The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners recognized Rudy Bowen on Nov. 1 for his dedication to Forsyth County and the state of Georgia in keeping roads clean and safe. On Feb. 21, the portion of Hwy. 20 from Windermere Parkway in Forsyth County to Suwanee Dam Road in Gwinnett County was dedicated in Bowen’s honor as the Rudy Bowen Highway. Bowen was elected in 2007 to serve on the Georgia Department of Transportation Board representing Congressional District 7, serving the people of Forsyth and Gwinnett counties. He is shown here with his wife, Jean.