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Firm awarded for Ga. 400 widening design

Firm awarded for Ga. 400 widening design

FORSYTH COUNTY -- The widening of Ga. 400 recently received recognition by way of an award.

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Forsyth Central automotive teacher receives national award

Forsyth Central automotive teacher receives national award

The 2015 Forsyth County Teacher of the Year was recently honored on a national level at the fall Board of Governors meeting of the National ...

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Tam's Backstage serves free holiday meal to families in need

Tam's Backstage serves free holiday meal to families in need

The weather outside was frightful, but inside the food was so delightful.

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CASA of Forsyth County swears in largest group of volunteers in six years

CASA of Forsyth County swears in largest group of volunteers in six years

CUMMING -- Robert Coggins and his family likely wouldn’t still have a relationship with their foster daughter if it weren’t for CASA.

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Deck the Stalls family fun day was for the horses

Deck the Stalls family fun day was for the horses

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Deck the Stalls, a family fun activity day, was held on Saturday to benefit Save the Horses, a nonprofit rescue and relief organization.

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Forsyth County government changes alcohol code, defines business categories

Forsyth County government changes alcohol code, defines business categories

During a meeting last week, county commissioners made the following decisions. All votes are 5-0 unless otherwise noted.

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Phone scammers claiming to be Forsyth County deputies ongoing

Phone scammers claiming to be Forsyth County deputies ongoing

Phone scammers are stepping up their game, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office recently warned on social media.

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Former employees, bars sue over new Michael’s Law

Former employees, bars sue over new Michael’s Law

It appears there will be a legal challenge to a law named in memory of a slain South Forsyth High School grad.

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6 ways to prevent holiday packages from getting stolen

6 ways to prevent holiday packages from getting stolen

FORSYTH COUNTY -- As UPS and FedEx trucks begin dropping off Cyber Monday and other holiday purchases, cardboard boxes and envelopes are sure to pile up ...

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GDOT holding open house for Hwy. 20 widening in west Forsyth

GDOT holding open house for Hwy. 20 widening in west Forsyth

WEST FORSYTH -- Residents will have another chance to voice their opinions and concerns about improvements being designed for a major commuter highway in west Forsyth.

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Lanier Golf Course to add 320 homes in east Forsyth

Lanier Golf Course to add 320 homes in east Forsyth

Amendments to a longstanding zoning issue surrounding an east Forsyth golf course were approved, making way for residential development.

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Chattahoochee students welcome real and stuffed owls

Chattahoochee students welcome real and stuffed owls

Fourth-grade students at Chattahoochee Elementary School were excited to meet three owls – two alive, one stuffed – on Monday.

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Study: Forsyth among top in Georgia for net wealth

Study: Forsyth among top in Georgia for net wealth

In a first-time study, Forsyth County has been listed among the top 10 counties in the state with highest net wealth.

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Sensitive Santa returns to Forsyth County libraries

Sensitive Santa returns to Forsyth County libraries

For those who feel holiday shopping and family gatherings may too much for some kids who prefer smaller, quitter settings, libraries in Forsyth County are ...

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When I Grow Up: Matt Elementary

When I Grow Up: Matt Elementary

“My favorite subject is PE because I really like how I can express myself and show as much physical perfections as I can. I want ...

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Forsyth County News receives Beacon Award for education coverage

Forsyth County News receives Beacon Award for education coverage

The Forsyth County News was recognized Friday for its education reporting at the Georgia School Board Association’s annual conference in Atlanta.

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17 places in Forsyth to drop off Toys for Tots donations

17 places in Forsyth to drop off Toys for Tots donations

With the holidays approaching, many in Forsyth County are looking to help those in need particularly children.

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Character areas tweaked in Forsyth’s 20-year plan

Character areas tweaked in Forsyth’s 20-year plan

Forsyth County residents once again had the chance to voice their thoughts on a 20-year county land use plan.

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Northside Hospital-Forsyth kicks off holiday season with annual Celebration of Lights

Northside Hospital-Forsyth kicks off holiday season with annual Celebration of Lights

Thousands of twinkling lights lit up the dark night sky, tinsel loosely wrapped around the 66-foot tall Christmas tree.

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West Forsyth High School grad pens first novel at 25

West Forsyth High School grad pens first novel at 25

A West Forsyth High School grad is getting some attention after releasing her debut novel.

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West Forsyth grad pens first novel at 25

West Forsyth grad pens first novel at 25

A West Forsyth High School grad is getting some attention after releasing her debut novel.

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American Legion member honored

American Legion member honored

CUMMING -- The Cumming American Legion Post 307 awarded a 60th Year Continuous Membership Certificate to William Repella, pictured left.

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Firearms stolen from south Forsyth gun range

Firearms stolen from south Forsyth gun range

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Guns were stolen from a south Forsyth gun store and range early Thursday morning after a car was driven into the wall of ...

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Katt Williams banished from Hall, Dawson counties as part of plea agreement

Katt Williams banished from Hall, Dawson counties as part of plea agreement

HALL COUNTY - Katt Williams entered a plea of no contest to multiple counts Thursday stemming from an incident earlier this year involving a bodyguard allegedly ...

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Katt Williams banished from Hall, Dawson counties as part of plea agreement

Katt Williams banished from Hall, Dawson counties as part of plea agreement

HALL COUNTY - Katt Williams entered a plea of no contest to multiple counts Thursday stemming from an incident earlier this year involving a bodyguard allegedly ...

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Chamber of Commerce awarded for sports amenities

Chamber of Commerce awarded for sports amenities

Whether the field needs to be rectangular, square or circular, Forsyth County is prepared to host almost any sporting event.

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Committee: Jail, courthouse project under budget

Committee: Jail, courthouse project under budget

Though it has been more than a year and a half since the new Forsyth County Courthouse opened and more than two years for the ...

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Annual Deck the Stalls aids horse rescue

Annual Deck the Stalls aids horse rescue

A local nonprofit is inviting residents to Deck the Stalls — horse stalls, that is.

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Rain drenches north Georgia fires, Lake Lanier

Rain drenches north Georgia fires, Lake Lanier

More than two inches of rain was dumped on Forsyth County this week, marking the first precipitation of the month and since Oct. 16.

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How to guard your Forsyth County home against fires

How to guard your Forsyth County home against fires

While strong storm systems moved through Forsyth County, north Georgia and the Southeast earlier this week, bringing rain and respite to drought and wildfires, the ...

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