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Abandoned boats, docks eyesore on Lanier

Abandoned boats, docks eyesore on Lanier

FORSYTH COUNTY – Forsyth County officials took a step toward cleaning Lake Lanier of abandoned vessels this week.

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Forsyth County honored for storm preparedness

Forsyth County honored for storm preparedness

Forsyth County has been re-recognized by the National Weather Service (NWS) as a StormReady Community due to the county’s high level of severe weather ...

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Planning board reviews requests in north Forsyth

Planning board reviews requests in north Forsyth

The Forsyth County planning board reviewed a number of rezoning requests at its work session last week, including two in which the county’s planning ...

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Planning board welcomes new member

Planning board welcomes new member

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH -- Forsyth County’s planning board is once again fully represented after a period of turnover and a vacant post.

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Committee cuts expenditures in Forsyth County Budget

Committee cuts expenditures in Forsyth County Budget

FORSYTH COUNTY – Forsyth County’s finance committee went into a meeting on Thursday with an already balanced 2017 budget and proceeded to cut expenditures even ...

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Swope the only to qualify for District 2 in south Forsyth County

Swope the only to qualify for District 2 in south Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY -- With three county commission seats on this year’s ballot, it has been a busy elections year in Forsyth County. But one race ...

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Residents give input on future of Forsyth County

Residents give input on future of Forsyth County

Residents had two more opportunities this week to influence future land use in the county.

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Forsyth County receives ACCG insurance program dividend

Forsyth County receives ACCG insurance program dividend

Forsyth County will be getting a credit for some of their insurance needs next year.

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Field day promotes health and wellness in young children

Field day promotes health and wellness in young children

FORSYTH COUNTY – Competitors will travel and participate in several sporting events this summer, though they will be closer than the Olympics and the competitors will ...

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Public input continuing on plan for future of Forsyth

Public input continuing on plan for future of Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Forsyth County is once again looking for public input on Foster Forsyth, the update of the county’s comprehensive plan.

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Forsyth County taxes not expected to increase

Forsyth County taxes not expected to increase

FORSYTH COUNTY -- The Forsyth County commission received positive news this week when members heard an update on the 2017 budget.

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Forsyth commission lifts moratorium on rezonings

Forsyth commission lifts moratorium on rezonings

FORSYTH COUNTY -- After a moratorium on three residential zoning categories has been in place for three months, a limited number of proposals for those categories ...

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Report: Forsyth water quality meets state standards

Report: Forsyth water quality meets state standards

Forsyth County’s 2016 water quality report is in.

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Para pilots organization wants to use Sawnee Mountain

Para pilots organization wants to use Sawnee Mountain

NORTH FORSYTH -- During a meeting of the Forsyth County parks board Wednesday, members of the paragliding group Southern Para Pilots presented a proposal to use ...

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Forsyth County tax assessments incorrect

Forsyth County tax assessments incorrect

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Forsyth County will be sending out new tax assessment letters after discovering an error on tax estimates that made next year’s payment ...

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Plans updated for new Forsyth voter registration facility

Plans updated for new Forsyth voter registration facility

FORSYTH COUNTY -- The Forsyth County commission recently approved the construction of a new building for the Department of Voter Registration and Elections, and plans are ...

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Forsyth County reaches agreement over tree case settlement along Ga. 400

Forsyth County reaches agreement over tree case settlement along Ga. 400

CUMMING -- A settlement has been reached over trees improperly taken down along Ga. 400.

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Sexton Hall expanding in south Forsyth

Sexton Hall expanding in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Improvements are coming to a popular south Forsyth senior center.

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Forsyth commissioner honored for achievement in continuing education

Forsyth commissioner honored for achievement in continuing education

A Forsyth County commissioner has been recognized by a state group for her achievement in continuing education.

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Workshops planned for Forsyth County comprehensive plan

Workshops planned for Forsyth County comprehensive plan

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Forsyth County residents have given input in recent weeks on how they would like to see the county develop into the future under ...

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Sidewalks planned for portions of south Forsyth

Sidewalks planned for portions of south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Sidewalks could be coming to south Forsyth roads.

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Planning board approves parish housing at south Forsyth temple

Planning board approves parish housing at south Forsyth temple

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Four proposed housing units to be used by priests at a south Forsyth temple are a step closer to reality.

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Synthetic turf to be added for multi-use field at Central Park

Synthetic turf to be added for multi-use field at Central Park

CUMMING -- Athletes and Central Park-goers will soon have a new synthetic turf field.

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Commission continues talks for 2017 Forsyth budget

Commission continues talks for 2017 Forsyth budget

FORSYTH COUNTY — The process of finalizing the 2017 Forsyth County budget is in full swing, and the county is looking at all kinds of ways ...

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Temple in south Forsyth seeking housing for priests

Temple in south Forsyth seeking housing for priests

SOUTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County’s planning board is reviewing the potential addition of accessory housing for priests at a temple in south Forsyth.

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Cindy Jones Mills wins re-election to Forsyth commission

Cindy Jones Mills wins re-election to Forsyth commission

NORTH FORSYTH – In the two contested races for seats on the Forsyth County commission, one winner has been declared, while the other will take a ...

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Lauren McDonald III elected as Forsyth County coroner

Lauren McDonald III elected as Forsyth County coroner

FORSYTH COUNTY – Forsyth County voters welcomed back a familiar face to be their coroner Tuesday.

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Buford Hwy. Overlay District approved

Buford Hwy. Overlay District approved

EAST FORSYTH – Supporters broke out in applause Thursday after members of the Forsyth County commission voted unanimously to approve the new Buford Highway Overlay District.

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Forsyth community honors emergency services, public safety personnel

Forsyth community honors emergency services, public safety personnel

Though the spectacle may have been worrisome to passing motorists at the Ga. 400/Buford Highway interchange and at Northside Hospital-Forsyth on Thursday afternoon, the ...

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Forsyth residents told to boil water

Forsyth residents told to boil water

NORTHEAST FORSYTH – Residents all over Forsyth County reported receiving an automated telephone call just after midnight on Friday, warning them that they needed to boil ...

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