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Petco Foundation awards grant to Humane Society of Forsyth County

Petco Foundation awards grant to Humane Society of Forsyth County

The Humane Society of Forsyth County has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to expand the nonprofit’s basic animal care ...

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Survey: Georgia among most business friendly

Survey: Georgia among most business friendly

FORSYTH COUNTY -- A national study brought good news for small businesses in the north metro Atlanta area.

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Sawnee EMC donates to charities

Sawnee EMC donates to charities

CUMMING -- Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation recently awarded $23,900 to local charities through its Operation Round Up program.

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Northside Hospital merger on track for fall

Northside Hospital merger on track for fall

CUMMING -- Last week, Northside Hospital-Forsyth moved their sign and logo to the top of its building for an expansion, but there are more changes coming.

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Sawnee EMC funds veterans’ college scholarships

Sawnee EMC funds veterans’ college scholarships

CUMMING -- A Cumming-based electric services company recently awarded funding to local colleges for a new scholarship program for veterans.

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Coco’s Cuban Restaurant meal named among best in state

Coco’s Cuban Restaurant meal named among best in state

CUMMING -- Residents in Forsyth County may assume they need to take a trip to Atlanta to grab the best grub around, but one local restaurant ...

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Businessman encourages Forsyth companies to export

Businessman encourages Forsyth companies to export

CUMMING -- Ken Bass of Radarsign Inc., a Forsyth County company that produces speed detection and other safety signs, had a simple question for local business ...

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Atlanta Highway Seafood Market earns high praise for fried shrimp po boy

Atlanta Highway Seafood Market earns high praise for fried shrimp po boy

Atlanta Highway Seafood Market in Gainesville has been awarded the 2016-17 “100 Plates Locals Love” distinction by Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism division ...

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Spots open for summer camps at Music Authority

Spots open for summer camps at Music Authority

Local music school and retailer Music Authority has reached a record number of summer campers for its Rock Camp 2016.

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Restaurants may soon be able to sell growlers

Restaurants may soon be able to sell growlers

Local craft beer fans may soon be able to bring home growlers from certain restaurants.

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Cumming Farmer’s Market opens

Cumming Farmer’s Market opens

CUMMING -- The Cumming Farmer’s Market kicked of its 2016 season on Wednesday and got off to a good start.

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Two large developments proposed in south Forsyth

Two large developments proposed in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — Plans for two massive mixed use developments in south Forsyth, totaling more than 750 homes, have been filed with the county’s planning ...

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Forsyth County Slugfest benefits Northside NICU

Forsyth County Slugfest benefits Northside NICU

CUMMING — Northside Hospital-Forsyth recently received a donation from an annual fundraiser baseball tournament.

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New traffic signals planned along Ga. 400 corridor

New traffic signals planned along Ga. 400 corridor

DAWSONVILLE — In response to increased commercial development in the area, motorists can expect to see new traffic signals along the Ga. 400 corridor within the ...

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Suspects sought in theft of MacBooks from store in The Collection at Forsyth

Suspects sought in theft of MacBooks from store in The Collection at Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — Authorities are looking for two suspects who reportedly stole eight Apple MacBook computers from a store in The Collection at Forsyth on Sunday ...

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Sewer approved for new Kroger center southwest of Cumming

Sewer approved for new Kroger center southwest of Cumming

FORSYTH COUNTY — The sewer rate has been established for a new Kroger-anchored development and Dunkin Donuts southwest of Cumming.

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Toyota dealership breaks ground on Hwy. 20 site

Toyota dealership breaks ground on Hwy. 20 site

EAST FORSYTH — Dirt was thrown with gold shovels Wednesday as Beaver Toyota broke ground at the site of its future dealership on Buford Highway, though ...

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Sawnee EMC offering new rebate program

Sawnee EMC offering new rebate program

CUMMING — Sawnee EMC recently announced a new program designed for members who have an Internet-connected HVAC thermostat, also known as a “smart” thermostat.

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Walmart addresses questions about new store in north Forsyth

Walmart addresses questions about new store in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — Officials with Walmart offered an update Thursday night on the retailer’s plan to build a super center in north Forsyth and attempted ...

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Forsyth County extends ban on some residential zonings

Forsyth County extends ban on some residential zonings

CUMMING — Forsyth County’s ban on new zoning applications for three residential categories has been further extended and could possibly last until the end of ...

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DOT seeks Forsyth County match for facelift to Hwy. 141

DOT seeks Forsyth County match for facelift to Hwy. 141

SOUTH FORSYTH — Additional funding could be on its way to spruce up a well-traveled south Forsyth corridor.

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Sawnee EMC awards scholarships to 9 Forsyth seniors

Sawnee EMC awards scholarships to 9 Forsyth seniors

CUMMING — A Cumming-based electric services cooperative recently helped nine local high school seniors prepare for upcoming college finances.

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Final hearing set on Buford Highway Overlay District

Final hearing set on Buford Highway Overlay District

EAST FORSYTH — A set of design standards for one of Forsyth County’s busiest east-west corridors is closer to being implemented.

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Forsyth County News wins national award for innovation

Forsyth County News wins national award for innovation

CUMMING — The Forsyth County News has been named the winner of a national award that recognizes innovation in the newspaper and media market.

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