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 Give the gift of a nutritious meal, friendly visit and safety check to a local homebound senior citizen this holiday season by participating in the Home-Delivered Meals Holiday Gift Certificate Program.
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 07:32

School Calendars for 2019 and 2020

 The Forsyth County Board of Education has adopted calendars for the next two school years that include an early August start and a fall break.

“Home for the Holidays” adoption promotion available November 24 through January 2

To help make holiday wishes come true for families, and pets, the Forsyth County Animal Shelter is waiving their standard $85 pet adoption fee. The Home for the Holidays promotion begins Saturday, Nov. 24 and will be available for pet adoptions through Jan. 2, 2019. 

Tuesday, 20 November 2018 09:00

More fun Thanksgiving Facts

·  The first Thanksgiving in America actually occurred in 1541, when Francisco Vasquez de Coronado and his expedition held a thanksgiving celebration in Palo Duro Canyon in the Texas
Join the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office as we partner with the Georgia Army National Guard and the City of Cumming for a send-off event for National Guard 3rd Battalion, 121st Infantry who are being deployed to Afghanistan
Saturday, 17 November 2018 10:15

Thanksgiving Facts You May Not Know

We love fun facts and hope you will find these next few days great lunch or dinner table remarks, trivia game helpers, or just gives you a moment to relax from the busy holidays.  We will continue this series during the holidays with more fun facts about each holiday between now and New Years/
Friday, 16 November 2018 11:54

Small Business Saturday November 24, 2018

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.  


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.

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