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West Forsyth High School grad pens first novel at 25

West Forsyth High School grad pens first novel at 25

A West Forsyth High School grad is getting some attention after releasing her debut novel.

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West Forsyth grad pens first novel at 25

West Forsyth grad pens first novel at 25

A West Forsyth High School grad is getting some attention after releasing her debut novel.

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American Legion member honored

American Legion member honored

CUMMING -- The Cumming American Legion Post 307 awarded a 60th Year Continuous Membership Certificate to William Repella, pictured left.

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Firearms stolen from south Forsyth gun range

Firearms stolen from south Forsyth gun range

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Guns were stolen from a south Forsyth gun store and range early Thursday morning after a car was driven into the wall of ...

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Katt Williams banished from Hall, Dawson counties as part of plea agreement

Katt Williams banished from Hall, Dawson counties as part of plea agreement

HALL COUNTY - Katt Williams entered a plea of no contest to multiple counts Thursday stemming from an incident earlier this year involving a bodyguard allegedly ...

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Katt Williams banished from Hall, Dawson counties as part of plea agreement

Katt Williams banished from Hall, Dawson counties as part of plea agreement

HALL COUNTY - Katt Williams entered a plea of no contest to multiple counts Thursday stemming from an incident earlier this year involving a bodyguard allegedly ...

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Chamber of Commerce awarded for sports amenities

Chamber of Commerce awarded for sports amenities

Whether the field needs to be rectangular, square or circular, Forsyth County is prepared to host almost any sporting event.

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Committee: Jail, courthouse project under budget

Committee: Jail, courthouse project under budget

Though it has been more than a year and a half since the new Forsyth County Courthouse opened and more than two years for the ...

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Annual Deck the Stalls aids horse rescue

Annual Deck the Stalls aids horse rescue

A local nonprofit is inviting residents to Deck the Stalls — horse stalls, that is.

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Rain drenches north Georgia fires, Lake Lanier

Rain drenches north Georgia fires, Lake Lanier

More than two inches of rain was dumped on Forsyth County this week, marking the first precipitation of the month and since Oct. 16.

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How to guard your Forsyth County home against fires

How to guard your Forsyth County home against fires

While strong storm systems moved through Forsyth County, north Georgia and the Southeast earlier this week, bringing rain and respite to drought and wildfires, the ...

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Driver injured in north Forsyth wreck

Driver injured in north Forsyth wreck

NORTH FORSYTH – A two-vehicle crash in north Forsyth Thursday just before rush hour may still be causing delays, though officials said any lanes that may ...

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3 more bodies found in Tennessee wildfire ruins, toll at 7

3 more bodies found in Tennessee wildfire ruins, toll at 7

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Three more bodies were found in the ruins of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and businesses in the Great Smoky Mountains ...

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Tornado warning issued for Forsyth County after spiral touches down near Atlanta

Tornado warning issued for Forsyth County after spiral touches down near Atlanta

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Following are updates to severe weather sweeping through Forsyth County.

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Cherry Street expanding, two new tenants announced at Vickery Village

Cherry Street expanding, two new tenants announced at Vickery Village

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH – A popular mixed-use development in southwest Forsyth is set to welcome two new retailers to its line of storefronts and the expansion of ...

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Motorcyclist injured in 4-vehicle crash on Ga. 400 involving tire retread

Motorcyclist injured in 4-vehicle crash on Ga. 400 involving tire retread

SOUTH FORSYTH – A four-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle briefly shut down Ga. 400 northbound just north of McFarland Parkway/Exit 12 about 6 a.m ...

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Donations stolen from fire victims’ demolished north Forsyth home

Donations stolen from fire victims’ demolished north Forsyth home

A north Forsyth family found their home had been looted and donations stolen days after a fire destroyed their home and everything inside.

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Deputies, firefighters see quiet holiday weekend in Forsyth

Deputies, firefighters see quiet holiday weekend in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY -- No major accidents or fires were reported over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, though deputies arrested a number of individuals on suspicion of driving ...

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$2 million Hall County home destroyed in fire

$2 million Hall County home destroyed in fire

Fire destroyed the expansive lakeside home of community leaders Philip and Mary Hart Wilheit.

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Deputies seek help in catching American flag thief in Gainesville

Deputies seek help in catching American flag thief in Gainesville

The American flag has been flying in front of Matthew Youngelman’s home since he moved to Summer Creek Estates off Lee Land Road.

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Fourth fatality confirmed in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, wildfires

Fourth fatality confirmed in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, wildfires

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in Tennessee that killed four people and destroyed more than 150 buildings (all times local):

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Armed suspect sought in southwest Forsyth gas station robbery

Armed suspect sought in southwest Forsyth gas station robbery

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH -- Deputies are asking for help in identifying a suspect who robbed a gas station at gunpoint Monday morning in southwest Forsyth.

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Rain helps contain north Georgia fires

Rain helps contain north Georgia fires

Monday night welcomed the first rain in Forsyth County since mid-October, and more is forecasted to fall through Wednesday in northwest and north Georgia.

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Domestic incident causes lockdown at West Forsyth High

Domestic incident causes lockdown at West Forsyth High

West Forsyth High School was placed on lockdown Monday night following social media posts about a possible shooter at or near the school, though the ...

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Thousands evacuated as wildfires spread in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Thousands evacuated as wildfires spread in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Raging wildfires fueled by high winds forced the evacuation of thousands of people and were believed to have wiped out an entire ...

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Author writes second book about growing up in Forsyth County

Author writes second book about growing up in Forsyth County

Pontiacs, Chevrolets and Fords lined the parking lot of Cumming Upper Elementary School on Elm Street, the trunks of the sedans casting dark shadows on ...

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Two injured in crash in Cumming

Two injured in crash in Cumming

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Two people were taken to North Fulton Hospital after their car was hit broadside by a large van just after 3 p.m ...

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Lake Lanier's falling water level affects rowers, paddlers

Lake Lanier's falling water level affects rowers, paddlers

Last winter, the boathouse at the Lake Lanier Olympic Park off Clarks Bridge Road had standing water and the bottom floor of the Olympic Timing ...

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From a television star to a preacher

From a television star to a preacher

Mama was always proud for people who were able to pull themselves up and do well in life. She rooted for them, bragged on them ...

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The no knock-off Christmas

The no knock-off Christmas

I am not one of those people who do their Christmas shopping early.

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