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Just a couple of coaches: West, Forsyth Central basketball connected by marriage

Just a couple of coaches: West, Forsyth Central basketball connected by marriage

When Frederick Hurt was announced as West Forsyth High’s boys basketball coach last spring, the name likely rang a bell for hoops fans in ...

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On the Falcons: An ode to almost...again

On the Falcons: An ode to almost...again

In a city known for its unlucky and dark days of professional sports, Atlanta may have just experienced the darkest and unluckiest day yet.

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Forsyth County News' The Life-400 North turns 2

Forsyth County News' The Life-400 North turns 2

It may be hard to believe, but the Life 400 North is turning 2, and, like any toddler, is finding its voice and chasing anything ...

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Responding first: A day with a Forsyth County deputy and firefighter

Responding first: A day with a Forsyth County deputy and firefighter

Sgt. Gary Clark of the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office

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Seeing double: Twin teachers in Forsyth County Schools have a lot in common

Seeing double: Twin teachers in Forsyth County Schools have a lot in common

Ryan and Ross Wason have more in common than both being teachers in Forsyth County public schools. They have more in common than both having ...

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They won't know it's Paleo: Forsyth resident writes cookbook from family diet

They won't know it's Paleo: Forsyth resident writes cookbook from family diet

FORSYTH COUNTY -- After receiving diagnoses of Hashimoto’s thyroid disease and celiac disease years ago, Bre’anna Emmitt was severely limited in what she could ...

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Practicing the Good Life: south Forsyth yoga instructor teaches healing

Practicing the Good Life: south Forsyth yoga instructor teaches healing

The woman behind Forsyth County’s newest yoga studio offers more than a workout. She offers healing. A way to find yourself. And she is ...

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Passing Through: A few days in Cuba

Passing Through: A few days in Cuba

There can’t be many more anxiety inducing situations on this planet than standing in a customs line. In Cuba.  Unable to speak Spanish. Hoping ...

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Keeping a resolution? There's an app for that.

Keeping a resolution? There's an app for that.

With 2017 right around the corner, ideas for resolutions are likely starting to make their way to the forefront of your consciousness. Though some may ...

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Medal tested: Paralympian returns to Cumming after winning big in Rio

Medal tested: Paralympian returns to Cumming after winning big in Rio

It’s 12:47 p.m., we’re at a Wal-Mart in Oakwood, and we’re running late. McKenzie Coan is scheduled to appear at ...

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Refreshing tailgate cocktails

Refreshing tailgate cocktails

The months of August and September bring us some of the hottest days of the year, but they also bring us one of the things ...

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Hitting the Barre: What you need to know about the workout trend

Hitting the Barre: What you need to know about the workout trend

It’s Saturday morning around 9 a.m. and you’re planning the day with your college roommate.

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The Future of Forsyth: Bold predictions

The Future of Forsyth: Bold predictions

We know the county is growing. We know change is coming. What we don't know is what that change will look like. But that ...

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The Right Call. The SEC Referee.

The Right Call. The SEC Referee.

Gus Morris is the name I would pick for a college football official. It is simple and certain, just like the South. Morris looks how ...

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Racing with Purpose: A day with the North Georgia Quarter Midget Association

Racing with Purpose: A day with the North Georgia Quarter Midget Association

It is barely 11 a.m., but the morning coolness has long faded, replaced by a scorching, humid heat.

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Full hearts, happy bellies: South Forsyth resident driving food truck trend

Full hearts, happy bellies: South Forsyth resident driving food truck trend

Dawn Hall is a lot of things. She is a mother of two. An entrepreneur. A small business owner.

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Ga. 400: Where it's been

Ga. 400: Where it's been

It’s no secret the population along the Ga. 400 corridor has exploded in recent years as the area developed a knack for excellent dining ...

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Escaping the pavement: A day on Lanier

Escaping the pavement: A day on Lanier

The wavering of the fluid surface beneath me is both unnerving and calming.

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Chestatee Wildlife Preserve and Zoo gives hope to the hopeless

Chestatee Wildlife Preserve and Zoo gives hope to the hopeless

When Little Bear showed up at C.W. Wathen’s Chestatee Wildlife Preserve and Zoo, he weighed just less than 12 pounds.

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The ABeeC’s of beekeeping (and how it can save the world)

The ABeeC’s of beekeeping (and how it can save the world)


In a field in Forsyth County that to the naked eye looks like unsupervised springtime overgrowth, one of the most crucial creatures to the status ...

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Perfect patio perches: Our favorite outdoor drinking, dining spots along Ga. 400

Perfect patio perches: Our favorite outdoor drinking, dining spots along Ga. 400

Like flowers blooming with the year’s first warm weather, another spring staple is starting to awaken across the Ga. 400 corridor.

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The Final Season: Braves field director and Forsyth resident  juggles two stadiums

The Final Season: Braves field director and Forsyth resident juggles two stadiums

Keep up. Ed Mangan is on the move.

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More veggies, please!

More veggies, please!

Picture this. Kids go to school and look forward to eating vegetables for lunch. They pull a purple carrot out of the ground and can ...

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For the love of family (and food): Tacos and Tequilas owner Diego Velasquez

For the love of family (and food): Tacos and Tequilas owner Diego Velasquez

When you walk inside the newest location of Tacos and Tequilas Mexican Grill, with its bright green and yellow sign plastered across the street from ...

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Northside Hospital's elite vascular team uses robotics to get surgical results

Northside Hospital's elite vascular team uses robotics to get surgical results

Being the three headed helm of a large surgical team that spans three campuses, it is unsurprsingly difficult to get Dr. Catalin Harbuzariu, Dr. Siddharth ...

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Behind enemy lines: Packers faithful find home in Falcons country

Behind enemy lines: Packers faithful find home in Falcons country

In years past, Sundays at my folks’ house in north Atlanta were reserved for leaf raking, not football. Before the age of technology, phone checks ...

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Balancing the books: Incoming library director putting it all on her plate

Balancing the books: Incoming library director putting it all on her plate

403,597 to be exact. That’s how many items you can check out from a public library in Forsyth County, most of which have ...

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Chip Wade: Star of HGTV’s “Elbow Room” on family, Forsyth and what makes a home

Chip Wade: Star of HGTV’s “Elbow Room” on family, Forsyth and what makes a home

Behind the scenes of a popular Atlanta-based do-it-yourself design and renovation show on HGTV, a 6-year-old gives his hand-drawn instructions on how to build a ...

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