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Roads, Lake Lanier likely crowded over Labor Day weekend

Roads, Lake Lanier likely crowded over Labor Day weekend

CUMMING — As Forsyth County residents prepare for the Labor Day holiday weekend, some state road workers will be taking off — and law enforcement will be ...

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Cumming City Council hopeful drops out of race

Cumming City Council hopeful drops out of race

CUMMING — One day after qualifying to run for the Post 4 seat on the Cumming City Council in the Nov. 3 election, John Crowe has ...

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Man hurt in crash on Ga. 400 in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — One person was taken to an area hospital in what authorities said was serious condition after a single-vehicle wreck Wednesday morning on Ga ...

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Judge grants separate trials in South Forsyth grad’s murder case

Judge grants separate trials in South Forsyth grad’s murder case

DAWSONVILLE — The two men facing charges in connection with the murder of a South Forsyth High School graduate and well-known volunteer parks and recreation coach ...

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Expert: Impact fee for roads could be beneficial to Forsyth County

Expert: Impact fee for roads could be beneficial to Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — The committee tasked with reviewing Forsyth’s impact fee program met Monday night with the expert who recently conducted a study for the ...

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Northside Hospital, Gwinnett Medical Center announce merger plans

Northside Hospital, Gwinnett Medical Center announce merger plans

CUMMING — Two metro Atlanta hospitals announced this week they plan to combine to create one major health care system serving Atlanta and north Georgia.

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One injured in explosion, fire at west Forsyth business

One injured in explosion, fire at west Forsyth business

WEST FORSYTH — One person was injured in an explosion and small flash fire Wednesday afternoon at a business in western Forsyth County.

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Forsyth County Public Facilities Authority OKs funding for college, career academy

Forsyth County Public Facilities Authority OKs funding for college, career academy

CUMMING — The Forsyth County Public Facilities Authority on Tuesday approved a $20 million funding resolution for the Alliance Academy for Innovation of Cumming-Forsyth County, a ...

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Cumming, Forsyth County renew Sanders Road negotiations

Cumming, Forsyth County renew Sanders Road negotiations

CUMMING — The future of Sanders Road remains in limbo, although it appears Cumming and Forsyth County have narrowed the possibilities for addressing their two-year impasse.

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Two Forsyth County men found with $7K in meth

Two Forsyth County men found with $7K in meth

NORTHEAST FORSYTH — Two men have been charged in connection with an August drug bust that netted 73 grams of methamphetamine in the extreme northwest corner ...

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Search on for hit and run suspect in south Forsyth

Search on for hit and run suspect in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — Authorities are seeking information on a hit-and-run suspect who caused a vehicle to overturn several times on Peachtree Parkway last week after running ...

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Fair starts Forsyth County students on path to college

Fair starts Forsyth County students on path to college

SOUTH FORSYTH — High school upperclassmen from across the Forsyth County area took some time away from their textbooks Tuesday morning to focus on one common ...

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Crash injures two at Ga. 400 Exit 15 ramp in Cumming

Crash injures two at Ga. 400 Exit 15 ramp in Cumming

CUMMING — Two people, one of whom had to be freed from her vehicle by emergency crews, were injured Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle collision at ...

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Authorities: Pregnant dollar store employee bitten while trying to stop shoplifter

Authorities: Pregnant dollar store employee bitten while trying to stop shoplifter

FLOWERY BRANCH — A Gainesville woman is accused of shoplifting from the Dollar General and fighting a pregnant store employee, according to Hall County authorities.

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Decatur man charged in shooting at Lake Lanier resort

Decatur man charged in shooting at Lake Lanier resort

BUFORD — A Decatur man has been charged with shooting a man in the chest at a birthday party last month at a Lanier Islands lake ...

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Cumming City Council races set as qualifying ends

Cumming City Council races set as qualifying ends

CUMMING — Qualifying for three Cumming City Council seats on the Nov. 3 ballot wrapped up Wednesday as another four candidates made their election bids official ...

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Rodeo returning to Cumming Fairgrounds

Rodeo returning to Cumming Fairgrounds

CUMMING — The Cumming Fairgrounds plays host to many events, ranging from farmers markets and food tastings to an annual fair, but next weekend things likely ...

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Man gets life sentence for north Forsyth boy’s beating death

Man gets life sentence for north Forsyth boy’s beating death

NORTH FORSYTH — A 26-year-old Butts County man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after a jury found him guilty of murder in ...

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Traffic alert: Lane closures Monday, Tuesday nights on Ga. 400

Traffic alert: Lane closures Monday, Tuesday nights on Ga. 400

CUMMING — One lane of Ga. 400 south under the Mary Alice Park Road bridge will close overnight tonight and Tuesday so crews can work on ...

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Resurfacing of Hwy. 369 in north Forsyth delayed

Resurfacing of Hwy. 369 in north Forsyth delayed

WEST FORSYTH — The resurfacing of Hwy. 369 (Matt Highway) from the Cherokee County line to Hwy. 9 in north Forsyth has been rescheduled for after ...

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DOT to offer update on ways to improve Hwy. 20 between Cumming, Canton

DOT to offer update on ways to improve Hwy. 20 between Cumming, Canton

WEST FORSYTH — The state Department of Transportation will present the results of its analysis of ways to improve a 24-mile stretch of Hwy. 20 west ...

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Day of Caring kicks off Friday in Forsyth County

Day of Caring kicks off Friday in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — Volunteers and Forsyth County residents have big shoes to fill as a local nonprofit gears up for its annual Day of Caring.

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State lawmaker from Forsyth County tapped for committee on tax reform

State lawmaker from Forsyth County tapped for committee on tax reform

FORSYTH COUNTY — A state lawmaker from Forsyth County has been selected to serve on a new committee centered around tax reform.

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New exit at McGinnis Ferry Road, Ga. 400 taking shape

New exit at McGinnis Ferry Road, Ga. 400 taking shape

SOUTH FORSYTH — The state Department of Transportation and Forsyth County government’s plan to improve mobility on Ga. 400 at McGinnis Ferry Road will be ...

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Roadwork ramping up across Forsyth County

Roadwork ramping up across Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — Motorists have been asking for fixes to roads throughout Forsyth County for years.

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Qualifying for Cumming City Council election opens Monday

Qualifying for Cumming City Council election opens Monday

CUMMING — Qualifying opens Monday for the three Cumming City Council posts up for election Nov. 3.

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Heroin’s hold — A firsthand experience in Forsyth County

Heroin’s hold — A firsthand experience in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — Chris Stevens preferred the high he got off painkillers over heroin even after he tried both, but he stuck with heroin because it ...

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Forsyth County school system posts highest average ACT score in state

Forsyth County school system posts highest average ACT score in state

FORSYTH COUNTY — High schools in Forsyth County earned a higher combined average ACT composite score than any other school system in Georgia last year.

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International skills are focus of new diploma seal

International skills are focus of new diploma seal

FORSYTH COUNTY — High school seniors who graduate in spring will be the first class to have the option to earn a new diploma seal offered ...

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Route for fifth phase of Big Creek Greenway in west Forsyth may change

Route for fifth phase of Big Creek Greenway in west Forsyth may change

WEST FORSYTH — Changes to the proposed fifth phase of the popular Big Creek Greenway may cause some tension between neighborhoods in west Forsyth.

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