The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners and planning staff have begun work on possible changes to the county’s mixed-use zoning codes.
Forsyth County department heads took turns presenting county commissioners with an assessment of how they have been operating through the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
A half-percent drop in the county’s proposed millage rate may save some homeowners a few bucks this year, but the savings may not show up on their overall tax bill if their property increased in value.
The plan outlines potential upgrades and updates to the 26-year old park off Sharon Road, which was recently expanded by the county’s land purchase of 8 additional acres.
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners are set to hold a special called work session to discuss how the county will allocate millions of dollars in federal reimbursements for coronavirus-related spending.
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners voted to draft a resolution reprimanding a commissioner or commissioners following an investigation that a board member allegedly secured information from another commissioner without their knowledge.
City Council gave the nod to a plan that will expand Alpharetta's inventory of senior living facilities.
The Forsyth County Planning Commission recently voted to recommend approval of a rezoning request for a large mixed-use complex near Ga. 400 and Ga. 9 that will include attached residential units, industrial space and office space.
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners agreed to move forward with a sidewalk project that will run along Brannon Road and a section of Ronald Reagan Boulevard.
Inspired by a youthful outcry, Alpharetta will open a pop-up skateboard facility at Union Hill Park this week.
The pandemic’s impact on local government’s finances is making itself known.
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Stories of long lines are far from unheard of in metro Atlanta, but paired with new voting equipment and a pandemic, Georgia has received national criticism for its June 9 election.
Stories of long lines are far from unheard of in metro Atlanta, but paired with new voting equipment and a pandemic, Georgia has received national criticism for its June 9 election.
ROSWELL, Ga. — Roswell’s fiscal year 2021 budget has passed with nearly $8 million slashed from last year’s numbers.
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners approved a conditional use-permit that will allow a local group of priests to construct a second residence on a property along Woodsong Trail in the southern part of the county.
ROSWELL, Ga. — Residents in Roswell can now attend in-person meetings for specific services by appointment.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — As Forsyth County courtrooms prepare to ramp up with additional cases this month, judicial staff are seeking help in keeping the facilities safe for the influx of people expected.
FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — When legislators return to the Gold Dome mid-June, they will have to pass a budget for the upcoming fiscal year that addresses the shortfall caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The primary elections are fast approaching. On June 9, Fulton County residents will be able to vote for a slew of federal, state and local candidates. Those who claim a party affiliation will have the option to vote on party-specific questions: six for Democrats and three for Republicans.
In addition to the roster of candidates for federal, state and local office, Forsyth County residents who claim party affiliation will also be presented with a series of ballot questions. The questions are posed to give state and local party leaders an indication of support for issues ranging from environmental regulations to gun control.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County will move ahead on replacing an aging section of the Big Creek Greenway, but not exactly as originally planned.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — With a backlog of zoning cases and land-use ordinances piling up, Forsyth County laid plans May 12 to resume hearings that will allow for public comment.
FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Fulton County, and May 6 the Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution urging residents to continue to shelter in place.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County Commission Chairwoman Laura Semanson issued two orders April 3 related to countywide operations during the COVID-19 health crisis.
ATLANTA, Ga. — Fulton County Commission Chairman Robb Pitts called on officials in all 15 cities in the county to coordinate and adopt a baseline of regulations to help arrest the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
METRO ATLANTA, Ga. — Atlanta area hospitals are eliminating elective surgery and turning their attention to accommodate testing and treatment for patients of the COVID-19 virus.
FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — Fulton County has closed its offices to the public and is moving services online until further notice in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
ROSWELL, Ga. — Days after the announcement of an emergency in Roswell because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Lori Henry issued an executive order March 20 restricting most social gatherings.
GEORGIA. — Qualifying for several local, state and federal races has ended. By order of the governor, the primary election has been moved back to May 19 to coincide with the state’s Presidential Primary. All ballots already cast in early voting for the original March 24 primary will be count…
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs brought some of its top regional officials to Alpharetta March 5 to hear from their customers: Georgia military veterans.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The Alpharetta City Council passed an emergency ordinance the morning of March 16 that suspends normal operations and provides the mayor and city executives with authority to act on immediate matters relating to vital services.
ROSWELL, Ga. — Roswell City Hall is closed to the public.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — On Monday, March 9, the Johns Creek City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Ed Densmore as city manager.