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Suwanee celebrates 10th anniversary of events at Town Center with Music and Wings Festival
Suwanee’s August Community Concert this Saturday marks the 10th anniversary of music, festivals and events at Town Center Park, so the city wanted to do something special.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Suwanee proposes same millage rate as property values, taxes go up
Rising property values in Suwanee will mean higher taxes as city officials have proposed the same millage rate — 4.93 — the city has used the last two years.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

City of Suwanee to hold small business seminar
Suwanee’s City Hall will host a Small Business Essentials seminar presented by the Gwinnett Chamber’s Small Business Resources Coalition, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Suwanee proposes static millage rate with tax increase
While Suwanee officials want to leave their millage rate alone, the move would amount to a tax increase because of rising property values.
Source: Access North Georgia

Study: Duluth, Suwanee among state's safest cities
A recently released study cites two Gwinnett County cities among the safest places to live in Georgia.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

City to celebrate birthday of PlayTown Suwanee
Ten years after PlayTown Suwanee opened and quickly became a popular place for children to slide, swing and climb, the city of Suwanee is putting on a birthday bash to celebrate.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Our town: Suwanee
For many small Georgia towns, the arrival of the railroad in the late 1800s put them on the map. If the train chugged through an already bustling downtown, the area got even busier. That was the case in 1871, when the railroad began running alongside Main Street in Suwanee.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Suwanee adopts new budget
The Suwanee City Council Tuesday night approved a $13.6 million fiscal year 2015 budget.
Source: Access North Georgia

Suwanee's Art on a Limb program kicks off Thursday
Visitors to the Suwanee Creek Greenway, Sims Lake and White Street parks should keep an eye out for ceramic bowls through the month of May — two bowls will be hidden daily as part of Suwanee’s Art on a Limb program.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Sidewalks, intersections focus of residents’ 2014 SPLOST proposal
The day that collections began on Gwinnett’s newest Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, local residents presented commissioners with a plan to spend the $225 million expected to be raised for transportation projects.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Suwanee council approves increase in water rates, changes to fee schedule
Effective this July, the city of Suwanee’s water rates and water system administrative fee schedule will undergo a couple changes.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Sugar Hill, Snellville, Suwanee make homeownership list
Three Gwinnett cities were recognized in the top 10 best places for homeownership in Georgia, according to NerdWallet.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Suwanee celebrates top financial rating from Standard & Poor's
Suwanee’s credit rating is the best it can be. This week, city leaders announced that financial rating agency Standard & Poor’s upgraded Suwanee’s rating for general obligation bond debt to AAA.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

City of Suwanee receives AAA bond rating
Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has upgraded the city of Suwanee’s rating for its general obligation bond debt to AAA, the highest rating available.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Suwanee leaders discuss future growth
As kids rode bikes, people walked and shopped and visited local restaurants at Suwanee Town Center on Tuesday, inside City Hall, local residents, business leaders and city officials talked about what it takes to build a successful downtown.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Suwanee, Gwinnett win innovation awards from Atlanta Regional Commission
Two local communities were recognized for innovation as part of the Atlanta Regional Commission’s CREATE Community Local Government Awards program.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post