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UDC chapter marks birthday of Forsyth statesman, CSA vet

UDC chapter marks birthday of Forsyth statesman, CSA vet

CUMMING -- Every day he stands outside Cumming City Hall reading a book, but on Monday he celebrated his birthday.

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Dates announced for Forsyth kindergarten sign-ups

Dates announced for Forsyth kindergarten sign-ups

FORSYTH COUNTY – Whether your oldest child soon will take that memorable first-day-of-school photo sporting an oversized backpack, or whether the first day of kindergarten is a routine for the family at this point, it soon will be time to reserve your student’s spot.

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Atlanta Braves’ caravan makes stop in Forsyth County

Atlanta Braves’ caravan makes stop in Forsyth County

SOUTH FORSYTH — Anyone that has ever listened to an Atlanta Braves game on the radio has heard Don Sutton. On Friday, some young fans got to put a face with that voice.

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Physical therapy program starts at Lanier Tech’s Forsyth campus

Physical therapy program starts at Lanier Tech’s Forsyth campus

SOUTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County branch of an area college is training its first class to become certified physical therapists.

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Adoptions up, intakes down at Forsyth’s new animal shelter

Adoptions up, intakes down at Forsyth’s new animal shelter

NORTH FORSYTH — For the first time since its August opening, the Forsyth County Animal Shelter had more animals taken out than brought in.

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Woman charged in northeast Forsyth shooting case arrested again

Woman charged in northeast Forsyth shooting case arrested again

FORSYTH COUNTY — A woman recently arrested for being in a car with a man who reportedly shot a 24-year-old in northeast Forsyth was detained Wednesday on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, authorities said.

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Milton golf club community may expand into southwest Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — An exclusive private country club neighborhood in Milton is looking to expand into Forsyth County.

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Rare Res-2 rezoning reviewed for northeast Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — In a departure from recent applications, Forsyth County’s planning board soon may recommend a niche in District 5 be rezoned to Residential 2.

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County native's book recalls childhood in rural south Forsyth

County native's book recalls childhood in rural south Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — Imagine driving into Forsyth County’s only city and passing a sign that reads, “Welcome to Acorn.” You had just come from south Forsyth, passing farms and woods and open space. Even a hog farm.

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Relay for Life kicks off 2015 campaign in Forsyth

Relay for Life kicks off 2015 campaign in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — Fundraising for Relay for Life just started, but has already picked up the pace.

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Corps holds controlled burn on Lake Lanier island in north Forsyth

Corps holds controlled burn on Lake Lanier island in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — For anyone driving around the Browns Bridge Road area of northeast Forsyth who sees the remnants of a fire on an island in Lake Lanier, don’t worry — it’s just smoke on the water.

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Accident claims Sawnee EMC worker from Cumming

DAHLONEGA — A Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation worker from Cumming was killed Wednesday afternoon while cutting down a tree in Lumpkin County, officials said.

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West Forsyth house fire displaces family of four

West Forsyth house fire displaces family of four

WEST FORSYTH — A house fire Wednesday morning southwest of Cumming displaced a family of four, but didn’t cause any injuries, Forsyth County Fire Department officials said.

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Forsyth County proclaims Day of Optimism

Forsyth County proclaims Day of Optimism

FORSYTH COUNTY — During its Jan. 15 meeting, the Forsyth commission proclaimed the day as the County Day of Optimism, recognizing the efforts of the Forsyth-Cumming and Sawnee-Cumming Optimist Clubs to help youth in the community. Joining the commissioners for the ceremony were members of both clubs.

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One of Lanier Tech’s GOAL semifinalists from Forsyth

One of Lanier Tech’s GOAL semifinalists from Forsyth

OAKWOOD — Four Lanier Technical College students have been selected as the college’s semifinalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership.

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Lake Lanier Islands in talks for second hotel

Lake Lanier Islands in talks for second hotel

BUFORD — Lanier Islands is looking to draw a second hotel to the southern Hall County resort within 18 months, sales director Mike DiLeone said Tuesday.

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THE BUZZ: Forsyth Central puts a twist on spring Homecomings

THE BUZZ: Forsyth Central puts a twist on spring Homecomings

Our weekly print and video series - presented by Lanier Technicial College – where local high school students share “The Buzz” about what’s going on at their school – and compete for the most “buzzworthy” moment of the week.

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Baby born in south Forsyth Kroger healthy

Baby born in south Forsyth Kroger healthy

SOUTH FORSYTH — Andrew Ross walked into the entrance of North Fulton Hospital with blood on his sweatshirt.

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Students replace family’s Christmas gifts after blaze

Students replace family’s Christmas gifts after blaze

SOUTH FORSYTH — When a destructive late-night fire destroyed a south Forsyth family’s home, neighbors and the community swarmed to support the parents and children, swiftly replacing essential needs like clothes, shoes and school supplies.

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Protest held at Cumming City Hall

Protest held at Cumming City Hall

CUMMING — Prior to the Cumming City Council’s meeting Tuesday morning to review the findings of an impeachment investigation panel, about a dozen protestors gathered outside city hall to show support for Councilman Rupert Sexton.

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Fire damages west Forsyth home

Fire damages west Forsyth home

WEST FORSYTH — A woman investigating a popping sound Tuesday morning at her home in the Vickery Downs subdivision discovered the garage was on fire and its doors were starting to melt from the heat, authorities said.

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Cumming seeks state AG’s review of impeachment case

Cumming seeks state AG’s review of impeachment case

CUMMING — The State Attorney General’s Office is being asked to review the possible impeachment of a Cumming elected official.

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Four Forsyth schools getting new principals

Four Forsyth schools getting new principals

FORSYTH COUNTY — Following an executive session Thursday night, the Forsyth County Board of Education approved the opening of four principal positions within the school system.

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Forsyth looking to prep Lanierland site for park

NORTH FORSYTH — For one last time, someone is going to bring the house down at Lanierland.

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West Forsyth school wins prize for recycled carton creation

West Forsyth school wins prize for recycled carton creation

WEST FORSYTH -- A massive replica of the Greek Trojan horse sat in an elementary school in Forsyth County, not as a secretive attack tactic but as an educational method to encourage recycling. In the end, it was worth $1,000.

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Economic Outlook Breakfast Jan. 27 at Forsyth Conference Center

Economic Outlook Breakfast Jan. 27 at Forsyth Conference Center

FORSYTH COUNTY — Ticket sales have begun for one of the Cumming- Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce’s most popular annual events.

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Forsyth mother shares miraculous survival story

Forsyth mother shares miraculous survival story

FORSYTH COUNTY -- She was 23 weeks pregnant. On her fourth visit to the doctor, they found the northwest Forsyth woman had no amniotic fluid and signs of stress in the womb that stunted the growth of her unborn child’s lungs.

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Lambert High band performs in London

Lambert High band performs in London

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Students from a Forsyth County high school rang in the new year a few hours earlier than those still in the county. Or country. And the next day, they rang it in with drums, trumpets and more than 200 other instruments.

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Cumming’s response sends state AG to sidelines

Cumming’s response sends state AG to sidelines

CUMMING — It appears the state attorney general’s office is no longer looking into an allegation that the city of Cumming may have held an illegal meeting in December.

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Elementary schools leading Forsyth's enrollment growth

Elementary schools leading Forsyth's enrollment growth

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County Board of Education learned Thursday that system enrollment is nearly 200 students above projections at the halfway mark of the 2014-15 academic year, but most of those newcomers are in elementary school.

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