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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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Commissioners clash over Forsyth comp plan delay

Commissioners clash over Forsyth comp plan delay

Tempers flared between Forsyth County commissioners on Thursday during a discussion on postponing the next step to update the county’s comprehensive plan.

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Coal Mountain Overlay Committee set for last meeting

Coal Mountain Overlay Committee set for last meeting

NORTH FORSYTH -- On Monday, the Coal Mountain Overlay Committee continued discussion on design standards at what is planned to be the group’s penultimate meeting.

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Lawsuit may be filed after Hindu temple near Lake Lanier denied

Lawsuit may be filed after Hindu temple near Lake Lanier denied

CUMMING – Though the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners unanimously denied a conditional use permit, or CUP, for a proposed Hindu temple in the Shady Shores ...

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Families share history of Coal Mountain area to committee

Families share history of Coal Mountain area to committee

NORTH FORSYTH -- A meeting for a new potential overlay in north Forsyth looked more like a history class on Monday.

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Forsyth commissioners buy trucks, OK turn lanes at Dogwood Path

Forsyth commissioners buy trucks, OK turn lanes at Dogwood Path

At a recent work session, commissioners approved the following items by a 5-0 vote, unless otherwise noted.

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Central EMS reviews first year of service

Central EMS reviews first year of service

After working together for a year, Forsyth County officials recently heard an update on the county’s ambulance service.

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Eagles Beak Park costs increase due to wet soil

Eagles Beak Park costs increase due to wet soil

NORTH FORSYTH -- Work on a north Forsyth park is being slowed down due to some wet conditions.

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Higher impact fees for Forsyth County parks approved

Higher impact fees for Forsyth County parks approved

New homes in Forsyth County will be paying a bit more to county parks.

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Commission talks SPLOST VIII, county manager

Commission talks SPLOST VIII, county manager

Replacing a top county employee and the next SPLOST were among topics recently taken up by Forsyth County Commissioners.

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Parks and recreation board approves therapeutic programs, fees for non-resident

Parks and recreation board approves therapeutic programs, fees for non-resident

Forsyth County’s parks and recreation board had its work cut out for them on Thursday, as they approved several new items.

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Changes made to development in north Forsyth County

Changes made to development in north Forsyth County

Plans have changed for a residential development in north Forsyth.

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Rabbi speaks at Forsyth County commission meeting

Rabbi speaks at Forsyth County commission meeting

Recently, Forsyth County commissioners have welcomed local religious leaders to give the invocation prior to meetings.

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Mixed-use development near South Forsyth High avoids rescission

Mixed-use development near South Forsyth High avoids rescission

A south Forsyth mixed-use development will be moving ahead as planned after commissioners discussed rescinding the zoning but ran into road block.

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Planning board approves 275-lot subdivision in south Forsyth

Planning board approves 275-lot subdivision in south Forsyth

Forsyth County planning board members approved a 250-lot subdivision near Fowler Park at a public hearing Tuesday evening.

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Overlay committee breaks Coal Mountain into character nodes

Overlay committee breaks Coal Mountain into character nodes

An overlay in north Forsyth is one step closer to reality.

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Forsyth planning board says no to Hindu temple near Lake Lanier

Forsyth planning board says no to Hindu temple near Lake Lanier

CUMMING -- Cheers and claps erupted from the county administration building in downtown Cumming as the Forsyth County planning board unanimously voted to send the application ...

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Forsyth looks at Lanier for future wastewater discharge

Forsyth looks at Lanier for future wastewater discharge

Treated wastewater from Forsyth County reclamation facilities may be discharged into Lake Lanier in the future.

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Forsyth planning board welcomes two new members

Forsyth planning board welcomes two new members

The Forsyth County planning board welcomed two new members at a work session Tuesday evening.

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E-commerce company considering Forsyth

E-commerce company considering Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY -- It appears local leaders are courting a new e-commerce company for Forsyth County. 

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County amends plans for north Forsyth subdivision

County amends plans for north Forsyth subdivision

NORTH FORSYTH -- The county’s first-ever master planned district zoning to be approved has some new plans. 

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Officials consider Forsyth County arts center

Officials consider Forsyth County arts center

FORSYTH COUNTY -- At a recent work session, Forsyth County commissioners discussed moving forward with a feasibility study for a proposed arts center in the county ...

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200-plus lot subdivision discussed near Fowler Park

200-plus lot subdivision discussed near Fowler Park

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Forsyth County planning board members may soon vote on a proposed 200-plus lot subdivision near Fowler Park, per discussion at a work session ...

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Planning board questions Hindu temple proposed near Lake Lanier

Planning board questions Hindu temple proposed near Lake Lanier

SOUTH FORSYTH -- The application for a proposed Hindu temple in the Shady Shores and Bald Ridge on Lanier communities in Cumming that previously drew opposition ...

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South Forsyth District 2 subarea planning board nixed for citizen advocates groups

South Forsyth District 2 subarea planning board nixed for citizen advocates groups

For the second straight work session, Forsyth County commissioners took several steps toward changing the county’s zoning process Tuesday, including introducing citizens groups and ...

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New commissioners presented Foster Forsyth for first time

New commissioners presented Foster Forsyth for first time

Forsyth County commissioners took another step toward the adoption of an update to its comprehensive 20-year future land use plan.

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Coal Mountain moratorium in north Forsyth extended

Coal Mountain moratorium in north Forsyth extended

A moratorium in north Forsyth will continue for about two more months while a new committee works to create a proposed overlay for commercial land ...

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Forsyth commissioners make committee appointments

Forsyth commissioners make committee appointments

During a recent Forsyth County Board of Commissioners’ work session, several items were approved. All votes were 4-0, with District 1 Commissioner Pete Amos absent.

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Apartments at The Collection denied by Forsyth County commission

Apartments at The Collection denied by Forsyth County commission

SOUTH FORSYTH — An overlay that could have led to new apartments at an outdoor small in south Forsyth has been denied.

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Forsyth County may build two new libraries

Forsyth County may build two new libraries

Two more library branches could pop up in the county within the next decade if the Forsyth County Public Library is awarded future SPLOST funds.

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