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Friday, 15 May 2020 09:10

Farmers Market to Open in Halcyon

 Halcyon, in South Forsyth, announced Thursday its inaugural farmers market series will start Tuesday, May 19th.   Measures that follow health guidelines will be in place in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The outdoor market will be held weekly from 4-7 p.m. on Halcyon’s event lot, behind Cherry Street Brewpub, through Oct. 27th.  The market will feature fresh produce and products from nearly 20 local and regional vendors, including:


Sunday, 10 May 2020 16:43


In my purse there is a half-eaten Pop Tart along with a neon pink Silly Slime.  I wear baggy sweats with elastic waists.   I LIVE for nap times.

Thursday, 30 April 2020 14:07

Restarting our Community

In a news release today, this is what will open tomorrow.

Effective Friday, May 1, Forsyth County Parks & Recreation will reopen various facilities to the public after being temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The following facilities will reopen May 1 at County parks:

Forsyth County is a place that has an abundance of great non-profits.  These organizations provide food, housing, medical care and much more for our residents and our animals.  People work long hard unpaid volunteer hours to support these fabulous organizations.

Since 1975 the Humane Society of Forsyth County has been helping homeless animals offering many programs and services to educate, inform, and inspire people to take responsible care of their pets and treat animals with the kindness they deserve.

Thursday, 02 April 2020 12:12

Today in Georgia History

Homeschooling is tough!  Go to This day in Georgia Hisotry and find out more about your state with your children.
Thursday, 02 April 2020 10:39

The Act of Waving is on the rise!

We wave hands to friends, fans, guests, neighbors, colleagues and relatives. We laugh at the Princess or Beauty Pageant type wave. Sometimes words can’t reach due to distance, so the mere hand wave becomes our words.

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 10:36

How Ducktown Got it's Name

While sitting at home, please enjoy the story that Dr. Linda Ledbetter wrote about Ducktown, Georgia.  Dr. Ledbetter was one of the first two "covergirls" for FoCo Woman magazine.  Dr. Linda Ledbetter is a true Forsyth County legacy.  Her creative mind, entrepreneurial spirt and passion for her community maker her a leading example of a FoCo Woman.