The Place of Forsyth County thanks the Vickery Lake subdivision for their generosity of donating 140 bags of groceries that helped to fulfill the 255 Thanksgiving boxes and stock the pantry shelves.
The annual luncheon held by Chestatee is a great event and a real compliment to the administration and teachers at the school, especially Mr. Ahrens.
In my opinion, what Forsyth County and, especially, Cumming, needs - far more than additional parks and recreational facilities - is to expedite the completion of its arterial roads and vastly improve the lighting of its streets, roads, and their intersections (which are, currently, very poorly lit).
Does it take an amendment to the Georgia constitution to help victims of sex trafficking?
One Saturday, about 6 p.m., I was driving past South Forsyth High School and I saw scores of band members standing in neat rows in the very hot parking lot. The football teams get great press each week, but there are hundreds of dedicated boys and girls practicing in band every week.
Although I hold a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia, I make no claim to literary luminosity. I am extremely proud of Forsyth County schools. However, there are several words and phrases which I am certain are degrading our English language such as:
You would think that our [county] commissioners would give a little thought to zoning and approving all of these subdivisions before destroying our way of life in this county.
Georgians should be thankful our General Assembly did not pursue legislation that could allow gambling casinos in our state.
Finally, we have discovered that the fox is really in the hen house.
Tom Crawford's column from the Feb. 17 edition, "Religious freedom battles starting," should be required reading for every member of the Georgia Legislature.
With the passing of Justice Scalia, we are again thrown into a confirmation battle over the political ideology of a new Supreme Court justice who will be interpreting the U.S. Constitution and federal laws.
State legislators don't often defer to citizens on major decisions, but the General Assembly is currently debating whether to let voters amend the state's Constitution to permit destination resort casinos in Georgia. Without such an amendment, the casinos are blocked.
The increase of the city sewer rates is out of control, and I for one would like to hear from other residents to assist in stopping the continued rate hikes.
Georgia's unemployment rate is higher than the national average, and it's even higher for veterans.
At the corner of Old Alpharetta Road and Hwy. 141 stood an 1840s' two-story plantation plain-style home which was finally taken down last week by developers of a subdivision. This was probably one of the last such structures in the county.
The Hindu Temple situation is not about any religion. It would not matter if it was proposed to be a Baptist Church, a Jewish Synagogue ...
Mr. Tom Crawford:
Having lived, worked and fought in several countries throughout the world, I feel extremely blessed to be living with my wonderful daughters in Forsyth County ...
Lt. Gov Cagle's nomination to the JQC, Brian Tam, has been the subject of an extreme backlash from Tam's former constituents in Forsyth ...
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