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Buford man raises awareness about rare disorder

The first time Alexis Rodriguez walked into a support meeting for individuals with myasthenia gravis, all he could see was white hair.

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Sanders Road reopens near Cumming

Sanders Road reopens near Cumming

CUMMING -- It’s been a long process, but after three years Sanders Road is open to traffic again.

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Cumming remembers those who served, sacrificed

Cumming remembers those who served, sacrificed

CUMMING -- Julia Hagood looked up at the flag that she just unfurled in memory of her father, John M. Hagood, who served in the United ...

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Planning board approves parish housing at south Forsyth temple

Planning board approves parish housing at south Forsyth temple

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Four proposed housing units to be used by priests at a south Forsyth temple are a step closer to reality.

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Body found at Lanier Point Park

A body was found in Lake Lanier just off shore at Lanier Point Park on Saturday afternoon, according to Gainesville police spokesman Sgt. Kevin Holbrook.

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Search ends at Lake Lanier park for missing Gainesville woman

Search ends at Lake Lanier park for missing Gainesville woman

Authorities say they have exhausted their ground and water search at Lanier Point Park for Lizeth Ruby Ruiz, a Gainesville woman who has been missing ...

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Synthetic turf to be added for multi-use field at Central Park

Synthetic turf to be added for multi-use field at Central Park

CUMMING -- Athletes and Central Park-goers will soon have a new synthetic turf field.

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Forsyth officials urge safety for Memorial Day holiday

Forsyth officials urge safety for Memorial Day holiday

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Memorial Day weekend is often associated with patriotism, water and the official beginning of summer, but local officials also associate it with heavy ...

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Six injured in Dawsonville Highway collision

Six injured in Dawsonville Highway collision

Three people were seriously injured, with one being flown to Atlanta Medical Center, in a two-vehicle wreck Thursday afternoon on Dawsonville Highway.

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Authorities: Two men charged with possessing child porn

Authorities: Two men charged with possessing child porn

Two Gainesville men are accused of possessing child pornography, according to authorities.

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A look inside new schools in southwest Forsyth

A look inside new schools in southwest Forsyth

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH -- Students will not enter the halls and classrooms of Brandywine Elementary and DeSana Middle schools until this August, but school system staff and ...

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BOE marks groundbreaking for Denmark High School

BOE marks groundbreaking for Denmark High School

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH -- In a field surrounded by trees and farmhouses, Forsyth County Schools staff and board members broke ground Wednesday on what will become the ...

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Forsyth County high school graduations begin Saturday

Forsyth County high school graduations begin Saturday

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Another group of teenagers will take their turn throughout the next few days to walk across the stage, shake the hand of their ...

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Dawson boy, 11, dies after dirt bike crash

Dawson boy, 11, dies after dirt bike crash

DAWSON COUNTY -- A charity page to assist with final expenses has been set up in memory of a Dawson County boy involved in a dirt ...

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Annual Memorial Day ceremony set for Friday in Cumming

Annual Memorial Day ceremony set for Friday in Cumming

CUMMING — Area veterans will be recognized and remembered at a ceremony this week.

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Commission continues talks for 2017 Forsyth budget

Commission continues talks for 2017 Forsyth budget

FORSYTH COUNTY — The process of finalizing the 2017 Forsyth County budget is in full swing, and the county is looking at all kinds of ways ...

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Temple in south Forsyth seeking housing for priests

Temple in south Forsyth seeking housing for priests

SOUTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County’s planning board is reviewing the potential addition of accessory housing for priests at a temple in south Forsyth.

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Forsyth County revives plan to widen Pilgrim Mill Road

Forsyth County revives plan to widen Pilgrim Mill Road

CUMMING — Forsyth County is planning to move forward with its longtime plan for widening Pilgrim Mill Road from the Cumming city limits to Holtzclaw Road.

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Voters decide local, state nominees in Forsyth

Voters decide local, state nominees in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY – It appears Forsyth County residents have the answers to all but one of the primary elections for local and state officials that took ...

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Cindy Jones Mills wins re-election to Forsyth commission

Cindy Jones Mills wins re-election to Forsyth commission

NORTH FORSYTH – In the two contested races for seats on the Forsyth County commission, one winner has been declared, while the other will take a ...

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Lauren McDonald III elected as Forsyth County coroner

Lauren McDonald III elected as Forsyth County coroner

FORSYTH COUNTY – Forsyth County voters welcomed back a familiar face to be their coroner Tuesday.

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Incumbents sweep Forsyth Board of Education races

Incumbents sweep Forsyth Board of Education races

FORSYTH COUNTY – Three races for seats on the Forsyth County Board of Education were on the ballot in Tuesday’s General Primary, and all three ...

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Todd Jones wins state House District 25 seat

Todd Jones wins state House District 25 seat

SOUTH FORSYTH – In the only race Tuesday for a seat on Forsyth's state legislative delegation with no incumbent, political newcomer Todd Jones earned the ...

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Forsyth deputy uses Narcan to save teen from heroin overdose

Forsyth deputy uses Narcan to save teen from heroin overdose

FORSYTH COUNTY — A local deputy has been hailed for saving a teenager’s life early Monday morning by using an anti-overdose drug that reverses the ...

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Forsyth football program teaches safety

FORSYTH COUNTY — Football, like many sports, has certain risks inherent with playing the game, but local youth athletic leagues are hoping to minimize some of ...

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Forsyth, Dawson firefighters working and living together

Forsyth, Dawson firefighters working and living together

NORTH FORSYTH — Last week, firefighter companies from Dawson and Forsyth counties each responded to a call from their dispatchers to a car wreck near the ...

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Forysth County Schools holds stance on transgender bathroom directive

Forysth County Schools holds stance on transgender bathroom directive

FORSYTH COUNTY — Officials with the Forsyth County school system have not changed their stance on a recent directive from the Obama administration about transgender students ...

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Ron Freeman wins Forsyth County sheriff race

Ron Freeman wins Forsyth County sheriff race

CUMMING – Hugging, cheering and even some joyful tears flowed at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge in Cumming Tuesday night as Ron Freeman, the presumptive ...

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Forsyth County 2016 General Primary election results

Forsyth County 2016 General Primary election results

FORSYTH COUNTY – Polls in Forsyth County and throughout Georgia have closed, with all 20 precincts reporting.

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Officials: Voting not affected after transformer fire outside north Forsyth precinct

Officials: Voting not affected after transformer fire outside north Forsyth precinct

NORTH FORSYTH – Voters and poll workers at Sawnee Mountain Park got a surprise Tuesday morning when a transformer just outside the polling location caught fire ...

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