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Forsyth County commissioners take aim at zoning issues

Forsyth County commissioners take aim at zoning issues

Growth in Forsyth is one of the county’s biggest and most hotly debated issues, but it appears the county is attempting to slow that ...

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Forsyth County commissioners mulling SPLOST VIII

Forsyth County commissioners mulling SPLOST VIII

Forsyth County’s current special 1-cent sales tax will be collected until summer 2019, but officials are already looking toward its replacement.

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Proposal for golf cart communities stalls with Forsyth commissioners

Proposal for golf cart communities stalls with Forsyth commissioners

A proposal that could have brought golf carts to certain county roads will not move forward.

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Fowler wastewater plant to get $63M expansion near Cumming

Fowler wastewater plant to get $63M expansion near Cumming

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A Forsyth County water treatment facility is getting a monsoon of an upgrade.

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Forsyth commissioners halt multiple zoning categories

Forsyth commissioners halt multiple zoning categories

FORSYTH COUNTY -- A new moratorium placed on the most popular application categories has effectively halted most residential zoning in Forsyth County.

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County to look at field space for LAX, soccer

County to look at field space for LAX, soccer

Competition is fierce on Forsyth County parks, but those who play lacrosse through the county league are finding it can get just as heated to ...

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Land added to Coal Mountain moratorium

Land added to Coal Mountain moratorium

NORTH FORSYTH -- A proposed new plan for the Coal Mountain area in north Forsyth is beginning to take shape.

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Forsyth County parks board identifies strengths, weakness in amenities

Forsyth County parks board identifies strengths, weakness in amenities

The Forsyth County Parks Board had a chance this week to voice their opinions on parks, amenities and the department as part of a recently ...

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Parks and rec department hosting Get Fit Forsyth challenge

Parks and rec department hosting Get Fit Forsyth challenge

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Forsyth County is giving the community a chance to keep up their healthy New Year’s resolutions.

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Levent selected as Forsyth commission chairman

Levent selected as Forsyth commission chairman

FORSYTH COUNTY -- With the incoming of its two new elected officials, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners chose their officers for 2017 and made committee ...

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Forsyth County government, parks and rec amenities closed due to winter storm

Forsyth County government, parks and rec amenities closed due to winter storm

All general Forsyth County government offices closed Friday at 3 p.m. due to current weather conditions that call for rain and sleet before snow ...

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Forsyth County parks plan available online

Forsyth County parks plan available online

A 10-year plan for Forsyth County’s Parks and Recreation Department is now available online.

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Forsyth County Commissioner Tam appointed to state position

Forsyth County Commissioner Tam appointed to state position

Forsyth County Commissioner Brian Tam is moving back into a role in government just a day after his term on the Board of Commissioners officially ...

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Forsyth commissioners approve patrol cars, grants in final meeting of year

Forsyth commissioners approve patrol cars, grants in final meeting of year

During their last meeting of the year, Forsyth County commissioners discussed several items, including new sheriff’s vehicles, grants and some final items for the ...

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Forsyth BOC may try to regulate Airbnb rentals

Forsyth BOC may try to regulate Airbnb rentals

Forsyth County officials already have a to-do list for 2017 that involves examining homeowners renting their properties out through services such as Airbnb for less ...

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Abandoned north Forsyth Greenleaf subdivision torn down

Abandoned north Forsyth Greenleaf subdivision torn down

NORTHEAST FORSYTH -- Abandoned and unfinished homes in a northeast Forsyth County subdivision once the center of a mortgage fraud scheme have been demolished, about a ...

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County approves climbing wall at Sawnee Mountain

County approves climbing wall at Sawnee Mountain

NORTH FORSYTH -- Locals will soon have a new way to climb Sawnee Mountain.

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Commissioners discuss Coal Mountain aspect of Foster Forsyth

Commissioners discuss Coal Mountain aspect of Foster Forsyth

Forsyth County commissioners continued ongoing discussions on updates to the county’s 20-year comprehensive plan.

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Moratorium placed on commercial permits around Coal Mountain

Moratorium placed on commercial permits around Coal Mountain

NORTH FORSYTH -- At their final meeting of the year, Forsyth County commissioners unanimously approved a 30-day moratorium on the acceptance of land disturbance permits for ...

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Boff's BOC legacy: spearheaded Buford Highway Overlay, Haw Creek Park project

Boff's BOC legacy: spearheaded Buford Highway Overlay, Haw Creek Park project

EAST FORSYTH -- The year’s final regular meeting of the Forsyth County commission was also the last for an outgoing commissioner.

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Outgoing south Forsyth’s Tam longest current-serving board member

Outgoing south Forsyth’s Tam longest current-serving board member

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Of the five board members currently representing Forsyth County, the longest-serving commissioner received well wishes and spoke on his time in office at ...

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Commissioners approve 300-unit mixed-use development near South Forsyth High

Commissioners approve 300-unit mixed-use development near South Forsyth High

SOUTH FORSYTH -- After much discussion, a new mixed-use development has been approved on Ronald Reagan Boulevard.

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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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