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To our readers: Wednesday paper will be delayed

In order to provide the most complete and comprehensive coverage of Tuesday’s primary runoff election, Wednesday’s paper will be delivered in the evening instead of the morning.

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New test designed to allow for more truck drivers

New test designed to allow for more truck drivers

GAINESVILLE — Georgians will be seeing more trucks on the highway in coming years — at least, if economic development plans pan out as the governor’s office expects.

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Healthy Aging and Fitness Fair next week

Healthy Aging and Fitness Fair next week

SOUTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County senior citizens are invited to learn more about healthy living during an event next week.

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Stars and Strikes marks anniversary with makeover

Stars and Strikes marks anniversary with makeover

CUMMING — A Cumming entertainment business celebrated its ninth anniversary in style.

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First lady touts vaccinations during hospital visit

First lady touts vaccinations during hospital visit

CUMMING — Georgia’s first lady visited the Women’s Center at Northside Hospital-Forsyth on Monday afternoon to encourage parents to have their newborns vaccinated.

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Project targets nutrients along Settingdown Creek

NORTH FORSYTH — The Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission is working with farmers to help reduce the nutrient levels in Settingdown Creek in northwestern Forsyth.

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Restaurant’s anniversary meal benefits United Way

Restaurant’s anniversary meal benefits United Way

CUMMING — A Cumming eatery will celebrate its anniversary by giving to a worthy cause.

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Forsyth chamber courting firms from France

Forsyth chamber courting firms from France

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce recently rolled out the red carpet for businesses from France that could potentially locate here.

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Buffalo’s Café opens in Cumming

CUMMING — Buffalo’s Café has opened its 15th Georgia location at 1175 Buford Hwy. in Cumming.

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Grand reopening Saturday at Stars and Strikes

Grand reopening Saturday at Stars and Strikes

CUMMING — Stars and Strikes will celebrate its ninth year in Cumming with a grand reopening celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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Sawnee EMC reaches deal with solar farm

Sawnee EMC reaches deal with solar farm

CUMMING — Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation soon will be using a large-scale solar facility to provide some of its electricity supply to customers.

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MDA Lock Up raises more than $20K

CUMMING — Local business and community leaders were recently “locked up” as part of a fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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CrossFit fundraiser for wounded deputy

FORSYTH COUNTY — A physical fitness facility and its gun-range neighbor are joining the efforts to support a Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputy who was injured while defending the courthouse June 6.

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Groups dedicate flag disposal receptacle

Groups dedicate flag disposal receptacle

CUMMING — Members of local chapters of the Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution have joined forces with a home improvement store to properly retire national flags.

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Commission rejects auto body shop in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — Cheers filled the Forsyth County commission meeting room Thursday night after commissioners denied amended zoning conditions that would have cleared the way for an auto body repair shop in south Forsyth.

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Gas prices hit six-year high

Gas prices hit six-year high

GAINESVILLE -- Gas prices have crept up just in time for July Fourth festivities and travel, with prices the highest they’ve been since 2008.

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Merchants offer food, fun for holiday weekend

Merchants offer food, fun for holiday weekend

SOUTH FORSYTH — Americans will spend thousands of dollars this week getting ready for July Fourth celebrations.

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Proposed UDC change carries more public input

FORSYTH COUNTY — The public soon may have additional opportunities to offer input on future residential developments.

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Northside Hospital-Forsyth ranked among state’s best

CUMMING — Northside Hospital-Forsyth has been named one of the top 25 hospitals in the state.

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Fundraisers continue for wounded deputy

SOUTH FORSYTH — Another local restaurant is pitching in to help a Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputy who was wounded during the June 6 attack on the courthouse.

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Storm disrupted downtown Cumming

Storm disrupted downtown Cumming

CUMMING — Much of downtown Cumming was without power for about five hours Monday after a strong thunderstorm swept across Forsyth County.

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Business customers to see changes in water pricing

Some changes are coming to Forsyth County sewer and irrigation customers. 

