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10 hrs ago | Forsyth County News

FCN launches high school football contest

Few things in Georgia elicit as much passion as high school football. Now you can indulge yours with the launch of the Forsyth County News' High School Pigskin Pick'em contest.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

14 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

Cherokee County puppy mill dogs ready to be adopted

Over 350 dogs seized in a puppy mill bust in Cherokee County earlier this year are ready to go to forever homes this weekend.

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Related Topix: Cherokee County, GA, Cumming, GA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Forsyth County News

Deadline nearing for annual Business Expo

There's still time to sign up for a booth at this year's Business Expo, presented by the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce and title sponsor the Forsyth County News.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Forsyth County News

American Legion Post 307, Auxiliary officers installed

Department of Georgia Vice Commander Thom Mash, front center in gray suit, installed American Legion Post 307 Commander Randy McGhee, to his left, and fellow officers for the 2014-15 year during a ceremony Aug. 11 at the Georgia National Guard Armory on Aquatic Circle in Cumming.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Forsyth County News

After nearly dying at Christmas, ailing dog adopted by family

To see Lucy-Blue today, one would never know what the 4-year-old German shepherd mix has been through.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas

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University of North Georgia Announces New Program in Fannin County

Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives David Ralston, State Senator Steve Gooch, and members from The University of North Georgia gathered at Fannin County High School to present their plan for a new program in Blue Ridge.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Fannin County, GA, Blue Ridge, GA, Dahlonega, GA, Lumpkin County, GA, Cumming, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Forsyth Co. animal shelter to open next week

Forsyth County will soon have its own animal shelter after contracting for the service.

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Related Topix: Monroe County, GA, Forsyth, GA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Forsyth County News

BOC approves proposal for south Forsyth tax district

Businesses in extreme south Forsyth near the Fulton County line may soon be able to levy taxes on themselves to help with infrastructure improvements.

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Related Topix: Forsyth, GA, Monroe County, GA, Cumming, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

3rd annual labor day road race to raise money for autism

The 3rd annual Labor Day Run for Autism will be held in Cumming September 1, raising funds for the Georgia Chapter of Talk About Curing Autism .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Cumming, GA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Forsyth County News

Local Guardsmen help out in Honduras

Lawlessness stemming from rising drug trafficking and violent gang attacks has resulted in thousands of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S. border from Central America in recent months, seeking refuge.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA, US National Guard, US Military

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Forsyth Co. investigators recognized by state DA group

Two investigators with the Forsyth County District Attorney's Office were recently named 2014 DA Investigator of the Year by the District Attorneys' Association of Georgia.

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Related Topix: Monroe County, GA, Forsyth, GA

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Forsyth County News

North grad active in zombie trilogy

This month, he has the opportunity to combine the passions as an actor and storyboard artist for the movie "Test Group," the first of a trilogy of zombie films that will be released next year.

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Related Topix: Buford, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Cumming, GA

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Forsyth County News

System set for first full week of classes

The 2014-15 school year began with a short two-day week Thursday and Friday for Forsyth County Schools, giving the system's 42,000 students - as well as staff and parents - a chance to adjust to the new routine.

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Related Topix: Dawson County, GA, Cumming, GA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Forsyth County News

Shopping trip for school supplies nearly turned tragic

New details have emerged in the case of an 11-month-old child who was treated for heat exposure Wednesday after being left for an hour in a hot car while her mother and older siblings went shopping for school supplies.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Forsyth Co. woman charged after leaving infant in car

A Forsyth County woman has been charged with cruelty to children in the second degree and reckless conduct after she left her infant child in her car at Walmart Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

Forsyth County News

Road projects set for referendum

A list of potential road projects that likely will be included on a November transportation bond referendum will be presented next week to the Forsyth County commission.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Forsyth Co. woman sentenced to federal prison for falsifying gov. grant applications

A 62 year old Forsyth County woman has been sentenced to a year and nine months in federal prison, among other things, for falsifying government grant applications and obtaining over $600,000 in government anti-drug funds.

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Related Topix: Prison, Federal Prisons, Forsyth, GA, Monroe County, GA, Cumming, GA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Forsyth County News

Complaint against commissioner dies

An ethics complaint filed earlier this summer against a Forsyth County commissioner won't move forward in the hearing process.

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Forsyth County News

Second local bride featured on TV show tonight

A Forsyth woman will be the second bride from the county in less than two months to appear on a national television series.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA, Say Yes to the Dress, Entertainment, Television, Wedding

MyFoxAtlanta

Help coming in unsolved Putnam Co. murder

The husband of the second American aid worker recently diagnosed with Ebola and returned to the U.S. said he is astonished at the reactions of people who are critical of the couple for putting themselves in danger.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Paulding County, GA

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