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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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Music Authority offers New Year’s party

Christmas may have just ended, but the party is just beginning for Forsyth teens who want to be surrounded by others their age for a festive New Year’s Eve celebration.

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Guild creates quilts for community, family

Guild creates quilts for community, family

Education can come in all forms, and for a group of Forsyth County residents – whose ages span from 12 to 85 – they learn every week. Their education is stitched in every quilt, one square at a time.

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Annual Forsyth toy drive benefits SAFFT

Annual Forsyth toy drive benefits SAFFT

CUMMING — The 25 families that are part of Supporting Adoption and Foster Families Together, or SAFFT, were all sponsored this holiday season.

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Day care donates presents to Forsyth nonprofit

Day care donates presents to Forsyth nonprofit

NORTH FORSYTH — A little heart can go a long way.

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Piney Grove student leads dog to diving title

Piney Grove student leads dog to diving title

SOUTH FORSYTH — Karen O’Brien saved her dog, Gunter, without even knowing he existed.

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Cumming duo wins top breed at world championship

Cumming duo wins top breed at world championship

CUMMING — Chuck Grove and Duke’s DockDogs career began with a forgotten leash.

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Creekside UMC worship leader releases Christmas CD

Creekside UMC worship leader releases Christmas CD

FORSYTH COUNTY — There are two kinds of people, those who love Christmas music, and those who despise it. One local musician falls firmly into the first category.

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Cumming baby to have story shared

Cumming baby to have story shared

CUMMING -- Maylin Bailey was diagnosed with hepatoblastoma, a rare and aggressive form of pediatric liver cancer, when she was just 4 months old. Her parents were told she had a 60 percent chance of survival as long as the cancer didn’t spread.

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How to help out at the holidays

How to help out at the holidays

It has long been said that it's better to give than to receive, and Christmastime brings out the giver in all of us.

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Cycling ride in Cumming to collect undies, socks

Cycling ride in Cumming to collect undies, socks

CUMMING -- A community bike ride hopes to lead a charity effort that will get to the bottom of Forsyth County homeless children’s needs.

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Days of Giving benefits several local nonprofits

Days of Giving benefits several local nonprofits

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Six Forsyth County-based nonprofits recently received $1,000 grants from Wells Fargo.

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Sounds of Sawnee's Christmas concert Sunday

SOUTH FORSYTH — The Sounds of Sawnee Concert band will present its annual Christmas concert Sunday afternoon at Sexton Hall Enrichment Center.

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North Forsyth church holding Advent concert tonight

North Forsyth church holding Advent concert tonight

NORTH FORSYTH — Many congregations have traditions of holiday concerts, food and helping others, but this week one north Forsyth church will combine all three.

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Hampton Park welcoming Sensitive Santa program

For children with sensory sensitivities, autism or other special needs, Christmas may not be the most wonderful time of the year.

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