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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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Vote on Hindu temple in west Forsyth delayed a month

WEST FORSYTH — Advocates for building a Hindu temple in western Forsyth County will have to wait a little longer.

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County continues budget crunching

FORSYTH COUNTY — Thanks to continuing work by department heads over the past couple weeks, Forsyth County’s numbers for the 2015 budget continue to come down.

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New recreation center proposed

The Forsyth County Parks and Recreation Board is looking at building a recreation center in Haw Creek Park.

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Commision approves 2015 budget

Forsyth County millage rates are scheduled to remain the same in 2015.

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Trusteeship of private sewer plants explored

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County officials and water and sewer staff plan to explore the options around becoming a trustee of three private wastewater plants.

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Courthouse, jail projects on track

FORSYTH COUNTY — Despite a few snags, construction of the new Forsyth County Courthouse and Detention Center remain on schedule and under budget, a project official told the county commission.

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County reviews budget for 2015

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County commissioners last week got their first look at the 2015 county budget, for which a tax increase appears unlikely.

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Officials reviewing new state gun law

Officials reviewing new state gun law

FORSYTH COUNTY — The shootout outside the Forsyth County Courthouse on Friday morning came about two weeks after county commissioners started to review the new state gun law.

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FCSO: Downtown secure; further danger unlikely

CUMMING — The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and Georgia Bureau of Investigation continue to work the scene of a shooting at the courthouse in downtown Cumming, though they say there is no further danger to the public.

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Report details county water quality

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County Water and Sewer Department has begun mailing out its 2014 Water Quality Report.

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Hearings on UDC changes scheduled

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth commission plans to hold two public hearings next month on proposed changes to the county’s unified development code.

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County preparing for new gun law

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County officials have begun reviewing a new state law that will allow guns in government buildings.

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