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Popular food, music venue for south Forsyth residents closes in Johns Creek

Popular food, music venue for south Forsyth residents closes in Johns Creek

BUFORD -- The booming bass of the rock bands was too much for Johns Creek residents, and 37 Main was tired of fighting.

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 DOT worker on bathroom break discovers skull inside suitcase along I-985

DOT worker on bathroom break discovers skull inside suitcase along I-985

A construction worker relieving himself in the woods along Interstate 985 discovered a suitcase containing a human skull and other bones, police said.

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 Hall County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 12-year-old

Hall County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 12-year-old

GAINESVILLE - Authorities are searching for a 12-year-old Hall County girl last seen getting into a car early Wednesday morning.

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Milestones testing scores released

Milestones testing scores released

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Scores for the second administration of the state’s most recent standardized testing were released this week, and Forsyth County, once again, remained ...

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Tax-free weekend begins Saturday in Forsyth

Tax-free weekend begins Saturday in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY -- The annual state tax-free shopping weekend will begin Saturday, allowing back-to-school shoppers the chance to stock up on selected items such as clothing ...

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Appointment marks first in Forsyth Juvenile Court

Appointment marks first in Forsyth Juvenile Court

FORSYTH COUNTY -- While Forsyth County juveniles may not be any more delinquent than others in the state, with nearly a third of the population under ...

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Lane closures set throughout weekend on Ga. 400 northbound

Lane closures set throughout weekend on Ga. 400 northbound

SOUTH FORSYTH – Though work rush hour may take a break each weekend, traffic in south Forsyth on Ga. 400 will continue to slug along due ...

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Former Hall commission candidate Troy Phillips, wife found dead

Former Hall commission candidate Troy Phillips, wife found dead

HALL COUNTY -- Hall County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating the shooting deaths of former Hall County Board of Commissioners candidate Troy Phillips and his ...

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Gainesville woman charged in undercover prostitution investigation

Gainesville woman charged in undercover prostitution investigation

A Gainesville woman is accused of soliciting three undercover agents to have sex for money, according to authorities.

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Authorities: Nude man asked to leave Lanier Islands, tries to hurt deputies

Authorities: Nude man asked to leave Lanier Islands, tries to hurt deputies

HALL COUNTY -- A Jefferson man allegedly seen nude at Lake Lanier campgrounds is accused of attempting to hurt two deputies trying to detain him, according ...

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Land annexed by Cumming for expansion of Northside Hospital-Forsyth

Land annexed by Cumming for expansion of Northside Hospital-Forsyth

Though construction remains ongoing and upward at Northside Hospital-Forsyth, three Forsyth County properties were recently approved for annexation by the city of Cumming for the ...

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Forsyth County Schools welcome new teachers

Forsyth County Schools welcome new teachers

On Tuesday morning, Lambert High School’s auditorium was packed with educators who are new to Forsyth County as Superintendent Jeff Bearden welcomed them into ...

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High grad rates in Forsyth County, state CTAE pathways

High grad rates in Forsyth County, state CTAE pathways

Graduation rates for students involved in Career, Technical and Agricultural Education, or CTAE, classes throughout Georgia has risen 6 percent since 2014, and Forsyth County ...

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70-lot neighborhood in north Forsyth will be first of its kind

70-lot neighborhood in north Forsyth will be first of its kind

NORTH FORSYTH -- A first-of-its kind zoning was approved last week by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners.

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Cumming named Purple Heart city

Cumming named Purple Heart city

CUMMING -- Cumming earned a new distinction recognizing the city’s support of veterans.

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Open house set for south Forsyth water plant

Open house set for south Forsyth water plant

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A new water reclamation facility will open soon in south Forsyth, and officials have invited the community to an open house.

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Laura Semanson wins District 5 Commissioner runoff

Laura Semanson wins District 5 Commissioner runoff

EAST FORSYTH – Residents of east Forsyth surrounding Lake Lanier appear to have decided who their next representative will be on the county commission.

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Semanson wins District 5 BOC seat in runoff

Semanson wins District 5 BOC seat in runoff

EAST FORSYTH – With all precincts reporting their numbers, the July 26 Republican primary runoff for the District 5 seat on the Forsyth County Board of ...

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Teen charged for crashing car into Cumming home

Teen charged for crashing car into Cumming home

CUMMING -- Josephine Jefferson credits a miracle for saving her grandchildren’s’ lives when a car drove through the back wall of her family’s home ...

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 Authorities: Teen charged with roadway shooting after alleged drug deal

Authorities: Teen charged with roadway shooting after alleged drug deal

A Gainesville teenager is charged with shooting at another vehicle after an alleged drug deal turned sour, according to authorities.

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Testimony: Brass knuckle assault suspect thought mother was abused by victim

Testimony: Brass knuckle assault suspect thought mother was abused by victim

A Hall County man is accused of beating his mother’s caregiver under the suspicion the mother was abused, according to testimony Monday.

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Planning board talks mixed use request in west Forsyth

Planning board talks mixed use request in west Forsyth

WEST FORSYTH – Forsyth County planning board members are set to hold a public hearing on a proposed rezoning in west Forsyth that would bring residential ...

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New restaurant brings upscale dining, atmosphere to Forsyth

New restaurant brings upscale dining, atmosphere to Forsyth

When Chef David Ifidon decided to open a restaurant four years ago, he knew he wanted a location that had a need for a welcoming-yet-upscale ...

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Bonds sold for Alliance Academy

Bonds sold for Alliance Academy

The Public Facilities Authority has completed its first project, which will fund construction for a new career-focused high school in Forsyth County.

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Man faces child exploitation charges in Forsyth County Superior Court

Man faces child exploitation charges in Forsyth County Superior Court

A man has been indicted in Forsyth County on charges related to online exploitation of a child.

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Library summer reading program ending with free magic shows this week

Library summer reading program ending with free magic shows this week

Nationally acclaimed magician Ken Scott will perform eight free shows for the Forsyth County Public Library system on July 25-28.

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Sen. Michael Williams leaves RNC with positive feeling

Sen. Michael Williams leaves RNC with positive feeling

The Republican National Convention wrapped up in Cleveland, Ohio, on Thursday with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump closing out the ceremonies.

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This Week in Forsyth County History: July 24-30

This Week in Forsyth County History: July 24-30

Do you remember what happened in your community 20 years ago? How about 40? Or have you moved to Forsyth County since then and are ...

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New Forsyth Central High student union building ready to open

New Forsyth Central High student union building ready to open

If change and growth have been defining Forsyth County for the past couple decades, the area’s oldest — and for some time only — high school ...

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Memorial Day crash in north Forsyth turns fatal

Memorial Day crash in north Forsyth turns fatal

NORTH FORSYTH -- An 80-year-old man succumbed to injuries he sustained in a car crash on Memorial Day in north Forsyth.

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