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Woman critical after crash in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — A woman was left in critical condition after her pickup truck rolled over Friday morning in north Forsyth, but a 3-year-old passenger walked away unharmed, authorities said.

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Sewer spill cleaned up in southwest Forsyth

Sewer spill cleaned up in southwest Forsyth

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH — A crew from the Forsyth County Water and Sewer Department contained a small sewer spill last week in a southwest Forsyth subdivision.

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Gainesville man struck, killed by train

Gainesville man struck, killed by train

OAKWOOD — Someone has been killed after an incident with a train Friday afternoon near downtown Oakwood.

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Cumming City Council may move to impeach one of its own

Cumming City Council may move to impeach one of its own

CUMMING — It appears the Cumming City Council may meet next week to discuss the possible impeachment of a long-serving member.

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Customers air more gripes about Comcast with Cumming council

Customers air more gripes about Comcast with Cumming council

CUMMING — Jerry Parker recently moved to Cumming from DeKalb County, where he had trouble with cable TV installation and billing during his more than years as a Comcast customer.

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Forsyth schools fare well on annual district report cards

Forsyth schools fare well on annual district report cards

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County schools were handed their own report cards Tuesday when the Georgia Department of Education released the College and Career Ready Performance Index.

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Annual Cumming meal feeds those in need

Annual Cumming meal feeds those in need

CUMMING — A group of boys sat around a table Tuesday at Tam’s Backstage, enjoying a warm, home-cooked dinner as they talked with the neighboring girls; table. It’s a rare social event for these teenagers, and they soaked it up as much as their gravy with bread.

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New Cumming wastewater pumping station operational near Lake Lanier

CUMMING — Last month, the city of Cumming decommissioned a wastewater management station off Lanier Beach South Road that has been in use since the early 1970s.

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One killed in fatal crash on Highway 53

One killed in fatal crash on Highway 53

DAWSONVILLE — An Oakwood man died and two other patients were taken to area hospitals Thursday following a collision on Hwy. 53, east of Dawsonville.

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THE BUZZ: Christmas break nears for high school students

THE BUZZ: Christmas break nears for high school students

Our weekly print and video series - presented by Lanier Technicial College – where local high school students share “The Buzz” about what’s going on at their school – and compete for the most “buzzworthy” moment of the week.

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Concern over connectivity in north Forsyth

Concern over connectivity in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — The Big Creek Greenway has become such a popular local attraction that Forsyth County’s government is considering ways to link to and extend it in north Forsyth.

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Day care donates presents to Forsyth nonprofit

Day care donates presents to Forsyth nonprofit

NORTH FORSYTH — A little heart can go a long way.

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Forsyth authorities offer tips for safe holiday shopping, shipping

While two unrelated arrests involving merchandise bought with stolen credit cards occurred over a three-hour span Tuesday in Forsyth County, they were part of a criminal trend that is especially active in the holiday season leading up to Christmas, authorities say.

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Man charged after attempted package theft from FedEx truck in south Forsyth

Man charged after attempted package theft from FedEx truck in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — In what appears to be part of a holiday trend across metro Atlanta, authorities say a Lawrenceville man was arrested Tuesday in south Forsyth for attempting to intercept a package of iPhones that had been purchased with a stolen credit card.

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Two arrested in Forsyth after stolen credit card used for $1K online shoe-shopping spree

Two arrested in Forsyth after stolen credit card used for $1K online shoe-shopping spree

NORTH FORSYTH — Two Atlanta men were arrested Tuesday morning in Forsyth County after they reportedly stole a credit card and used it to order two pairs of high-end shoes, authorities said.

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Phone scams targeting elderly in Forsyth

Phone scams targeting elderly in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — It’s not a new phenomenon, authorities say, but callers creating fake scenarios to scam people out money and personal information is “always there” and “always evolving.”

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As Forsyth adds roads, maintenance needs constant

As Forsyth adds roads, maintenance needs constant

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County commission recently voted to apply for a local maintenance improvement grant from Georgia for an amount not to exceed about $1.6 million, with a required local match of $467,078.

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Forsyth school district names top teacher semifinalists

Forsyth school district names top teacher semifinalists

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County school system has announced its 2015 Teacher of the Year semifinalists, bringing the pool down to 18 teachers.

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Blood drive Thursday honors late Little Mill Middle student

Blood drive Thursday honors late Little Mill Middle student

NORTH FORSYTH — On Thursday, a north Forsyth middle school student is using a tragedy as a chance to help others.

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Fire grant used to help the hearing impaired in Forsyth

Fire grant used to help the hearing impaired in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — A house fire is one of the biggest fears for most residents, and that danger can increase if a family member is hearing impaired.

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Chattahoochee Riverkeeper: Environmental watchdog group’s founder hands over reins

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper: Environmental watchdog group’s founder hands over reins

FLOWERY BRANCH — Chattahoochee Riverkeeper has worked the past 1½ years on a “seamless transition” in top leadership, as one of Georgia’s most recognizable faces in environmental advocacy heads into retirement.

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Piney Grove student leads dog to diving title

Piney Grove student leads dog to diving title

SOUTH FORSYTH — Karen O’Brien saved her dog, Gunter, without even knowing he existed.

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Cumming duo wins top breed at world championship

Cumming duo wins top breed at world championship

CUMMING — Chuck Grove and Duke’s DockDogs career began with a forgotten leash.

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Creekside UMC worship leader releases Christmas CD

Creekside UMC worship leader releases Christmas CD

FORSYTH COUNTY — There are two kinds of people, those who love Christmas music, and those who despise it. One local musician falls firmly into the first category.

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Cumming holds second meeting about Comcast

Cumming holds second meeting about Comcast

CUMMING — Those who were unable to come out the first time the city of Cumming held a discussion about cable TV service will have a second chance this week.

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Donation will help Forsyth school district’s technology effort

Donation will help Forsyth school district’s technology effort

FORSYTH COUNTY — This is going to buy a lot of devices.

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Sawnee EMC supports local charities, teachers

Sawnee EMC supports local charities, teachers

CUMMING — Two Forsyth County high school seniors who started a local chapter of a nonprofit as freshmen just got a big boost from the Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation to expand their operations.

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Tax letters sent to some Forsyth businesses by mistake

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County businesses may have received a letter in the mail from the local board of tax assessors asking for information regarding their operations.

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Hundreds of Forsyth arrest warrants tossed after high court ruling

Hundreds of Forsyth arrest warrants tossed after high court ruling

FORSYTH COUNTY — In the wake of a recent Georgia Supreme Court ruling addressing the way misdemeanor probation violations are handled, hundreds of Forsyth County arrest warrants will be canceled.

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Firms selected to build two new schools in southwest Forsyth

Firms selected to build two new schools in southwest Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — Developers have been lined up to build two new Forsyth County schools.

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