Forsyth Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Forsyth, GA. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 391 for "u:forsythnews.com" in Forsyth, GA

  1. Winter woes continue; thousands in Forsyth still without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Forsyth County News

    Hours after the worst of the winter storm had crossed Forsyth County, icy trees and power lines continue to block roads and have left more than 21,000 residents without power Tuesday afternoon. Calls coming into the county's emergency operations center were primarily related to downed trees, said Jodi Gardner, a spokeswoman for the county government.

    Comment?

  2. Officials urging caution tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Forsyth County News

    Although weather forecasters as early as this morning were saying that Forsyth County would likely miss the worst of the approaching storm, as darkness fell, and trees began to fall, it quickly became apparent that the storm was going to hit Forsyth. Deputy Robin Regan said the sheriff's office never stopped preparing for the storm, even as forecasters began to downgrade their predictions.

    Comment?

  3. Ice downs limbs, power lines in Forsyth CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Forsyth County News

    Little or no accumulation is expected at that time. FORSYTH COUNTY -- Freezing rain and ice have been met with power outages and fallen tree limbs as Forsyth County was issued a winter storm warning Monday night.

    Comment?

  4. Forsyth authorities on alert as temps fall, rain may freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Forsyth County News

    Just prior to the announcement Monday night that the Forsyth County school system would be closed Tuesday, the local emergency operations center was activated to Level 2 as a precaution, authorities said. No adverse effects, including accidents or heavy traffic, had been reported to the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office as of early evening, said Doug Rainwater, a spokesman for the agency.

    Comment?

  5. Georgia legislature may change kindergarten cutoff ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Forsyth County News

    If proposed legislation is passed during the 2015 Georgia General Assembly, children with birthdays toward the end of summer may have to wait an extra year to start kindergarten. House Bill 100 would require potential students to be 5 years old by Aug. 1 for the 2017-18 school year or by July 1 for the 2018-19 school year.

    Comment?

  6. Forsyth's STAR students, teachers recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Forsyth County News

    The best and the brightest, as they were touted Thursday evening, in Forsyth County were recognized for their high school achievements, surrounded by family and their most inspiring teacher. One Student Teacher Achievement Recognition, or STAR, student was named from each of the county's five public high schools, as well as Pinecrest and Horizon Christian academies.

    Comment?

  7. Former longtime state Senator from Cumming at ease back homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Forsyth County News

    After 12 years in the Georgia Legislature, Jack Murphy may be having an easier time getting used to life outside politics than some of his constituents. "It's funny.

    Comment?

  8. Second teen in one week killed in north Forsyth wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Forsyth County News

    A teenager was killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday night, marking the second fatal wreck involving a Forsyth County teen in three days. The collision occurred around 7:13 p.m. on Feb. 13 at Bannister and Concord roads, not far from the Dawson County line near the Silver City community, authorities said.

    Comment?

  9. Widening of south Forsyth road will start in springRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Forsyth County News

    During its work session Tuesday, the Forsyth County commission voted to award two bids for the widening from two lanes to four of a 2.5-mile stretch of Mullinax Road between Union Hill and Post roads, just north of Highway 9. For construction, the bid went to CMES Inc. of Norcross for about $13.2 million. Moreland Altobelli was awarded the bid for construction engineering and inspection services at $191,512.

    Comment?

  10. Ga. 400 billboard moratorium extended by Forsyth commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Forsyth County News

    The Forsyth County commission voted 5-0 Tuesday night to extend by 90 days a moratorium on the conversion of billboards to LED signs along Ga 400. The move, which was made in a special called meeting, comes on the heels of last week's decision to allow billboard owners to lower their signs to 75 feet if they obtain state vegetation management permits.

    Comment?

  11. Cumming lawmaker floats 'Parental Choice Bill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Forsyth County News

    A state lawmaker from Forsyth County has proposed a bill that may shift some money from public schools to allow parents more choices in how they educate their children. The Education Savings Account Act, which some have nicknamed the "Parental Choice Bill," is intended to give "unique pathways for children and offer some financial assistance," said Rep. Mark Hamilton from District 24, which includes Cumming and west Forsyth.

    Comment?

  12. Teen killed in north Forsyth wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Forsyth County News

    A single-vehicle crash Wednesday night at a north Forsyth intersection known for wrecks claimed the life of one West Forsyth High School student and injured another. According to the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, 17-year-old Caleb Ammons was the passenger in a 1998 Honda Civic that left Dr. Bramblett Road in a southbound curve near Milford Trail at 10:30 p.m. The Honda traveled down an embankment, began to roll, struck a pine tree and rolled two more times before coming to a rest.

    Comment?

  13. Habitat starts home for family of four in northeast ForsythRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Forsyth County News

    Habitat for Humanity-North Central Georgia has begun work on a new home for the Henry family in northeastern Forsyth County. According to a news release from Habitat, more than 40 people attended the recent "first nail" ceremony for the home, the fifth built on that street by Habitat.

    Comment?

  14. Forsyth bond program targets water, sewer projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Forsyth County News

    Forsyth County is moving ahead on a $60 million bond program to fund capital improvement projects for its water and sewer department over the next five years. The county commission voted 5-0 to approve the measure last week.

    Comment?

  15. the Grind: South Forsyth's Houdy puts in the work to reach college goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Forsyth County News

    Growing up, Hannah Goudy and her older brother, Dylan, found any excuse to challenge each other, and the outcome was always the same. But one day, Goudy found Dylan's weakness.

    Comment?

  16. Family angry over north Forsyth traffic stop, handcuffing in front of kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Forsyth County News

    Forsyth County Sheriff's deputies pulled over a vehicle Sunday afternoon they thought was connected to an armed robbery in the nearby city of Alpharetta, officials said. Upon visually searching the vehicle, deputies deemed the five-person family wasn't connected to the crime, said Robin Regan, a spokesman for the agency.

    Comment?

  17. Ga. 400 chase through south Forsyth ends with crash, arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Forsyth County News

    Two men will take a trip to jail upon being released from an area hospital after they reportedly fled a traffic stop during rush hour Tuesday morning on Ga. 400. Forsyth County Sheriff's deputies initiated the southbound stop about 9 a.m. between Exits 13 and 14, according to Robin Regan, a spokesman for the agency.

    Comment?

  18. 20 wrestlers advance to GHSA Traditional Wrestling State ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Forsyth County News

    Twenty wrestlers from Forsyth County advanced out of Sectionals this past Saturday and qualified for the GHSA Traditional Wrestling State Championships this week, Feb. 12-14, at the Macon Coliseum. North Forsyth led the way with seven qualifiers.

    Comment?

  19. Car pulled over in north Forsyth wasn't connected to Alpharetta carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Forsyth County News

    Forsyth County Sheriff's deputies pulled over a vehicle Sunday afternoon they thought was connected to a carjacking in the nearby city of Alpharetta, officials said. Upon receiving the driver's information, however, deputies deemed he wasn't connected to the crime, said Robin Regan, a spokesman for the agency.

    Comment?

  20. 300-home subdivision OK'd in north ForsythRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Forsyth County News

    The Forsyth County commission voted 5-0 on Thursday night to approve a rezoning that will clear the way for a 300-home subdivision in north Forsyth. "The Big Creek Greenway, which changes into the Sawnee Mountain Greenway, will come very close to this property and the developer agreed to dedicate a 20-foot right of way and the easements for the construction of that greenway to be a spur to that once it gets there," said Commissioner Cindy Jones Mills.

    Comment?

Forsyth Job Listings
View or post Forsyth job listings on Topix.
Forsyth Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Forsyth from Topix.
Forsyth Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Forsyth on Topix.