• BOC approves McFarland Parkway development

    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A new mixed-use development that includes 59 townhomes and 51,000 square feet of commercial space will soon become a reality. The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved Liu Investment Partners request to rezone 18.534 acres at 100 McFarland Parkway to Master Planned District at Thursday’s meeting. Christopher Light, representing Liu Investment Partners […]

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  • COVID-19 vaccines available Apr. 19, 20 by appointment only

    FORSYTH, Ga. — In partnership with District 2 Public Health, Forsyth County will be offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents, by appointment only, on Monday, April 19, and Tuesday, April 20, at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College (3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd.). Beginning at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, eligible residents can […]

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  • Vaccinations halted at Cumming Fairgrounds

    PRESS RELEASE CUMMING, Ga. – Georgia Department of Public Health has halted vaccinations at Cumming Fairgrounds after eight people reported adverse reactions to the J&J shot Wednesday. Officials said one person was taken to the hospital then released. Seven more were evaluated on site then went home. According to a Department of Public Health press […]

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  • Parks and Recreation community yard sale Apr. 17

    More than twenty vendors will be selling household items FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County Parks & Recreation invites residents to a community yard sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 17. The outdoor event will take place in the parking area of the Central Park Recreation Center (2300 Keith Bridge Rd.). […]

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  • Free weather alert radios available throughout April

    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. – The Forsyth County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) will be providing opportunities for residents to obtain a free weather alert radio and emergency preparedness information during the month of April. “The radios will come pre-programmed to alert residents of weather advisories in Forsyth County,” said EMA Deputy Director Chris Grimes. “We were […]

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  • ­Armed barricaded subject taken into custody

    PRESS RELEASE Forsyth County, Ga.– On April 7, 2021 at approximately 4:30 p.m., deputies were dispatched to 8005 Pierpoint Lane for unknown trouble.  Upon arrival, deputies learned that the subject, 36-year-old Jason Campbell, was mentally distressed, intoxicated, threatening suicide, and was armed with a gun.   During the incident, Mr. Campbell exited the home several times […]

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  • COVID-19 vaccine appointments available April 12

    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — In partnership with District 2 Public Health, Forsyth County will be offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents, by appointment only, on Monday, April 12, at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College (3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd.). Beginning at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, eligible residents can click here to […]

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  • David McKee named Assistant County Manager

    PRESS RELEASE Forsyth County, Ga. – David McKee will join Forsyth County government on April 12, 2021, as the assistant county manager. In this role, McKee will oversee operations of the County’s Engineering, Recycling & Solid Waste, Fleet Services, Public Transportation and Public Facilities departments. He will also serve as the executive manager for all […]

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  • Jefferson man killed in single-vehicle accident

    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A Jefferson County man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday (Mar. 31) at approximately 12:45 p.m. near Browns Bridge Road and Little Mill Road. Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and the Forsyth County Fire Department were dispatched to  the scene where the driver of a 2007 Crown Victoria, 68-year-old Robert J. […]

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  • Large slate of public hearings on BOC agenda

    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. – The Board of Commissioners regular meeting Thursday (April 1) at 5 p.m. will be dominated by public hearings with only two Old Business items — a county initiated request to rezone 59.64 acres from RES3 to RES2 and the request for a conditional use permit to operate a dog kennel at […]

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