Tyler Estep

Local government reporter

Tyler Estep is a reporter covering Gwinnett County. He previously worked for the Gwinnett Daily Post.

Latest from Tyler Estep

Will Presidents Day affect Gwinnett’s trash collection schedule?
 No. No it will not. The majority of Gwinnett’s county offices will be closed Monday for the Presidents Day holiday, but your local garbage men and women won’t be so lucky. Presidents Day is not a trash and recycling holiday in unincorporated Gwinnett, which is most of the county. Pickup will not be affected Monday or the rest...

Posted: 3 days ago

No. No it will not. The majority of Gwinnett’s county offices will be closed Monday for the Presidents Day holiday, but your local garbage men and women won’t be so lucky. Presidents Day is not a trash and recycling holiday in unincorporated Gwinnett, which is most of the county. Pickup will not be affected Monday or the rest...
Gwinnett chair: ‘Significant’ transit expansion is ‘next big decision’
 Perhaps the biggest indicator of Gwinnett County’s readiness to consider expanding its transit options is the increasing willingness of its leaders to advocate for it without fear of political repercussions. In her 2016 state of the county address, Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash noted Gwinnett’s growing need for more...

Posted: 4 days ago

Perhaps the biggest indicator of Gwinnett County’s readiness to consider expanding its transit options is the increasing willingness of its leaders to advocate for it without fear of political repercussions. In her 2016 state of the county address, Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash noted Gwinnett’s growing need for more...
New bill could complicate Gwinnett’s quest for transit vote this fall
 There are lots of things that Gwinnett County Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash likes about thee new transit bill unveiled Tuesday at the Georgia Capitol. But House Bill 930 also raises plenty of questions — including one about Gwinnett’s ability to hold a long proposed countywide referendum on transit expansion later...

Posted: 5 days ago

There are lots of things that Gwinnett County Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash likes about thee new transit bill unveiled Tuesday at the Georgia Capitol. But House Bill 930 also raises plenty of questions — including one about Gwinnett’s ability to hold a long proposed countywide referendum on transit expansion later...
Driver’s attorney ‘relieved’ new charges sought for ex-Gwinnett cops
 Gwinnett County’s district attorney intends to seek new felony charges against the now-former police officers caught on camera striking a motorist during a 2017 traffic stop. And the attorney representing that motorist is “relieved.” “We are relieved to hear that the District Attorney's Office is taking the...

Posted: 8 days ago

Gwinnett County’s district attorney intends to seek new felony charges against the now-former police officers caught on camera striking a motorist during a 2017 traffic stop. And the attorney representing that motorist is “relieved.” “We are relieved to hear that the District Attorney's Office is taking the...
‘Premium movie theater experience’ in plans for Infinite Energy campus
 Plans for the newly christened megadevelopment on Gwinnett County’s Infinite Energy Center campus include a “premium movie theater experience.” The inclusion of a movie theater in the 118-acre project — which will also include restaurants and retail, office space, residences and a hotel — had not...

Posted: 10 days ago

Plans for the newly christened megadevelopment on Gwinnett County’s Infinite Energy Center campus include a “premium movie theater experience.” The inclusion of a movie theater in the 118-acre project — which will also include restaurants and retail, office space, residences and a hotel — had not...
Gwinnett mails bilingual voter cards; 1,600 have new polling place
 Gwinnett County voters can say goodbye to those little postcards from the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office, the ones that come from time to time to remind — or inform — them of their polling place. Gwinnett’s elections office recently mailed out its own versions of those precinct notification cards. Part of ...

Posted: 10 days ago

Gwinnett County voters can say goodbye to those little postcards from the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office, the ones that come from time to time to remind — or inform — them of their polling place. Gwinnett’s elections office recently mailed out its own versions of those precinct notification cards. Part of ...
PHOTOS: New renderings of Gwinnett’s $75 million courthouse expansion
 New renderings released this week paint a better picture of what Gwinnett County’s long-awaited, $75 million courthouse expansion will look like when it’s completed in 2020. The Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center opened in 1988 and houses courtrooms and other criminal justice operations, as well as administrative...

Posted: 11 days ago

New renderings released this week paint a better picture of what Gwinnett County’s long-awaited, $75 million courthouse expansion will look like when it’s completed in 2020. The Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center opened in 1988 and houses courtrooms and other criminal justice operations, as well as administrative...
Gwinnett’s new entertainment district now has a name and an open date
 The big entertainment and retail district in the works for Gwinnett County’s Infinite Energy Center campus now has a name and a target opening date. North American Properties will break ground next spring on the 118-acre mixed-use project now known as “Revel.” It hopes the development will be open by the fall of...

Posted: 11 days ago

The big entertainment and retail district in the works for Gwinnett County’s Infinite Energy Center campus now has a name and a target opening date. North American Properties will break ground next spring on the 118-acre mixed-use project now known as “Revel.” It hopes the development will be open by the fall of...
Gwinnett DA to seek indictment, new charges in traffic stop beating
 The Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office intends to pursue new felony charges against two former police officers when it presents its case to a grand jury later this month. The charges, which will be pursued against now-former Gwinnett police Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni and Master Officer Robert McDonald — who...

Posted: 11 days ago

The Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office intends to pursue new felony charges against two former police officers when it presents its case to a grand jury later this month. The charges, which will be pursued against now-former Gwinnett police Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni and Master Officer Robert McDonald — who...
Gwinnett commissioner returns from heart attack, greeted by protesters
 On Tuesday afternoon, Gwinnett County Commissioner Tommy Hunter attended his first meeting since a late December heart attack — and he was greeted by a familiar sight.  A small band of protesters.  It has been more than a year since Hunter, who suffered a heart attack on Dec. 30, used his personal Facebook page to...

Posted: 13 days ago

On Tuesday afternoon, Gwinnett County Commissioner Tommy Hunter attended his first meeting since a late December heart attack — and he was greeted by a familiar sight.  A small band of protesters.  It has been more than a year since Hunter, who suffered a heart attack on Dec. 30, used his personal Facebook page to...
Gwinnett’s OFS says business expansion won’t kill movie-making dreams
 OFS, the Gwinnett County  fiber optic manufacturer whose property was once pitched for a movie studio megadevelopment, announced Tuesday plans to expand its facilities and add around 200 jobs.  The company’s original movie campus plans appear to have fallen through for good, but a spokeswoman said OFS’ planned...

Posted: 13 days ago

OFS, the Gwinnett County  fiber optic manufacturer whose property was once pitched for a movie studio megadevelopment, announced Tuesday plans to expand its facilities and add around 200 jobs.  The company’s original movie campus plans appear to have fallen through for good, but a spokeswoman said OFS’ planned...