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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — In an intimate setting at the Hampton Park branch of the Forsyth County Public Library, author Cathy Kaemmerlen explained some of the curiosities surrounding the names of places in Georgia.

CUMMING, Ga. — Dozens of customers went running for the exit at Giorgio’s Family Kitchen in the early evening Nov. 3 after hearing a loud noise and seeing glass shatter.

CUMMING, GA — Joey Cochran was voted the newest member of the Cumming City Council Nov. 5. Incumbents Post 4 Councilman Christopher Light and Post 5 Councilwoman Linda Ledbetter were reelected to their positions and ran unopposed.

Nine middle school students were recently selected to join an elite group of Fulton County students designated as REACH scholars eligible for a $10,000 college scholarship upon graduation.

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services in Marshfield, Mass., extended their picket line to the company’s operations in Cumming early Friday, Nov. 1, creating ripples through parts of Forsyth County and North Fulton.

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County Fire Department Technical Services Division Chief Jason Shivers was recognized by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners for earning national certification through the Executive Fire Officer Program.

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — There was dancing, dinner and air of celebration Oct. 24 as some 450 members of the business community gathered at Alpharetta’s Metropolitan Club for the seventh annual Best of North Atlanta Gala awards ceremony.

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Director Mandi Smith of the Forsyth County Voter Registrations and Elections Office recently spoke with Cumming Vietnam Veterans and said 2020 will see additional early voting locations.

CUMMING, Ga. — Just off the heels of playing the Grand Old Opry in Nashville, Colt Ford was singing to the crowd at the Cumming Country Fair Oct. 10. 

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Dr. Nicholas Drahush of Chattahoochee Surgical Group, a Northside Network Provider, has recently become the only physician in the Forsyth area to become certified in the use of the LINX System to treat patients with chronic Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.

Centennial High school will host “Raising Resilient Kids — A Community Symposium” on Saturday, Nov. 2, featuring a day of workshops, discussions and seminars designed to support families in raising successful, healthy children.