Thursday, May 19, 2011



11Alive is coming to a town near you! 11Alive News Today will broadcast their WHERE U LIVE Tour from downtown Lawrenceville Friday morning on the grounds of the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse.


Come out and meet the Jill Becker, Karyn Greer, Chesley McNeil, Donna Lowry and the morning crew at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse.


Friday's edition of 11Alive News Today will feature special stories about the City of Lawrenceville and the people who live there.


WHAT: 11Alive News Today Visits Where U Live - Lawrenceville

WHO: Jill Becker, Karyn Greer, Chesley McNeil and the morning show team

WHEN: Friday, May 20; 4:30 a.m. until 7 a.m.

WHERE: Historic Gwinnett Courthouse

Tuesday, May 10, 2011


Chairman Nash to Give Community's Outlook at May 18 Joint Meeting

Duluth, GA- The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce and the Council for Quality Growth will be hosting Gwinnett County Board of Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash and the Board of Commissioners for the annual State of the County Address Presented by Gas South on March 18, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. at the Gwinnett Center. Attendees will have the chance to hear the Chairman's vision for the county in 2011.

"Gwinnett County continues to be a leader in infrastructure development, quality of life and economic development. I look forward to Chairman Nash's outlook as she leads Gwinnett to a robust and prosperous 2011," said Michael Paris, president and CEO, Council for Quality Growth.

With the election of Gwinnett's newest leader, Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash, come new beginnings and new outlooks for 2011 and 2012. The May 18th annual State of the County Address will offer Gwinnett business and community leaders the opportunity to get to know the newest leader of Gwinnett's local government, Chairman Charlotte Nash.

During her 27-year career with Gwinnett County, Charlotte Nash worked as a Grants Manager/Accountant, Budget Manager, Finance Director/Chief Financial Officer and County Administrator. She managed 24 annual budgets and implemented capital budgeting and long-term financial planning processes. Her leadership was instrumental in gaining the coveted AAA/Aaa ratings from the three major bond rating agencies.

"Gwinnett County is in an exciting time with a future that is promising and hopeful. The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is working hard to create and maintain prosperity," said Jim Maran, president and CEO, Gwinnett Chamber.

"We are pleased to welcome and hear Chairman Nash speak at the State of the County Address."

For more information on the State of the County Address, visit


About the Gwinnett Chamber
Named one of the top three metro chambers in the United States by ACCE, the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce's membership varies from FORTUNE 1,000 companies to innovative startups, and stretches across the Atlanta region, from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to UGA in Athens. Representing more than 7,200 members from more than 2,500 firms, the Gwinnett Chamber is the Southeast's 6th largest chamber and focuses on creating and growing quality job opportunities while enhancing the community's quality of life.

About the Council for Quality Growth
Now in its 26th year, the Council for Quality Growth promotes balanced and responsible growth through the platforms of advocacy, information and education. The Council addresses strategic economic development, planning and infrastructure needs as well as tough quality-of-life issues. The Council is proactively involved in the formulation of policy and legislation critical to economic development and represents its members on local, regional, state and federal issues.