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Sawnee Artists Association show opens

CUMMING — Forsyth County is full of artists, though that may not be common knowledge. One group is trying to change that.

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Heart screening event Saturday at Pinecrest Academy

Heart screening event Saturday at Pinecrest Academy

SOUTH FORSYTH — Athletes in middle and high school are expected to put their hearts into sports, but one local school wants to make sure their hearts can take it.

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Civil Air Patrol honors South Forsyth eighth-grader

Civil Air Patrol honors South Forsyth eighth-grader

SOUTH FORSYTH — An eighth-grader at South Forsyth Middle School was recently commended for his efforts with an auxiliary military patrol.

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‘Big Fibber’ from Forsyth taking part in storytelling festival

‘Big Fibber’ from Forsyth taking part in storytelling festival

NORTH FORSYTH — Tracy Walker says she’s seen a herd of cows walk into a library and come out reading books, but don’t take her word for it.

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Cumming church that started with an ad marks anniversary Sunday

Cumming church that started with an ad marks anniversary Sunday

CUMMING -- The March 7, 1984, issue of Forsyth County News featured coverage of a press conference from Jack Manton of Cumming, detailing his client Herschel Walker’s decision to enter the USFL, a TV Guide ad for the second season of “The A-Team” and a house near Lake Lanier listed for $49,900.

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Night of bourbon, BBQ to help Forsyth’s foster families

Night of bourbon, BBQ to help Forsyth’s foster families

NORTH FORSYTH -- Drinking bourbon and listening to the blues on Saturday will help Forsyth County children be placed in foster families.

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Forsyth resident has cause to run Boston Marathon

Forsyth resident has cause to run Boston Marathon

FORSYTH COUNTY — Jonathon Macdonald couldn’t run away from skin cancer, but he can run to fight it.

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Bicycle Rodeo for kids Friday at Fowler Park

Bicycle Rodeo for kids Friday at Fowler Park

SOUTH FORSYTH — Friday may be an early release day for students in the Forsyth County school system, but one group still wants to teach them something.

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Forsyth Extension Office starts new kids' program

Forsyth Extension Office starts new kids' program

CUMMING — During a day when ice covered most of Forsyth County, 10 of the 12 enrolled children showed up at the Cumming Library for the fourth session of Master Gardener Sprouts to learn about planting vegetables.

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Chestatee River Chapter of DAR honors Forsyth vet

Chestatee River Chapter of DAR honors Forsyth vet

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Chestatee River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently presented the DAR Medal of Honor to Robert "Nick" Youdell of Cumming.

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Sounds of Americana to fill Cumming Playhouse in March

Sounds of Americana to fill Cumming Playhouse in March

CUMMING — Get those cowboy boots ready for two evenings of toe-tapping Americana swing and country music this month at the Cumming Playhouse.

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Nite in Olde Cumming marks 30th anniversary

Nite in Olde Cumming marks 30th anniversary

CUMMING — Each year, the Sawnee Woman’s Club holds Nite in Olde Cumming, a festive fundraiser that helps meet the needs of the community. This year’s version, however, also will celebrate the club’s 30th anniversary.

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Cumming Library has much to offer in March

Cumming Library has much to offer in March

CUMMING — With a new month comes new activities at the Cumming Library. And it would seem March has something lined up for all ages.

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Monte Carlo Casino Night fundraiser Saturday in Forsyth

Monte Carlo Casino Night fundraiser Saturday in Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Break out the flapper dresses and tuxedos, because Forsyth County’s Monte Carlo Casino Night is coming to town.

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Scenes of snow from across Forsyth County

Scenes of snow from across Forsyth County

Readers shared some scenes of snow with the Forsyth County News.

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World War II vet from Forsyth traveling to Washington

World War II vet from Forsyth traveling to Washington

FORSYTH COUNTY — Herschel Scheidt went across the United States and Europe while serving in World War II, and soon a local group is sending him on one more trip for his military service.

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North Lanier Baptist Church’s ‘A Day of Hope’ on March 7

North Lanier Baptist Church’s ‘A Day of Hope’ on March 7

CUMMING — Forsyth County residents will be able to get their oil changed, a haircut and makeover all on the same day next month. For free.

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West Forsyth community remembers boy’s life before tragedy

West Forsyth community remembers boy’s life before tragedy

WEST FORSYTH — It’s the little things that can bring such joy or tragedy.

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Senior Expo canceled Saturday at Forsyth Conference Center

Senior Expo canceled Saturday at Forsyth Conference Center

FORSYTH COUNTY (Update) — The Forsyth Senior Expo scheduled for Saturday at the Lanier Technical College Forsyth Conference Center has been cancelled due to the potential for winter weather.

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Mentor Me going bowling Saturday in Cumming

Mentor Me going bowling Saturday in Cumming

CUMMING — An annual community event will roll through Forsyth County on Saturday, and it’s all for the kids.

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American Legion honors young Forsyth speakers

American Legion honors young Forsyth speakers

CUMMING — Post 307 of the American Legion recently announced the first- and second-place winners of the 77th annual High School Oratorical-Constitutional Speech Contest held at the Georgia National Guard Armory in Cumming.

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Cupcake road race on Valentine’s Day benefits boys lodge

Cupcake road race on Valentine’s Day benefits boys lodge

FORSYTH COUNTY — Boys need to play. Runners need to run. Both can be satisfied on Saturday’s day of love with an annual road race. And there will be cupcakes.

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Spin-a-Thon on Saturday at ‘Y’

SOUTH FORSYTH — Some Valentines want you to move the world. The local YMCA just wants you to ride a bike.

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Habitat starts home for family of four in northeast Forsyth

Habitat starts home for family of four in northeast Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — Habitat for Humanity-North Central Georgia has begun work on a new home for the Henry family in northeastern Forsyth County.

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Vietnam vets in Cumming hear from library official

Vietnam vets in Cumming hear from library official

CUMMING — The Cumming Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America received an in-depth look at the modernization of local library services during a recent presentation.

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Cumming Playhouse offering ‘date night’ show

Cumming Playhouse offering ‘date night’ show

CUMMING — Looking for a special way to celebrate the Valentine’s season with your sweetheart? The Cumming Playhouse has the ticket.

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Cumming Kiwanis Club supports homeless shelter group

Cumming Kiwanis Club supports homeless shelter group

CUMMING — The Kiwanis Club of Cumming recently donated $200 to Family Promise of Forsyth County, a nonprofit that is in the process of raising funds and commitments from churches to form an interfaith network.

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Forsyth mothers share stories of survival, sadness as March for Babies kicks off

Forsyth mothers share stories of survival, sadness as March for Babies kicks off

FORSYTH COUNTY — The local March of Dimes’ March for Babies fundraiser kicked off Wednesday, and not many eyes were left dry as mothers shared their experiences of giving birth to premature babies.

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12-year-old Forsyth student raises money for baby elephants

12-year-old Forsyth student raises money for baby elephants

SOUTH FORSYTH -- February is the month of love, according to card stores and a Forsyth County student who wants to show her love for animals.

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Superheros don’t need to fly for CASA of Forsyth run

Superheros don’t need to fly for CASA of Forsyth run

FORSYTH COUNTY — Every child needs a hero, but abused children need a superhero.

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