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Tax abatements possible for firm

CUMMING — An undisclosed economic development project could receive tax abatements in exchange for creating more than 100 jobs in Forsyth County.

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Costco opening about two months away

CUMMING — Work on the new Costco continues to progress in Cumming.

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Farmers market thriving in Vickery

SOUTH FORSYTH — A range of fresh produce, meats, cheeses and other goodies are available through the Vickery Village Farmers Market.

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Building supply firm pleased with Forsyth move

Building supply firm pleased with Forsyth move

CUMMING — In light of Forsyth County’s booming housing market, one wholesaler of home supplies is flourishing after relocating from Suwanee nearly a year ago.

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Pinecrest to expand STEM programming

SOUTH FORSYTH — Pinecrest Academy recently received a $5,000 grant from the Catholic Foundation of North Georgia to expand its science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, programming.

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Sawnee EMC school supply drive successful

CUMMING — School may be out for summer, but that didn’t stop Sawnee EMC employees from collecting backpacks and school supplies in preparation for the 2014-15 year.

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Lines drawn over body shop proposal

SOUTH FORSYTH — A proposal to amend zoning conditions to allow a body shop on Peachtree Parkway in south Forsyth has drawn opposition from neighbors, more than 100 of whom attended a recent Forsyth County commission meeting.

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Mobile Training Unit returns to library Tuesday

CUMMING — The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission Mobile Training Unit will return to the Cumming Library on Tuesday.

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Restaurants rally for injured deputy

CUMMING — It wasn’t long after last week’s attack on the Forsyth County Courthouse before the community started reaching out to help.

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State labor commissioner visits Forsyth

State labor commissioner visits Forsyth

CUMMING — Georgia’s Commissioner of Labor touted his department’s efficiency and customer service during a visit Tuesday to Forsyth County.

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Georgia Chamber high on Hamilton

Georgia Chamber high on Hamilton

FORSYTH COUNTY — Mark Hamilton recently received the Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s highest honor.

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Lining up gift ideas for Father’s Day

Lining up gift ideas for Father’s Day

NORTH FORSYTH — While children of all ages will be buying dad traditional gifts like ties and coffee mugs, some Forsyth County retailers have a lot more to offer for Father’s Day.

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Possible e-cigarette policy sparks concern

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County commission is considering an ordinance that would prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes in county buildings and parks and recreation facilities except in designated areas.

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Summer concert series back at The Collection

SOUTH FORSYTH — The Collection at Forsyth will begin its free summer concert series Thursday.

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Ceremony to retire flags set for Saturday

CUMMING — Ingram Funeral Home and the Robert Forsyth chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will be holding a flag retirement ceremony Saturday morning to commemorate Flag Day and the 239th birthday of the U.S. Army.

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Vascular surgeon first to perform new treatment

Vascular surgeon first to perform new treatment

CUMMING — A local surgeon traveled to the other side of the world earlier this spring to help high-risk patients through a treatment he created.  

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Contentious rezoning clears planning board

FORSYTH COUNTY — A green-clad crowd filled the Forsyth County Administration Building on Tuesday night for the county’s planning board meeting.

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TV show spotlights Norman’s Landing

TV show spotlights Norman’s Landing

SOUTH FORSYTH — A popular Forsyth County eatery will be featured on a TV show that airs this weekend.

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Farmers’ markets readying for season

Farmers’ markets readying for season

FORSYTH COUNTY — Looking for a taste of summer? Forsyth County’s two farmers’ markets may have just what you’re seeking.  

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Blackwood chosen to national advisory board

GAINESVILLE — Harris Blackwood, a Gainesville resident and director of the state Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, has been named to a national safety commission.

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County sifting through results of branding effort

FORSYTH COUNTY — Officials received 858 responses to a recent online survey asking residents to “tell us about your Forsyth County.”

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New supercenter ready in south Forsyth

New supercenter ready in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — Even in its first few hours, the new Walmart in south Forsyth seemed to be drawing a lot of customers.

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City could form in south Forsyth

A group of south Forsyth residents plans to study the possibility of creating a second city in the county.

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