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Ga. 400 to open first Forsyth expansion Oct. 5

Ga. 400 to open first Forsyth expansion Oct. 5

SOUTH FORSYTH – Nearly two years after Forsyth County voters approve a $200 million transportation bond to help deal with traffic issues, part of a new ...

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This Week in Forsyth County History: Sept. 25-Oct. 1

This Week in Forsyth County History: Sept. 25-Oct. 1

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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Forsyth County restaurant inspections Sept. 1-16

Forsyth County restaurant inspections Sept. 1-16

Following are the food service businesses that were inspected by the Forsyth County Environmental Department between Sept. 1-16, 2016.

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City approves Sanders Road guardrail agreement

City approves Sanders Road guardrail agreement

Agreements have been reached between the city of Cumming and Forsyth County for a new guardrail on Sanders Road.

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Bell Research Center to move to downtown Cumming

Bell Research Center to move to downtown Cumming

CUMMING -- A local historical research center recently realized a dream of many readers after receiving so many new books that they need a new facility.

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2017 Forsyth County budget sent to commissioners with changes

2017 Forsyth County budget sent to commissioners with changes

FORSYTH COUNTY -- After months of preparation, the county’s 2017 budget is headed the Forsyth County Board of Com-missioners.

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32 FCS students named National Merit semifinalists

32 FCS students named National Merit semifinalists

Every public high school in Forsyth County was represented on the list of 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists, a pool that recognizes students with ...

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Forsyth County County manager announces retirement

Forsyth County County manager announces retirement

A top Forsyth County official has announced his retirement.

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136-lot subdivision may come to north Forsyth

136-lot subdivision may come to north Forsyth

Planning commission board members suggested a few tweaks to a proposed 136-lot subdivision in northwest Forsyth at a work session Tuesday night.

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Cumming Utilities Department wins state award

Cumming Utilities Department wins state award

The city of Cumming’s utilities department was this week recognized for keeping an impressive streak going.

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Former Cumming Waves swimmer medals in Rio Paralympics

Former Cumming Waves swimmer medals in Rio Paralympics

CUMMING -- A running joke with the Paralympic Team USA swimmers is that their medals – a hefty number – from the Rio games are worth just a ...

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Kelly Mill Elementary creates monarch habitat in new garden

Kelly Mill Elementary creates monarch habitat in new garden

WEST FORSYTH -- Third and fourth graders at Kelly Mill Elementary School spread their wings at a butterfly garden ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning.

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Suspects indicted in west Forsyth car break-in spree

Suspects indicted in west Forsyth car break-in spree

WEST FORSYTH -- A trio of suspected car break-in thieves who rang in the July 4 weekend may soon lose their independence.

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Scholastic Student Spotlight: North JROTC senior applying to U.S. Naval Academy

Scholastic Student Spotlight: North JROTC senior applying to U.S. Naval Academy

Name: Bryan Garcia

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Forsyth County zonings: church, cell tower, two neighborhoods among current requests

Forsyth County zonings: church, cell tower, two neighborhoods among current requests

Church may neighbor Denmark High School

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Forsyth County Schools names 8 REACH scholars

Forsyth County Schools names 8 REACH scholars

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Eight Forsyth County middle school students recently became part of a statewide program that contracts them to an academic promise of good behavior ...

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Piney Grove student returns to Midway for Eagle Scout project

Piney Grove student returns to Midway for Eagle Scout project

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Not everyone has what it takes to become an Eagle Scout — the highest Boy Scout honor a young man can receive, but Nolan ...

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City Park in Cumming soon ready for play

City Park in Cumming soon ready for play

CUMMING -- Finishing touches are being made to outside amenities at Cumming’s City Park on Pilgrim Mill Road.

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Monday starts fall break for Forsyth County Schools

Monday starts fall break for Forsyth County Schools

FORSYTH COUNTY -- For the second year, roads will be absent yellow school buses this week and schools will be absent — with permission — students.

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Annual softball tourney benefits Forsyth County Special Olympics

Annual softball tourney benefits Forsyth County Special Olympics

Special Olympics Forsyth County athletes will step up to the plate Saturday, Sept. 24 for the organization’s eighth annual Battle of the Bats tournament.

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Book on Forsyth County's racial cleansing of 1912 gaining national attention

Book on Forsyth County's racial cleansing of 1912 gaining national attention

A book penned by an author who grew up in Forsyth County was released just Tuesday and has already garnered nationwide attention for its nonfiction ...

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Family Promise of Forsyth County to open doors in October

Family Promise of Forsyth County to open doors in October

FORSYTH COUNTY -- After nearly two years of planning, fundraising and securing support from the community, Family Promise of Forsyth County is ready to open its ...

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Drone demonstration for West Forsyth seniors surveys football field

Drone demonstration for West Forsyth seniors surveys football field

WEST FORSYTH -- A group of fourth-year engineering pathway students at West Forsyth High School recently had the chance to see a real-life application of their ...

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Keep Forsyth County Beautiful waterway cleanup accepting volunteers

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful waterway cleanup accepting volunteers

A local group is looking for volunteers to help cleanup waterways flowing through Forsyth County.

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Authorities find $101K of meth in cooler in Hall

Authorities find $101K of meth in cooler in Hall

HALL COUNTY -- A Norcross man faces methamphetamine trafficking charges after about $101,000 worth of the drug was seized, authorities said.

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New foundation awards grants to 5 Forsyth County schools

New foundation awards grants to 5 Forsyth County schools

Five public schools in Forsyth County recently became the first grant recipients in a new foundation that supports teachers, students and schools.

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Matt Elementary students Live to Give

Matt Elementary students Live to Give

WEST FORSYTH -- Students and staff at Matt Elementary School were encouraged to wear motivational T-shirts last week to help boost others’ spirits as a kickoff ...

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Buford Dam Road closed after wreck damages guardrail

Buford Dam Road closed after wreck damages guardrail

EAST FORSYTH — Traffic was delayed Wednesday afternoon as crews worked a wreck on Buford Dam Road.

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Forsyth BOC wary of build-out timeline for mixed-use zonings

Forsyth BOC wary of build-out timeline for mixed-use zonings

Forsyth County commissioners recently discussed how they would deal with future developments in light of the success of mixed-use developments in the area.

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Commission approves Automation Direct expansion in north Forsyth

Commission approves Automation Direct expansion in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH -- Forsyth County commissioners gave the go ahead for the expansion of a major Forsyth County company.

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