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North Forsyth man arrested after getting stabbed by brother

North Forsyth man arrested after getting stabbed by brother

NORTH FORSYTH — Brothers fight. It happens. But a verbal dispute May 22 ended when one north Forsyth man was stabbed by his younger brother in an apparent act of self-defense.

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Planning board delays private school’s proposal to relocate

SOUTH FORSYTH — A south Forsyth private parochial school has had its effort to relocate delayed after the county’s planning board deadlocked on the proposal.

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Forsyth County Senior Services holding WWII-era themed dance Saturday

Forsyth County Senior Services holding WWII-era themed dance Saturday

SOUTH FORSYTH — Get ready to flip the calendar back a few decades Saturday as Forsyth County Senior Services holds the Company B 40s/USO Dance at Sexton Hall and Enrichment Center.

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South Forsyth robotics team attends world championship

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A team of students from South Forsyth High School recently competed in the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Ky.

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Report released regarding Lake Lanier boating death

GAINESVILLE — A motorboat striking rocks March 15 in the Chattahoochee River channel caused a Buford couple out of the vessel and killed a 29-year-old passenger, according to a Georgia Department of Natural Resources report.

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Flooding near new Forsyth courthouse blamed on temporary storm water system

Flooding near new Forsyth courthouse blamed on temporary storm water system

CUMMING — Authorities say a temporary storm water system is to blame for the flash flood that occurred during heavy rainfall Tuesday on East Maple Street between Forsyth County’s new courthouse and jail.

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Sailing program gains momentum in Forsyth County

Sailing program gains momentum in Forsyth County

NORTH FORYSTH — Months after its initial proposal, a possible sailing program on Lake Lanier in Forsyth County appears to be moving forward.

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Climbing new heights: West grad sets sights to top of the world

Climbing new heights: West grad sets sights to top of the world

WEST FORSYTH -- A West Forsyth High School graduate has set himself up with a packed schedule for the next couple of years.

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Man charged in slaying of South Forsyth grad wants trial moved

Man charged in slaying of South Forsyth grad wants trial moved

DAWSONVILLE — The reported triggerman in the November shooting death of a popular youth sports coach who grew up in Forsyth County has requested a change of venue for his murder trial.

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Forsyth kidnapping suspect attempts to swim away in Lake Lanier

Forsyth kidnapping suspect attempts to swim away in Lake Lanier

CUMMING — Lake Lanier was filled with boaters and swimmers looking to enjoy the Memorial Day holiday in the sun, but one 20-year-old Cumming man went on a swim in an attempt to flee from deputies after he reportedly kidnapped his girlfriend.

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Plan for adults only hotel stirs opposition in Forsyth

CUMMING — A proposed couples’ only hotel on Antioch Road northeast of Cumming has angered both supporters and opponents this spring.

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City of Cumming honors essay winner

City of Cumming honors essay winner

CUMMING — The Cumming City Council and Mayor Ford Gravitt recognized Piney Grove Middle School student Suba Senthil earlier this month for her award-winning “If I were Mayor” essay.

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Boating licenses up in first year since law change

Boating licenses up in first year since law change

GAINESVILLE — Patrolling the lake, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Ranger First Class Eric Isom carries with him the remembrances of recent boating tragedies.

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Motorcycle crash claims man from Forsyth

Motorcycle crash claims man from Forsyth

DAWSON COUNTY — A Cumming man was killed and his passenger injured in a motorcycle crash over the Memorial Day weekend that has resulted in charges for a Dawsonville man, authorities said.

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Cumming honors three city workers

Cumming honors three city workers

CUMMING -- Three employees were recently named the first honorees in the Cumming City Stars program, a new recognition effort that invites staff and the community to nominate outstanding workers.

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Partnership enhances computer science curriculum for Forsyth schools

Partnership enhances computer science curriculum for Forsyth schools

FORSYTH COUNTY — Science and math initiatives and robotics programs may have skyrocketed in Forsyth County, but many in the school district want to explore additional avenues for drawing more students into computer science and coding.

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Several Forsyth County graduating seniors to attend military service academies

FORSYTH COUNTY — Several high school seniors who are preparing to graduate this week are set to attend a United States military academy for their post-secondary education.

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Lambert student wins race relations award

Lambert student wins race relations award

SOUTH FORSYTH — Angelique Edwards, who is set to graduate this week from Lambert High School, has been named a recipient of the 2015 Princeton Prize in Race Relations.

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Dawson taps two from Forsyth as principals

Dawson taps two from Forsyth as principals

DAWSONVILLE — The Dawson County school system has reached into neighboring Forsyth to find the new principals for its two middle schools.

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Designs completed for North, South Forsyth high schools

Designs completed for North, South Forsyth high schools

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County students, teachers and parents have been hearing of upcoming construction projects at schools throughout the county, and now they can see the final renderings for how their schools will look once completed.

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Private school in south Forsyth wants to relocate

Private school in south Forsyth wants to relocate

SOUTH FORSYTH — A local private parochial school is looking to move locations in south Forsyth, though the county’s planning board has aired concerns about the potential new site’s acreage and the character of the surrounding development during its Tuesday work session.

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Family moves into new Habitat home in north Forsyth

Family moves into new Habitat home in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — Habitat for Humanity-North Central Georgia recently held a dedication ceremony for the Henry family, whose new home is on Leigh Lane in northeastern Forsyth County.

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Body found in Chattahoochee River identified

SOUTH FORSYTH — The body of a man who apparently drowned in the Chattahoochee River on Saturday has been identified, authorities said.

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DNR: Person dies on Chattahoochee River in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY -- The holiday weekend was marred by tragedy Saturday, as the Georgia Department of Natural Resources reported that one person was killed in a boating incident.

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Busy season ahead for Cumming Dance Academy

Busy season ahead for Cumming Dance Academy

CUMMING — Cumming Dance Academy is wrapping up its 11th season with a week of end-of-year performances that will lead into a busy summer of classes, camps and intensives.

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Input sought in Forsyth on provisional enrollment policy change

Input sought in Forsyth on provisional enrollment policy change

FORSYTH COUNTY — A revision to school district policy that would allow provisional enrollment for students awaiting verification of immunizations and health screenings was presented Thursday to the Forsyth County Board of Education.

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Forsyth County school system bids farewell to retirees

Forsyth County school system bids farewell to retirees

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County Schools said goodbye to nearly 100 employees Thursday night during its annual retirement luncheon.

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South Forsyth Rotary celebrates 25 years

South Forsyth Rotary celebrates 25 years

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Forsyth County was quite a bit different in 1990, when its population was about 44,000, there were two high schools and — until May of that year — just one Rotary Club.

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Hwy. 20 East Overlay Committee holds first meeting

Hwy. 20 East Overlay Committee holds first meeting

EAST FORSYTH — A group of residents concerned about the future of the Highway 20 between Cumming and the Chattahoochee River held its first meeting Wednesday night.

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South Middle School set to test robots under water at YMCA

SOUTH FORSYTH — Many schools field robotics teams to supplement their STEM programs, but some middle schools in Forsyth County are taking the competition arena a step further.

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