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Scenes of snow from across Forsyth County

Scenes of snow from across Forsyth County

Readers shared some scenes of snow with the Forsyth County News.

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World War II vet from Forsyth traveling to Washington

World War II vet from Forsyth traveling to Washington

FORSYTH COUNTY — Herschel Scheidt went across the United States and Europe while serving in World War II, and soon a local group is sending him on one more trip for his military service.

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North Lanier Baptist Church’s ‘A Day of Hope’ on March 7

North Lanier Baptist Church’s ‘A Day of Hope’ on March 7

CUMMING — Forsyth County residents will be able to get their oil changed, a haircut and makeover all on the same day next month. For free.

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West Forsyth community remembers boy’s life before tragedy

West Forsyth community remembers boy’s life before tragedy

WEST FORSYTH — It’s the little things that can bring such joy or tragedy.

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Senior Expo canceled Saturday at Forsyth Conference Center

Senior Expo canceled Saturday at Forsyth Conference Center

FORSYTH COUNTY (Update) — The Forsyth Senior Expo scheduled for Saturday at the Lanier Technical College Forsyth Conference Center has been cancelled due to the potential for winter weather.

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Mentor Me going bowling Saturday in Cumming

Mentor Me going bowling Saturday in Cumming

CUMMING — An annual community event will roll through Forsyth County on Saturday, and it’s all for the kids.

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American Legion honors young Forsyth speakers

American Legion honors young Forsyth speakers

CUMMING — Post 307 of the American Legion recently announced the first- and second-place winners of the 77th annual High School Oratorical-Constitutional Speech Contest held at the Georgia National Guard Armory in Cumming.

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Cupcake road race on Valentine’s Day benefits boys lodge

Cupcake road race on Valentine’s Day benefits boys lodge

FORSYTH COUNTY — Boys need to play. Runners need to run. Both can be satisfied on Saturday’s day of love with an annual road race. And there will be cupcakes.

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Spin-a-Thon on Saturday at ‘Y’

SOUTH FORSYTH — Some Valentines want you to move the world. The local YMCA just wants you to ride a bike.

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Habitat starts home for family of four in northeast Forsyth

Habitat starts home for family of four in northeast Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — Habitat for Humanity-North Central Georgia has begun work on a new home for the Henry family in northeastern Forsyth County.

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Vietnam vets in Cumming hear from library official

Vietnam vets in Cumming hear from library official

CUMMING — The Cumming Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America received an in-depth look at the modernization of local library services during a recent presentation.

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Cumming Playhouse offering ‘date night’ show

Cumming Playhouse offering ‘date night’ show

CUMMING — Looking for a special way to celebrate the Valentine’s season with your sweetheart? The Cumming Playhouse has the ticket.

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Cumming Kiwanis Club supports homeless shelter group

Cumming Kiwanis Club supports homeless shelter group

CUMMING — The Kiwanis Club of Cumming recently donated $200 to Family Promise of Forsyth County, a nonprofit that is in the process of raising funds and commitments from churches to form an interfaith network.

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Forsyth mothers share stories of survival, sadness as March for Babies kicks off

Forsyth mothers share stories of survival, sadness as March for Babies kicks off

FORSYTH COUNTY — The local March of Dimes’ March for Babies fundraiser kicked off Wednesday, and not many eyes were left dry as mothers shared their experiences of giving birth to premature babies.

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12-year-old Forsyth student raises money for baby elephants

12-year-old Forsyth student raises money for baby elephants

SOUTH FORSYTH -- February is the month of love, according to card stores and a Forsyth County student who wants to show her love for animals.

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Superheros don’t need to fly for CASA of Forsyth run

Superheros don’t need to fly for CASA of Forsyth run

FORSYTH COUNTY — Every child needs a hero, but abused children need a superhero.

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Library in north Forsyth welcomes High Museum’s Black History program

Library in north Forsyth welcomes High Museum’s Black History program

CUMMING — A Forsyth County library will hold a presentation for Black History Month through a prestigious art Atlanta art museum.

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Shroud Encounter coming to north Forsyth church

Shroud Encounter coming to north Forsyth church

NORTH FORSYTH — Shroud Encounter will be coming to Good Shepherd Catholic Church on Feb. 14.

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Humane Society of Forsyth debuts cat habitat

Humane Society of Forsyth debuts cat habitat

NORTH FORSYTH -- Shoppers visiting a local north Forsyth pet supply store can now leave with more than feed. Just be sure to check with the family before bringing home a bag of food — and a cat.

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West Forsyth’s Red Cross Club first of its kind

West Forsyth’s Red Cross Club first of its kind

WEST FORSYTH -- West Forsyth High has clubs for many interests ranging from languages to robotics, but until recently the school didn’t have a group for one of the largest humanitarian organizations in the country.

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UDC chapter marks birthday of Forsyth statesman, CSA vet

UDC chapter marks birthday of Forsyth statesman, CSA vet

CUMMING -- Every day he stands outside Cumming City Hall reading a book, but on Monday he celebrated his birthday.

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County native's book recalls childhood in rural south Forsyth

County native's book recalls childhood in rural south Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — Imagine driving into Forsyth County’s only city and passing a sign that reads, “Welcome to Acorn.” You had just come from south Forsyth, passing farms and woods and open space. Even a hog farm.

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Forsyth County proclaims Day of Optimism

Forsyth County proclaims Day of Optimism

FORSYTH COUNTY — During its Jan. 15 meeting, the Forsyth commission proclaimed the day as the County Day of Optimism, recognizing the efforts of the Forsyth-Cumming and Sawnee-Cumming Optimist Clubs to help youth in the community. Joining the commissioners for the ceremony were members of both clubs.

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Forsyth mother shares miraculous survival story

Forsyth mother shares miraculous survival story

FORSYTH COUNTY -- She was 23 weeks pregnant. On her fourth visit to the doctor, they found the northwest Forsyth woman had no amniotic fluid and signs of stress in the womb that stunted the growth of her unborn child’s lungs.

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South Forsyth library branch holding murder mystery game

South Forsyth library branch holding murder mystery game

SOUTH FORSYTH — Some people just need to get a clue.

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Radio legends to perform at Cumming Playhouse

Radio legends to perform at Cumming Playhouse

CUMMING — Radio stars of the 1940s and early 1950s will be honored during an upcoming performance of “On the Air” at the Cumming Playhouse.

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Winter concert Sunday at senior center in south Forsyth

Winter concert Sunday at senior center in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County Senior Services is presenting “Let It Snow: An Afternoon of Winter Music” from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Sexton Hall Enrichment Center.

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Lanier swimmers get bracing start to year

Lanier swimmers get bracing start to year

GAINESVILLE — In an organized fashion Thursday morning, groups of brave swimmers jumped one after another into the 50-degree waters of Lake Lanier.

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