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Forsyth County weighs pay hike for government workers

Forsyth County weighs pay hike for government workers

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County government employees could be in line for a pay raise in 2015, their first in two years, though the specifics have not been determined.

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Forsyth, Johns Creek strike deal involving McGinnis Ferry Road

Forsyth, Johns Creek strike deal involving McGinnis Ferry Road

SOUTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County used a routine agreement to settle some longstanding issues with its neighbor to the south.

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Forsyth commissioners OK sidewalk/intersection projects

Forsyth commissioners OK sidewalk/intersection projects

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County commission voted 5-0 on Tuesday to spend more than $1 million on design and engineering services for various intersection and sidewalk projects.

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New director pitches plan for Forsyth County parks department

New director pitches plan for Forsyth County parks department

FORSYTH COUNTY — Jim Pryor took over in October as the new director of Forsyth County’s parks and recreation department.

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Couple floats idea for Forsyth County sailing center

Couple floats idea for Forsyth County sailing center

FORSYTH COUNTY — Though it may be difficult at times to remember during the middle of an often frigid winter, summertime draws all types of watercraft to Lake Lanier.

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Forsyth crews clearing winter storm debris

Forsyth crews clearing winter storm debris

FORSYTH COUNTY — The task likely will take months to complete, but Forsyth’s roads and bridges department will be picking up debris that fell on county right of way during the recent winter storms.

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Forsyth County pursuing grants for Lake Lanier parks connectivity

Forsyth County pursuing grants for Lake Lanier parks connectivity

NORTH FORSYTH — Changes could be coming to a couple of parks along Lake Lanier if Forsyth County is able secure federal grant funding.

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Donations sought for Forsyth County courthouse paintings

Donations sought for Forsyth County courthouse paintings

CUMMING — A local group is seeking donations to pay for paintings of the six historical courthouses of Forsyth County, including the new facility that is about to open next month in downtown Cumming.

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New manager named at Forsyth’s animal shelter

New manager named at Forsyth’s animal shelter

NORTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County has hired a new manager for its animal shelter, filling a post that had been open for three months.

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End of an era for Forsyth’s civil service board

FORSYTH COUNTY — For the first time in more than a quarter century, the Forsyth County Civil Service Board met without Avery Howell as a member.

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Widening of south Forsyth road will start in spring

SOUTH FORSYTH — Work to widen a heavily traveled road in south Forsyth is scheduled to begin this spring.

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300-home subdivision OK’d in north Forsyth

300-home subdivision OK’d in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County commission voted 5-0 on Thursday night to approve a rezoning that will clear the way for a 300-home subdivision in north Forsyth.

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Additional parking opens in downtown Cumming

Additional parking opens in downtown Cumming

CUMMING — Two months after a new parking deck opened next to the Forsyth County Administration Building, a parking lot on the east side of the building has been reopened.

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Member departs Forsyth County’s elections board

Member departs Forsyth County’s elections board

FORSYTH COUNTY — A longtime Forsyth County public servant has officially stepped down.

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