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Concern over connectivity in north Forsyth

Concern over connectivity in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — The Big Creek Greenway has become such a popular local attraction that Forsyth County’s government is considering ways to link to and extend it in north Forsyth.

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Day care donates presents to Forsyth nonprofit

Day care donates presents to Forsyth nonprofit

NORTH FORSYTH — A little heart can go a long way.

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Forsyth authorities offer tips for safe holiday shopping, shipping

While two unrelated arrests involving merchandise bought with stolen credit cards occurred over a three-hour span Tuesday in Forsyth County, they were part of a criminal trend that is especially active in the holiday season leading up to Christmas, authorities say.

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Man charged after attempted package theft from FedEx truck in south Forsyth

Man charged after attempted package theft from FedEx truck in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — In what appears to be part of a holiday trend across metro Atlanta, authorities say a Lawrenceville man was arrested Tuesday in south Forsyth for attempting to intercept a package of iPhones that had been purchased with a stolen credit card.

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Two arrested in Forsyth after stolen credit card used for $1K online shoe-shopping spree

Two arrested in Forsyth after stolen credit card used for $1K online shoe-shopping spree

NORTH FORSYTH — Two Atlanta men were arrested Tuesday morning in Forsyth County after they reportedly stole a credit card and used it to order two pairs of high-end shoes, authorities said.

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Phone scams targeting elderly in Forsyth

Phone scams targeting elderly in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — It’s not a new phenomenon, authorities say, but callers creating fake scenarios to scam people out money and personal information is “always there” and “always evolving.”

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As Forsyth adds roads, maintenance needs constant

As Forsyth adds roads, maintenance needs constant

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County commission recently voted to apply for a local maintenance improvement grant from Georgia for an amount not to exceed about $1.6 million, with a required local match of $467,078.

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Forsyth school district names top teacher semifinalists

Forsyth school district names top teacher semifinalists

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County school system has announced its 2015 Teacher of the Year semifinalists, bringing the pool down to 18 teachers.

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Blood drive Thursday honors late Little Mill Middle student

Blood drive Thursday honors late Little Mill Middle student

NORTH FORSYTH — On Thursday, a north Forsyth middle school student is using a tragedy as a chance to help others.

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Fire grant used to help the hearing impaired in Forsyth

Fire grant used to help the hearing impaired in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — A house fire is one of the biggest fears for most residents, and that danger can increase if a family member is hearing impaired.

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Chattahoochee Riverkeeper: Environmental watchdog group’s founder hands over reins

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper: Environmental watchdog group’s founder hands over reins

FLOWERY BRANCH — Chattahoochee Riverkeeper has worked the past 1½ years on a “seamless transition” in top leadership, as one of Georgia’s most recognizable faces in environmental advocacy heads into retirement.

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Piney Grove student leads dog to diving title

Piney Grove student leads dog to diving title

SOUTH FORSYTH — Karen O’Brien saved her dog, Gunter, without even knowing he existed.

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Cumming duo wins top breed at world championship

Cumming duo wins top breed at world championship

CUMMING — Chuck Grove and Duke’s DockDogs career began with a forgotten leash.

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Creekside UMC worship leader releases Christmas CD

Creekside UMC worship leader releases Christmas CD

FORSYTH COUNTY — There are two kinds of people, those who love Christmas music, and those who despise it. One local musician falls firmly into the first category.

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Cumming holds second meeting about Comcast

Cumming holds second meeting about Comcast

CUMMING — Those who were unable to come out the first time the city of Cumming held a discussion about cable TV service will have a second chance this week.

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Donation will help Forsyth school district’s technology effort

Donation will help Forsyth school district’s technology effort

FORSYTH COUNTY — This is going to buy a lot of devices.

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Sawnee EMC supports local charities, teachers

Sawnee EMC supports local charities, teachers

CUMMING — Two Forsyth County high school seniors who started a local chapter of a nonprofit as freshmen just got a big boost from the Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation to expand their operations.

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Tax letters sent to some Forsyth businesses by mistake

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County businesses may have received a letter in the mail from the local board of tax assessors asking for information regarding their operations.

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Hundreds of Forsyth arrest warrants tossed after high court ruling

Hundreds of Forsyth arrest warrants tossed after high court ruling

FORSYTH COUNTY — In the wake of a recent Georgia Supreme Court ruling addressing the way misdemeanor probation violations are handled, hundreds of Forsyth County arrest warrants will be canceled.

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Firms selected to build two new schools in southwest Forsyth

Firms selected to build two new schools in southwest Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — Developers have been lined up to build two new Forsyth County schools.

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3 Forsyth firefighters honored for rescuing woman from burning home

3 Forsyth firefighters honored for rescuing woman from burning home

FORSYTH COUNTY — Local firefighters put their lives on the line daily. Friday night, they were honored for that sacrifice.

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Incoming Forsyth County solicitor general sworn in

Incoming Forsyth County solicitor general sworn in

CUMMING — After winning the office in July, now it’s official.

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Forsyth gives $20K to Lake Lanier Association

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County commission has approved giving $20,000 to the Lake Lanier Association, a Gainesville-based advocacy group that works to nurture a clean and full lake to enhance its economic value to Georgia.

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Few clues in reported Cumming home invasion

CUMMING — Authorities responded to reports of a home invasion and shots fired late Tuesday night in Cumming but were unable to track a suspect after exhausting all leads, police said.

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Shopping trip pairs cops with Forsyth kids in need

Shopping trip pairs cops with Forsyth kids in need

CUMMING — Diego Ramirez couldn’t decide between two toy cars.

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Sawnee EMC workers recognized for saving lives

Sawnee EMC workers recognized for saving lives

CUMMING — Two line crews at Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation were recently recognized by a statewide association for their heroic actions while on the job.

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Road in west Forsyth closing

WEST FORSYTH — Beginning Monday, Westchester Place will be closed to through traffic.

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Forsyth commission reviews second city proposal

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County commission on Tuesday heard a presentation from its attorney on the possible impact of a proposed new city in south Forsyth.

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Christmas crafts show this weekend at Cumming Fairgrounds

Christmas crafts show this weekend at Cumming Fairgrounds

CUMMING — For anyone who wants to make it through that Christmas shopping list early, the 19th annual Christmas in Cumming Arts and Crafts Show offers a one-stop shop this weekend.

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Music Authority holding holiday concert Saturday

CUMMING — Forsyth County residents who love music and Christmas but don’t want to wait for Dec. 25 are in luck. A local concert group will offer an early celebration in a jazzy rendition.

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