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New state lawmaker from Forsyth County will be sworn in Wednesday

New state lawmaker from Forsyth County will be sworn in Wednesday

FORSYTH COUNTY — District 24 state Rep.-elect Sheri Gilligan has learned when she will be sworn in to office.

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Recent Lambert High grad dies after ropes course injury in Tennessee

Recent Lambert High grad dies after ropes course injury in Tennessee

SOUTH FORSYTH — A recent high school graduate has succumbed to injuries he sustained nearly two weeks ago at a newly opened canopy ropes course in ...

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Proposal to expand The Collection at Forsyth aired

Proposal to expand The Collection at Forsyth aired

SOUTH FORSYTH — The county commission reviewed plans Tuesday for a proposed expansion of The Collection outdoor shopping mall in south Forsyth.

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Planning board OKs revisions to large mixed-use project in south Forsyth

Planning board OKs revisions to large mixed-use project in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — An expansive mixed-used development along Ronald Reagan Boulevard and McFarland Parkway near Ga. 400 passed one of the first of many steps Tuesday ...

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Subdivision near Creekstone in south Forsyth clears planning board

SOUTH FORSYTH — A contentious rezoning application to bring a 189-home subdivision to South Clement Road was recommended for approval by Forsyth County’s planning board.

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Tax-free school shopping weekend includes supplies, clothing, footwear

Tax-free school shopping weekend includes supplies, clothing, footwear

CUMMING — Stores may see an influx of students and their families this weekend as they take advantage of the annual state sales tax holiday by ...

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North Forsyth High School golfer dies following June wreck

North Forsyth High School golfer dies following June wreck

NORTH FORSYTH — A north Forsyth teenager injured in a crash that claimed the life of his grandfather has succumbed to his injuries.

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Business holding backpack giveaway

Business holding backpack giveaway

NORTH FORSYTH — A local cell phone store will be offering more than smart phones and hi-tech gadgets on Saturday.

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Forsyth County school system welcomes its new teachers

Forsyth County school system welcomes its new teachers

CUMMING — Some have been teaching for years. Others will step into their first classroom as the boss next Thursday. They total 319, and they’re ...

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Forsyth area couple recognized for efforts against road rage

Forsyth area couple recognized for efforts against road rage

DAWSONVILLE — On a crisp autumn day in 2013, Donna Gerrish’s daughter, Chelsea, walked mom through her new home. It was one of the last ...

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Memorial Sunday for south Forsyth family killed in murder-suicide

Memorial Sunday for south Forsyth family killed in murder-suicide

FORSYTH COUNTY -- The south Forsyth mother and two young sons who were killed in their home last week will be laid to rest and memorialized ...

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Naked vandal causes $50K in damages to south Forsyth church

Naked vandal causes $50K in damages to south Forsyth church

SOUTH FORSYTH — One Atlanta man’s visit to a south Forsyth church in his birthday suit ended in an arrest and about $50,000 in ...

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Ruling on Hindu temple in west Forsyth affirmed

WEST FORSYTH — The struggle over plans for a Hindu temple in west Forsyth has taken another turn.

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Forsyth County Animal Shelter in need of volunteers

Forsyth County Animal Shelter in need of volunteers

NORTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County Animal Shelter is in need of more volunteers, especially dog walkers, so the animals can spend more time outside

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DNR officer honored for efforts on Lake Lanier

DNR officer honored for efforts on Lake Lanier

DAWSONVILLE — Georgia Department of Natural Resources Cpl. Jason Roberson was recently named Officer of The Year by the Southern States Boating Law Administrators Caucus.

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Son of Forsyth County state senator in critical condition

NORTH FORSYTH — A Forsyth County lawmaker’s oldest son remains in an induced coma a week after being involved in a skateboarding accident.

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August opening possible for jail

August opening possible for jail

The opening of the new Forsyth County Jail is being delayed by at least another month.

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United Way accepting grant applications

United Way accepting grant applications

United Way of Forsyth County announced it is providing an opportunity for community organizations to win funding.

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Cool down this summer with sorbet

During this past winter, which was the coldest I can remember, I complained mightily for months about the cold. So much so, I promised not ...

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Whitlow educators attend digital content summit

Two heads of a local elementary school recently participated in an exclusive professional development event in the nation’s Capital.

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Fire station to hold open house Monday

Fire station to hold open house Monday

The Forsyth County Fire Department is once again opening its doors to the community.

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Avalon-style development may come to south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH – The Forsyth County planning commission discussed a potential development in the extreme south end of the county that they noted may rival Alpharetta ...

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Residents hear plans for proposed grocery store

Talk of a proposed grocery store in south Forsyth has nearby residents fired up.

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Shelter: domestic violence too common

Shelter: domestic violence too common

Why didn’t she just leave? Why didn’t she let police help?

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Community holds vigil and balloon release for family killed in murder-suicide

Community holds vigil and balloon release for family killed in murder-suicide

SOUTH FORSYTH – The yellow crime scene tape had been taken down by Thursday. What drivers passing by could see was the pile of stuffed animals ...

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Friends remember longtime community activist

Friends remember longtime community activist

Humility. Graciousness. Synergy. That’s what Janet Walden, executive director of CASA of Forsyth County, thinks of when she remembers Kathy Jolly, a woman whose ...

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Antioch Baptist Church hosts back-to-school bash

A local church will provide fun activities and free school supplies for local children on Saturday.

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United Way seeking school supply donations

United Way seeking school supply donations

Before students stuff school buses next week for their first day of class, a local nonprofit wants the community to load buses with something else ...

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Challenged Child and Friends schools registering students

A Gainesville school that serves students both with and without disabilities is registering new students.

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Planning board talks 189-home south Forsyth subdivision

SOUTH FORSYTH – After being postponed a month to give both sides a chance to work out the tougher kinks, a rezoning application for a potential ...

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