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Sunday, 17 May 2015 11:30

The main camp will be held Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10. In addition to that week-long program candidates who have participated in a previous camp can take part in a  two-day event on June 30 and July 1. Both camp programs are offered free of charge. Those attending the Junior Fire Academy will have the opportunity to experience the different aspects of being a career firefighter. From firefighting to CPR, the campers will have an unforgettable educational experience.

Saturday, 16 May 2015 13:51

Pinecrest Academy is one of just five Atlanta area schools selected to host the Atlanta Braves Baseball Camp.  This camp offers boys and girls ages 5-13, of all abilities, the  ultimate Major League Experience with a one-week session on the Pinecrest campus. Join fellow teammates for top-notch baseball instruction, combined with unforgettable  moments, such as meeting a current or alumni Braves player and touring Turner Field in an official Braves uniform.

 

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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Independence Day
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Stay Safe in the Heat

  • With temperatures on the rise, the Forsyth County Fire Department urges residents to take extra precautions to help avoid heat-related illness, injury and death.
    1. Never leave a child or pet unattended in a vehicle - not even for a minute.
    2. If you see a child or pet unattended in a hot vehicle, call 911 immediately.
    3. Teach children that cars are not a play area.
    4. Stay indoors as much as possible and limit exposure to the sun.
    5. Limit outdoor activity to morning and evening hours.
    6. When working in extreme heat, use a buddy system and take frequent breaks.
    7. Wear lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing.
    8. Protect face and head by wearing a wide-brimmed hat.
    9. Stay properly hydrated.