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Relay for Life set for Saturday at Cumming Fairgrounds

Relay for Life set for Saturday at Cumming Fairgrounds

CUMMING — Superheroes will take over the Cumming Fairgrounds on Saturday with one goal — to battle cancer.

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Forsyth County school officials applaud state education reform bill

Forsyth County school officials applaud state education reform bill

FORSYTH COUNTY — Though this school year is not yet over, educators are looking ahead to this fall after Gov. Nathan Deal signed an education reform ...

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Forsyth high schools washing cars to benefit Special Olympics

Forsyth high schools washing cars to benefit Special Olympics

FORSYTH COUNTY — If weekend errands involve cleaning the car, they can also involve supporting Forsyth County’s Special Olympics program.

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National Day of Prayer observed in downtown Cumming

National Day of Prayer observed in downtown Cumming

CUMMING — The official observance of the Day of Prayer was held at 10 a.m. Thursday outside the old Forsyth County Courthouse in downtown Cumming.

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Cumming man awarded $5.7M in crash lawsuit involving postal worker

Cumming man awarded $5.7M in crash lawsuit involving postal worker

GAINESVILLE — A Cumming man was awarded $5.7 million last week in a suit against the federal government after a collision involving a U.S ...

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Authorities scale back search for missing boater on Lake Lanier

Authorities scale back search for missing boater on Lake Lanier

BUFORD — Authorities will continue sweeping the shoreline of Lake Lanier for a missing boater, but they will no longer use sonar equipment, according to a ...

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President commends South Forsyth student for service to community

President commends South Forsyth student for service to community

SOUTH FORSYTH — In a personal letter written from the White House, a South Forsyth High School student recently was recognized by President Barack Obama for ...

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20 South Forsyth seniors first to get new diploma seal

20 South Forsyth seniors first to get new diploma seal

SOUTH FORSYTH — Part of the graduating class at South Forsyth High School this year will be the first in the county to receive a new ...

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Authorities seek serial flasher in south Forsyth area

Authorities seek serial flasher in south Forsyth area

SOUTH FORSYTH — Authorities are asking the public’s help in identifying a man who is suspected of flashing cashiers at several area businesses.

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Major Dawsonville Highway bridge work could wrap up this weekend

Major Dawsonville Highway bridge work could wrap up this weekend

GAINESVILLE — Work to repair the Dawsonville Highway (Hwy. 53) westbound bridge over the Chattahoochee River portion of Lake Lanier is nearing completion, with all major ...

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South Forsyth driver cited for watching “How I Met Your Mother” while traveling in school zone

South Forsyth driver cited for watching “How I Met Your Mother” while traveling in school zone

SOUTH FORSYTH — In this day and age, people can stream their favorite TV shows whenever and wherever they want, though one Suwanee driver might want ...

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Forsyth County’s schools top state on CCRPI scores

Forsyth County’s schools top state on CCRPI scores

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County school system received its annual report card from the state Tuesday broken down by district- and school-level metrics. The numbers ...

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Forsyth Fire Department welcomes 18 graduates, promotes others

Forsyth Fire Department welcomes 18 graduates, promotes others

NORTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County Fire Department honored new and experienced firefighters alike during a ceremony Friday night.

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DOT seeks Forsyth County match for facelift to Hwy. 141

DOT seeks Forsyth County match for facelift to Hwy. 141

SOUTH FORSYTH — Additional funding could be on its way to spruce up a well-traveled south Forsyth corridor.

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 Deal vetoes bill that would have allowed guns on college campuses

Deal vetoes bill that would have allowed guns on college campuses

Gov. Nathan Deal vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have lifted a firearms ban on the state’s public college and university campuses, according to ...

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Two intersections on Hwy. 369 in north Forsyth getting official names

Two intersections on Hwy. 369 in north Forsyth getting official names

NORTH FORSYTH — North Forsyth residents have long known the intersections of Hammond’s Crossing and Coal Mountain by those names. This week, the state and ...

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One killed in two-vehicle wreck near Cumming

One killed in two-vehicle wreck near Cumming

CUMMING — A 59-year-old woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday that shut down a stretch of Atlanta Highway (Hwy. 9) for about 90 minutes ...

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Forsyth Optimist oratorical contest winners recognized

Forsyth Optimist oratorical contest winners recognized

CUMMING — The Forsyth County winners of the 2016 Optimist Club student oratorical competition were honored at a recent recognition luncheon held at Northside Hospital-Forsyth. 

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Governor touts Lanier Tech expansion in signing state budget

Governor touts Lanier Tech expansion in signing state budget

OAKWOOD — Gov. Nathan Deal flew into Hall County by helicopter Monday morning to sign the $23.7 billion state budget for the 2017 fiscal year ...

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Sawnee EMC awards scholarships to 9 Forsyth seniors

Sawnee EMC awards scholarships to 9 Forsyth seniors

CUMMING — A Cumming-based electric services cooperative recently helped nine local high school seniors prepare for upcoming college finances.

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Search for man missing on Lake Lanier continues

Search for man missing on Lake Lanier continues

BUFORD -- The search for a missing Snellville boater at Lake Lanier continues Tuesday.

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Final hearing set on Buford Highway Overlay District

Final hearing set on Buford Highway Overlay District

EAST FORSYTH — A set of design standards for one of Forsyth County’s busiest east-west corridors is closer to being implemented.

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UNG offering cyber security summer camp for high school students

UNG offering cyber security summer camp for high school students

DAHLONEGA — The University of North Georgia is holding a free two-week residential National Cyber Warrior Academy on its Dahlonega Campus for high school students interested ...

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National Geographic fellow offers advice for longevity

GAINESVILLE — The secrets to a longer life are elusive, but simple.

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ARC forecast: Forsyth’s population to double by 2040

ARC forecast: Forsyth’s population to double by 2040

FORSYTH COUNTY — We may not know what the weather will be a week from now, but thanks to a forecast from the Atlanta Regional Commission ...

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Early voting begins for May 24 primary

Early voting begins for May 24 primary

FORSYTH COUNTY — After months of campaigning, Forsyth County voters will have their first opportunity on Monday to cast a ballot in the May 24 General ...

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Forsyth County Drug Awareness Council hires director

Forsyth County Drug Awareness Council hires director

FORSYTH COUNTY — A newly formed drug-free community coalition that received federal funding to run its program now has a director, and she is already focused ...

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Route altered for path linking park, greenway in northwest Forsyth

Route altered for path linking park, greenway in northwest Forsyth

NORTHWEST FORSYTH — A future pedestrian path connecting a popular northwest Forsyth park with a trail system has been updated to avoid a neighborhood.

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West, South take awards for musical theater

West, South take awards for musical theater

FORSYTH COUNTY -- High schools drama departments in Forsyth County received three awards and one scholarship earlier this month at the state’s most prestigious level ...

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Officials to give update on north Forsyth Walmart

Officials to give update on north Forsyth Walmart

NORTH FORSYTH — Representatives of Walmart are scheduled to discuss the development of a new super center in north Forsyth during the May 5 meeting of ...

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