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Authorities searching Lake Lanier for missing DeKalb firefighter

Authorities searching Lake Lanier for missing DeKalb firefighter

GAINESVILLE — Hall County authorities are searching for a man reportedly last seen Saturday near Sunset Cove on Lake Lanier.

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Forsyth Central’s Miranda finalist for state's top teacher

Forsyth Central’s Miranda finalist for state's top teacher

CUMMING — Last year’s top educator for Forsyth County Schools has been named one of 10 finalists for Georgia’s 2017 Teacher of the Year.

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Two of the students killed in car crash near UGA from Alpharetta

Two of the students killed in car crash near UGA from Alpharetta

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Four female University of Georgia students, including two from Alpharetta and one from nearby Milton, have been killed and another student critically ...

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Vickery Creek Elementary School teacher shaves head for cause

Vickery Creek Elementary School teacher shaves head for cause

SOUTH FORSYTH — Amy Rodriguez hates cancer.

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Ban on burning begins Sunday in Forsyth County

Ban on burning begins Sunday in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County residents who want to burn yard debris before the annual state ban kicks in are running out of time.

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Utility workers added to state’s ‘move over’ law

Utility workers added to state’s ‘move over’ law

ATLANTA — Utility linemen are about to join the ranks of law enforcement, public safety and transportation personnel who will be better protected from motorists while ...

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Greenleaf saga in north Forsyth coming to close with demolition

Greenleaf saga in north Forsyth coming to close with demolition

NORTH FORSYTH — The demolition of a long-ago abandoned and unfinished subdivision in north Forsyth could be completed soon, though some headaches will remain for county ...

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Debate series resumes with District 5 Forsyth County Board of Education

Debate series resumes with District 5 Forsyth County Board of Education

FORSYTH COUNTY — The debate Monday for candidates seeking the District 5 seat on the Forsyth County Board of Education saw an educator, a father and ...

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District 3 school board candidates want to maintain Forsyth’s success

District 3 school board candidates want to maintain Forsyth’s success

FORSYTH COUNTY — Two candidates vying for a Board of Education seat that represents the fastest-growing district in Forsyth County squared off in a debate Monday ...

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Forsyth’s state legislative delegation reflects on 2016 session

Forsyth’s state legislative delegation reflects on 2016 session

CUMMING — For one member of Forsyth County’s state legislative delegation, a local business breakfast meeting Tuesday was likely one of his last in office.

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Dawsonville woman, pet attacked by pack of dogs downtown

Dawsonville woman, pet attacked by pack of dogs downtown

DAWSONVILLE — Carly Sharec and her nearly 9-year-old miniature Schnauzer, Bowser, were out for their morning walk about 8:30 a.m. Saturday when a pack ...

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Sheriff’s deputy, dad deliver baby on Ga. 400 in Cumming

Sheriff’s deputy, dad deliver baby on Ga. 400 in Cumming

CUMMING — Law enforcement personnel often receive thanks for helping motorists with flat tires and over-heated vehicles, but one Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputy put in ...

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No charges, serious injuries from alleged stabbing in north Forsyth

No charges, serious injuries from alleged stabbing in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — Despite the large law enforcement presence created by two separate incidents over the weekend, there was no threat of harm to the public ...

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Motorcyclist hospitalized after crash in north Forsyth

Motorcyclist hospitalized after crash in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — A man reportedly suffered life-threatening injuries Tuesday morning when his motorcycle struck the back of a sports utility vehicle on Ga. 400 in ...

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Next Food Trucks N’ Forsyth event pushed back to May 23

Next Food Trucks N’ Forsyth event pushed back to May 23

SOUTH FORSYTH — After the enthusiastic response to their initial event resulted in long lines, organizers of a monthly food truck rally have decided to push ...

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Driver rescued after vehicle lands in Lake Lanier

Driver rescued after vehicle lands in Lake Lanier

FLOWERY BRANCH — A Braselton man was hospitalized Monday after he reportedly drove a van into Lake Lanier, according to authorities.

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Movie 'Baby Driver,' which stars Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, films in Gainesville

Movie 'Baby Driver,' which stars Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, films in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE — The old Regions Bank in downtown Gainesville transformed over the weekend into a post office.

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New Lakeside Middle principal coming from Forsyth Central

New Lakeside Middle principal coming from Forsyth Central

CUMMING — The principal’s office at a middle school near Cumming will have a new nameplate on its desk this fall.

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Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber breakfast offers legislative recap

Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber breakfast offers legislative recap

CUMMING — The Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce is holding a post-legislative breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Sawnee EMC Auditorium.

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Forsyth County Education Foundation to fund teacher innovation

Forsyth County Education Foundation to fund teacher innovation

FORSYTH COUNTY — A committee appointed by the Forsyth County Board of Education has announced it will be awarding grants to teachers for innovative projects.

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Forsyth County woman chosen as delegate for GOP National Convention

Forsyth County woman chosen as delegate for GOP National Convention

SOUTH FORSYTH — A Forsyth County resident will be representing the 7th Congressional District at the Republican National Convention in July.

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Board of Education renames school in Forsyth County

Board of Education renames school in Forsyth County

CUMMING — One of Forsyth County’s alternative public schools will open its doors this fall under a new name aimed at better reflecting its mission.

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Firm selected to build Denmark High School

Firm selected to build Denmark High School

SOUTH FORSYTH — Denmark High School took another step forward Thursday night when the Forsyth County Board of Education selected a general contractor to oversee design ...

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CASA of Forsyth County recognizes volunteers

CASA of Forsyth County recognizes volunteers

SOUTH FORSYTH — The stage in the Lambert High School auditorium was illuminated Thursday night by 238 candles.

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Election 2016 — Hopefuls for Forsyth County coroner offer experience

Election 2016 — Hopefuls for Forsyth County coroner offer experience

FORSYTH COUNTY — For the second consecutive election, Forsyth County voters will be asked to choose a new coroner, as the incumbent is not seeking re-election.

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State economic official offers upbeat outlook at Forsyth chamber event

State economic official offers upbeat outlook at Forsyth chamber event

FORSYTH COUNTY — Georgia’s commissioner for economic development offered an optimistic outlook for state and local business prospects during an appearance Thursday night in Forsyth ...

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‘My Fair Lady’ arrives at the Cumming Playhouse

‘My Fair Lady’ arrives at the Cumming Playhouse

CUMMING — Audiences will be swept up into the world of 1912 London during the Cumming Playhouse’s next major production, “My Fair Lady.”

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Proposal for distillery in Cumming revived

Proposal for distillery in Cumming revived

CUMMING — A distillery could be setting up shop in Cumming.

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Finance committee takes first look at Forsyth’s budget for 2017

Finance committee takes first look at Forsyth’s budget for 2017

CUMMING — The Forsyth County Finance Committee began the 2017 budget process during a called meeting Wednesday.

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School ballot amendment met with skepticism at Forsyth meeting

School ballot amendment met with skepticism at Forsyth meeting

CUMMING — A proposed constitutional amendment for low-performing schools in Georgia was the focus of a town hall meeting Wednesday night, with no one in attendance ...

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