcross Presents Jazz in the Alley Concert Series Musicians


?The City of Norcross is pleased to play host once again to its much beloved Jazz in the Alley concert series on July 16, August 13, September 24 and October 8 at Betty Mauldin Park from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Experience jazz at its best as the tunes take over...Read on...

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Traffic Alert: Median Project on Buford Highway from Jimmy Carter to Beaver Ruin

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Median Project on Buford Hightway from Jimmy Carter to Beaver Ruin Road

Project Details:
1.33 miles of sidewalk installation, milling and paving, landscaped median installation and drainage installation on Buford Highway. The project also includes, bu...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Norcross to Celebrate America with Red, White & BOOM! Event on July 3

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In celebration of America’s Independence Day, the City of Norcross is throwing a pre-Fourth of July block party on July 3 from 5-10 p.m. with fireworks beginning at approximately 9:25 p.m. The 2016 edition of Red, White & BOOM will include food trucks...Read on...

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: June 26, 2016

Mary Beth Bender named Director of Public Works, Utilities & Parks and New Assist City Manager

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The City of Norcross recently named longtime city leader Mary Beth Bender as the director of the public works, utilities & parks department. Bender's role also includes serving as assistant city manager, which is a new position created to provide supp...Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2016

City of Norcross Appoints Bill Grogan as New Chief of Police

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The City of Norcross is pleased to announce that Norcross Police Department Captain Bill Grogan was appointed chief of police. Previously serving as the interim chief since February 2016, Grogan is responsible for the overall operations of the police depa...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2016

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


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: November 7, 2015

City of Norcross Police Department launches Community Camera program

The city of Norcross is pleased to announce a new safety program that is being offered for the protection of its citizens. The City of Norcross Police Department recently launched a Community Camera program in an effort to reach out to citizens and busine...Read on...

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