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Lake Lanier Olympic Park drawing major events

Lake Lanier Olympic Park drawing major events

GAINESVILLE — The nation’s greatest canoe and kayak athletes have flocked to Gainesville this weekend to compete in one of the biggest challenges they may ...

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Author to hold book release party Saturday at Post Road Library

Author to hold book release party Saturday at Post Road Library

WEST FORSYTH — Middle and high school students are invited to get their spook on Saturday at the Post Road Library.

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Festive, fun Saturday on tap in Forsyth County

Festive, fun Saturday on tap in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth residents who enjoy getting outdoors and experiencing all the county has to offer are in luck this weekend as three large events ...

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‘My Fair Lady’ arrives at the Cumming Playhouse

‘My Fair Lady’ arrives at the Cumming Playhouse

CUMMING — Audiences will be swept up into the world of 1912 London during the Cumming Playhouse’s next major production, “My Fair Lady.”

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South Forsyth mom of 6 completes first Boston Marathon

South Forsyth mom of 6 completes first Boston Marathon

SOUTH FORSYTH — As could be expected, Carrie Meersman returned from her first Boston Marathon more excited than when she left.

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Celebrate Earth Day with Master Naturalists at Fowler Park

Celebrate Earth Day with Master Naturalists at Fowler Park

SOUTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County Master Naturalists are celebrating Earth Day with an event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the ...

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Forsyth summer camp keeps kids academically engaged

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Spring break may have just ended, but the focus of many parents is already shifting to summer and ways to keep children occupied ...

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South Forsyth mom of six running Boston Marathon for charity

South Forsyth mom of six running Boston Marathon for charity

SOUTH FORSYTH — As Carrie Meersman crosses each of the 26 mile markers along the Boston Marathon route Monday, a different face will pop into her ...

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S.A.L.T. to hear from former FBI agent

S.A.L.T. to hear from former FBI agent

CUMMING — Seniors and Lawmen Together, or S.A.L.T., will hold a public meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Reid Barn ...

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Student art, poetry featured in traveling exhibit at Hampton Park Library

Student art, poetry featured in traveling exhibit at Hampton Park Library

NORTH FORSYTH — North Forsyth is known for its still-rural landscape and outdoor amenities, but a new kind of river will flow through the area starting ...

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Forsyth Central winter guard wins regional championship

Forsyth Central winter guard wins regional championship

CUMMING — Part of a high school band recently earned top honors at a regional competition, marking the first time in more than six years the ...

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Festival of Arts in Cumming showcases local talent

Festival of Arts in Cumming showcases local talent

CUMMING — The ninth annual Festival of Arts at Cumming First United Methodist Church runs through April 24, with art on constant display and performances scheduled ...

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Hampton Park promoting poultry past

Hampton Park promoting poultry past

Forsyth County may be growing rapidly, but one library is showing a glimpse of when it was less crowded, for people at least.

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West Forsyth graduate beginning Mount Everest climb

West Forsyth graduate beginning Mount Everest climb

WEST FORSYTH — A West Forsyth High School and West Point graduate is set to begin a climb to the peak of Mount Everest, and break ...

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Author to discuss novel about south Forsyth of yesteryear

Author to discuss novel about south Forsyth of yesteryear

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A Forsyth County native and author of a book about the small-town world he grew up in will visit Sharon Forks Library next ...

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Plant, garden event this weekend at Cumming Fairgrounds

Plant, garden event this weekend at Cumming Fairgrounds

CUMMING — TheForsyth County Master Gardeners will hold their 19th Annual Plant and Garden Event this weekend in the covered barn at the Cumming Fairgrounds.

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Stage presence: Forsyth school plays nominated for awards

Stage presence: Forsyth school plays nominated for awards

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Three local public high schools have received nominations for an annual Tony-style award show, and all five received honorable mention.

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Effort under way to cover hiker footprints on Appalachian Trail

Effort under way to cover hiker footprints on Appalachian Trail

DAHLONEGA — For decades, hikers from across the country have flocked to north Georgia for the beginning of a bucket-list adventure.

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Pesky pollen coats the water, air, everywhere

Pesky pollen coats the water, air, everywhere

FORSYTH COUNTY — Your vision is not messed up. Those actually are clouds of yellow pollen swirling in the air.

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Forsyth County parks department holding yard sale Saturday

Forsyth County parks department holding yard sale Saturday

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County’s parks and recreation department will hold a community yard sale from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

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Lake Lanier Olympic Park makeover is in full swing

Lake Lanier Olympic Park makeover is in full swing

GAINESVILLE — Five interlocking, rusted rings are silhouetted against the sparkling waters of Lake Lanier, where paddlers flock from across the hemisphere to train.

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Spring break fun: Forsyth libraries offering programs

Spring break fun: Forsyth libraries offering programs

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Spring break is often associated with getaways and beaches, but not everyone leaves town for the week.

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Scout-led volunteers cleaning up old cemetery in northwest Forsyth

Scout-led volunteers cleaning up old cemetery in northwest Forsyth

NORTHWEST FORSYTH — Volunteers have been spending Saturdays this month cleaning up an old cemetery off Heardsville Road in northwestern Forsyth County.

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New collection at Forsyth libraries to target adults learning to read

New collection at Forsyth libraries to target adults learning to read

FORSYTH COUNTY — Libraries in Forsyth County soon will have books available for checkout that target adults who are learning to read.

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Optimist Clubs recognize young public speakers in Forsyth County

Optimist Clubs recognize young public speakers in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — Four young orators were recently selected to represent Forsyth County in the 2016 Optimist Oratorical Contests. 

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Habitat home dedicated for Cumming family

Habitat home dedicated for Cumming family

CUMMING — One family in Forsyth County was able to enter their home recently knowing it is their own after helping to build it.

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Forsyth County’s parks department offering spring break camps

Forsyth County’s parks department offering spring break camps

FORSYTH COUNTY — For those who aren’t planning on leaving town for spring break, Forsyth County’s parks and recreation department will be offering several ...

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Vietnam vets group installs new officers

Vietnam vets group installs new officers

CUMMING — Cumming Chapter 1030 of the Vietnam Veterans of America recently installed new officers for the coming year.

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Car show in Forsyth County aids Relay for Life

Car show in Forsyth County aids Relay for Life

CUMMING — Forsyth County School Food and Nutrition Services is holding its annual Relay for Life car show Saturday at the Board of Education building on ...

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Great American Cleanup scheduled Saturday in Forsyth County

Great American Cleanup scheduled Saturday in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — Keep Forsyth County Beautiful is encouraging residents to organize a team of volunteers or come as an individual to help remove litter from ...

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