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Gainesville man accused of using Craigslist to facilitate rape

Gainesville man accused of using Craigslist to facilitate rape

A Gainesville man is accused of taking out a Craigslist ad in 2015 and communicating electronically with people to obtain the “date rape drug” to ...

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Forsyth homeschoolers take part in packing party

Forsyth homeschoolers take part in packing party

The Eta Sigma Alpha Mu Xi National Honor Society is made up of homeschoolers in Cumming, Dawsonville and Cartersville and completes service projects around their ...

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Wrong way driver found with 39 grams of meth in north Forsyth

Wrong way driver found with 39 grams of meth in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH – A man who led deputies on a brief car chase Monday while driving on the wrong side of the road was arrested on ...

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12 places to get a Christmas tree around Forsyth County

12 places to get a Christmas tree around Forsyth County

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Forsyth County as tents pop up in parking lots and tree-laden cars trek through county ...

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DeSanas honored at middle school in southwest Forsyth

DeSanas honored at middle school in southwest Forsyth

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH -- The walls may gleam neon green and blue at Forsyth County’s newest middle school, but what shined the brightest Wednesday afternoon were ...

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Plans narrow for Canton Hwy. widening in west Forsyth

Plans narrow for Canton Hwy. widening in west Forsyth

WEST FORSYTH -- Local residents had a chance to check out construction plans for one of Forsyth County’s major roads this week.

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Drought benefits construction at Forsyth County Schools

Drought benefits construction at Forsyth County Schools

FORSYTH COUNTY -- While recent weather forecasts of biblical proportions — drought, flood, fire, tornadoes —may be bringing sad news to those affected by storms, construction workers ...

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Sprinklers, running water may cause black ice Friday night as Forsyth temps dip below freezing

Sprinklers, running water may cause black ice Friday night as Forsyth temps dip below freezing

FORSYTH COUNTY – Thought fires blazed in north Georgia recently, that weather pattern may already seem a distant memory to Forsyth County as temperatures are forecasted ...

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Georgia gets good news in new corps water manual

Georgia gets good news in new corps water manual

LAKE LANIER -- It looks like Christmas has come early for Georgia’s water needs.

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Burger King in Cumming damaged after truck fire in drive thru

Burger King in Cumming damaged after truck fire in drive thru

CUMMING – When the Burger King in Cumming uses the chain’s tagline that it flame-grills their patties, they probably do not mean for it to ...

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Authorities: Man set fire to home, killed himself; family displaced

Authorities: Man set fire to home, killed himself; family displaced

A man intentionally set fire to his house and killed himself with a firearm on Tuesday in unincorporated Buford, according to authorities.

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All Forsyth high schools compete in same DECA region

All Forsyth high schools compete in same DECA region

With the county growing rapidly, so too are Forsyth County Schools’ programs.

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Annual Jingle Jog 5K draws a crowd in Cumming

Annual Jingle Jog 5K draws a crowd in Cumming

Forsyth County Community Connection hosted its annual Jingle Jog over the weekend to benefit three causes that help children and teens, with the race went ...

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Northside Hospital-Forsyth applies for $8.4 million expansion

Northside Hospital-Forsyth applies for $8.4 million expansion

CUMMING – Just as Forsyth County continues to grow at a seemingly incessant pace, Northside Hospital-Forsyth continues to expand and evolve to meet the needs of ...

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2 juveniles charged in Tennessee wildfires that killed 14

2 juveniles charged in Tennessee wildfires that killed 14

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday charged two juveniles in an East Tennessee wildfire that killed 14 people and destroyed or damaged more than 1 ...

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Former Sal’s Place owner opening new Italian restaurant in Cumming

Former Sal’s Place owner opening new Italian restaurant in Cumming

CUMMING – A turnover in local eateries, including one that was off the downtown Cumming square for 14 years, is about to result in a new ...

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GSP: Driver high in wreck that killed teen, put 3 in critical condition

GSP: Driver high in wreck that killed teen, put 3 in critical condition

HALL COUNTY - A Gainesville teen died this morning and three others remain in critical condition following a wreck with a man accused of driving under ...

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Firm awarded for Ga. 400 widening design

Firm awarded for Ga. 400 widening design

FORSYTH COUNTY -- The widening of Ga. 400 recently received recognition by way of an award.

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Forsyth Central automotive teacher receives national award

Forsyth Central automotive teacher receives national award

The 2015 Forsyth County Teacher of the Year was recently honored on a national level at the fall Board of Governors meeting of the National ...

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Tam's Backstage serves free holiday meal to families in need

Tam's Backstage serves free holiday meal to families in need

The weather outside was frightful, but inside the food was so delightful.

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CASA of Forsyth County swears in largest group of volunteers in six years

CASA of Forsyth County swears in largest group of volunteers in six years

CUMMING -- Robert Coggins and his family likely wouldn’t still have a relationship with their foster daughter if it weren’t for CASA.

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Deck the Stalls family fun day was for the horses

Deck the Stalls family fun day was for the horses

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Deck the Stalls, a family fun activity day, was held on Saturday to benefit Save the Horses, a nonprofit rescue and relief organization.

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Forsyth County government changes alcohol code, defines business categories

Forsyth County government changes alcohol code, defines business categories

During a meeting last week, county commissioners made the following decisions. All votes are 5-0 unless otherwise noted.

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Phone scammers claiming to be Forsyth County deputies ongoing

Phone scammers claiming to be Forsyth County deputies ongoing

Phone scammers are stepping up their game, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office recently warned on social media.

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Former employees, bars sue over new Michael’s Law

Former employees, bars sue over new Michael’s Law

It appears there will be a legal challenge to a law named in memory of a slain South Forsyth High School grad.

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6 ways to prevent holiday packages from getting stolen

6 ways to prevent holiday packages from getting stolen

FORSYTH COUNTY -- As UPS and FedEx trucks begin dropping off Cyber Monday and other holiday purchases, cardboard boxes and envelopes are sure to pile up ...

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GDOT holding open house for Hwy. 20 widening in west Forsyth

GDOT holding open house for Hwy. 20 widening in west Forsyth

WEST FORSYTH -- Residents will have another chance to voice their opinions and concerns about improvements being designed for a major commuter highway in west Forsyth.

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Lanier Golf Course to add 320 homes in east Forsyth

Lanier Golf Course to add 320 homes in east Forsyth

Amendments to a longstanding zoning issue surrounding an east Forsyth golf course were approved, making way for residential development.

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Chattahoochee students welcome real and stuffed owls

Chattahoochee students welcome real and stuffed owls

Fourth-grade students at Chattahoochee Elementary School were excited to meet three owls – two alive, one stuffed – on Monday.

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Study: Forsyth among top in Georgia for net wealth

Study: Forsyth among top in Georgia for net wealth

In a first-time study, Forsyth County has been listed among the top 10 counties in the state with highest net wealth.

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