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According to school officials. Forsyth County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff Bearden will present the system’s early plan for reopening schools in the fall to the Forsyth County Board of Education on Tuesday, June 2, during a special-called virtual meeting.  

The Humane Society of Forsyth County is celebratating 45 years of service this year.  Each quarter we have highlighted a dog or cat that may need a little special attention.  Amy Comstock, Board of Director Member puts a human touch to these animals.  Please enjoy the article from March all about Princess Angela.  

What About Me?

Hi FoCo people! My name is Angela and I am 1 ½ years old! When I look in the mirror, I see a beautiful black & white Border Collie Mix! 

The number of unemployed increased from 342,601 to 581,820. Georgia's April number of unemployed is more than 80,000 higher than the height of the Great Recession.  This is the highest unemployment rate on record, eclipsing the previous high of 10.6 percent that occurred in December 2010

Thursday, 28 May 2020 14:00

The Cumming Aquatic Center has reopened!

Lots of questions regarding pools and swim lessons are being asked on ssocial media platforms.  The Cumming Aquatic Center reopened on May 2oth with a limited capacity.  
Thursday, 28 May 2020 13:45

Kroger Employees Want Hazard Pay Back

While most people are hoping to get their job back UFCW Internationa President March Perrone wants hazard pay to continue for Kroger and other larger food retail companies.


In an announcement from Forsyth County a new process for customers to submit applicattions online for building permits, business and alcohol licenses, inspections and land demelopment plans.

The new EnerGov Customer Self Service software will replace Govern, eStatus and Eplan soluctions software on the county's website.

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 09:47

We are Go for Launch

CAPE CARNAVERAL, FLa.  SpaceX is making final preparations for launch TODAY (5/27/2020) for Demo-2 mission to Launch NASA astronauts from U.S. Soil for the first time since 2011.

A Space X Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft will take Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the International Space Station.  The launch is scheduled for 4:33 pm EDT from launch pad 39A of the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.  This launch pad was also used for Apollo and space shuttle programs.


Tuesday, 26 May 2020 13:45

Lidl Opens New Market

Lidl, the German-based supermarket company, plans to open its new location in Forsyth County on Wednesday, May 27, the company's 100th location in the U.S.  

But due to the coronavirus pandemic, there will be no ribbon-cutting ceremony. The store, located at 2985 Peachtree Parkway, will have a soft opening and begin operation with many of the measures that grocery stores around the country have implemented to follow health guidelines.

(For a full list of measures in place at Lidl stores, visit https://www.lidl.com/coronavirus-update.)