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Tuesday, 31 March 2020 16:10


Our little sister publication turns one year old on April 1, 2020.  Please watch us all week long as we bring to you the memories of this past year.
Friday, 06 March 2020 09:01

Don't Forget Homestead Exemption

File by April 1 for 2020 Homestead Exemption/Age 65 School Tax Homestead

In Forsyth County, if you own a property, reside on that property and are a legal resident of the county, all as of Jan.1 of the tax year, you may qualify for homestead exemption.

With Districts up for re-election in the county District 4 will be the race to watch!
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 10:49

Qualification for Candidates Begin

Candidates for county commission, sheriff and board of education were some of whom qualified for local races on Monday.  Other positions were School District and Coroner.

Tuesday, 03 March 2020 09:47

Coronavirus: Forsyth County Schools Plan

Forsyth County School District is taking precaution in case of an outbreak of the new coronavirus.   The new Coronavirus, which originated in China is now called COVID-19. It's caused by a member of the Coronavirus that's a close cousin to the SARS and MERS viruses.

According to a press release ---Effective Jan. 1, all 26 imaging centers within the Northside Hospital system that provide mammography services, as well as the ScreenAtlanta mobile mammography van, will offer digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3D mammography. Women who schedule a mammogram now have the latest screening and diagnostic technology available to them.
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 12:02

Student Art Wall Challenge

One young, local artist will soon have their work on display at Halcyon according to a press release.

Halcyon, a mixed-use facility in south Forsyth, is hosting the Student Art Wall Challenge. Students are invited to submit an original design for an outdoor mural with the theme “What does Halcyon mean to you?”

SR 400 will have various scheduled north and southbound lane closures related to work being completed on the Pilgrim Mill Rd. bridge (weather permitting).

Scheduled lane closures: