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County commission talks trash in north Forsyth

County commission talks trash in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — Garbage trucks traveling Hwy. 369 en route to the Eagle Point Landfill are a familiar sight in northwestern Forsyth County.

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Milton golf club expansion into south Forsyth moves forward

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH — The expansion of a Milton neighborhood and exclusive private country club into south Forsyth is one step closer.

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Requests for hundreds of new homes clear Forsyth planning board

Requests for hundreds of new homes clear Forsyth planning board

FORSYTH COUNTY — Requests for nine new neighborhoods totaling 967 homes — and stretching into every district of Forysth — were recommended for approval Tuesday night by the county planning board.

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Regional expert hails Forsyth County for growth, policies

Regional expert hails Forsyth County for growth, policies

FORSYTH COUNTY — With numerous creeks, the Chattahoochee River and Lake Lanier, Forsyth County residents are accustomed to water. But Frank Norton Jr. had a simple request for the area Tuesday — keep swimming upstream.

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New mailbox setup an issue for proposed south Forsyth subdivision

New mailbox setup an issue for proposed south Forsyth subdivision

SOUTH FORSYTH — Recent U.S. Postal Service guidelines that require new subdivisions to have a cluster mailbox setup have posed a dilemma for developers of one would-be south Forsyth project.

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Refunds set for mid-’90s members of Sawnee EMC

CUMMING — Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation has announced plans to refund about $9 million through a general retirement of patronage capital.

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Firm to design McGinnis Ferry exit off Ga. 400 near Forsyth line

Firm to design McGinnis Ferry exit off Ga. 400 near Forsyth line

SOUTH FORSYTH — Traffic on Ga. 400 in northern Fulton and southern Forsyth counties likely will get worse before it improves, though officials say a new exit will ultimately ease congestion.

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FCN unveils 'Best of Forsyth'

FCN unveils 'Best of Forsyth'

CUMMING — The Forsyth County News unveils the “Best of Forsyth” — as determined by more than 70,000 reader votes across 210 categories — in a special magazine that’s part of Sunday’s print edition. Be sure to pick up a copy.

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Physical therapy assistant program starts at Lanier Tech’s Forsyth campus

Physical therapy assistant program starts at Lanier Tech’s Forsyth campus

SOUTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County branch of an area college is training its first class to become certified physical therapist assistants.

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Milton golf club community may expand into southwest Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — An exclusive private country club neighborhood in Milton is looking to expand into Forsyth County.

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Rare Res-2 rezoning reviewed for northeast Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — In a departure from recent applications, Forsyth County’s planning board soon may recommend a niche in District 5 be rezoned to Residential 2.

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Lake Lanier Islands in talks for second hotel

Lake Lanier Islands in talks for second hotel

BUFORD — Lanier Islands is looking to draw a second hotel to the southern Hall County resort within 18 months, sales director Mike DiLeone said Tuesday.

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Economic Outlook Breakfast Jan. 27 at Forsyth Conference Center

Economic Outlook Breakfast Jan. 27 at Forsyth Conference Center

FORSYTH COUNTY — Ticket sales have begun for one of the Cumming- Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce’s most popular annual events.

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Development authority hears housing vision for north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — North Forsyth has trailed the county’s south end in growth and development, but many residents believe it will eventually catch up and want to have a plan for when that happens.

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Sprouts features health, local vendors at opening

Sprouts features health, local vendors at opening

CUMMING — More than just Forsyth County residents are flocking to the new grocery store in Cumming, perusing the aisles of healthy products, tasting local vendors’ samples and exploring the talk of the town.

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Sprouts opens in Cumming

Sprouts opens in Cumming

CUMMING — Sprouts will officially open its first location in Forsyth County today.

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Woodall’s bill on Fair Tax gaining support

Woodall’s bill on Fair Tax gaining support

FORSYTH COUNTY — Rob Woodall wasted little time bringing a Fair Tax Bill before the U.S. House of Representatives. And HB25, the Fair Tax Act of 2015, already has a record number of sponsors.

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Free tax help offered by United Way of Forsyth County

Free tax help offered by United Way of Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — A local agency is teaming up with a tax aide volunteers to help low- and moderate-income families and seniors age 60 and older with their taxes.

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Repeat violator loses Forsyth alcohol license for years

Repeat violator loses Forsyth alcohol license for years

SOUTH FORSYTH — Customers waiting for a south Forsyth gas station to regain the right to sell beer are going to have to wait a lot longer.

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Forsyth’s state lawmakers ready to tackle budget, transportation

Forsyth’s state lawmakers ready to tackle budget, transportation

ATLANTA — As Georgia’s 2015 General Assembly begins this week, the seven members of Forsyth County’s state legislative delegation are preparing to tackle several issues of local importance.

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Sawnee EMC to offer online option for bills

CUMMING — Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation has announced that members now have the ability to pay by e-Check online or through any of its other payment portals.

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Forsyth County takes control of tennis at Fowler

Forsyth County takes control of tennis at Fowler

SOUTH FORSYTH — Questions over the control of the tennis program at Fowler Park appear to have been resolved.

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First baby of ’15 in Forsyth honor a surprise for girl’s parents

First baby of ’15 in Forsyth honor a surprise for girl’s parents

CUMMING — Most Forsyth County families had a busy holiday season, but one couple has the rest of us beat.

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Forsyth’s state lawmakers ready for 2015 session

Forsyth’s state lawmakers ready for 2015 session

FORSYTH COUNTY — Just days before the start of 2015’s Georgia General Assembly, several members of Forsyth County’s state legislative delegation sat down for breakfast.

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No one hurt in blaze at South Forsyth business

No one hurt in blaze at South Forsyth business

SOUTH FORSYTH — A fire Sunday night at an industrial ball bearing manufacturing company near Ga. 400 in south Forsyth damaged the building and equipment but left employees unharmed.

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Red flags raised in north Forsyth over mailbox shift

Red flags raised in north Forsyth over mailbox shift

NORTH FORSYTH — Recent postal changes are causing headaches for one neighborhood in northwestern Forsyth County.

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Forsyth County offering fitness challenge

Forsyth County offering fitness challenge

FORSYTH COUNTY — Looking to shed some weight in the new year? Forsyth County wants to help.

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Forsyth County’s alcohol code revised

Forsyth County’s alcohol code revised

FORSYTH COUNTY — During its final meeting of the year, the Forsyth County commission voted 3-1 to approve revisions to the local alcohol code affecting setback distances for on-site consumption.

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Customers air more gripes about Comcast with Cumming council

Customers air more gripes about Comcast with Cumming council

CUMMING — Jerry Parker recently moved to Cumming from DeKalb County, where he had trouble with cable TV installation and billing during his more than years as a Comcast customer.

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Cumming holds second meeting about Comcast

Cumming holds second meeting about Comcast

CUMMING — Those who were unable to come out the first time the city of Cumming held a discussion about cable TV service will have a second chance this week.

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