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Friday, 16 November 2018 11:54

Small business Saturday started in 2010 by American Express.  In 2011, the Senate unanimously passes a resolution in support of the day and officials in all 50  states participate.  


Thursday, 15 November 2018 14:34

This weekend, bikers will make their way from downtown Cumming to Dahlonega for a good cause.

The 27th annual Buck Jones Memorial Toy Run will start at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Cumming Fairgrounds and first stop at Dawsonville City Hall before ending at a final stop in Dahlonega.

Thursday, 15 November 2018 10:58

Of the 18 athletes on the team, 15 came from Forsyth County schools: 

The GHSA state championship meet this past weekend featured a fill of success from county teams. Lambert won the Class 7A title, with South coming in second, West coming in third, and North coming in fifth, and Central finished sixth in the co-ed standings. Denmark, in its first year in the program, finished second in Class 4A.

Our 15 are   

  • Kenna Bange, Forsyth Central, Sr.
  • Lindsey Dishon, Forsyth Central, Sr.
  • Audrey Smith, Forsyth Central, Jr.
  • Lizzie Coffin, South Forsyth, So.
  • Sadee Sherrick, South Forsyth, So.
  • Kendall Stephens, South Forsyth, So.
  • Blaire Hilliard, North Forsyth, Sr.
  • Payton Hurley, North Forsyth, Fr.
  • Anna Lindsey Sturtevant, North Forsyth, Sr.
  • Jacqueline Miller, West Forsyth, Sr.
  • Mackenzie Pierce, West Forsyth, Sr.
  • Jordan Wilder, West Forsyth, Sr.
  • Danielle Kunin, Lambert, Jr.
  • Maddie Tattersall, Lambert, Sr.
  • Savannah Vo, Lambert, Jr.
Thursday, 15 November 2018 10:05

The “special, strong six” sounds like a group of superheroes, but it’s the nickname for the six Student Advocacy Specialists working with Forsyth County students.  The specialists build positive and appropriate relationships with students, educators and families and guide students to problem-solving.

They engage in crisis prevention, which involves a commitment to continuous learning, primary intervention, assessing volatile situations and anticipating necessary interventions. There is one specialist at each school cluster:

Thursday, 15 November 2018 09:44

The only city in Forsyth County is about to get a makeover. The mayor of Cumming unveiled a project he said will make the city a destination.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 15:35

Being in the Marine Corps for 17 years, it was always difficult for Cumming resident Dave Robbins and his wife Ammee to leave their dogs in the care of strangers, especially when Dave was deployed to Iraq in 2004.  

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 15:30
The Forsyth County Fire Department is asking for residents' help in making the holiday season brighter for children in need with the annual Aerial's House toy collection.
Thursday, 08 November 2018 16:02

From 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2018 SR Homes will host an afternoon with Santa Claus! Festivities include FREE Santa pictures.

Thursday, 08 November 2018 08:22
Ssurveillance video from school bus cameras show the dangerous and reckless ways drivers try to run school bus stop sign arms.
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 09:15
Forsyth County residents voted for earlier alcohol sales on Sundays.
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 08:34
"Pricisilla " familiar train beneath a 1950's themed tent for children to ride .
Monday, 05 November 2018 14:46

Brighten the day of a local senior citizen this holiday season! 

Forsyth County Senior Services invites everyone to be a holiday angel to a local senior citizen by participating in the 2018 Holiday Gift Angels Program.


Monday, 05 November 2018 14:07

Shiva Durga Temple, in west Forsyth County, is ready for devotees for an evening service on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 marking the beginning of the Festival of Lights 2018.

Monday, 05 November 2018 13:50

Forsyth County residents have have only 9 days to name some of their top manufacturers.

Monday, 05 November 2018 08:36

Northside Hospital Forsyth’s Building 2000 opened earlier this year, and this past  week, members of Forsyth County’s business community had a chance to check it out.

Friday, 16 November 2018 12:08
NOTICE: West Courthouse Square will be closed beginning at approximately 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 to finish up a resurfacing project (weather permitting).
Thursday, 15 November 2018 17:09
The existing four way stop intersection of Settingdown Road and Martin Road will be temporarily shifted to accommodate a future roundabout intersection construction.
Thursday, 15 November 2018 14:56


.Colder and drier will move across the region tonight resulting in

widespread sub-freezing temperatures across north and central

Georgia overnight into early Friday morning.

Thursday, 15 November 2018 09:58

One man was arrested recently after he was found napping in a car containing marijuana.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 15:52

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has announced a flash flood warning for Forsyth County and surrounding areas.

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 20:02

The body of a Johns Creek woman, missing since last week, has been recovered.

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 19:50

188,000 gallons of stormwater and wastewater spilled into Big Creek on Monday and Tuesday, according to Forsyth County officials.

Thursday, 08 November 2018 08:53
Voters approved the special election item with 64.68 percent of the voite, continuning a 1-cent sales tax that is projected to have a six year total of about $274 million.
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 06:07

Forsyth County, Georgia – Forsyth County Manager Eric Johnson has appointed Chris Grimes to serve as director of emergency management effective Nov. 5. Grimes has been serving as interim director of the department since the Oct. 16 retirement of Fire Chief/Director of Emergency Management Danny Bowman.

Friday, 02 November 2018 07:36
Road closures on 400 Southbound and in Downtown Cumming will cause delays and problems for drivers this weekend.
Thursday, 01 November 2018 15:42
Judge David L. Dickinson in Forsyth County Superior Court hands out maximum sentence.
Thursday, 01 November 2018 15:18
Here are some restaurant and food service inspections in Forsyth County for the past 2 weeks.
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 16:14
U.S. News & World Report named 227 American universities among the best in the world ranking.  Five of these were from Georgia.
Sunday, 28 October 2018 17:32
Vehicles, electronics, equipment and more will be up for bid..
Friday, 26 October 2018 09:27
Forsyth County Schools have earned the highest SAT score in Gerogia