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Utility workers added to state’s ‘move over’ law

Utility workers added to state’s ‘move over’ law

ATLANTA — Utility linemen are about to join the ranks of law enforcement, public safety and transportation personnel who will be better protected from motorists while ...

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Greenleaf saga in north Forsyth coming to close with demolition

Greenleaf saga in north Forsyth coming to close with demolition

NORTH FORSYTH — The demolition of a long-ago abandoned and unfinished subdivision in north Forsyth could be completed soon, though some headaches will remain for county ...

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Forsyth’s state legislative delegation reflects on 2016 session

Forsyth’s state legislative delegation reflects on 2016 session

CUMMING — For one member of Forsyth County’s state legislative delegation, a local business breakfast meeting Tuesday was likely one of his last in office.

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Next Food Trucks N’ Forsyth event pushed back to May 23

Next Food Trucks N’ Forsyth event pushed back to May 23

SOUTH FORSYTH — After the enthusiastic response to their initial event resulted in long lines, organizers of a monthly food truck rally have decided to push ...

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Movie 'Baby Driver,' which stars Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, films in Gainesville

Movie 'Baby Driver,' which stars Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, films in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE — The old Regions Bank in downtown Gainesville transformed over the weekend into a post office.

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Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber breakfast offers legislative recap

Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber breakfast offers legislative recap

CUMMING — The Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce is holding a post-legislative breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Sawnee EMC Auditorium.

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State economic official offers upbeat outlook at Forsyth chamber event

State economic official offers upbeat outlook at Forsyth chamber event

FORSYTH COUNTY — Georgia’s commissioner for economic development offered an optimistic outlook for state and local business prospects during an appearance Thursday night in Forsyth ...

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Proposal for distillery in Cumming revived

Proposal for distillery in Cumming revived

CUMMING — A distillery could be setting up shop in Cumming.

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Proposed large subdivision’s impact on new south Forsyth schools discussed

Proposed large subdivision’s impact on new south Forsyth schools discussed

SOUTH FORSYTH — The county’s planning board is reviewing a proposed rezoning that would bring a 286-unit subdivision to an area of south Forsyth that ...

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Renovations continue at Gainesville airport

Renovations continue at Gainesville airport

GAINESVILLE — The venerable Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville continues to undergo renovations in keeping with growing demand and expectations.

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Work on north Forsyth Walmart likely to start soon

Work on north Forsyth Walmart likely to start soon

NORTH FORSYTH — More than a decade in the making, construction of a Walmart supercenter in north Forsyth could begin soon, according to officials.

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Hit-and-run suspect causes $20K in damage at Bald Ridge Marina

Hit-and-run suspect causes $20K in damage at Bald Ridge Marina

CUMMING — Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking information from the public about a hit-and-run suspect who caused an estimated $20,000 in damage over ...

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Northside Hospital-Forsyth offering non-surgical weight-loss procedure

Northside Hospital-Forsyth offering non-surgical weight-loss procedure

CUMMING — A new non-surgical weight-loss procedure that has been approved by the FDA is being offered at Northside Hospital.

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Food truck rally rolling into Forsyth County

Food truck rally rolling into Forsyth County

SOUTH FORSYTH -- With spring in full swing and summer right around the corner, any chance to get outside should be seized. And starting this Monday ...

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Eight Forsyth County businesses cited for underage alcohol sales

Eight Forsyth County businesses cited for underage alcohol sales

FORSYTH COUNTY — Employees at eight businesses in Forsyth County were cited for selling alcohol to minors during a routine undercover sweep Tuesday night.

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Ban relaxed for some zoning applications in Forsyth County

Ban relaxed for some zoning applications in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — The moratorium on zoning applications in Forsyth County that was put in place last month will continue for some categories.

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Dawsonville Highway development brings retail, eateries

Dawsonville Highway development brings retail, eateries

GAINESVILLE — Retail development continues to move forward in neighboring Hall County, particularly at North Lake Square on Dawsonville Highway.

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Insurance commissioner warns of rising auto coverage rates

Insurance commissioner warns of rising auto coverage rates

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's insurance commissioner says higher auto rates could be in store for some consumers.

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Rising gas prices likely to continue through Memorial Day

Rising gas prices likely to continue through Memorial Day

GAINESVILLE — Gas prices are rising, and experts expect the trend to continue.

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Forsyth County authorities warn of scams during tax season

Forsyth County authorities warn of scams during tax season

FORSYTH COUNTY — Tax season can be stressful enough without having to deal with potential scams, but local law enforcement wants residents to remain vigilant against ...

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Years later, uncertainty still swirls around Habersham sewer situation

Years later, uncertainty still swirls around Habersham sewer situation

EAST FORSYTH — The future of an aging private wastewater treatment facility near Lake Lanier in eastern Forsyth County remains in limbo more than a decade ...

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Planning board frowns on south Forsyth subdivision addition

Planning board frowns on south Forsyth subdivision addition

SOUTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County planning board members recommended the county commission deny a proposed addition to a small subdivision in south Forsyth due to concerns ...

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Forsyth-Cumming Optimist Club, IHOP hold cancer fundraiser

Forsyth-Cumming Optimist Club, IHOP hold cancer fundraiser

CUMMING — A local civic organization is working to support young cancer patients this April with help from an area branch of a breakfast chain.

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Forsyth County’s population growth leads state; 11th in U.S.

Forsyth County’s population growth leads state; 11th in U.S.

FORSYTH COUNTY — Anyone living in or passing through Forsyth, especially the south end, could guess this — new census figures show the county is one of ...

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Sixth massage parlor shut down in south Forsyth

Sixth massage parlor shut down in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — Nearly three weeks after officials shuttered five massage parlors and cited six others during a sweep of unauthorized such businesses across south Forsyth ...

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Gov. Deal vetoes religious exemptions bill

Gov. Deal vetoes religious exemptions bill

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has vetoed legislation allowing clergy to refuse performing gay marriage and protecting people who refuse to attend the ceremonies.

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Forsyth County Senior Expo set for Saturday

Forsyth County Senior Expo set for Saturday

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County is calling all local senior citizens to come out next weekend to get to know their community.

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Subdivision addition in south Forsyth worries planning staff

Subdivision addition in south Forsyth worries planning staff

SOUTH FORSYTH — A proposed addition to a small subdivision in south Forsyth has drawn concern from the county’s planning and community development staff over ...

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Exits along Ga. 400 in Forsyth County may get facelift

Exits along Ga. 400 in Forsyth County may get facelift

FORSYTH COUNTY — Ga. 400 is undergoing a years-long widening effort, though some other visible changes could be coming much sooner.

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Two from Chick-fil-A in Cumming earn scholarships

Two from Chick-fil-A in Cumming earn scholarships

CUMMING — It’s common for college students to work restaurant jobs to help pay for school, but two employees from one popular local eatery will ...

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