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Forsyth County’s alcohol code revised

Forsyth County’s alcohol code revised

FORSYTH COUNTY — During its final meeting of the year, the Forsyth County commission voted 3-1 to approve revisions to the local alcohol code affecting setback distances for on-site consumption.

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Customers air more gripes about Comcast with Cumming council

Customers air more gripes about Comcast with Cumming council

CUMMING — Jerry Parker recently moved to Cumming from DeKalb County, where he had trouble with cable TV installation and billing during his more than years as a Comcast customer.

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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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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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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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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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Rain doesn’t dampen Cumming Christmas parade, race

Rain doesn’t dampen Cumming Christmas parade, race

CUMMING — The weather outside was frightful — at least in the early going — but the day still turned out so delightful.

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South Forsyth movie theater gets approval to sell beer

South Forsyth movie theater gets approval to sell beer

SOUTH FORSYTH — If you go to the movies at The Collection at Forsyth next year, turn off your cell phone, pick up some popcorn and grab a cold one.

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Two Forsyth stores lose alcohol licenses for 60 days

Two Forsyth stores lose alcohol licenses for 60 days

FORSYTH COUNTY — If you want to buy beer at two local gas stations, you could be in for a long wait.

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Northside-Forsyth’s celebration of lights delights

Northside-Forsyth’s celebration of lights delights

CUMMING — Christmas spirit was in the air Friday night at Northside Hospital-Forsyth as the annual Celebration of Lights filled its parking lot.

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Tennis management firm out at Fowler Park

Tennis management firm out at Fowler Park

SOUTH FORSYTH — The dispute between a tennis company and Forsyth County players has been resolved, but probably not how most people thought.

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Gainesville airport move could boost area economy

GAINESVILLE — Planes four times larger than previously allowed now can land at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville, a move that some believe could boost economic development.

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Cumming restaurant offers buffet as part of toy drive

CUMMING -- A Toys for Tots drive will take place from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at O’Charley’s, 920 Buford Road in Cumming.

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Cumming Christmas Parade set for Saturday

Cumming Christmas Parade set for Saturday

CUMMING — With Thanksgiving officially over, it’s time to focus on the Christmas season.

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Celebration of Lights on Friday at Northside-Forsyth

Celebration of Lights on Friday at Northside-Forsyth

CUMMING — Northside Hospital-Forsyth will hold its annual Celebration of Lights at 6 p.m. Friday.

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Georgia lawmakers working on transportation funding

Georgia lawmakers working on transportation funding

GAINESVILLE — After hearing largely from constituents for the past few months, a state legislative committee now is ready to huddle over ways Georgia could boost

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Cumming area merchants brace for holiday crowds

Cumming area merchants brace for holiday crowds

CUMMING — Friday is the biggest shopping day in Forsyth County and that means a busy day for local merchants.

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Que’n wraps up fourth — and perhaps final — year in Cumming

Que’n wraps up fourth — and perhaps final — year in Cumming

CUMMING — The head of the National Barbecue Cup: Que’n in Cumming said that this was the event’s best year, but it could also be the last at its current location.

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Forsyth businesses brace for Thanksgiving rush

FORSYTH COUNTY — Thanksgiving can be a busy day for families with travel, get-togethers and cooking. And for local food businesses, the holiday is one of their busiest days of the year.

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Partners helping military families in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — Military families and veterans commonly face financial issues during deployment and when returning to civilian life, but one partnership is hoping to keep them warm in what is predicted to be a cold winter.

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Forsyth commission OKs several rezonings

FORSYTH COUNTY — During its meeting Thursday night, the Forsyth County commission approved the following rezonings:

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Planners approve large subdivision in north Forsyth

NORTH FORYSTH — Two proposed subdivisions, one totaling 300 homes, in north Forsyth are a step closer after clearing the county’s planning board Tuesday night.

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Foundation honors Forsyth couple for philanthropy

Foundation honors Forsyth couple for philanthropy

GAINESVILLE — Two area couples were honored Thursday for their generosity and service to the community at an annual philanthropy luncheon.

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Stretch of Ga. 400 in north Forsyth deemed state’s ‘smoothest’

Stretch of Ga. 400 in north Forsyth deemed state’s ‘smoothest’

NORTH FORSYTH — The state Department of Transportation recently announced that its resurfacing of 8.7 miles on Ga. 400 between Hwys. 306 and 53 in northern Forsyth County has received the 2014 Georgia Partnership for Transportation Quality Award for the smoothest road statewide.

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Blackwood gets new term on highway safety board

GAINESVILLE — Harris Blackwood of Gainesville has been named to a fourth term on the board of directors of the Governor’s Highway Safety Association.

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Cumming customers vent about Comcast

Cumming customers vent about Comcast

CUMMING — Forsyth County residents were loud and clear on their feelings about Comcast’s cable TV service during a public hearing Tuesday night.

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Que’n in Cumming continues today

Que’n in Cumming continues today

CUMMING — This weekend, the Cumming Fairgrounds will play host to the fourth annual National Barbecue Cup: Que’n in Cumming.

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Sawnee EMC eliminating convenience fee

CUMMING — In response to member requests, Sawnee Electric Membership Corp. has announced it will eliminate the convenience fee for “on demand” credit and debit card payments on Jan. 1.

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