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‘Worst road in Forsyth County’ likely to be paved, rerouted

‘Worst road in Forsyth County’ likely to be paved, rerouted

NORTH FORSYTH — Residents living on what has been called “the worst road in Forsyth County” may not have to deal with that unflattering designation for ...

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New principals named at two Forsyth County schools

New principals named at two Forsyth County schools

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County school system has filled two principal positions left vacant after shifting two veteran administrators to open the district’s newest ...

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Event showcases businesses in Cumming, Forsyth County

Event showcases businesses in Cumming, Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — Being serious about business doesn’t always have to be serious business.

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Lake Lanier bridge will be partially closed this weekend

Lake Lanier bridge will be partially closed this weekend

GAINESVILLE — The Dawsonville Highway (Hwy. 53) westbound bridge over Lake Lanier is scheduled to be partially closed this weekend for Georgia Department of Transportation work.

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Authorities seek help finding runaway Dawsonville teen

Authorities seek help finding runaway Dawsonville teen

DAWSONVILLE — The Dawson County Sheriff's Office is turning to the public for help in finding a teenager who went missing last month.

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$566K in drugs seized during Gainesville bust

$566K in drugs seized during Gainesville bust

GAINESVILLE — A Gainesville man faces drug charges in connection to an estimated $566,000 in suspected methamphetamine and marijuana, according to authorities.

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Feds accuse Georgia prison guards of taking bribes, drug trafficking

ATLANTA (AP) — Dozens of Georgia prison guards agreed to protect drug smuggling operations for a high-level trafficker, believing their status as correctional officers would protect ...

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Forsyth County infant loses battle with rare heart condition

Forsyth County infant loses battle with rare heart condition

FORSYTH COUNTY — A Forsyth County infant whose treatment for a congenital heart defect was recently chronicled in the Forsyth County News has died.

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Former Forsyth County jail site may become industrial park

Former Forsyth County jail site may become industrial park

CUMMING — Once considered as a possible location for a new jail, part of a Forsyth County-owned property on Veterans Memorial Boulevard could instead be developed ...

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Forsyth County school system fares well at science, engineering fair

Forsyth County school system fares well at science, engineering fair

FORSYTH COUNTY — In a regional science and engineering fair that includes 17 counties and 40 first-place winners, Forsyth was one of just two to take ...

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2 indicted for home invasion, shooting of elderly woman near Cumming

2 indicted for home invasion, shooting of elderly woman near Cumming

CUMMING — Two Decatur residents have been indicted in connection with a February 2015 home invasion near Lake Lanier in which an elderly Forsyth County woman ...

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Temperatures in Forsyth area to plunge as arctic air moves in

Temperatures in Forsyth area to plunge as arctic air moves in

ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasters say they expect some of the coldest temperatures of the winter season across north Georgia when arctic air moves into the region ...

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Winter heating up at Cumming Aquatic Center

Winter heating up at Cumming Aquatic Center

CUMMING — When the temperature is hovering near freezing and snow is falling, water activities aren’t likely on the minds of most residents.

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Two arrested in cigarette caper at south Forsyth gas station

Two arrested in cigarette caper at south Forsyth gas station

SOUTH FORSYTH — Two of the five men who reportedly swiped nearly 200 packs of cigarettes from a south Forsyth gas station in January have been ...

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Man charged with animal cruelty after 30 dogs found in north Forsyth mobile home

Man charged with animal cruelty after 30 dogs found in north Forsyth mobile home

NORTH FORSYTH — The man in whose mobile home in north Forsyth 30 dogs were rescued from what were described as deplorable conditions has been arrested ...

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Former strangers lead CPR class after roadside rescue in east Forsyth

Former strangers lead CPR class after roadside rescue in east Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — Two people who bonded in the aftermath of his cardiac arrest at Buford Highway and Trammel Road and her life-saving CPR efforts said ...

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Probe ongoing into 30 dogs found in north Forsyth mobile home

Probe ongoing into 30 dogs found in north Forsyth mobile home

NORTH FORSYTH — A week after 30 dogs were found being held in what were described as deplorable conditions in a north Forsyth mobile home, officials ...

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United Tea Party of Georgia hears from firearms expert at meeting in Cumming

United Tea Party of Georgia hears from firearms expert at meeting in Cumming

CUMMING — An attorney with a firearms legal defense program gave a presentation Monday night on gun laws to a gathering of the United Tea Party ...

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New hours for The Place of Forsyth food pantry

New hours for The Place of Forsyth food pantry

CUMMING — A local nonprofit that provides emergency services to the Forsyth County area recently changed the hours for its client choice food pantry.

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Forsyth County dad, daughter appear in Super Bowl commercial

Forsyth County dad, daughter appear in Super Bowl commercial

FORSYTH COUNTY — In the days following the Super Bowl, there is typically a lot of talk about the best and worse commercials that aired during ...

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Forsyth officials: After-school athletics, activities must finish by 6 tonight

Forsyth officials: After-school athletics, activities must finish by 6 tonight

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County school system has announced all after-school activities and athletics must be finished by 6 p.m. Tuesday due to the ...

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Lambert principal returns to campus after Facebook posts led to temporary leave

Lambert principal returns to campus after Facebook posts led to temporary leave

SOUTH FORSYTH — Gary Davison returned to Lambert High School on Monday after being placed on leave for six school days in response to Facebook posts ...

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Dawson County schools releasing students early due to cold front

DAWSONVILLE — An arctic cold front moving through north Georgia over the next several hours has Dawson County school leaders making the move to send students ...

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South Forsyth High wins second straight regional business competition

South Forsyth High wins second straight regional business competition

SOUTH FORSYTH — For the second year in a row, South Forsyth High School students took the top honor at the Region 11 Future Business Leader ...

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Forsyth Central High School’s mock trial team advances to district

Forsyth Central High School’s mock trial team advances to district

CUMMING — It’s not unusual for the Forsyth County Courthouse to be filled with members of the legal community, but last weekend they may have ...

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Polar Bear Plunge draws dozens for leap into Lanier

Polar Bear Plunge draws dozens for leap into Lanier

GAINESVILLE — On Saturday, 53 brave individuals chose to do something most would consider strange or abnormal — jump into the frigid February waters of Lake Lanier ...

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Route for fifth phase of Big Creek Greenway finalized in west Forsyth

Route for fifth phase of Big Creek Greenway finalized in west Forsyth

WEST FORSYTH — Forsyth County has an official plan in place for the next extension of its popular Big Creek Greenway.

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South Forsyth Middle School Junior Beta Club offering free homework help

South Forsyth Middle School Junior Beta Club offering free homework help

SOUTH FORSYTH — For two upcoming days after school, students do not need to secure the help of their parents or an adult for tutoring. They ...

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Events showcase fine arts in school system

Events showcase fine arts in school system

CUMMING -- Schools throughout Forsyth County often showcase their academic and athletic achievements, but several upcoming events will take a field trip away from the sidelines ...

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Chinese New Year celebration today at Post Road Library

Chinese New Year celebration today at Post Road Library

WEST FORSYTH — The cultures and traditions of China will come to Forsyth County today with the second of two events in the library system.

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