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Forsyth County government delays opening Tuesday due to Irma and more impacts from the storm to know
Hurricane Irma
A Forsyth County fire engine tries to get past fallen limbs and debris Monday. - photo by Jim Dean

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Hurricane Irma
A Corvette sits under fallen trees on Glasgow Drive off Pilgrim Mill Road. - photo by Jim Dean
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 10:17 a.m.

There are still 9,525 Sawnee EMC customers without power Tuesday morning the most of which are in Forsyth County.

Georgia Power has 3,010 customers affected in Forsyth, still a fraction of the 787,398 customers affected statewide.

Cumming City Hall opened within its normal schedule from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, though some facilities will be delayed.

The Cumming Aquatic Center will open "later today, although a specific time has not yet been determined," according to Crystal Ledford, spokeswoman for the city. Check for updates.

The Cumming Recreation Department is open, but some activities will be delayed. Gymnastics at Dobbs Creek is scheduled to begin at noon. check for updates on other programs and activities.


6:51 a.m.

Due to weather conditions left over by Hurricane Irma, which weakened into a tropical storm yesterday as it soaked its way through Georgia and coastal South Carolina after pummeling Florida, the opening of all general Forsyth County government offices will be delayed until 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 12.

This includes county government offices, the Forsyth County Courthouse and Courthouse Annex, the animal shelter, recycling convenience centers, Senior Services and Forsyth County Parks and Recreation's indoor gated facilities.

The Forsyth County Board of Voter Registrations and Elections scheduled for 9 a.m. today will be held at 3 p.m. today.

The Board of Commissioners' work session at 2 p.m. will be held as scheduled.