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Forsyth County Public Facilities Authority OKs funding for college, career academy

Forsyth County Public Facilities Authority OKs funding for college, career academy

CUMMING — The Forsyth County Public Facilities Authority on Tuesday approved a $20 million funding resolution for the Alliance Academy for Innovation of Cumming-Forsyth County, a ...

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State lawmaker from Forsyth County tapped for committee on tax reform

State lawmaker from Forsyth County tapped for committee on tax reform

FORSYTH COUNTY — A state lawmaker from Forsyth County has been selected to serve on a new committee centered around tax reform.

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Decision postponed on proposed mega-Kroger near Cumming

Decision postponed on proposed mega-Kroger near Cumming

CUMMING -- Residents and developers were given more time to reach compromises and air concerns for a proposed mega-grocery store southwest of Cumming after the Forsyth ...

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Panel continues review of Forsyth County’s impact fees

Panel continues review of Forsyth County’s impact fees

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County’s impact fee advisory committee turned its attention Monday to parks and recreation, as well as the possibility that roads could ...

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Sawnee EMC reduces rates for rest of year

CUMMING — Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation has announced it is lowering rates for most members by reducing the component with which most power bills are calculated.

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Northside Hospital-Forsyth honored by heart association

Northside Hospital-Forsyth honored by heart association

CUMMING — Northside Hospital- Forsyth was recently recognized by the American Heart Association for its “high quality cardiovascular care” through the association’s Mission: Lifeline and ...

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Large mixed-use project in south Forsyth gets approval

Large mixed-use project in south Forsyth gets approval

SOUTH FORSYTH — A large mixed-use development in south Forsyth that has drawn comparisons to the Avalon in nearby Alpharetta cleared the Forsyth County commission Thursday ...

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Opponents secure less-dense zoning for south Forsyth subdivision

SOUTH FORSYTH — The zoning granted a proposed subdivision in south Forsyth may please neighbors more than developers.

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Forsyth County government unveils new logo, motto

Forsyth County government unveils new logo, motto

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County has rolled out a new logo and motto to help highlight the county’s resources and high quality of life.

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Proposed new Kroger near Cumming causes concern

Proposed new Kroger near Cumming causes concern

CUMMING — Residents’ concerns over a proposed mega-grocery store southwest of Cumming were aired during a work session Tuesday of Forsyth County’s planning board, though ...

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Changes appear likely to Forsyth County’s impact fee structure

Changes appear likely to Forsyth County’s impact fee structure

FORSYTH COUNTY — The new panel charged with reviewing Forsyth County’s impact fee structure is considering potential changes to how the funds are collected and ...

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Retailers committing to new center on Ga. 400

Retailers committing to new center on Ga. 400

DAWSONVILLE — At least three retailers have committed to Dawson Crossroads, a 29-acre mixed-use development expected to open in 2016 on the southeastern corner of Ga ...

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Plan for Walmart in north Forsyth is back

Plan for Walmart in north Forsyth is back

NORTH FORSYTH — Walmart has revived plans to build a supercenter off Browns Bridge Road in north Forsyth and is asking the county to put in ...

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Manufacturer's expansion in Gainesville to create nearly 600 jobs

GAINESVILLE — Just how big is the upcoming Kubota expansion?

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New committee looking at Forsyth County’s impact fees

New committee looking at Forsyth County’s impact fees

FORSYTH COUNTY — A new panel formed to take a look at impact fees in Forsyth County held its first meeting Thursday night.

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Part of south Forsyth may get its own planning board

Part of south Forsyth may get its own planning board

SOUTH FORSYTH — The county is exploring the possibility of forming a zoning panel that would take a closer look at applications in south Forsyth.

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Apartments target of Forsyth County moratorium

FORSYTH COUNTY — Developers wanting to build apartments in Forsyth County may have to wait a while.

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Forsyth County crafting response to subsidized housing development

EAST FORSYTH — Forsyth County will issue a response to the state Department of Community Affairs on a proposed subsidized housing development along Buford Highway, east ...

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Library system in Forsyth County to hire new director by September

Library system in Forsyth County to hire new director by September

FORSYTH COUNTY — The public library system in Forsyth County is closer to having a new director while longtime leader Jon McDaniel prepares to enter retirement.

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Proposed charter school in Cumming would be authority’s first project

Proposed charter school in Cumming would be authority’s first project

CUMMING — Four years after its formation, the Forsyth County Public Facilities Authority appears poised to help fund its first project — a new charter school that ...

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SouthCrest Bank opens commercial business center in Cumming

SouthCrest Bank opens commercial business center in Cumming

CUMMING — Senior leaders of SouthCrest Bank welcomed several representatives of the Cumming and Forsyth County governments and business sectors Wednesday for the official grand opening ...

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Opposition — but few options — to possible subsidized house project on Hwy. 20

EAST FORSYTH — A public hearing on a potential subsidized housing development in east Forsyth drew a large and vocal crowd Thursday night, though it appears ...

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Forsyth County study to look at proposed city of Sharon Springs

Forsyth County study to look at proposed city of Sharon Springs

SOUTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County commission voted 5-0 on Thursday to move forward with a study on the financial impact of the proposed city of ...

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Cumming law firm marks employee’s long service

Cumming law firm marks employee’s long service

CUMMING — On July 30, Banks Stubbs & McFarland LLP celebrated the 25-year anniversary of office manager Valerie Stone’s employment with the local law firm.

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Forsyth committee not pleased with proposed subsidized housing project along Hwy. 20

EAST FORSYTH — A potential subsidized housing development in east Forsyth that may seek state and federal grants has caused a stir with local groups.

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Information on Forsyth County homeless program available Saturday

Information on Forsyth County homeless program available Saturday

CUMMING — Shoppers can help a local nonprofit gain traction as they peruse an iconic Cumming store’s fall sale.

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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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