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Lottery winner apparently beaten, left for dead near downtown Cumming

Lottery winner apparently beaten, left for dead near downtown Cumming

CUMMING – A man who was critically injured after apparently being beaten and left in the middle of Atlanta Highway (Hwy. 9) just off the Cumming ...

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Two critically injured in separate accidents in north, west Forsyth

Two critically injured in separate accidents in north, west Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH – Two men were critically injured in separate accidents in north and west Forsyth late morning and early afternoon Wednesday.

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Forsyth County holds drug summit days after four heroin overdoses in two days

Forsyth County holds drug summit days after four heroin overdoses in two days

CUMMING – Victoria Torres was once nearly killed by her drug addiction, but she stood in front of a 400-person audience Tuesday and shared her experience ...

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Man charged for DUI after chase that wrecked 2 Forsyth County patrol cars

Man charged for DUI after chase that wrecked 2 Forsyth County patrol cars

CUMMING -- A 29-year-old Sharpsburg man was arrested for driving under the influence and a host of other traffic violations after leading Forsyth County deputies on ...

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 3 killed in Gainesville wreck, including an infant

3 killed in Gainesville wreck, including an infant

GAINESVILLE - Three people, including an infant, were killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon on Ga. 347/Friendship Road near Jones Drive, according to authorities.

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Habersham sewer plant condemned near Lake Lanier

Habersham sewer plant condemned near Lake Lanier

The city of Cumming has plans to take over a private sewer facility in east Forsyth near Lake Lanier and replace it with something much ...

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Cumming FUMC celebrating decade of community art

Cumming FUMC celebrating decade of community art

Paintings, sculptures, music and films are among the works on display this week and next at Cumming First United Methodist Church’s Festival of the ...

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Forsyth resident points out error in federal voting website

Forsyth resident points out error in federal voting website

An issue raised by a Forsyth County resident may have had a role in changing a federal voting website.

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Monroe Police: Cumming man’s death may be related to Forsyth weekend overdoses

Monroe Police: Cumming man’s death may be related to Forsyth weekend overdoses

The City of Monroe Police Department is investigating a possible connection between the death of a 28-year-old Cumming man who was reportedly dropped off at ...

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Hall Sheriff’s Office assists in 23-arrest operation targeting online predators

Hall Sheriff’s Office assists in 23-arrest operation targeting online predators

Hall County Sheriff’s Office law enforcement assisted about 20 other agencies in an operation targeting men who “traveled from areas around metro Atlanta with ...

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2 dead, 2 hospitalized after overdosing in southwest Forsyth over weekend

2 dead, 2 hospitalized after overdosing in southwest Forsyth over weekend

FORSYTH COUNTY – Four people from Forsyth County overdosed, two fatally, from drugs, three emergency calls of which were within a 15-hour period on Sunday and ...

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Riverwatch Middle band wins national excellence award

Riverwatch Middle band wins national excellence award

Riverwatch Middle School’s band has been honored at the national level, recently receiving the National Band Association, or NBA’s, National Program of Excellence ...

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Sawnee EMC offering rebate for enrolling thermostats

Sawnee EMC offering rebate for enrolling thermostats

An electric services provider based in Cumming is offering a program designed to help members who have a Wi-Fi-enabled programmable thermostat save money.

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Daves Creek Elementary construction to increase security

Daves Creek Elementary construction to increase security

SOUTH FORSYTH -- In one of the fastest-growing counties in the region, one more school in Forsyth County was added to the list of campuses that ...

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Forsyth Central, North Forsyth seniors named Georgia Scholars

Forsyth Central, North Forsyth seniors named Georgia Scholars

Among the list of 183 graduating seniors from high schools across the state who were recognized as 2017 Georgia Scholars, five Forsyth County students from ...

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When I Grow Up: Coal Mountain Elementary

When I Grow Up: Coal Mountain Elementary

“I like to play with all my friends. I like to play outside with them. I like to learn math. I want to be an ...

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Forsyth County Drug Summit to be held on Tuesday

Forsyth County Drug Summit to be held on Tuesday

For years, officials and community members have recognized there are drugs in Forsyth County and have stressed the issue’s awareness by holding drug summits ...

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North Forsyth fire station opens a year after firefighters work out of Dawson

North Forsyth fire station opens a year after firefighters work out of Dawson

After working for more than a year out of neighboring Dawson County, some members of the Forsyth County Fire Department are coming home.

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Large development approved adjacent to Big Creek Greenway

Large development approved adjacent to Big Creek Greenway

After several changes, a large new zoning has been approved in south Forsyth.

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Alliance Academy information nights set for May

Alliance Academy information nights set for May

With less than a year and a half before the Alliance Academy for Innovation of Cumming-Forsyth County opens, Forsyth County Schools administrators are preparing information ...

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South Forsyth property approved at lower density

South Forsyth property approved at lower density

Forsyth County commissioners approved a less intense zoning for an application in Forsyth County, despite pleas from the landowner’s family.

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Assistant principal positions open in Forsyth County schools

Assistant principal positions open in Forsyth County schools

Assistant principals are needed in Forsyth County Schools, and the system is looking for “awesome” candidates to fill openings for the 2017-2018 school year.

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Planning board split on 200-lot subdivision in north Forsyth

Planning board split on 200-lot subdivision in north Forsyth

The Forsyth County planning board held a work session on Tuesday, April 18 to discuss applications on the agenda for its monthly public hearing, set ...

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Gainesville doctor describes month in warzone hospital in Mosul, Iraq

Gainesville doctor describes month in warzone hospital in Mosul, Iraq

Behind the 14-foot blast wall surrounded in razor wire, Dr. Jim Froehlich heard the “not-so-distant” sounds of a mortar attack at a hospital near Mosul ...

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Human remains found in Dahlonega near site of missing Gwinnett woman’s wrecked car

Human remains found in Dahlonega near site of missing Gwinnett woman’s wrecked car

Human remains and clothing were found Thursday in Dahlonega near where the wrecked vehicle of a Gwinnett County woman was found last year.

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Great FoCo Cleanup to remove roadside litter in Forsyth for Earth Day

Great FoCo Cleanup to remove roadside litter in Forsyth for Earth Day

Volunteers can celebrate Earth Day this year by cleaning some heavily littered Forsyth County roads.

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Cumming transmits city’s 20-year plan

Cumming transmits city’s 20-year plan

The Cumming City Council has voted to transmit the city’s 20-year land use plan for state and regional review.

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Forsyth Central engine teams competing at Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday

Forsyth Central engine teams competing at Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday

This weekend, teams from a local high school will compete at one of NASCAR’s fastest tracks.

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Annual dancing, casino night to benefit Sawnee Woman’s Club

Annual dancing, casino night to benefit Sawnee Woman’s Club

For the 32nd year, the Sawnee Woman’s Club is inviting Forsyth County residents to don their dancing shoes at the club’s annual Nite ...

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BBQ fundraiser benefits foster children in Forsyth County

BBQ fundraiser benefits foster children in Forsyth County

An annual barbecue and music event that supports foster children in Forsyth County is back for its fourth year of food, music and fun.

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