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FCN receives awards for advertising
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Forsyth County News
The Forsyth County News won 12 awards for advertising excellence, including four first-place honors, at the recent Georgia Press Association advertising conference.

In the GPA competition, the Forsyth County News competes in Division C against newspapers up to 15,000 circulation.

All entries in the GPA contest were published during the 2009 calendar year.

The ads must have been conceived, written, designed and sold by newspaper staff members. Ads created by advertising agencies were not permitted.

“This is a credit to both our advertising sales and creative staff working together for the benefit of the advertiser,” said Publisher John Hall. “I’m very proud of this team.”

Among the awards for which the newspaper received first place were:

· Forsyth County News A Fresh Look (promotion for redesigned newspaper)
· My Mercedes & Bimmer Place
· City of Cumming
· The Mortgage Source

Other awards, all for second place, won by the Forsyth County News included:

· Andean Chevrolet
· Parsons
· FireWater ChopHouse
· Cumming Pediatric Group
· Stripland Motor Company Inc.
· Forsyth County News Bag
· We Salute Our Veterans
· 2009 Progress edition