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Work begins on large mixed-use project in south Forsyth

Work begins on large mixed-use project in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — What is being billed as the county’s first live-work-play community broke ground Friday in south Forsyth.

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Harvard innovator names FCN finalist for national award

Harvard innovator names FCN finalist for national award

CUMMING — The Forsyth County News has been selected as one of four finalists for a nationwide award that commends innovation in the media industry.

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Groups bring dental care to Forsyth County kids in need

Groups bring dental care to Forsyth County kids in need

CUMMING — Smiles brightened Friday throughout Forsyth County when a nonprofit and local businesses banded together to provide free dental care for children whose parents can ...

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Surgeon leads effort in robotic thoracic surgery at Northside Hospital-Forsyth

Surgeon leads effort in robotic thoracic surgery at Northside Hospital-Forsyth

CUMMING — Northside Hospital may have a long list of accolades, but one doctor and his co-workers have added to the modern ways they fight cancer ...

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Sawnee EMC to reimburse $10M in patronage capital

Sawnee EMC to reimburse $10M in patronage capital

CUMMING — An electric company serving most of Forsyth County has announced it will retire about $10 million to more than 95,000 current and former ...

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Impact fee changes on hold as Forsyth County awaits more figures

Impact fee changes on hold as Forsyth County awaits more figures

FORSYTH COUNTY — It appears the months-long discussion of revising Forsyth County’s impact fee structure will stretch further into the year.

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Code change for commercial athletic fields in north Forsyth clears hurdle

Code change for commercial athletic fields in north Forsyth clears hurdle

NORTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County’s planning board approved a proposed change Tuesday to county code to allow a different pathway for commercial athletic fields to ...

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Proposed senior living center in southwest Forsyth clears planning board

Proposed senior living center in southwest Forsyth clears planning board

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH — A proposed 28-acre senior living housing development in southwest Forsyth with a range of residential units passed the local planning board Tuesday and ...

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Woman claims amputated leg discarded by Gainesville hospital

Woman claims amputated leg discarded by Gainesville hospital

GAINESVILLE — A woman claims in a lawsuit that a hospital discarded her amputated leg and caused her “irreparable harm” because of her desire to bury ...

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Suspect wanted for armed robbery of Dollar General in Gainesville

Suspect wanted for armed robbery of Dollar General in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE — An armed man told everyone in a Gainesville Dollar General on Thursday night to get on the ground and demanded cash from the cashier ...

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MBA speaker series starts with family budgeting talk at Sharon Forks Library

MBA speaker series starts with family budgeting talk at Sharon Forks Library

SOUTH FORSYTH — An assistant professor of accounting at the University of North Georgia will give a presentation Wednesday on family budgeting and tax issues at ...

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Area economic expert ‘bullish’ about Forsyth’s future

Area economic expert ‘bullish’ about Forsyth’s future

FORSYTH COUNTY — Frank Norton Jr. believes in Forsyth County.

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Forsyth County’s planning board welcomes one member, loses another

Forsyth County’s planning board welcomes one member, loses another

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County’s planning board welcomed a new face to its panel Tuesday.

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Senior living development proposed in southwest Forsyth

Senior living development proposed in southwest Forsyth

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH — Developers have submitted plans for a proposed rezoning that would bring a 28-acre senior living housing development with a range of residential units ...

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Better zoning fit sought for proposed commercial athletic fields in north Forsyth

Better zoning fit sought for proposed commercial athletic fields in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County’s planning board is set to make a recommendation on a proposed change to local code that would allow what was ...

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Staggered building permits a possibility in Forsyth County

Staggered building permits a possibility in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth commissioners are considering whether to cap the number of homes certain developments can build until new county high schools are built.

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Northside Hospital-Forsyth, cancer center seek donations for foster kids

CUMMING — The holiday season is not the only time children are in need of basic items and necessities.

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Ambulance service transition smooth in Forsyth County

Ambulance service transition smooth in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County officials said the transition Thursday morning to Central Emergency Medical Service ambulances went smoothly. 

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Forsyth County avoids ambulance service shutdown

Forsyth County avoids ambulance service shutdown

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth commission approved a new ambulance service for the county Wednesday after the former provider threatened to stop service, citing financial and ...

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Longtime attorney in Cumming remembered for service

CUMMING — Memorial services were held Friday for a long-serving local attorney and community leader who recently passed away at age 96.

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Fire reports detail $566K in damage at storage facility by Lake Lanier

Fire reports detail $566K in damage at storage facility by Lake Lanier

BUFORD — Initial reports released from Hall County Fire Services detail more than $500,000 in losses from a storage fire last month in Buford.

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Marinas on Lake Lanier respond to rising water levels

Marinas on Lake Lanier respond to rising water levels

BUFORD — As Lake Lanier’s water level rises feet above the winter norm, area marinas are making quick adjustments.

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State roads forum set for Jan. 7 in Gainesville

State roads forum set for Jan. 7 in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE ­-- A statewide transportation forum is scheduled for Jan. 7 at the Gainesville Civic Center.

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New restaurants coming to Dawsonville Highway

New restaurants coming to Dawsonville Highway

GAINESVILLE — Two new eating options are coming soon to Dawsonville Highway (Hwy. 53.)

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Squirrel to blame for brief Sawnee EMC outages across Forsyth area

Squirrel to blame for brief Sawnee EMC outages across Forsyth area

SOUTH FORSYTH — Reindeer should be the animal of the week.

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Sawnee EMC supports Toys for Tots

Sawnee EMC supports Toys for Tots

CUMMING — Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation held a toy drive throughout November and December to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots ...

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Forsyth County Public Library System bids farewell to longtime director

Forsyth County Public Library System bids farewell to longtime director

CUMMING — He wasn’t quite out of the door yet, and a building had already been named in his honor.

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South Forsyth DECA students win Atlanta Hawks competition

South Forsyth DECA students win Atlanta Hawks competition

SOUTH FORSYTH — Four South Forsyth High School students recently were honored by the Atlanta Hawks for a marketing project.

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South Forsyth waitress gets $200 tip for Christmas

South Forsyth waitress gets $200 tip for Christmas

SOUTH FORSYTH — Christmas came early to a woman who works at a south Forsyth restaurant when a family — strangers to her — left a $200 tip ...

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Northside Hospital-Forsyth recertified in pneumonia care

Northside Hospital-Forsyth recertified in pneumonia care

CUMMING — Northside Hospital-Forsyth has again earned a disease-specific certification for its quality care of pneumonia.

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