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Sharon Springs tax office closed for renovations

SOUTH FORSYTH — Renovation work has forced the temporary closure of a busy Forsyth County government building.

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Cumming-Forsyth Chamber bids farewell to ‘gifted economic developer’

Cumming-Forsyth Chamber bids farewell to ‘gifted economic developer’

CUMMING — A key official with the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce has stepped down and been replaced on an interim basis.

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Hearing set on plan for subsidized housing complex in east Forsyth

EAST FORSYTH — The Forsyth County commission is holding a public hearing Thursday to gather feedback on a proposed subsidized apartment development near Buford Highway.

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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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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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Registration open for annual Chamber of Commerce Business Expo

Registration open for annual Chamber of Commerce Business Expo

Local businesses will have the opportunity to showcase their products and services at the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo next month.

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Toiletry drive in Cumming benefits homeless vets

CUMMING — Georgia Cancer Specialists, which has a Cumming branch, is participating in the Stand Up for Stand Down toiletry drive for homeless veterans.

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Norman’s Landing celebrates 20th anniversary Saturday

Norman’s Landing celebrates 20th anniversary Saturday

SOUTH FORSYTH — A popular south Forsyth restaurant known for helping the community will be celebrating its 20th anniversary on Saturday.

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Habitat for Humanity-North Central Georgia honored for high performance

Habitat for Humanity-North Central Georgia honored for high performance

FORSYTH COUNTY — The area chapter of a housing construction nonprofit has earned a coveted recognition to boast its work for low-income families in the community.

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Senior Expo on Saturday at Forsyth Conference Center

Senior Expo on Saturday at Forsyth Conference Center

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County senior citizens can learn more about their health and community Saturday during the annual Senior Expo.

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Forsyth County alcohol code changed to match state’s

Forsyth County alcohol code changed to match state’s

FORSYTH COUNTY — A change to Forsyth’s alcohol code will bring the county more in line with state law.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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Electric car owners take hit with new tax

Electric car owners take hit with new tax

BUFORD — A new state tax structure that takes effect today has stirred ire among some electric car owners.

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Cumming, Forsyth County ISO ratings improve

CUMMING — Both local governments have been recognized for measures to keep residents safe, which could mean insurance savings for homeowners and businesses.

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Planning board says ‘no’ to proposed cell tower

Planning board says ‘no’ to proposed cell tower

SOUTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County planning board has recommended that Verizon Wireless’ request to build a 160-foot telecommunications tower in south Forsyth be denied.

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Moratorium on signs set in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — Citing a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, the Forsyth County commission has enacted a 30-day moratorium on signs.

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Dairy Queen reopens in downtown Cumming

Dairy Queen reopens in downtown Cumming

CUMMING — Just in time for the heat of summer, Dairy Queen has reopened in downtown Cumming.

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PIER Foundation, UPS forge partnership

PIER Foundation, UPS forge partnership

NORTH FORSYTH — A local nonprofit that employs adults with disabilities is approaching its four-year anniversary and has joined with UPS to offer more opportunities for ...

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Cumming annexes 5 acres along Sanders Road

Cumming annexes 5 acres along Sanders Road

CUMMING — Cumming is annexing two parcels, totaling about 5 acres, on Sanders Road near Home Depot from Forsyth County.

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Board may postpone hearing on 189-home subdivision in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — A new subdivision may be coming to South Clements Road, nestled between the Creekstone neighborhoods in south Forsyth, though a public hearing on ...

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Cumming among best in state to start a business

Cumming among best in state to start a business

CUMMING — Here’s another line for the community’s resume — Cumming has been named among the top 10 best places in Georgia to start a ...

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Mr. Swiss reopens in Cumming after 2013 fire

Mr. Swiss reopens in Cumming after 2013 fire

CUMMING — From the rubble of the burnt building came biscuits. Really good biscuits.

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Alt-fuel vehicles roadshow goes on in wake of new fee, credit cut

Alt-fuel vehicles roadshow goes on in wake of new fee, credit cut

GAINESVILLE — This year’s statewide tour of environmentally friendly vehicles, starting with a stop Monday in Gainesville, has a less-than-amicable cloud hanging over it.

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Possible cap on building permits aired in Forsyth County

Possible cap on building permits aired in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — In a nod to complaints about rapid residential growth in Forsyth, the county commission is considering options for limiting development, including a possible ...

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Spaghetti meal fundraiser tonight in north Forsyth benefits ailing woman

Spaghetti meal fundraiser tonight in north Forsyth benefits ailing woman

NORTH FORSYTH — A spaghetti dinner benefit tonight will raise money to help a north Forsyth woman who is battling Stage 4 ovarian cancer.

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