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Sharon Springs tax office closed for renovations

SOUTH FORSYTH — Renovation work has forced the temporary closure of a busy Forsyth County government building.

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Girls on the Run North GA marks 10 years in Forsyth

Girls on the Run North GA marks 10 years in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY -- A local nonprofit that combines mentoring with outdoor activity is marking 10 years of serving the community.

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Authorities ID woman found unresponsive Sunday in Lake Lanier

BUFORD — A woman who died Sunday after being found unresponsive in Lake Lanier has been identified as a Buford woman.

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Options narrowed for improving Hwy. 20 between Cumming, Canton

Options narrowed for improving Hwy. 20 between Cumming, Canton

CUMMING — The options for improving the Hwy. 20 corridor between Cumming and Canton have been narrowed from six to three, according to state transportation officials.

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GMRC hears about anti-heroin effort during meeting in Forsyth County

GMRC hears about anti-heroin effort during meeting in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — A drug that reverses the effects of a heroin overdose could soon be more widely available in Forsyth County and the surrounding area.

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Teachers in Cumming deliver supplies to students’ homes

Teachers in Cumming deliver supplies to students’ homes

CUMMING — Teachers at three schools went door to door to meet students Thursday, and they came bearing gifts.

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Community recalls dedication of late North Forsyth High golfer

Community recalls dedication of late North Forsyth High golfer

NORTH FORSYTH — Joe Dumphy’s favorite sport used to be baseball. Before reaching high school, he wrote a Texas Christian University coach with his intentions ...

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Cumming-Forsyth Chamber bids farewell to ‘gifted economic developer’

Cumming-Forsyth Chamber bids farewell to ‘gifted economic developer’

CUMMING — A key official with the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce has stepped down and been replaced on an interim basis.

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Forsyth County school system begins new year Thursday

Forsyth County school system begins new year Thursday

FORSYTH COUNTY — This weekend marks the last few days before the 2015-16 school year kicks off in Forsyth County, and students and parents are not ...

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Hearing set on plan for subsidized housing complex in east Forsyth

EAST FORSYTH — The Forsyth County commission is holding a public hearing Thursday to gather feedback on a proposed subsidized apartment development near Buford Highway.

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Forsyth County author to lead seminar at Sharon Forks Library

Forsyth County author to lead seminar at Sharon Forks Library

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A Forsyth County author will be teaching a seminar about plot structure later this month at the Sharon Forks Library.

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New state lawmaker from Forsyth County will be sworn in Wednesday

New state lawmaker from Forsyth County will be sworn in Wednesday

FORSYTH COUNTY — District 24 state Rep.-elect Sheri Gilligan has learned when she will be sworn in to office.

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Recent Lambert High grad dies after ropes course injury in Tennessee

Recent Lambert High grad dies after ropes course injury in Tennessee

SOUTH FORSYTH — A recent high school graduate has succumbed to injuries he sustained nearly two weeks ago at a newly opened canopy ropes course in ...

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Proposal to expand The Collection at Forsyth aired

Proposal to expand The Collection at Forsyth aired

SOUTH FORSYTH — The county commission reviewed plans Tuesday for a proposed expansion of The Collection outdoor shopping mall in south Forsyth.

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Planning board OKs revisions to large mixed-use project in south Forsyth

Planning board OKs revisions to large mixed-use project in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — An expansive mixed-used development along Ronald Reagan Boulevard and McFarland Parkway near Ga. 400 passed one of the first of many steps Tuesday ...

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Subdivision near Creekstone in south Forsyth clears planning board

SOUTH FORSYTH — A contentious rezoning application to bring a 189-home subdivision to South Clement Road was recommended for approval by Forsyth County’s planning board.

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Tax-free school shopping weekend includes supplies, clothing, footwear

Tax-free school shopping weekend includes supplies, clothing, footwear

CUMMING — Stores may see an influx of students and their families this weekend as they take advantage of the annual state sales tax holiday by ...

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North Forsyth High School golfer dies following June wreck

North Forsyth High School golfer dies following June wreck

NORTH FORSYTH — A north Forsyth teenager injured in a crash that claimed the life of his grandfather has succumbed to his injuries.

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Business holding backpack giveaway

Business holding backpack giveaway

NORTH FORSYTH — A local cell phone store will be offering more than smart phones and hi-tech gadgets on Saturday.

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Forsyth County school system welcomes its new teachers

Forsyth County school system welcomes its new teachers

CUMMING — Some have been teaching for years. Others will step into their first classroom as the boss next Thursday. They total 319, and they’re ...

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Forsyth area couple recognized for efforts against road rage

Forsyth area couple recognized for efforts against road rage

DAWSONVILLE — On a crisp autumn day in 2013, Donna Gerrish’s daughter, Chelsea, walked mom through her new home. It was one of the last ...

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Memorial Sunday for south Forsyth family killed in murder-suicide

Memorial Sunday for south Forsyth family killed in murder-suicide

FORSYTH COUNTY -- The south Forsyth mother and two young sons who were killed in their home last week will be laid to rest and memorialized ...

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Naked vandal causes $50K in damages to south Forsyth church

Naked vandal causes $50K in damages to south Forsyth church

SOUTH FORSYTH — One Atlanta man’s visit to a south Forsyth church in his birthday suit ended in an arrest and about $50,000 in ...

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Ruling on Hindu temple in west Forsyth affirmed

WEST FORSYTH — The struggle over plans for a Hindu temple in west Forsyth has taken another turn.

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Forsyth County Animal Shelter in need of volunteers

Forsyth County Animal Shelter in need of volunteers

NORTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County Animal Shelter is in need of more volunteers, especially dog walkers, so the animals can spend more time outside

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DNR officer honored for efforts on Lake Lanier

DNR officer honored for efforts on Lake Lanier

DAWSONVILLE — Georgia Department of Natural Resources Cpl. Jason Roberson was recently named Officer of The Year by the Southern States Boating Law Administrators Caucus.

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Son of Forsyth County state senator in critical condition

NORTH FORSYTH — A Forsyth County lawmaker’s oldest son remains in an induced coma a week after being involved in a skateboarding accident.

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August opening possible for jail

August opening possible for jail

The opening of the new Forsyth County Jail is being delayed by at least another month.

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United Way accepting grant applications

United Way accepting grant applications

United Way of Forsyth County announced it is providing an opportunity for community organizations to win funding.

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Cool down this summer with sorbet

During this past winter, which was the coldest I can remember, I complained mightily for months about the cold. So much so, I promised not ...

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