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Forsyth planning board denies cell tower, approves church, neighborhood

Forsyth planning board denies cell tower, approves church, neighborhood

Church next to Denmark High School to hire traffic officer

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Residents talk growth at hearing for Forsyth County 20-year plan

Residents talk growth at hearing for Forsyth County 20-year plan

Forsyth County residents had an opportunity this week to voice their thoughts on a plan that will drive county land use for the next two ...

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2017 Forsyth County budget sent to commissioners with changes

2017 Forsyth County budget sent to commissioners with changes

FORSYTH COUNTY -- After months of preparation, the county’s 2017 budget is headed the Forsyth County Board of Com-missioners.

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Forsyth County County manager announces retirement

Forsyth County County manager announces retirement

A top Forsyth County official has announced his retirement.

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136-lot subdivision may come to north Forsyth

136-lot subdivision may come to north Forsyth

Planning commission board members suggested a few tweaks to a proposed 136-lot subdivision in northwest Forsyth at a work session Tuesday night.

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Forsyth County zonings: church, cell tower, two neighborhoods among current requests

Forsyth County zonings: church, cell tower, two neighborhoods among current requests

Church may neighbor Denmark High School

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Forsyth BOC wary of build-out timeline for mixed-use zonings

Forsyth BOC wary of build-out timeline for mixed-use zonings

Forsyth County commissioners recently discussed how they would deal with future developments in light of the success of mixed-use developments in the area.

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Sanders Road dispute continues over guardrail

Sanders Road dispute continues over guardrail

It appears issues between the two local governments in Forsyth over Sanders Road will go on a bit longer.

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County denies 200-plus lot subdivision in south Forsyth

County denies 200-plus lot subdivision in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A proposed 200-plus lot neighborhood will not be moving into south Forsyth.

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New Forsyth County CIO hired

New Forsyth County CIO hired

FORSYTH COUNTY -- A new face will soon be in charge of Forsyth County’s technology needs.

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20-year plan in south, west Forsyth altered

20-year plan in south, west Forsyth altered

Forsyth County officials got their first chance this week to look at draft of the update to the county’s comprehensive plan, which is in ...

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Forsyth paving road for golf cart communities

Forsyth paving road for golf cart communities

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Golf cart communities could be driving into Forsyth County.

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Adults-only hotel near Cumming advances

Adults-only hotel near Cumming advances

CUMMING -- A proposed adults-only hotel that was brought before Forsyth County commissioners last spring is moving forward, and it will not need commission approval this ...

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North Forsyth mixed-use development discussed

North Forsyth mixed-use development discussed

NORTH FORSYTH -- A long-dormant zoning of a Forsyth County master planned district zoning, or MPD, in north Forsyth is once again being discussed.

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Photo-friendly rec field fences approved by Forsyth parks board

Photo-friendly rec field fences approved by Forsyth parks board

Following a presentation that several joked resembled an episode of the show Shark Tank, Forsyth County’s parks board approved new fencing that makes it ...

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Forsyth County government proposes alcohol code changes

Forsyth County government proposes alcohol code changes

FORSYTH COUNTY -- It may soon be easier for small breweries and wineries to bring their craft to Forsyth County.

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Decision postponed six months for Barker House

Decision postponed six months for Barker House

NORTH FORSYTH -- Over the last two weeks, Forsyth County officials have discussed demolishing the Barker House on Sawnee Mountain, and it appears a final decision ...

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Forsyth County planning board approves personal care home, retail space

Forsyth County planning board approves personal care home, retail space

WEST FORSYTH -- The Forsyth County planning board voted unanimously to send a zoning application for a proposed personal care home to the Board of Commissioners ...

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QT off Exit 12 gets go-ahead for rezoning application

QT off Exit 12 gets go-ahead for rezoning application

SOUTH FORSYTH -- The Forsyth County planning board gave a preliminary go-ahead to a rezoning application for a proposed gas station in south Forsyth.

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Moratorium on certain residential development in Forsyth extended through year

Moratorium on certain residential development in Forsyth extended through year

FORSYTH COUNTY -- A moratorium put in place last month on residential properties zoned during a specified time period will likely extend to nearly the end ...

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Forsyth County spokeswoman earns certification from TCU

Forsyth County spokeswoman earns certification from TCU

FORSYTH COUNTY -- A Forsyth County official recently became only the second in Georgia to complete a graduate-level communications program.

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Automation Direct expansion gets “yes” from planning board

Automation Direct expansion gets “yes” from planning board

NORTH FORSYTH -- A Forsyth County business is looking to expand in Cumming, and the county’s planning commission is open to its development.

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Foster Forsyth unveils first draft of 2017-2037 plan for county

Foster Forsyth unveils first draft of 2017-2037 plan for county

FORSYTH COUNTY -- After months of meetings, public input and brainstorming, a draft of Forsyth County’s update to its comprehensive plan is now available.

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Planning board: no to proposed 200-plus lot south Forsyth neighborhood

Planning board: no to proposed 200-plus lot south Forsyth neighborhood

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A zoning application for a proposed 229-lot subdivision in south Forsyth has been given a preliminary no-go.

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Rules for abandoned structures considered by Forsyth BOC

Rules for abandoned structures considered by Forsyth BOC

Forsyth County does not have any way of dealing with unsafe, unused structures in the county, though that will likely change.

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Hearing to be held for Forsyth County park impact fees

Hearing to be held for Forsyth County park impact fees

FORSYTH COUNTY -- New funding may soon begin to be available for county parks.

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QuikTrip gas station proposed off Exit 12 on Ga. 400

QuikTrip gas station proposed off Exit 12 on Ga. 400

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Only one issue took root Tuesday evening during the Forsyth County planning board’s discussion of a rezoning application for a proposed gas ...

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Forsyth County may sell land once used for water tower

Forsyth County may sell land once used for water tower

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Land once used for a county water tower will likely be sold to a nearby property owner.

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Automation Direct looking to expand in north Forsyth

Automation Direct looking to expand in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH -- An e-commerce business with ties to Forsyth County is looking to expand in the area.

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Proposed elderly care home in west Forsyth sparks concerns

Proposed elderly care home in west Forsyth sparks concerns

WEST FORSYTH -- The Forsyth County planning board discussed a zoning application Tuesday for a proposed personal care home in Cumming.

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