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Middle school robotics teams compete at world event

Middle school robotics teams compete at world event

Robotics teams from three Forsyth County middle schools made an impression at the recent world championship, with one school bringing home the top award.

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Child in critical condition following 4-wheeler wreck

Child in critical condition following 4-wheeler wreck

An 11-year-old child was listed in critical condition following a 4-wheeler wreck in western Dawson County Monday afternoon.

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Search ongoing at Lake Lanier for Gainesville woman

Search ongoing at Lake Lanier for Gainesville woman

The search has resumed for a Gainesville woman who has been missing since Wednesday night.

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Learning to lead: Lambert grad manages local Student Painters

Learning to lead: Lambert grad manages local Student Painters

While home for the summer, many college students from Forsyth County may be looking for jobs to make some money before classes start back.

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Forsyth roads named for fallen firefighters

Forsyth roads named for fallen firefighters

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Since its inception, three firefighters with the Forsyth County Fire Department have died in the line of duty, and all three were honored ...

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Buford Hwy. Overlay District approved

Buford Hwy. Overlay District approved

EAST FORSYTH – Supporters broke out in applause Thursday after members of the Forsyth County commission voted unanimously to approve the new Buford Highway Overlay District.

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Man’s foot severed in Lake Lanier boating incident, another man charged

Man’s foot severed in Lake Lanier boating incident, another man charged

A Suwanee man suffered severe injuries to his feet, one of which was “a complete amputation,” after a boating incident Saturday on Lake Lanier, according ...

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Habitat for Humanity begins construction on two north Forsyth homes

Habitat for Humanity begins construction on two north Forsyth homes

Two families are one nail closer to owning their own homes in north Forsyth after a local nonprofit helped them begin the build.

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West Forsyth golfer awarded scholarship in memory of late North student

West Forsyth golfer awarded scholarship in memory of late North student

WEST FORSYTH – Drew Ridings reminds Brad Bridges a lot of a 15-year-old boy he used to practice golf with in north Forsyth. His morals. His ...

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Forsyth Board of Education approves tentative 2017 budget

Forsyth Board of Education approves tentative 2017 budget

FORSYTH COUNTY – A tentative Forsyth County Schools budget for 2017 was approved by the Board of Education on Thursday, with finance officials for the district ...

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Forsyth County Schools honors retirees

Forsyth County Schools honors retirees

FORSYTH COUNTY – Just as students must graduate to the next grade or phase in their lives, educators and school employees also cannot remain forever in ...

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Forsyth community honors emergency services, public safety personnel

Forsyth community honors emergency services, public safety personnel

Though the spectacle may have been worrisome to passing motorists at the Ga. 400/Buford Highway interchange and at Northside Hospital-Forsyth on Thursday afternoon, the ...

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Advance voting wraps up in Forsyth

Advance voting wraps up in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Advance voting has wrapped up for Tuesday’s General Primary, leaving Forsyth voters with one more chance to support their preferred Republican or ...

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Officials hopeful about future of Forsyth

Officials hopeful about future of Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY -- The state of Forsyth County, from the eyes of stakeholders and public officials, is looking up.

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Blessing of Dogs on Saturday at Deer Creek Shores Presbyterian Church

CUMMING — Dog owners can bring their pets to Deer Creek Shores Presbyterian Church on Saturday to have them blessed at a family — and dog — day ...

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Forsyth residents told to boil water

Forsyth residents told to boil water

NORTHEAST FORSYTH – Residents all over Forsyth County reported receiving an automated telephone call just after midnight on Friday, warning them that they needed to boil ...

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Cumming adjusting prices for tickets, parking at annual fair

Cumming adjusting prices for tickets, parking at annual fair

CUMMING — Prices will change for tickets and parking at this year’s Cumming Country Fair & Festival.

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Man indicted for arson of his north Forsyth home

Man indicted for arson of his north Forsyth home

NORTH FORSYTH — A north Forsyth man has been indicted for arson in connection with a bedroom fire that sent him to the hospital in October.

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Case against fake Forsyth nurse who cared for Bobbi Kristina moves on

Case against fake Forsyth nurse who cared for Bobbi Kristina moves on

NORTH FORSYTH — A Forsyth County grand jury has indicted a Buford woman accused of impersonating a nurse at a north Forsyth health care facility and ...

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Design presented for Sharon Forks Library expansion

Design presented for Sharon Forks Library expansion

SOUTH FORSYTH — Architects tasked with expanding the busiest library in Georgia presented their final designs to the Forsyth County Public Library board Monday.

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Two large developments proposed in south Forsyth

Two large developments proposed in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — Plans for two massive mixed use developments in south Forsyth, totaling more than 750 homes, have been filed with the county’s planning ...

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South Forsyth woman charged with child molestation, rape

South Forsyth woman charged with child molestation, rape

CUMMING — A south Forsyth woman turned herself into law enforcement Thursday morning on charges of child molestation and rape.

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Authorities searching for missing woman at park on Lake Lanier

Authorities searching for missing woman at park on Lake Lanier

GAINESVILLE — Several law enforcement agencies are searching for a 23-year-old woman who went missing late Wednesday night at Lanier Point Park off Dawsonville Highway (Hwy ...

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Forsyth County Slugfest benefits Northside NICU

Forsyth County Slugfest benefits Northside NICU

CUMMING — Northside Hospital-Forsyth recently received a donation from an annual fundraiser baseball tournament.

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Forsyth school officials respond to Obama’s transgender student bathroom order

Forsyth school officials respond to Obama’s transgender student bathroom order

CUMMING — In light of a recent directive about transgender students from the Obama administration, officials with the Forsyth County school system say they intend to ...

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Cumming to reopen Sanders Road on May 26

Cumming to reopen Sanders Road on May 26

CUMMING — A stretch of Sanders Road near Lake Lanier will reopen on May 26, three years and one week after the collapse of a nearby ...

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New traffic signals planned along Ga. 400 corridor

New traffic signals planned along Ga. 400 corridor

DAWSONVILLE — In response to increased commercial development in the area, motorists can expect to see new traffic signals along the Ga. 400 corridor within the ...

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Foster Forsyth workshops continue this week

Foster Forsyth workshops continue this week

CUMMING — The way Patrick Foster sees it, more Forsyth residents need to take part in the process to update the county’s comprehensive plan.

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Road renaming ceremony to honor late Forsyth County firefighters

Road renaming ceremony to honor late Forsyth County firefighters

FORSYTH COUNTY — Three fallen Forsyth County firefighters will be honored this week during a presentation to rename roads in their honor.

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Forsyth CASA director tapped for national council

Forsyth CASA director tapped for national council

CUMMING — The executive director of a local nonprofit that advocates for abused and neglected children in Forsyth County was recently appointed to a council for ...

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