• Forsyth County investigating homicide

    PRESS RELEASE Members of the Forsyth County Major Crimes Unit are investigating a homicide. On July 22, 2021 at approximately 5:50 p.m., deputies responded to 3905 Homestead Ridge Drive in reference to a shooting.  Upon arrival, deputies learned that 25-year-old Rajeev Kumaraswamy had gotten into an argument with his father, Sadashivia Kumaraswamy.  Rajeev retrieved a […]

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  • Commissioner Cooper diagnosed with cancer

      FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga.  – Forsyth County District 1 Commissioner and Vice-Chairwoman Molly Cooper was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer following a routine doctor visit for an illness. “Commissioner Cooper is doing well and has a positive prognosis from her medical team,” said County Manager Kevin Tanner. “She is still actively involved in the day-to-day […]

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  • Stop CRT movement is gaining momentum

    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. – The Stop Critical Race Theory (CRT) movement is gaining momentum nationally and in Forsyth County where hundreds of angry protestors will gather at Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting to demand that CRT be removed from schools. The meeting inside will begin at 6 p.m. The meeting in the parking lot will […]

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  • Drowning victim body recovered from Lake Lanier

    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. – Hall County Fire Service recovered the body of a man who drowned Friday while paddle boarding near Buford Dam without a life jacket. The body has been identified as that of Jeffrey McElfrish 55, of Louisville, Kentucky.

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  • Drowning reported near Buford Dam Road

    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. – Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a drowning near Buford Dam Road today. The eastbound lane of Buford Dam was closed for a short time but has now reopened. Fetch Your News will have more details as they become available.

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  • Cumming man shot in apparent drug deal

    PRESS RELEASE ­FORSYTH COUNTY Ga. — Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested a man in reference to a shooting incident that occurred on July 13, 2021. At approximately 10:15 p.m., deputies were flagged down at Highway 9 and McFarland Parkway by a 19-year-old male victim from Cumming who had been shot.  The incident took […]

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  • S.C. man dies after being struck by truck

    PRESS RELEASE FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — On Saturday (July 10) at approximately 11:20a.m., Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department were dispatched to the Hickory Lakeside subdivision off Pilgrim Mill Road in reference to a pedestrian that was run over by a vehicle. Based on the on-scene investigation, the victim, identified as 49-year-old Brian Crook […]

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  • Hammons named risk and safety manager

    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County, Georgia – Heather Hammons has been named Forsyth County Risk and Safety Manager effective July 5, 2021. Hammons replaces former Risk and Safety Manager Charity Clark after Clark was named director of Personnel Services. “Heather is an ideal fit for the position of risk and safety manager,” said County […]

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  • John Jefferson hired as county Projects Director

    PRESS RELEASE FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. –John Jefferson has joined Forsyth County government as Capital Projects director. Jefferson brings over 30 years of experience in project design, execution and management. “As Forsyth County grows, there is a need to have a Capital Projects director to oversee the completion of County construction projects”, said County Manager Kevin […]

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