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Cumming veterans group offering student scholarships

Cumming veterans group offering student scholarships

High school seniors in Forsyth County are still able to apply for a college scholarship through a local veterans organization, though the deadline is approaching.

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Keep Forsyth County Beautiful offering Adopt-A-Stream workshops

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful offering Adopt-A-Stream workshops

Forsyth County residents interested in learning how to protect and monitor local waterways will soon have the opportunity to participate in Adopt-A-Stream workshops, hosted by ...

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Gainesville mall sells for $6.8 million in online auction

Gainesville mall sells for $6.8 million in online auction

GAINESVILLE - Lakeshore Mall sold for $6.8 million in a digital auction that ended Wednesday, said a source familiar with the process.

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North Hall Middle student arrested after bomb threat leads to evacuation

North Hall Middle student arrested after bomb threat leads to evacuation

HALL COUNTY - A North Hall Middle School student is in custody following a bomb threat Wednesday that led to the evacuation of the school, school ...

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Forsyth County ranked healthiest in Georgia for fifth consecutive year

Forsyth County ranked healthiest in Georgia for fifth consecutive year

For the fifth year, Forsyth County has been ranked healthiest county in Georgia.

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Educational partnerships touted in Cumming's Alliance Academy

Educational partnerships touted in Cumming's Alliance Academy

A “state of the schools” meeting held on the University of North Georgia’s Cumming campus Monday morning focused on the partnership between UNG, Lanier ...

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Forsyth County road improvement projects coming in over, under budget

Forsyth County road improvement projects coming in over, under budget

Forsyth County is spending a lot to deal with traffic woes in the county.

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State GOP Chair hopefuls speak to Forsyth Couty Tea Party

State GOP Chair hopefuls speak to Forsyth Couty Tea Party

A local political group heard from two candidates for chairman of the Georgia Republican Party this week.

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Forsyth County Master Gardeners to host plant sale at Fairgrounds

Forsyth County Master Gardeners to host plant sale at Fairgrounds

CUMMING -- With spring finally here, it’s time to get gardens ready.

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Fire Station 6 marks grand opening with traditional ceremony in south Forsyth

Fire Station 6 marks grand opening with traditional ceremony in south Forsyth

Cheers erupted from county commissioners, local officials and attendees at Forsyth County Fire Station 6’s hose uncoupling ceremony Monday afternoon.

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Northside Hospital-Forsyth offering free cardiovascular screening

Northside Hospital-Forsyth offering free cardiovascular screening

Northside Hospital-Forsyth is offering free cardiovascular screening in April to determine one’s risk of heart disease.

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Two teens charged in Monday's south Forsyth car thefts, pursuit

Two teens charged in Monday's south Forsyth car thefts, pursuit

SOUTH FORSYTH – Two teens were arrested Monday for reportedly stealing two cars from a subdivision in south Forsyth, leading deputies on a multi-county car chase.

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Gainesville mall up for sale in auction

Gainesville mall up for sale in auction

Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville is on the auction block this week.

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Chestatee Academy teacher suspected in $6 million drug seizure resigns

Chestatee Academy teacher suspected in $6 million drug seizure resigns

A Chestatee Academy teacher submitted her resignation in lieu of termination after the Hall County Sheriff’s Office suspected her in a $6 million drug ...

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Northside Hospital nurses honored at luncheon

Northside Hospital nurses honored at luncheon

Nurses save lives every day, much of the time without thanks.

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Local veteran helping military families become entrepreneurs

Local veteran helping military families become entrepreneurs

Dave Lineberry has run his fair share of small businesses, but it wasn’t until his last venture went belly-up that he realized he wanted ...

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Climbing tower to open at Sawnee Mountain Preserve

Climbing tower to open at Sawnee Mountain Preserve

Starting next month, visitors will have a new way to climb Sawnee Mountain.

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Issues continue for ‘orphan pond’ on Fairview Drive

Issues continue for ‘orphan pond’ on Fairview Drive

A so-called “orphan pond” between two Forsyth County neighborhoods will get a closer look from Forsyth County’s attorney.

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One suspect at large, two arrested after car theft attempt in south Forsyth subdivision

One suspect at large, two arrested after car theft attempt in south Forsyth subdivision

SOUTH FORSYTH – Two suspects were arrested and one remains at large after Forsyth County deputies thwarted an attempted car theft in a south Forsyth subdivision ...

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Vickery resident opens new restaurant in Vickery Village

Vickery resident opens new restaurant in Vickery Village

Melted chocolate chips oozed from the steaming cookies, freshly plated out of the oven.

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Forsyth County Commissioners approve new online communication portal

Forsyth County Commissioners approve new online communication portal

A new online portal will help Forsyth County Commissioners communicate with their constituents.

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County postpones discussion on possible lake park

County postpones discussion on possible lake park

Forsyth County Commissioners will wait a year before discussing a potential future lake park in northeast Forsyth.

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Forsyth County Commissioners move ahead with Coal Mountain Overlay project

Forsyth County Commissioners move ahead with Coal Mountain Overlay project

A new overlay for north Forsyth is one step closer to reality.

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Land use plan, police equipment discussed by city council

Land use plan, police equipment discussed by city council

An update to the city’s 20-year land use plan and new equipment for police were among items discussed by the city of Cumming this ...

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Avian flu affects Georgia chicken shows, sales

Avian flu affects Georgia chicken shows, sales

Poultry shows, exhibitions and flea market and auction sales have been suspended in Georgia after cases of Avian Influenza were confirmed in Tennessee.

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Road impact fees a concern for proposed south Forsyth subdivision

Road impact fees a concern for proposed south Forsyth subdivision

A developer looking to build a 51-unit subdivision on Melody Mizer Lane in south Forsyth may run into problems regarding road impact fee credits due ...

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Tennessee River probable topic at annual Lake Lanier Association meeting

Tennessee River probable topic at annual Lake Lanier Association meeting

A Tennessee-Georgia border issue that caused a stir a few years ago may resurface at the Lake Lanier Association’s annual meeting Saturday.

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Sharon Springs cityhood debated among Forsyth County officials

Sharon Springs cityhood debated among Forsyth County officials

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A proposed city in south Forsyth has local officials on all sides of the issue.

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Surveillance to be boosted at Forsyth County fire stations after rash of break-ins

Surveillance to be boosted at Forsyth County fire stations after rash of break-ins

Forsyth County is taking measures to protect firefighters’ property after recent break-ins have plagued several stations.

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$500K in pills seized in Gainesville drug bust

$500K in pills seized in Gainesville drug bust

Authorities found more than $500,000 worth of pills in a Hall County home March 14, according to authorities.

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