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North Forsyth vehicle theft suspect in custody

North Forsyth vehicle theft suspect in custody

***UPDATE: The suspect was taken into custody just after 5 p.m., according to the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office. Any further information on the suspect or the circumstances surrounding the incident have not been released.

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Forsyth interior designer shares sense of style in new book

Forsyth interior designer shares sense of style in new book

FORSYTH COUNTY — A local interior designer has published a new book showcasing her work.

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Forsyth resident gets pioneer teaching fellowship

FORSYTH COUNTY — A Forsyth County resident is among a select group to be chosen for a new statewide teaching fellowship.

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Pinecrest seniors attend TBS leadership institute

Pinecrest seniors attend TBS leadership institute

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Two rising seniors at a local high school were selected to attend the pioneer class of an elite summer leadership institute through 21st Century Leaders.

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Hobby Lobby, Chipotle coming to Dawsonville Highway

Hobby Lobby, Chipotle coming to Dawsonville Highway

GAINESVILLE — Plans are moving forward for a large development on Dawsonville Highway, where Hobby Lobby, Chipotle and Academy Sports + Outdoors are all slated to open this fall or winter.

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Driver, 19, cited for going 97 mph on Peachtree Pkwy. in south Forsyth

Driver, 19, cited for going 97 mph on Peachtree Pkwy. in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — A 19-year-old Lawrenceville man was arrested Thursday night after a Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputy clocked him on radar driving 97 mph on Peachtree Parkway in south Forsyth.

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Two south Forsyth teens charged for taking iced tea container

Two south Forsyth teens charged for taking iced tea container

SOUTH FORSYTH — Two 18-year-olds have been charged in connection with the theft of an ice tea container from a south Forsyth sandwich shop.

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Family, friends honor South Forsyth grad who became Air Force pilot

Family, friends honor South Forsyth grad who became Air Force pilot

SOUTH FORSYTH — While most people were gearing up for their July Fourth weekend, one Forsyth County family and their friends had a different reason to celebrate Thursday.

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Literacy Forsyth welcomes new leader

Literacy Forsyth welcomes new leader

NORTH FORSYTH — A local nonprofit specializing in adult education has welcomed a new executive director.  

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Repairs begin to area around former Lake Alice

CUMMING — It appears work has begun to repair the damage caused by the collapse of an earthen dam more than two years ago.

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Forsyth County business disputes stiff penalty for 1-cent tax error

Forsyth County business disputes stiff penalty for 1-cent tax error

CUMMING — The old saying goes that a penny saved is a penny earned, but one Forsyth County business is being charged a substantial amount for the former.

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Hearings held on Forsyth County property tax hike

Hearings held on Forsyth County property tax hike

FORSYTH COUNTY — Turnout was low Thursday for the first two of three public hearings on a proposed property tax hike for in Forsyth County.

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Forsyth County school board explains tax hike

Forsyth County school board explains tax hike

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County Board of Education fielded questions from residents Wednesday during the first of three public hearings on a proposed school tax increase, pending the approval of a higher millage rate.

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DNR shares tips to stay safe this weekend

DNR shares tips to stay safe this weekend

GAINESVILLE — Take a national holiday, add alcohol, fast boats and boxes of fireworks and you get this year’s Fourth of July weekend for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources on Lake Lanier.

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Rain can’t slow July Fourth steam engine parade in Cumming

Rain can’t slow July Fourth steam engine parade in Cumming

CUMMING — Despite the threat of rain Saturday, the 58th annual Thomas-Mashburn Steam Engine Parade rolled through downtown Cumming under an overcast sky and muggy conditions.

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Cumming's fireworks show delights

Cumming's fireworks show delights

CUMMING — Cumming kicked off its Independence Day activities Friday night with a bang, or several of them.

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Heat, noise highlight Forsyth's Fourth forecast

Heat, noise highlight Forsyth's Fourth forecast

CUMMING — Forsyth County’s Fourth of July festivities are a popular draw each year, but attendees should follow safety precautions in order to prevent injury or illness, authorities said.

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Turtle racing stands test of time in Cumming

Turtle racing stands test of time in Cumming

CUMMING — A Cumming restaurant is continuing an Independence Day tradition this year with the 13th annual turtle race.

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Forsyth fire department urges fireworks safety

Forsyth fire department urges fireworks safety

FORSYTH COUNTY — As most people are off for the July Fourth holiday weekend, shopping lists may include fireworks. Big fireworks. Not just sparklers and noise-makers.

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Flash flood advisories issued in Forsyth County area

ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasters are warning of thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds, and flash flood warnings have been issued in parts of north Georgia.

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Cumming to celebrate Fourth with fireworks Friday, parade Saturday

Cumming to celebrate Fourth with fireworks Friday, parade Saturday

CUMMING — Cumming will be continuing its traditional Independence Day celebrations this week, with fireworks on Friday and a parade on Saturday.

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Skinny-dipper cited after making splash at Forsyth neighborhood pool

Skinny-dipper cited after making splash at Forsyth neighborhood pool

FORSYTH COUNTY — A 68-year-old Maryland man was cited for public indecency last week after he reportedly went skinny-dipping in his mother-in-law’s neighborhood pool.

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Forsyth man arrested for reporting fake attack

Forsyth man arrested for reporting fake attack

FORSYTH COUNTY — The alleged victim of a weekend stabbing has been arrested for falsely reporting a crime after Forsyth County Sheriff’s investigators determined the attack never happened.

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Semi with $100K in goods vanishes from parking lot near Ga. 400

Semi with $100K in goods vanishes from parking lot near Ga. 400

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County Sheriff’s investigators are searching for a semi-truck loaded with $100,000 in freight that was reportedly stolen last month from a parking lot on Bethelview Road near Ga. 400.

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Fireworks sales soar in Forsyth County

Fireworks sales soar in Forsyth County

NORTH FORSYTH — If the lines at local stores are any indication, Georgia’s new fireworks law is a booming success. 

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Investigation continues into possible anti-gay hate crime in northwest Forsyth

Investigation continues into possible anti-gay hate crime in northwest Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — The northwestern Forsyth County resident whose home was targeted earlier this week in an apparent anti-gay hate crime told authorities she has had problems with neighborhood teenagers in the past.

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Forsyth County man killed in Dawson County crash

Forsyth County man killed in Dawson County crash

DAWSONVILLE — A Forsyth County man was killed Saturday night as he attempted to pull onto Ga. 400 from Nightfire Drive.

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DNR: Meth, guns, $4K found on Lake Lanier pontoon boat

DNR: Meth, guns, $4K found on Lake Lanier pontoon boat

GAINESVILLE — Two Georgia Department of Natural Resources rangers came across three people about 3 a.m. Wednesday in a pontoon boat on Lake Lanier, leading to drug and firearm charges.

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Forsyth County fire captain completes training program

Forsyth County fire captain completes training program

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County Fire Capt. Brian Wilson was recently honored for completing the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program.

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Forsyth authorities stress road, water safety over holiday weekend

Forsyth authorities stress road, water safety over holiday weekend

FORSYTH COUNTY — As Americans across the nation continue preparations for their Independence Day celebrations, authorities are urging safety on roads and waterways.

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