The Forsyth County Schools’ building boom continues with a groundbreaking ceremony last week for the district’s 23rd elementary school.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — The Forsyth County Fire Department is asking all county students to submit a fire safety video up to 60 seconds in length on any fire safety message.
The new Publix location at Matt Town Center in northwest Forsyth County opened its doors Oct. 10. The 48,000-square-foot store is located at the intersection of Ga. 369 and Bannister Road.
The Forsyth County Commission has set Nov. 5 for adoption of the 2021 budget, a plan that calls for increased spending of a little more than 1 percent from the current year.
Forsyth County officials are considering an update to the county’s alcohol ordinance that would allow delivery of wine, beer and spirits directly to homes.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County officials are considering eliminating some of the provisions it has allowed under its COVID-19 pandemic resolution. The Board of Commissioners began talks Oct. 8 to determine which allowances under the emergency declaration could soon end.
The summits are held to discuss how to keep Forsyth County on the move and what the future of traffic and mobility will look like.
Forsyth County is ready to cut ties with its regional lobbyist and join more urban counties in Atlanta’s metropolitan hub.
American Legion Post No. 307 has invited all Forsyth County high school students to compete in the 2021 Annual American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program.
The Forsyth County Board of Education approved two pilot programs to expand academic testing options to give some students an opportunity that COVID-19 took away last spring.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Advanced voting for the Nov. 3 General Election will begin Oct. 12 at several polling locations in the county.
FORSYTH COUNTY— Forsyth Schools will begin the redistricting process for next school year to relieve overcrowding at existing schools and to populate Hendricks Middle School and East Forsyth High School.
Forsyth County Chief Financial Officer David Gruen warned officials Sept. 8 that the county needs to be frugal with any new transportation projects it considers in the near term.
Doug Derrer begins his interim role as Forsyth County Manager this week, his second stint in the position. Derrer served in the role from 2008 to 2017.
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners voted Sept. 3 to extend its moratorium barring select new residential developments. The moratorium prohibits any land disturbance permits for multi- and single-family attached developments in certain areas of the county.
High school football had quite the different look at West Forsyth Sept. 2 with the Wolverines taking on Mays in the second game of the 2020 season and the Corky Kell Classic.
Todd Levent, the Forsyth County commissioner who is currently the subject of a county-led ethics investigation, says he has been targeted for political payback by other commissioners.
Last season, North Forsyth sampled a playoff win for first time in 15 years and was a win away from its first region championship in nearly two decades. That experience has left them craving more.
Tommy Watson, Lambert’s new head coach, has kicked off a culture change for the program, emphasizing physical play, stringent work ethic, a focus on team play and competition for each position.
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners and planning staff have begun work on possible changes to the county’s mixed-use zoning codes.
CUMMING, Ga. — While Forsyth Central has been preparing for the 2020 season, discussions have often included last year’s 4-5 finish, a record that, had a few things gone differently, could have included several more wins.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — This season will mark Jeff Arnette’s 11th season leading South Forsyth, and he said this team is perhaps the most experienced in his tenure at the school.
CUMMING, Ga. — Every high school football team in the state has experienced an unprecedented offseason, but Pinecrest Academy’s has been even more unique as the program prepares to play a different kind of football.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — The 2020 season is just as much of a mystery to West Forsyth as any other team, but the Wolverines have additional questions to answer.
The U.S. Secretary of Education met with local and state school officials at Forsyth Central High School to discuss the county’s transition back to in-person classes with an option for virtual learning.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Three students — each from different high schools — were confirmed positive with COVID-19 during the first week of classes for Forsyth County Schools.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County businesses responded by the hundreds to a call for applications under the federal CARES Small Business Grant Relief Program, getting a thumbs-up from a top county official.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County commissioners have decided to pass on up to $910,000 in grant money from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The grant would have provided almost a million dollars to be used for housing improvements primarily for low income residents living …
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — FurKids’ new van will be significant for many, for those with four legs transported from kill shelters to the organization’s new headquarters off Union Hill Road, for all the people who care for and adopt those new companions. Emblazoned on the sides of this new van is …
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners formally censured Commissioner Todd Levent Aug. 20 following an independent investigation that showed he bypassed Open Records laws to obtain information from the county and about another commissioner.
On Aug. 13, Forsyth County School System resumed the 2020-21 school year Aug. 13 with more than five times the number of students taking virtual classes than chose the option last year.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Improvements to a major east-west corridor moved closer to the starting gate Aug. 10 when Johns Creek officials advanced plans to add two lanes to a 5-mile stretch of McGinnis Ferry Road.
For the first year in its 26-year history, the Cumming Country Fair & Festival has been cancelled.
Forsyth County department heads took turns presenting county commissioners with an assessment of how they have been operating through the COVID-19 pandemic.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — As the Forsyth County School System prepares to open this week for in-person and virtual learning, district leaders are urging the public to be tolerant of the varied opinions on what is best for students.
The move to replace Johnson comes a little over a year after the board approved a cryptic agenda item related to performance standards of the county manager.
Forsyth County will spend additional funds for an external investigation into a Board of Commission member for skirting Open Records protocols to obtain emails and other information from another representative without their knowledge.
Forsyth Schools Superintendent Jeff Bearden and Nancy Roche, chair of the Forsyth County Board of Education, laid out plans for the fall term and addressed concerns as the county is on the precipice of a school year like no other.
Forsyth Senior Living, LLC has requested a rezoning of 44 acres to build 339 total residences, including memory care beds, apartments, stacked flats and condomiiniums. Residents who live nearby spoke out strongly against the proposal.
Forsyth County is set to cash in on significant grants to help fund its courts and behavioral health systems, but talks about accepting millions in HUD dollars bogged down at the Commissioners’ July 28 work session.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Approximately 1,700 Forsyth-based small businesses could soon receive some financial support through the $2.2 trillion federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Talks to divert $12 million away from the development of Denmark Park have been put on hold.