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Lanier Technical College teachers nominated 16 students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership competition, a state program. The contest shows the outstanding accomplishments by students and in technical education. Administration officials at Lanier Tech reviewed each of the school's nominations and interviewed each nominee.
The students selected from the Forsyth County campus are:(left to right) Caitlin O'Hara, Tiffany Soto and Mike Funk. The winner will be the GOAL winner and move on to the regional and state competitions. Lanier Technical CollegeRead more...
Sarah Bock was presented with a Resolution from the commissioners in recognition of earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, which represents the highest achievement in Girl Scouting recognizing girls in grades 9 through 12 who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through sustainable and measurable Take Action projects. Bock is a member of Troop 13728 in the Girl Scouts of the United States of America and is a student at South Forsyth High School.Read more...
Half the voters turned out yesterday to pass the Forsyth county transportation bond. And over half of them voted yes. Voter turnout was 52.64% and ballots cast were 57,126. Results were 34,800 said yes and 20,039 said no. Property owners will have tax added to their property tax bill for the next 20 years to guarantee roads will be built.Read more...
Transportation Bond on November 4 Ballot
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners has placed on the November 4 General Election/Special Election ballot a bond referendum to fund transportation projects. The proposed Transportation Bond would be an up to $200 million general obligation bond to finance a variety of transportation projects.