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High grad rates in Forsyth County, state CTAE pathways

High grad rates in Forsyth County, state CTAE pathways

Graduation rates for students involved in Career, Technical and Agricultural Education, or CTAE, classes throughout Georgia has risen 6 percent since 2014, and Forsyth County ...

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70-lot neighborhood in north Forsyth will be first of its kind

70-lot neighborhood in north Forsyth will be first of its kind

NORTH FORSYTH -- A first-of-its kind zoning was approved last week by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners.

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Cumming named Purple Heart city

Cumming named Purple Heart city

CUMMING -- Cumming earned a new distinction recognizing the city’s support of veterans.

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Open house set for south Forsyth water plant

Open house set for south Forsyth water plant

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A new water reclamation facility will open soon in south Forsyth, and officials have invited the community to an open house.

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Laura Semanson wins District 5 Commissioner runoff

Laura Semanson wins District 5 Commissioner runoff

EAST FORSYTH – Residents of east Forsyth surrounding Lake Lanier appear to have decided who their next representative will be on the county commission.

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Semanson wins District 5 BOC seat in runoff

Semanson wins District 5 BOC seat in runoff

EAST FORSYTH – With all precincts reporting their numbers, the July 26 Republican primary runoff for the District 5 seat on the Forsyth County Board of ...

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Teen charged for crashing car into Cumming home

Teen charged for crashing car into Cumming home

CUMMING -- Josephine Jefferson credits a miracle for saving her grandchildren’s’ lives when a car drove through the back wall of her family’s home ...

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 Authorities: Teen charged with roadway shooting after alleged drug deal

Authorities: Teen charged with roadway shooting after alleged drug deal

A Gainesville teenager is charged with shooting at another vehicle after an alleged drug deal turned sour, according to authorities.

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Testimony: Brass knuckle assault suspect thought mother was abused by victim

Testimony: Brass knuckle assault suspect thought mother was abused by victim

A Hall County man is accused of beating his mother’s caregiver under the suspicion the mother was abused, according to testimony Monday.

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Planning board talks mixed use request in west Forsyth

Planning board talks mixed use request in west Forsyth

WEST FORSYTH – Forsyth County planning board members are set to hold a public hearing on a proposed rezoning in west Forsyth that would bring residential ...

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New restaurant brings upscale dining, atmosphere to Forsyth

New restaurant brings upscale dining, atmosphere to Forsyth

When Chef David Ifidon decided to open a restaurant four years ago, he knew he wanted a location that had a need for a welcoming-yet-upscale ...

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Bonds sold for Alliance Academy

Bonds sold for Alliance Academy

The Public Facilities Authority has completed its first project, which will fund construction for a new career-focused high school in Forsyth County.

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Man faces child exploitation charges in Forsyth County Superior Court

Man faces child exploitation charges in Forsyth County Superior Court

A man has been indicted in Forsyth County on charges related to online exploitation of a child.

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Library summer reading program ending with free magic shows this week

Library summer reading program ending with free magic shows this week

Nationally acclaimed magician Ken Scott will perform eight free shows for the Forsyth County Public Library system on July 25-28.

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Sen. Michael Williams leaves RNC with positive feeling

Sen. Michael Williams leaves RNC with positive feeling

The Republican National Convention wrapped up in Cleveland, Ohio, on Thursday with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump closing out the ceremonies.

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This Week in Forsyth County History: July 24-30

This Week in Forsyth County History: July 24-30

Do you remember what happened in your community 20 years ago? How about 40? Or have you moved to Forsyth County since then and are ...

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New Forsyth Central High student union building ready to open

New Forsyth Central High student union building ready to open

If change and growth have been defining Forsyth County for the past couple decades, the area’s oldest — and for some time only — high school ...

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Memorial Day crash in north Forsyth turns fatal

Memorial Day crash in north Forsyth turns fatal

NORTH FORSYTH -- An 80-year-old man succumbed to injuries he sustained in a car crash on Memorial Day in north Forsyth.

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No one injured when car plows into house in Cumming

No one injured when car plows into house in Cumming

CUMMING -- Homeowner Josephine Jefferson credits a miracle for saving her grandchildrens' lives when a car drove through the back wall of her family's home ...

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Cumming begins work on own comp plan

Cumming begins work on own comp plan

Forsyth County is currently updating its comprehensive plan to define what it will look like in the future, and Cumming residents will soon have an ...

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Two indicted for north Forsyth traffic stop that yielded meth, marijuana, money

Two indicted for north Forsyth traffic stop that yielded meth, marijuana, money

NORTH FORSYTH -- Two north Forsyth residents have been indicted for a handful of drug charges after deputies found 45 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 69 grams ...

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District 5 commission race to be decided Tuesday

District 5 commission race to be decided Tuesday

After three weeks, advance voting for the July 26 Republican primary runoff has closed, meaning Tuesday will be the last chance for eligible voters to ...

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Man, 19, airlifted to Grady after tractor trailer wreck in west Forsyth

Man, 19, airlifted to Grady after tractor trailer wreck in west Forsyth

WEST FORSYTH -- A 19-year-old man from Cumming was airlifted to a hospital with what were described as serious injuries Wednesday afternoon after his vehicle collided ...

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Tax rates set for county government, schools

Tax rates set for county government, schools

FORSYTH COUNTY – Forsyth County’s millage rate will not go up this year, though tax revenues are likely to increase.

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South Forsyth High School recognized at conference

Several South Forsyth High School students were recognized with top honors on July 2 at the Future Business Leaders of America, or FBLA, National Leadership ...

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Forsyth County Commissioners air federal funding for urban housing

Forsyth County Commissioners air federal funding for urban housing

New federal funding could come to benefit certain Forsyth County projects.

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Housing complex approved near Costco in Cumming

Housing complex approved near Costco in Cumming

CUMMING -- The city of Cumming moved forward with a new townhome development behind Costco on Bald Ridge Acres Drive, though neighbors might not be in ...

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Librarian starts her own Little Free Library

Librarian starts her own Little Free Library

CUMMING -- One librarian in Cumming does not have to go to work to check out books or share her favorite read with friends. She simply ...

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Residents will have chance to voice concerns about proposed temple near Cumming

Residents will have chance to voice concerns about proposed temple near Cumming

CUMMING -- A proposed Hindu temple in east Forsyth is causing a stir among some neighbors, and they will have a chance to voice their concerns ...

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Injured hawk re-introduced to wild after rehabilitation

Injured hawk re-introduced to wild after rehabilitation

A young hawk found last week in a Forsyth County garage is back in the wild.

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