Forsyth County Georgia
Friday, 31 July 2015 12:24
The Forsyth County Fire Department is once again inviting citizens interested in learning more about Forsyth County's fire and emergency services to sign up for a free 10-week Citizens' Fire Academy spread out between Sept 1 and Nov 7, 2015. Participants in this program will gain an inside look at the profession of firefighters by learning about the variety of services offered by the fire department, learning about fire and firefighting equipment, and interacting with first responders.
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 12:27
On Friday, July 17, a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Matt Community Park at Settingdown Creek was held at the future park site located off of Wallace Tatum Road. Phase I of the park will include four synthetic-turf rectangular fields, a walking trail, a playground, concession area, restrooms and a parks maintenance facility. It is slated for completion in spring 2016. 
Friday, 15 May 2015 11:37

It is a perfect place to cool off this summer. Daily admission is $2 per person for one year olds and up. Annual individual passes are $30 and annual family passes are $60. Starting Saturday, May 23, 2015 the hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. On Mondays, the spray pad is closed for maintenance and private rentals.

Old Atlanta Park is located at 810 Nichols Road at the intersection of Nichols Road and Old Atlanta Road across from Lambert High School. The park also features a natural playground, a tot-lot for age six and under, two pavilions, a 1-mile walking trail, and a recreation center.  

Sunday, 10 May 2015 15:30

The Forsyth County Fire Department is pleased to announce the winners and runners up for the department's 2015 Fire Safety Poster Contest for Forsyth County third grade students.

Monday, 04 May 2015 09:58

In a ceremony held Friday, May 1, officials interred and sealed the time capsule in the new Forsyth County Courthouse in downtown Cumming. The sealed time capsule was ceremoniously placed behind the courthouse's cornerstone, located on the front of the building. The ceremony also included recognition of the county's five Rotary Clubs for their donation of six granite benches outside the entrance to the new courthouse.

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 10:07

The ban remains in effect until October.

A countywide, state-mandated ban on outdoor burning goes into effect Friday, May 1 in Forsyth County and lasts through September 30. The ban prohibits all outdoor burning including the burning of leaves, trash, yard debris and storm damage.

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division imposes the ban on outdoor burning to comply with Federal Clean Air Regulations. During the summer months in Georgia, the ozone in the air can reach unhealthy levels. Open burning has been identified as a significant contributor of the pollutants that form ozone.  

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