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Payette Bible Series – ‘1573 Workes of W. Tyndale, John Frith & Dr. Barnes’

Payette Bible Series – ‘1573 Workes of W. Tyndale, John Frith & Dr. Barnes’

FORSYTH COUNTY — A martyr is someone who is willing to — and does — die for a cause.

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KFCB honors volunteers

KFCB honors volunteers


A local environmental awareness organization celebrated its 20th anniversary Tuesday night during an annual awards dinner.

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Concert in the Park on Sunday at Fowler

SOUTH FORSYTH — Sounds of Sawnee Concert Band will offer a free community concert this weekend.

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Red Door Festival returns Saturday

Red Door Festival returns Saturday

CUMMING— The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit will hold its annual Red Door Festival on Saturday, an effort that supports its ministries but also engages the community.

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‘Mama Won’t Fly’ takes off at Playhouse

‘Mama Won’t Fly’ takes off at Playhouse

CUMMING — Any adult who’s made a long road trip with family should be able to relate to the current production at the Cumming Playhouse.

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Payette Bible Series -- 1569 Geneva 'Breeches' Bible

Payette Bible Series -- 1569 Geneva 'Breeches' Bible

FORSYTH COUNTY — The fifth installment of the Forsyth County News series on resident Charles Payette’s Bible collection highlights the 1569 Geneva “Breeches” Bible.

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Community Day canceled at armory

Community Day canceled at armory

CUMMING — A celebration at the National Guard Regional Readiness Center that had been scheduled for Saturday has been canceled.

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Artists association show opens Saturday

Artists association show opens Saturday

SOUTH FORSYTH — Local artists will show off their work during a weeklong event that begins Saturday at Sexton Hall Enrichment Center.

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28 years apart, son and dad hike AT

28 years apart, son and dad hike AT

FORSYTH COUNTY — Charlie Ewing Jr. has grown up hearing his father talk about adventures along the Appalachian Trail.

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Half-marathon on its way to Forsyth

Half-marathon on its way to Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — A popular Atlanta half-marathon is moving to Forsyth County this fall.

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Holiday race raises funds for autism

Holiday race raises funds for autism

FORSYTH COUNTY — North Georgia runners will lace up their running shoes Monday for the third annual Labor Day Run for Autism.

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Fourth part in FCN series on Payette Bibles

Fourth part in FCN series on Payette Bibles

FORSYTH COUNTY — In this fourth installment of the Forsyth County News series on resident Charles Payette’s Bible collection, two amazing Bibles are featured — The 1561-62 Geneva Bible First Folio Edition and the 1565 Greek First Major Edition New Testament by Theodore Beza.

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Fall lawn, landscape lecture series near

FORSYTH COUNTY — Wondering what to do with your lawn as we head into the cooler fall months?

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Third part in FCN series on Payette Bibles

Third part in FCN series on Payette Bibles

FORSYTH COUNTY — In this third installment of the Forsyth County News series on resident Charles Payette’s Bible collection, readers will remember back to our first week when the Matthews Bible was profiled.

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Community stakeholder meetings resume

CUMMING — Representatives of about a dozen community groups came together Monday to network and share information about their agencies.

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Longtime agent leaving Extension Service

Longtime agent leaving Extension Service

(Michele Melton is the extension’s family and consumer sciences agent.)

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American Legion Post 307, Auxiliary officers installed

American Legion Post 307, Auxiliary officers installed

CUMMING — Department of Georgia Vice Commander Thom Mash, front center in gray suit, installed American Legion Post 307 Commander Randy McGhee, to his left, and fellow officers for the 2014-15 year during a ceremony Aug. 11 at the Georgia National Guard Armory on Aquatic Circle in Cumming.

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FCN series on the Payette Bibles continues

FCN series on the Payette Bibles continues

FORSYTH COUNTY — The second installment of The Payette English Bible Collection Series, is the 1539-41 Great Bible Folio Sixth Edition.

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North grad active in zombie trilogy

North grad active in zombie trilogy

NORTH FORSYTH — Jeff Bucchino has always loved art, acting and films.

