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Ruling on Hindu temple in west Forsyth affirmed

WEST FORSYTH — The struggle over plans for a Hindu temple in west Forsyth has taken another turn.

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August opening possible for jail

August opening possible for jail

The opening of the new Forsyth County Jail is being delayed by at least another month.

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Avalon-style development may come to south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH – The Forsyth County planning commission discussed a potential development in the extreme south end of the county that they noted may rival Alpharetta ...

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Planning board talks 189-home south Forsyth subdivision

SOUTH FORSYTH – After being postponed a month to give both sides a chance to work out the tougher kinks, a rezoning application for a potential ...

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Forsyth County government joins Facebook

The Forsyth County government is expanding its online presence with a new Facebook page.

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County discusses tree removal issue along Ga. 400

A strip of trees that were cut down last year along Ga. 400 is causing tension between the Forsyth County government and a pair of ...

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Ground broken for new park in northwestern Forsyth County

Ground broken for new park in northwestern Forsyth County

NORTHWEST FORSYTH — County officials and local dignitaries gathered Friday to break ground on a new park off Wallace Tatum Road in the Matt area of ...

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Forsyth County Sheriff’s office to get 34 vehicles, cameras

Forsyth County Sheriff’s office to get 34 vehicles, cameras

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County commission approved several purchases for the Sheriff’s Office during its work session Tuesday.

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Transportation bond funds to pay for Forsyth SPLOST projects

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County plans to use some money from the transportation bond program voters approved last fall to pay for two 1-cent sales tax ...

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Fireworks in Forsyth County parks may pose ‘dangerous situation’

Fireworks in Forsyth County parks may pose ‘dangerous situation’

FORSYTH COUNTY — Despite changes to state law that made fireworks legal earlier this month, Forsyth County authorities are taking precautions to avoid damage to local ...

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Forsyth County library workers in line for pay hike

Forsyth County library workers in line for pay hike

FORSYTH COUNTY — It appears employees of the Forsyth County Public Library System will be getting the same cost-of-living adjustment as county government workers.

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Hearings held on Forsyth County property tax hike

Hearings held on Forsyth County property tax hike

FORSYTH COUNTY — Turnout was low Thursday for the first two of three public hearings on a proposed property tax hike for in Forsyth County.

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Forsyth County prepping for new state fireworks law

Forsyth County prepping for new state fireworks law

FORSYTH COUNTY — Starting Wednesday, fireworks that have long previously been illegal will be available for purchase and shooting off in Georgia.

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Moratorium on signs starts in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — Just minutes before it went into effect, a sign moratorium that had been approved earlier in the week was changed by the Forsyth ...

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Trash targeted on two Forsyth County corridors

Trash targeted on two Forsyth County corridors

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County officials are tired of talking trash and ready to do something about the issue.

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Infamous abandoned subdivision to be razed in north Forsyth

Infamous abandoned subdivision to be razed in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — After nearly a decade in limbo, it appears that what remains of an infamous, long-abandoned subdivision in northeastern Forsyth soon could be coming ...

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Forsyth commission to hold hearings on proposed property tax hike

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County commission will hold three public hearings next month to gather input on a proposed property tax increase for 2016.

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Forsyth County’s planning department revises budget request

Forsyth County’s planning department revises budget request

FORSYTH COUNTY — Weeks after submitting its initial budget for 2016, Forsyth County’s planning and community development department is asking for some additional help.

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Authorities: Some pet owners abusing Forsyth animal shelter policy

Authorities: Some pet owners abusing Forsyth animal shelter policy

NORTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County Animal Shelter doesn’t put down a pet at its owner’s request, but officials feel that some residents may ...

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Federal funding could help Forsyth acquire land along Chattahoochee River

SOUTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County is seeking federal funds to acquire more park land along the Chattahoochee River.

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Grants will go toward accountability courts in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County recently secured four accountability court grants from the Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.

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Forsyth County commission discusses possible tax hike

Forsyth County commission discusses possible tax hike

FORSYTH COUNTY — Talk of a possible tax increase surfaced Tuesday, when Forsyth commissioners heard an update on the preliminary 2016 budget from David Gruen, county ...

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Two state House District 24 candidates face off in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — Two of the four candidates running for the vacant District 24 post in the state House of Representatives discussed issues concerning their potential ...

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New deal keeps youth soccer on fields in west Forsyth

New deal keeps youth soccer on fields in west Forsyth

WEST FORSYTH — It appears a deal has been struck that will allow a popular youth soccer organization to continue using the Polo Fields in west ...

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Forsyth finance committee continues 2016 budget work

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County’s finance committee has continued its review of the preliminary fiscal year 2016 budget this week in preparation for a presentation ...

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Project team reviews flooding near new courthouse in Cumming

Project team reviews flooding near new courthouse in Cumming

CUMMING — Heavy rain Sunday afternoon again submerged a part of East Maple Street in downtown Cumming, though the flooding subsided more quickly than a previous ...

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