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Projects for road bond referendum set

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County commission has finalized the list of projects that would be funded through a transportation bond, provided voters approve a referendum on the matter this fall.

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New hours for greenspace parks readjusted

New hours for greenspace parks readjusted

FORSYTH COUNTY — Less than a week after approving new hours for greenspace parks, Forsyth County commissioners readjusted them.

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New courthouse, jail to be furnished for $1.4M

New courthouse, jail to be furnished for $1.4M

CUMMING — The Forsyth County commission chose a local firm to provide most of the furnishings and office supplies for the new courthouse and detention center in downtown Cumming.

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Ethics complaint against commissioner will get hearing

Ethics complaint against commissioner will get hearing

CUMMING — Forsyth County Commissioner Cindy J. Mills will face an ethics hearing in regards to two issues raised in a resident’s complaint earlier this summer, although the review board found there wasn’t enough evidence to move forward on other points.

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Years in the making, animal shelter opens

Years in the making, animal shelter opens

NORTH FORSYTH — Local leaders joined with animal rescue groups Friday to celebrate the opening of Forsyth County’s new animal shelter.

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Greenspace park hours being adjusted

Greenspace park hours being adjusted

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County commissioners have signed off on a move that will better define park hours.

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Ethics complaint on hold against official

Ethics complaint on hold against official

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County Ethics Board has decided to hold off for a while before ruling on a complaint filed against Commissioner Cindy J. Mills.

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New animal shelter opening this week

New animal shelter opening this week

NORTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County is slated to open the county’s new animal shelter on Friday.

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Transportation bond referendum makes ballot

FORSYTH COUNTY — Voters will get to decide if they want Forsyth County to initiate bond funding for road projects.

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Road projects set for referendum

FORSYTH COUNTY — A list of potential road projects that likely will be included on a November transportation bond referendum will be presented next week to the Forsyth County commission.

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Complaint against commissioner dies

Complaint against commissioner dies

CUMMING — An ethics complaint filed earlier this summer against a Forsyth County commissioner won’t move forward in the hearing process.

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Opening of new animal shelter delayed

Opening of new animal shelter delayed

NORTH FORSYTH — The opening of Forsyth County’s new animal shelter has been pushed back from Friday to Aug. 22.

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County mulls referendum on bond for transportation projects

County mulls referendum on bond for transportation projects

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County commissioner took a big step Thursday morning toward holding a referendum on a transportation bond.

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Plans for Hindu temple clear planning board

WEST FORSYTH — A proposal for a Hindu temple and education center in west Forsyth will shift to Forsyth County commissioners after the local planning board recommended the plan be approved.

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Library system snuffs out e-cigarettes

Library system snuffs out e-cigarettes

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County Public Library board discussed two potentially contentious topics — guns and e-cigarettes — during a meeting Monday night.

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County government, school tax rates set

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County commission and school board signed off on their respective millage rates for 2015 during separate meetings Thursday.

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Huge crane comes down in Cumming

Huge crane comes down in Cumming

CUMMING — Has the downtown Cumming skyline looked different this week? Well, you’re not imagining things.

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Crossing quandary at Mullinax, Union Hill roads

Crossing quandary at Mullinax, Union Hill roads

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH — Different options will be explored for reworking a busy southwestern Forsyth intersection.

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County to look at four Lanier park sites

NORTH FORSYTH — Nearly three years after gaining the rights to six park sites on Lake Lanier, Forsyth County appears ready to begin the planning process for four of them.

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Courthouse beautification project taking shape

Courthouse beautification project taking shape

CUMMING — Forsyth County commissioners have signed off on a beautification project for the entrance to the new courthouse.

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Ethics complaints filed against three

Ethics complaints filed against three

FORSYTH COUNTY — Three Forsyth County elected officials have denied the accusations made against them in ethics complaints filed by two local residents.

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Animal shelter opening next month in north Forsyth

Animal shelter opening next month in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County’s new animal shelter is on track to open Aug. 1.

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Gun law goes into effect Tuesday

FORSYTH COUNTY — Georgia House Bill 60, which allows those with carry permits to bring guns into government buildings and other venues such as churches, goes into effect Tuesday.

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