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FCN series on the Payette Bibles begins

FCN series on the Payette Bibles begins

FORSYTH COUNTY — To say Forsyth County resident Charles Payette’s extraordinary collection of Bibles is rare would be an understatement. Many of the Bibles are one of just a handful of their kind in the world; others are thought not to exist.

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Smokey Bear’s iconic hat brought to Smithsonian

Smokey Bear’s iconic hat brought to Smithsonian

GAINESVILLE — For years, Smokey Bear’s iconic hat was lost to history.

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Young golfer advances in national competition

Young golfer advances in national competition

Erica Scutt, 11, has advanced to the next stage in the national Drive, Chip and Putt Competition after taking second place in her age group in a recent event at The First Tee of Chattanooga Player Development Center.

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Second local bride featured on TV show

Second local bride featured on TV show

CUMMING — A Forsyth woman will be the second bride from the county in less than two months to appear on a national television series.

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New look for Church of the Good Shepherd

New look for Church of the Good Shepherd

NORTH FORSYTH — The Catholic Church of the Good Shepherd on Holtzclaw Road recently underwent major renovations to accommodate its growing flock.

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Original musical, guitar trio coming to Playhouse

Original musical, guitar trio coming to Playhouse

CUMMING The Cumming Playhouse will welcome two new performance groups this week.

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Forsyth County man marks 100th birthday

Forsyth County man marks 100th birthday

CUMMING — Four generations of family gathered July 26 to celebrate the 100th birthday of Horace Beasley, a longtime Forsyth County resident.

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A ride that gives ‘Goosebumps’ during movie filming

A ride that gives ‘Goosebumps’ during movie filming

GAINESVILLE -- A car towed a trailer across Boling Bridge as a helicopter hovered on the other side of the green beams filming the action for the upcoming movie “Goosebumps,” based on the R.L. Stine youth fiction series and featuring Jack Black.

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United Futbol Academy holding carnival Saturday

SOUTH FORSYTH — A Cumming sports academy will present a community-wide festival this weekend.

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Young musicians enjoy a ‘rocking’ summer

Young musicians enjoy a ‘rocking’ summer

CUMMING — Many 13-year-old girls probably haven’t heard the classic rock song “Bad Company.”

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Cumming artist sculpts out his life's work

Cumming artist sculpts out his life's work

GAINESVILLE — As a young artist in 1973, Gregory Johnson aspired to being a famous painter. However, the lack of profit plagued his wallet, compelling him to switch his specialty to sculpting.

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South Middle student Miss Georgia Pre-Teen

South Middle student Miss Georgia Pre-Teen

SOUTH FORSYTH — A 13-year-old from south Forsyth won the title of Miss Georgia Pre-Teen earlier this month at the National American Miss pageant in Atlanta.

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Young swimmer honoring late friend

Young swimmer honoring late friend

SOUTH FORSYTH — Eleven-year-old Griffin Egolf will be swimming in Lake Lanier this September in honor of cancer survivors and in memory of those who have died from the disease.

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Jesse’s House staging hole-in-one fundraiser

DAWSONVILLE — Jesse’s House, a local shelter for girls ages 7-17, is holding a golf fundraiser Friday.

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Crystal Cove holding cancer walk Sunday

NORTH FORSYTH — A north Forsyth community is coming together Sunday to honor a young man who recently lost his battle with cancer.

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Young band from south Forsyth going places

Young band from south Forsyth going places

CUMMING — Vivian Zingleman, one of the members of local band Dot 22, is quick to point out that the group is “friends first.”

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Addition under way at Jesse’s House

Addition under way at Jesse’s House

FORYSTH COUNTY — An addition to a local home for displaced girls is well on its way to completion.

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State representative addresses vets group

State representative addresses vets group

CUMMING — Fresh off a family trip to New York and Washington, D.C., newly re-elected state Rep. Geoff Duncan of Forsyth County told a recent gathering of a local veterans organization that many of Georgia and America’s ills can be fixed by taking personal responsibility and not spending above the country’s means.

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Open house Tuesday for Girls on the Run

FORSYTH COUNTY — A nonprofit that helps young girls find self-confidence through running is holding an open house Tuesday.

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