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Road impact fees a concern for proposed south Forsyth subdivision

Road impact fees a concern for proposed south Forsyth subdivision

A developer looking to build a 51-unit subdivision on Melody Mizer Lane in south Forsyth may run into problems regarding road impact fee credits due ...

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North Forsyth commercial moratorium extended

North Forsyth commercial moratorium extended

NORTH FORSYTH -- A moratorium on commercial zonings in north Forsyth will go on a little longer.

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South Forsyth shelter approved to let dogs out during day

South Forsyth shelter approved to let dogs out during day

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A recent commission decision should mean some happy dogs in south Forsyth.

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Forsyth County finance committee holds first meeting on 2018 budget

Forsyth County finance committee holds first meeting on 2018 budget

While it may feel like 2017 just got here, Forsyth County officials are already working on the 2018 budget.

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Final piece approved for Lanier Golf Club development

Final piece approved for Lanier Golf Club development

Four parcels have been added to a development on an east Forsyth golf course, against the recommendation of the county’s planning board and the ...

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Comp plan meeting held for north Forsyth residents

Comp plan meeting held for north Forsyth residents

North Forsyth residents had a chance Wednesday to check out updates to the county’s 20-year land use plan and talk to their commissioner, and ...

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Forsyth commissioners add new meeting, rules for zoning

Forsyth commissioners add new meeting, rules for zoning

Forsyth County commissioners will have a new meeting to get updates on zoning matters, along with new rules while attending planning board meetings.

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Forsyth County to solicit study on senior population trends

Forsyth County to solicit study on senior population trends

Forsyth County has a large senior population, and now commissioners are looking into why the area is popular to the age group.

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North Forsyth commissioner to hold open house on Foster Forsyth

North Forsyth commissioner to hold open house on Foster Forsyth

North Forsyth residents will have an opportunity to give their commissioner input on Forsyth County’s 20-year land use plan.

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Forsyth County applies for state funding for road widenings

Forsyth County applies for state funding for road widenings

Forsyth County took aim at several road projects this week as a continuing effort to address improving transportation infrastructure in the high growth area.

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Proposed therapeutic programs result of Special Olympics popularity in Forsyth County

Proposed therapeutic programs result of Special Olympics popularity in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY -- A new governmental partnership will likely create more options for those with special needs.

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Hearings set for inaccurate Forsyth County voter registrations

Hearings set for inaccurate Forsyth County voter registrations

The Forsyth County Department of Voter Registrations and Elections will take a look at a discrepancy with some voters’ addresses.

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Decision postponed on south Forsyth dog shelter’s zoning changes

Decision postponed on south Forsyth dog shelter’s zoning changes

SOUTH FORSYTH -- One of the region’s largest dog rescue organizations could be getting some new rules that would make it more useable, but it ...

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Decision made to demolish Barker House after six-month postponement

Decision made to demolish Barker House after six-month postponement

NORTH FORSYTH – After allowing the family of the builder six months to find an alternative, Forsyth County commissioners have decided to demolish the iconic Barker ...

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Forsyth County commissioners apply for federal mental health grant

Forsyth County commissioners apply for federal mental health grant

Forsyth County commissioners have applied for a grant to help those with mental health issues stay out of the criminal justice system.

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County postpones transmittal of Foster Forsyth

County postpones transmittal of Foster Forsyth

It will take a little while longer for Forsyth County to update its 20-year land use plan.

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Planning board denies Lanier Golf zoning add-on for second time

Planning board denies Lanier Golf zoning add-on for second time

The Forsyth County planning board voted 3-2 Tuesday night to recommend denial of an add-on to a 320-lot rezoning application on Lanier Golf Club in ...

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Forsyth commissioners apply for federal mental health grant

Forsyth commissioners apply for federal mental health grant

Forsyth County commissioners have applied for a grant to help those with mental health issues stay out of the criminal justice system.

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New voter elections building approved in Cumming

New voter elections building approved in Cumming

Forsyth County’s Department of Voter Registrations and Elections will soon have a new home.

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Committee writes recommendations for Coal Mountain overlay in north Forsyth

Committee writes recommendations for Coal Mountain overlay in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH -- A committee tasked with creating standards for a proposed overlay in north Forsyth has given its recommendations to the Board of Commissioners.

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Two truck terminals drive toward approval in south Forsyth

Two truck terminals drive toward approval in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Two truck terminals and additional office space may soon appear in Forsyth County, pending Board of Commissioners approval.

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Commissioners approve budget increase for Forsyth coroner’s office

Commissioners approve budget increase for Forsyth coroner’s office

Forsyth County’s new coroner took over at the beginning of 2017 and will now have funds to improve the department.

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Roundabout on Shiloh Road approved by commissioners

Roundabout on Shiloh Road approved by commissioners

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A new roundabout could be rolling into a south Forsyth Road.

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Forsyth County Board of Commissioners approve parks and rec proposals

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners approve parks and rec proposals

During an inundated recent work session, Forsyth County commissioners found some time for recreation.

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County approves library, precinct at Denmark High

County approves library, precinct at Denmark High

Some other Forsyth County amenities will be moving to the county’s newest high school.

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‘Chicken stink’ point of concern for proposed north Forsyth subdivision

‘Chicken stink’ point of concern for proposed north Forsyth subdivision

NORTH FORSYTH – A proposed 100-plus lot subdivision in north Forsyth may be built on an old chicken farm, should the application be approved.

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Zoning meetings may combine Forsyth planning board, commissioners

Zoning meetings may combine Forsyth planning board, commissioners

At a work session on Tuesday, Forsyth County commissioners went over a commercial zoning condition study, discussed a modification to the county’s appeal process ...

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Forsyth County Commissioners discuss small cell technology towers

Forsyth County Commissioners discuss small cell technology towers

Forsyth County is taking a look at issues surrounding new, smaller cell phone towers.

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Commissioners break down zonings in Forsyth County from 2016-17

Commissioners break down zonings in Forsyth County from 2016-17

Construction and rezonings may seem like a constant in Forsyth County, but this week commissioners reviewed a breakdown of the most popular districts to apply ...

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Mixed-use development near South Forsyth High altered

Mixed-use development near South Forsyth High altered

Some changes have been made to a mixed-use development near South Forsyth High School.

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