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Commissioners clash over Forsyth comp plan delay

Commissioners clash over Forsyth comp plan delay

Tempers flared between Forsyth County commissioners on Thursday during a discussion on postponing the next step to update the county’s comprehensive plan.

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Two North Forsyth High students appointed to Naval Academy

Two North Forsyth High students appointed to Naval Academy

NORTH FORSYTH -- Though many high school seniors are beginning to get acceptance letters from colleges in the mail, two North Forsyth High School soon-to-be-graduates got ...

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Forsyth seniors visit Capitol to advocate for legislation

Forsyth seniors visit Capitol to advocate for legislation

More than 60 senior citizens and advocates from the Forsyth County Senior Center recently met with their legislators in the Gold Dome to show their ...

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When I Grow Up: Daves Creek Elementary

When I Grow Up: Daves Creek Elementary

“My favorite subject is writing because I like writing stories and giving them to people so they can be inspired to do other things. [I ...

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Forsyth sheriff’s office settles with fired employee

Forsyth sheriff’s office settles with fired employee

Issues surrounding the firing of a Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office employee have been settled.

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Forsyth 911 dispatcher recovering after life-threatening fall

Forsyth 911 dispatcher recovering after life-threatening fall

Chad Latonis knows how quickly life can change.

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Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on new home in Forsyth County

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on new home in Forsyth County

A family of three will soon have their own house to call home, thanks to a nonprofit that helps low- and moderate-income households secure funding ...

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Kapow! Comics goes kaboom, will be back after losing over 1M collectible cards in fire

Kapow! Comics goes kaboom, will be back after losing over 1M collectible cards in fire

A comic book store in Cumming is expecting to reopen this week after losing more than a million collectible game cards and over 1,000 ...

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KKK sign may return to downtown Dahlonega

KKK sign may return to downtown Dahlonega

DAHLONEGA — A sign removed from a Dahlonega business featuring Ku Klux Klan imagery could make a return.

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Vehicle strikes trees after driver attempts burnouts in north Forsyth

Vehicle strikes trees after driver attempts burnouts in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH -- Two were taken to the hospital Tuesday after the driver of a Ford lost control of his truck in north Forsyth while trying ...

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Matt Elementary creating outdoor classroom

Matt Elementary creating outdoor classroom

NORTH FORSYTH -- A new classroom is coming to Matt Elementary School, and it is different than a typical learning setting.

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Junior Achievement, Cumming's Alliance Academy site plans released

Junior Achievement, Cumming's Alliance Academy site plans released

CUMMING -- Preliminary site renderings for the Junior Achievement Mike and Lynn Cottrell Discovery Center at North Georgia, which will be on the property of a ...

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District preparing survey on dual-language immersion

District preparing survey on dual-language immersion

Parents across Forsyth County should expect to receive an information sheet and survey regarding a proposed dual-language immersion program Forsyth County Schools is thinking of ...

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New West Forsyth High principal named

New West Forsyth High principal named

Positions for principals at one high school and two middle schools in Forsyth County were filled this week after they were left open by transfers ...

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Massive e-commerce company relocating to south Forsyth

Massive e-commerce company relocating to south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH -- It appears an e-commerce company from the West Coast has chosen Forsyth County as its new home, though the specifics are not yet ...

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Coal Mountain Overlay Committee set for last meeting

Coal Mountain Overlay Committee set for last meeting

NORTH FORSYTH -- On Monday, the Coal Mountain Overlay Committee continued discussion on design standards at what is planned to be the group’s penultimate meeting.

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Lawsuit may be filed after Hindu temple near Lake Lanier denied

Lawsuit may be filed after Hindu temple near Lake Lanier denied

CUMMING – Though the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners unanimously denied a conditional use permit, or CUP, for a proposed Hindu temple in the Shady Shores ...

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KKK sign removed from Dahlonega building

KKK sign removed from Dahlonega building

DAHLONEGA— A sign in downtown Dahlonega bearing Ku Klux Klan imagery has been taken down amid protests against it.

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Forsyth County Sheriff's Office Explorers excel in annual events

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office Explorers excel in annual events

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 740 took first place in DUI investigations, first place in use of force — red man and third ...

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South Forsyth High senior named top German student in state

South Forsyth High senior named top German student in state

A South Forsyth High School student will soon travel to Germany after recently being named the Georgia German Student of the Year.

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Sharon Springs Association honors former players with scholarships

Sharon Springs Association honors former players with scholarships

Many kids playing youth sports have a goal of one day earning a college scholarship, but most won’t be getting it from the park ...

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Economic expert has praise, concerns for Forsyth

Economic expert has praise, concerns for Forsyth

To hear Frank Norton Jr. tell it, there is both plenty to be proud of and plenty to be concerned about for Forsyth County’s ...

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West Forsyth High hosts prom for special needs teens

West Forsyth High hosts prom for special needs teens

WEST FORSYTH -- A first of its kind prom in Forsyth County for those with special needs was a big success.

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Forsyth students score at regional science fair

Forsyth students score at regional science fair

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Students from three high schools and three middle schools in Forsyth County were recognized for their science smarts last month.

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‘Back in the Saddle’ brings all-star western music to Cumming Playhouse

‘Back in the Saddle’ brings all-star western music to Cumming Playhouse

The Cumming Playhouse’s next musical performance will bring the fun of old-time Westerns and cowboy shows to local audiences of all ages.

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Lambert grad’s performance honors late sister

Lambert grad’s performance honors late sister

The Buckhead Theater rocked one recent Saturday night with performances by six kids and teens who are fighting cancer. One older girl, a 21-year-old Lambert ...

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Fire damages townhomes, displaces residents in Cumming

Fire damages townhomes, displaces residents in Cumming

CUMMING -- At least three families and maybe a fourth were displaced after their townhomes were damaged by fire and smoke Tuesday evening in Cumming.

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Official sides with Georgia over Florida in water lawsuit

Official sides with Georgia over Florida in water lawsuit

ATLANTA (AP) — A judicial official is siding with Georgia in a decades-long dispute with Florida over water rights, recommending that the U.S. Supreme Court ...

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Forsyth senator introduces bill for deer hunting season

Forsyth senator introduces bill for deer hunting season

A Forsyth County senator is looking to unify the dates of deer hunting season across the state, recently introducing a senate bill that would change ...

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Former Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office spokesman indicted for sexual assault of a minor

Former Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office spokesman indicted for sexual assault of a minor

A former public information officer for the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office has been indicted on charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student in an ...

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