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Cool down this summer with sorbet

During this past winter, which was the coldest I can remember, I complained mightily for months about the cold. So much so, I promised not ...

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Longstreet Society looking to improve grounds near hotel in Gainesville

Longstreet Society looking to improve grounds near hotel in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE — From a street named after a civil rights icon, passing motorists now can see the stately remains of a restored hotel once owned by ...

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Meal delivery fundraiser benefits Forsyth County Child Advocacy Center

Meal delivery fundraiser benefits Forsyth County Child Advocacy Center

CUMMING — Hungry community members who want to give back can do so this week while also satisfying lunchtime woes of deciding where to grab grub.

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Hundreds of Forsyth area youth re-enact Mormon heritage in journey

Hundreds of Forsyth area youth re-enact Mormon heritage in journey

SUWANEE -- More than 300 youth and leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from across north Georgia recently undertook a three-day journey ...

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Cumming church holds service-themed camp

CUMMING — A group of local students recently went hands-on to the heart during a three-day service-themed camp.

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Pickleball coming to Coal Mountain courts

Pickleball coming to Coal Mountain courts

NORTH FORSYTH — A sport growing in popularity with senior citizens is getting some recognition from local parks officials.

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‘Annie Get Your Gun’ runs through Aug. 2 at Cumming Playhouse

‘Annie Get Your Gun’ runs through Aug. 2 at Cumming Playhouse

CUMMING -- Looking for some rootin’ tootin’ family fun this summer? Set your sights on the Cumming Playhouse as “Annie Get Your Gun” hits the stage ...

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Two families celebrate children’s survival

Two families celebrate children’s survival

CUMMING -- Two local families recently celebrated the continuing health of their premature babies and reunited with the medical staff at Northside Hospital System who cared ...

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Color Outside the Lines 5K is Saturday at the Cumming Fairgrounds

CUMMING — The Color Outside the Lines 5K is set for 8 a.m. Saturday at the Cumming Fairgrounds. 

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Cumming VVA supports foundation

Cumming VVA supports foundation

CUMMING — The Cumming Chapter 1030 of the Vietnam Veterans of America recently donated $500 to the Georgia National Guard Family Support Foundation.

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46th annual Cracker Fly-In set for Saturday

46th annual Cracker Fly-In set for Saturday

GAINESVILLE — An array of aircraft from small Cessnas to biplanes as well as a Lockheed Electra A-12, made famous in films about Amelia Earhart, will ...

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Hampton Park Library to host talk for tweens with author of comics

Hampton Park Library to host talk for tweens with author of comics

NORTH FORSYTH -- An upcoming special library event in Forsyth County may be of interest to any young fans of comic books, graphic novels and the ...

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Cumming author wins French literary award

Cumming author wins French literary award

CUMMING — A Cumming author who recently won first place at the Paris Book Festival was inspired by her own experiences staying in a hotel near ...

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Forsyth interior designer shares sense of style in new book

Forsyth interior designer shares sense of style in new book

FORSYTH COUNTY — A local interior designer has published a new book showcasing her work.

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Pinecrest seniors attend TBS leadership institute

Pinecrest seniors attend TBS leadership institute

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Two rising seniors at a local high school were selected to attend the pioneer class of an elite summer leadership institute through 21st ...

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July Fourth race becoming a tradition in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — As runners flock to the famous Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta, an event that organizers and participants say is becoming a north Georgia ...

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Officials warn of heat-related risks as summer sizzles in Forsyth

Officials warn of heat-related risks as summer sizzles in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — The first week of summer brought steady mid-90-degree temperatures and warnings from health officials about the risks associated with such high heat.

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Patriotic concert Sunday at senior center in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County Senior Services is holding its third annual patriotic concert featuring the Sounds of Sawnee Concert Band from 2:30 to 5 ...

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Koi pond tour starts in south Forsyth

Koi pond tour starts in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — Five of the 11 stops Saturday on the Atlanta Koi Club’s Pond and Garden Tour are in Forsyth County.

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Lupus symposium Saturday at Northside Hospital-Forsyth

Lupus symposium Saturday at Northside Hospital-Forsyth

CUMMING — A free symposium on an autoimmune disease that may not often be talked about will be held Saturday morning at Northside Hospital-Forsyth, led by ...

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Forsyth-based pet consultant pens second book

Forsyth-based pet consultant pens second book

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Tim Link used to work in telecommunications, but he switched careers in 2007. His job since then has involved a whole different set ...

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Volunteer from Forsyth aims to raise awareness of vaccines

Volunteer from Forsyth aims to raise awareness of vaccines

FORSYTH COUNTY — A volunteer from Forsyth County is drawing on her own personal experiences to raise awareness of vaccines.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars in Forsyth honors members, students

Veterans of Foreign Wars in Forsyth honors members, students

FORSYTH COUNTY — Awards and recognitions were doled out Wednesday night during a meeting of the Forsyth County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9143.

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New Boy Scout troop in south Forsyth focuses on leadership

New Boy Scout troop in south Forsyth focuses on leadership

SOUTH FORSYTH — A Boy Scout troop in south Forsyth that aims to teach its members leadership skills has earned several honors since its formation earlier ...

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Vietnam vets learn about Forsyth County Drug Court

Vietnam vets learn about Forsyth County Drug Court

CUMMING — Forsyth County Chief Superior Court Judge Jeffrey S. Bagley has presided over nearly every kind of case imaginable.

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The Place of Forsyth County opens grocery-style food pantry

The Place of Forsyth County opens grocery-style food pantry

FORSYTH COUNTY — In an effort to humanize the process of receiving assistance and avoid forcing families to accept food they may not enjoy, a local ...

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Cheerleader from Cumming carries Special Olympics torch

Cheerleader from Cumming carries Special Olympics torch

FORSYTH COUNTY — A member of the Forsyth County Special Olympics cheerleading team recently participated in a first-of-its-kind national event.

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Forsyth County couple’s garden part of weekend convention tour

Forsyth County couple’s garden part of weekend convention tour

NORTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County home of Barbara and Herbert Metz is among the eight stops on a metro Atlanta garden tour that is part ...

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Ride for Kids a success in Cumming

Ride for Kids a success in Cumming

CUMMING — The 32nd Annual Atlanta Ride for Kids was held Sunday at the Cumming Fairgrounds.

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Girl Scouts in Forsyth aid Meals by Grace

Girl Scouts in Forsyth aid Meals by Grace

WEST FORSYTH — While earning their Girl Scout Bronze Award, the members of Troop 11806 filled 72 reusable bags with more than 2,000 food items ...

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