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Forsyth commissioners continue discussion of 20-year plan

Forsyth commissioners continue discussion of 20-year plan

Forsyth County commissioners continued to fine tune recommendations for the update to the county’s 20-year land use plan.

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Forsyth County government changes alcohol code, defines business categories

Forsyth County government changes alcohol code, defines business categories

During a meeting last week, county commissioners made the following decisions. All votes are 5-0 unless otherwise noted.

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Lanier Golf Course to add 320 homes in east Forsyth

Lanier Golf Course to add 320 homes in east Forsyth

Amendments to a longstanding zoning issue surrounding an east Forsyth golf course were approved, making way for residential development.

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Character areas tweaked in Forsyth’s 20-year plan

Character areas tweaked in Forsyth’s 20-year plan

Forsyth County residents once again had the chance to voice their thoughts on a 20-year county land use plan.

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Committee: Jail, courthouse project under budget

Committee: Jail, courthouse project under budget

Though it has been more than a year and a half since the new Forsyth County Courthouse opened and more than two years for the ...

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Forsyth planning board approves 86-lot rezoning in north Forsyth

Forsyth planning board approves 86-lot rezoning in north Forsyth

At a work session and public hearing that were held on the same day due to the Thanksgiving holiday week, the Forsyth County planning board ...

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Forsyth planning board says no to large mixed-use developments

Forsyth planning board says no to large mixed-use developments

Forsyth County planning board members denied the rezoning of about 126 acres of proposed residential developments at a public hearing Tuesday evening, which was held ...

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Incoming Forsyth sheriff to hire four new school resource officers

Incoming Forsyth sheriff to hire four new school resource officers

During a Forsyth County Board of Commissioners work session this week, items including new public safety radios, rules for short-term property rentals and plans for ...

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Commissioners preparing for new county manager hiring process

Commissioners preparing for new county manager hiring process

Forsyth County took a first step toward replacing a top official this week.

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Bike share, lacrosse among Forsyth County parks board discussions

Bike share, lacrosse among Forsyth County parks board discussions

Several improvements to public parks were discussed at a Forsyth County Parks and Recreation board meeting Wednesday, including sharable Greenway bikes, a feeder lacrosse program ...

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Proposed apartments at The Collection in south Forsyth tabled

Proposed apartments at The Collection in south Forsyth tabled

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Issues surrounding proposed apartments at The Collection at Forsyth, a popular outdoor mall in south Forsyth, will not be resolved this year.

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Hwy. 369 to get trucking lanes, $347M planned for Forsyth parks

Hwy. 369 to get trucking lanes, $347M planned for Forsyth parks

At a work session on Tuesday, several items came before Forsyth County commissioners, including future work on Browns Bridge Road (Hwy. 369), a new plan ...

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Planning board approves north Forsyth neighborhood

Planning board approves north Forsyth neighborhood

100-plus lot subdivision approved in north Forsyth

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Proposed apartments at The Collection at Forsyth spark debate

Proposed apartments at The Collection at Forsyth spark debate

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Tempers flared during a public hearing this week for a proposed overlay that would allow for apartments at a popular outdoor mall in ...

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Issues about roads, curves aired at Forsyth County planning board meeting

Issues about roads, curves aired at Forsyth County planning board meeting

The Forsyth County planning board met on Tuesday to discuss several rezoning applications. No action was taken.

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Mixed-use timelines concern Forsyth County planning board

Mixed-use timelines concern Forsyth County planning board

Three master planned district, or MPD, zoning applications, were reviewed at a Forsyth County planning commission work session Tuesday, and with the category seemingly on ...

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Forsyth County arts center aired

Forsyth County arts center aired

Forsyth County government officials agreed to look into a potential new facility for meetings and performing arts.

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Fees at parks on Lake Lanier increase

Fees at parks on Lake Lanier increase

CUMMING -- Those wanting to use the Forsyth County park facilities on Lake Lanier will have to pay a little more than before.

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Forsyth County developing 10-year plan for public parks

Forsyth County developing 10-year plan for public parks

A new plan for Forsyth County parks is going to the Board of Commissioners.

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Changes likely for McFarland Parkway mixed-use development

Changes likely for McFarland Parkway mixed-use development

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Forsyth County will need to make some changes to proceed with an upcoming mixed-use development.

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Outdoor burn ban extended in Forsyth County due to drought

Outdoor burn ban extended in Forsyth County due to drought

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Georgia Forestry Commission has restricted burning in Forsyth County past the normal date when the summer outdoor burn ban ends due to ...

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Forsyth County commission: Car dealership to expand, public talks abandoned structures

Forsyth County commission: Car dealership to expand, public talks abandoned structures

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners recently met for a meeting last week to discuss a handful of items, from expanding car dealerships to zoning ...

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Apartments at The Collection at Forsyth remain possibility

Apartments at The Collection at Forsyth remain possibility

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Residents will soon have an opportunity to voice opinions on an overlay in south Forsyth that would pave the way for apartments at ...

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