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Vehicle burned at site of anti-gay hate crime in north Forsyth

Vehicle burned at site of anti-gay hate crime in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — A northwest Forsyth couple lost a vehicle to fire early Wednesday morning, nearly two months after their home was the target of what ...

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Dawson County Sheriff’s veteran fired after she was found intoxicated in car at south Forsyth mall

SOUTH FORSYTH — A longtime Dawson County Sheriff’s employee was fired Tuesday, hours after Forsyth County authorities reportedly found her asleep and intoxicated while in ...

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See littering? Call Forsyth County’s new hotline

See littering? Call Forsyth County’s new hotline

FORSYTH COUNTY — Keep Forsyth County Beautiful has launched a hotline residents can use to report littering.

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North Forsyth family welcomes wounded veterans for weekend getaway

North Forsyth family welcomes wounded veterans for weekend getaway

NORTH FORSYTH — As a handful of couples sat on the back patio of a Lake Lanier-front home Friday night, sharing stories and laughing until their ...

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Dump truck spills gravel, diesel fuel on Hwy. 369 in northwest Forsyth

Dump truck spills gravel, diesel fuel on Hwy. 369 in northwest Forsyth

NORTHWEST FORSYTH — A dump truck that overturned Wednesday on Matt Highway (Hwy. 369) caused traffic delays and minor injuries to a driver, whose vehicle it ...

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Grand jury indicts Forsyth kidnapping suspect who tried to swim away

Grand jury indicts Forsyth kidnapping suspect who tried to swim away

NORTH FORSYTH — A Forsyth County Grand Jury has indicted the 20-year-old Cumming man who reportedly attempted to kidnap his girlfriend on Memorial Day and then ...

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Panel continues review of Forsyth County’s impact fees

Panel continues review of Forsyth County’s impact fees

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County’s impact fee advisory committee turned its attention Monday to parks and recreation, as well as the possibility that roads could ...

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Part of Hwy. 306 in north Forsyth named for late DOT engineer

Part of Hwy. 306 in north Forsyth named for late DOT engineer

NORTH FORSYTH — Family members and state dignitaries gathered alongside a well-traveled corridor in Forsyth County over the weekend to honor a man who helped pave ...

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Forsyth County begins process of updating bicycle plan

Forsyth County begins process of updating bicycle plan

NORTH FORSYTH — The first of two public information sessions on an update of Forsyth County’s bike and pedestrian plan drew a light turnout Monday ...

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Sawnee EMC reduces rates for rest of year

CUMMING — Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation has announced it is lowering rates for most members by reducing the component with which most power bills are calculated.

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Crash injures two on Market Place Boulevard in Cumming

Crash injures two on Market Place Boulevard in Cumming

CUMMING — A man was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday morning after a two-vehicle collision at Market Place Boulevard and Mary Alice Park Road.

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Gainesville drug treatment center to pay $20K in civil settlement

GAINESVILLE — A Gainesville narcotic treatment program will pay $20,000 to settle allegations in federal court about not keeping complete and accurate records of the ...

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Young Forsyth acting talent boosts short film

Young Forsyth acting talent boosts short film

FORSYTH COUNTY — A short film shot in Forsyth County has left those involved in its production feeling “Empowered.”

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Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office drops national accreditation

Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office drops national accreditation

CUMMING — The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office has announced it will withdraw from the national accreditation program it had been in the process of reapplying ...

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Forsyth school system staff growing with students

Forsyth school system staff growing with students

FORSYTH COUNTY — While Forsyth County Schools’ enrollment may still be on the rise, the teachers and staff educating and protecting those students has been set.

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Northside Hospital-Forsyth honored by heart association

Northside Hospital-Forsyth honored by heart association

CUMMING — Northside Hospital- Forsyth was recently recognized by the American Heart Association for its “high quality cardiovascular care” through the association’s Mission: Lifeline and ...

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Clifford the Big Red Dog visiting Forsyth County

Clifford the Big Red Dog visiting Forsyth County

CUMMING — Get ready to bring some extra-large dog treats to the library this week because Clifford the Big Red Dog will be visiting Forsyth County.

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The Place of Forsyth County reflects on changes, goals during anniversary

The Place of Forsyth County reflects on changes, goals during anniversary

CUMMING — Forsyth County has changed drastically over the years, but the mission of The Place of Forsyth County has remained the same as when four ...

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Possible charter school in Forsyth County gets a name

Possible charter school in Forsyth County gets a name

CUMMING — Forsyth County residents can now call the proposed chartered college and career academy by its official name.

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Forsyth County holding meetings this week about biking, walking

Forsyth County holding meetings this week about biking, walking

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth’s department of engineering is holding two public information meetings this week about the county’s Bicycle Transportation and Pedestrian Walkways 2025 ...

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Renovations set for West Forsyth High School

Renovations set for West Forsyth High School

WEST FORSYTH — The Forsyth County school system is one step closer to having all five of its high schools under some form of construction.

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JROTC team at North Forsyth High takes top honors

JROTC team at North Forsyth High takes top honors

NORTH FORSYTH — While many students enjoyed their summer break with vacations and relaxation, members of the North Forsyth High School Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer ...

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Revival at mountain church has uninvited guest

Revival at mountain church has uninvited guest

DAWSONVILLE — The congregation at High Shoals Baptist Church had an unexpected visitor as members arrived for their recent revival.

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Large mixed-use project in south Forsyth gets approval

Large mixed-use project in south Forsyth gets approval

SOUTH FORSYTH — A large mixed-use development in south Forsyth that has drawn comparisons to the Avalon in nearby Alpharetta cleared the Forsyth County commission Thursday ...

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Opponents secure less-dense zoning for south Forsyth subdivision

SOUTH FORSYTH — The zoning granted a proposed subdivision in south Forsyth may please neighbors more than developers.

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Forsyth County government unveils new logo, motto

Forsyth County government unveils new logo, motto

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County has rolled out a new logo and motto to help highlight the county’s resources and high quality of life.

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Proposed new Kroger near Cumming causes concern

Proposed new Kroger near Cumming causes concern

CUMMING — Residents’ concerns over a proposed mega-grocery store southwest of Cumming were aired during a work session Tuesday of Forsyth County’s planning board, though ...

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Suspects sought in Cumming-Forsyth chamber forgery case

Suspects sought in Cumming-Forsyth chamber forgery case

CUMMING — Warrants were issued Tuesday for two people suspected of cashing a forged check in the name of the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce.

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Forsyth County Animal Shelter marking first anniversary

Forsyth County Animal Shelter marking first anniversary

NORTH FORSYTH — Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of the new Forsyth County Animal Shelter.

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Longtime Forsyth County firefighter retires after 43 years

Longtime Forsyth County firefighter retires after 43 years

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County Fire Station 1 was packed with firefighters and family Wednesday morning, but all sat silent as they listened to the 911 ...

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