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Contractor chosen for Eagle’s Beak Park in north Forsyth

Contractor chosen for Eagle’s Beak Park in north Forsyth

NORTHWEST FORSYTH -- Open space owned by the Forsyth County government will soon turn into a new park.

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70-lot neighborhood in north Forsyth will be first of its kind

70-lot neighborhood in north Forsyth will be first of its kind

NORTH FORSYTH -- A first-of-its kind zoning was approved last week by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners.

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Open house set for south Forsyth water plant

Open house set for south Forsyth water plant

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A new water reclamation facility will open soon in south Forsyth, and officials have invited the community to an open house.

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Laura Semanson wins District 5 Commissioner runoff

Laura Semanson wins District 5 Commissioner runoff

EAST FORSYTH – Residents of east Forsyth surrounding Lake Lanier appear to have decided who their next representative will be on the county commission.

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Semanson wins District 5 BOC seat in runoff

Semanson wins District 5 BOC seat in runoff

EAST FORSYTH – With all precincts reporting their numbers, the July 26 Republican primary runoff for the District 5 seat on the Forsyth County Board of ...

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Planning board talks mixed use request in west Forsyth

Planning board talks mixed use request in west Forsyth

WEST FORSYTH – Forsyth County planning board members are set to hold a public hearing on a proposed rezoning in west Forsyth that would bring residential ...

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District 5 commission race to be decided Tuesday

District 5 commission race to be decided Tuesday

After three weeks, advance voting for the July 26 Republican primary runoff has closed, meaning Tuesday will be the last chance for eligible voters to ...

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Tax rates set for county government, schools

Tax rates set for county government, schools

FORSYTH COUNTY – Forsyth County’s millage rate will not go up this year, though tax revenues are likely to increase.

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Forsyth County Commissioners air federal funding for urban housing

Forsyth County Commissioners air federal funding for urban housing

New federal funding could come to benefit certain Forsyth County projects.

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Residents will have chance to voice concerns about proposed temple near Cumming

Residents will have chance to voice concerns about proposed temple near Cumming

CUMMING -- A proposed Hindu temple in east Forsyth is causing a stir among some neighbors, and they will have a chance to voice their concerns ...

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Early voting for local runoff picks up in week 2

Early voting for local runoff picks up in week 2

The second week of advance voting for the July 26 Republican primary runoff proved more popular than the first.

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Foster Forsyth continues to discuss future of county

Foster Forsyth continues to discuss future of county

Forsyth County’s update to its comprehensive plan is moving forward.

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Transportation Bond projects well underway across Forsyth

Transportation Bond projects well underway across Forsyth

Forsyth County voters approved the county’s $200 million transportation bond in 2014 to help alleviate traffic congestion and to plan for ongoing growth, and ...

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Lot consolidations in Forsyth halted due to legal matter

Lot consolidations in Forsyth halted due to legal matter

FORSYTH COUNTY -- A 30-day moratorium on lot consolidation is under effect in Forsyth County.

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Polls open Saturday for voting in District 5

Polls open Saturday for voting in District 5

EAST FORSYTH -- Residents in east Forsyth who can’t make it to advance voting during the week for the July 26 Republican primary runoff will ...

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Valuing Forsyth’s parks: Proposal to raise impact fees for amenities

Valuing Forsyth’s parks: Proposal to raise impact fees for amenities

Funding for county park projects was a hot topic this week for Forsyth County.

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County commission notes: July 7

County commission notes: July 7

FORSYTH COUNTY -- During a work session on Thursday, July 7, The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners:

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Advance voting starts sluggish for District 5 commissioner

Advance voting starts sluggish for District 5 commissioner

EAST FORSYTH – The first week of advance voting for the July 26 Republican primary runoff for the next District 5 commissioner got off to a ...

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Senior living development alters amenities for site

Senior living development alters amenities for site

Plans for a future senior living community near a busy south Forsyth intersection will now include a clubhouse.

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Forsyth commissioners discuss student internet access

Forsyth commissioners discuss student internet access

NORTH FORSYTH -- A program proposed to county commissioners may provide internet access to Forsyth County students living in homes without Wi-Fi.

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One more chance for county public hearings on millage rates

One more chance for county public hearings on millage rates

Forsyth County residents had two chances on Thursday to discuss the coming year’s millage rate, though not many used the opportunity.

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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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