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  1. Lanier Tech Cumming EMT class goes through mock emergency scenarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    Physical Therapist Instructor Joy Adams frantically ran out of Building A, where her colleague, Carol Donnelly, lay by the foot of the stairs, papers strewn around her unconscious body. "Help, help!" she yelled, running to Rebecca Jackson's EMT class, which was practicing body boards on Lanier Technical College's quadrangle.

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  2. Foreign language instruction returning to Forsyth County elementary schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    For the first time since foreign language education was nixed from the elementary school curriculum in Forsyth County during recession budget cuts in 2010, three campuses will offer a dual language immersion program in 2018. Brandywine, Cumming and Kelly Mill elementary schools will be the pilot communities to implement the program, a decision that was approved by the Forsyth County Board of Education at its April meeting after hearing feedback from a survey distributed to seven elementary, two middle and all five high schools.

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  3. Denmark High reaches construction milestone with topping out ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    A sea of white hard hats lined the tables in Denmark High School's soon-to-be band room, the tanned faces of about 300 construction workers smiling, the men proudly donning their yellow vests. "Today, we're celebrating the present," said Chris Torchia, senior project director for Barton Malow Company.

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  4. Forsyth state-mandated outdoor burn ban begins MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    A countywide, state-mandated ban on outdoor burning is set to take effect Monday and will last through Sept. 30. The burn ban prohibits all outdoor burning, including of leaves, trash, yard debris and storm damage, according to Sarah Dunlap, a spokeswoman for the Forsyth County government.

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  5. Forsyth County planning board denies 200-lot north Forsyth subdivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    The Forsyth County planning board held a public meeting on Tuesday, April 26 for applications discussed at its Tuesday, April 18 work session. * WHAT: Settingdown Properties LLC requested to build a 199-lot subdivision on 163.4 acres currently zoned agriculture district for a density of about 1.1 units per acre with a single-family community residential district .

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  6. Lambert, South and West Forsyth among top 20 high schools in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    Three of Forsyth County's five brick-and-mortar high schools were ranked among the top 20 in Georgia in a recently-released list by the U.S. News and World Report. South Forsyth High School, Lambert High School and West Forsyth High School were ranked 13, 18 and 19, respectively, with South and Lambert receiving two of 18 gold medals.

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  7. Tea Party in Forsyth welcomes Libertarian radio hostRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    On Monday, the United Tea Party of Georgia welcomed Perez, who hosts a radio show on WSB and is a self-described anarcho-capitalist, a political philosophy she described as extremely libertarian. "I really am a radical Libertarian, I've absolutely lost all faith in at least the federal government," Perez said.

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  8. Vehicle fatally strikes pedestrian in south ForsythRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    The woman was reportedly on Windermere Parkway near South Forsyth Middle School about 6:30 a.m. April 27 when she was hit, according to Forsyth County Fire Division Chief Jason Shivers. Bystanders performed CPR on her until emergency units arrived, Shivers said, when she was then transported to Northside Hospital-Forsyth.

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  9. Forsyth boater involved in 2012 wreck that killed 2 boys is back in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    A Forsyth County man convicted of DUI in a 2012 boat wreck that killed two boys is back in jail after authorities say he violated probation. Paul J. Bennett was on parole from his two-and-a-half-year sentence when he was arrested April 12 by Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies on the probation violation, according to sheriff's spokesman Lt.

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  10. Forsyth resident points out error in federal voting websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    Leading up to the recent special election for the seat of Georgia's Sixth Congressional District, Forsyth County resident John Whichard said he came across an article correctly stating advance voting would be open to residents of Fulton, DeKalb and Cobb counties. But, according to the U.S. House of Representatives website, Whichard lives in the Sixth District.

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  11. Habersham sewer plant condemned near Lake LanierRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    The Cumming City Council voted unanimously to condemn the Habersham Wastewater Treatment Facility just off Buford Dam Road and surrounding properties. The city of Cumming has plans to take over a private sewer facility in east Forsyth near Lake Lanier and replace it with something much bigger.

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  12. Nursing new life: How Northside Hospital-Forsyth's NICU is leading the way in family careRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    * More families chose a Northside branch to welcome their children into the world than any other health care system in Georgia last year. To give them their best chance when that welcome comes early, Sugg and her team have realized what it takes.

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  13. Monroe Police: Cumming man's death may be related to Forsyth weekend overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    The City of Monroe Police Department is investigating the death of a 28-year-old Cumming man who was reportedly dropped off at a hospital in Walton County early Saturday morning as possibly connected to four Forsyth County overdoses that left two dead in less than 30 hours Sunday and Monday. Around 1:30 a.m. April 22, a man and a woman brought Jeffery Kim Wilson, who was unconscious at the time, to the Clearview Regional Medical Center in Monroe, where medical staff later pronounced him dead, according to a social media post by the city's police department.

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  14. North Forsyth fire station opens a year after firefighters work out of DawsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    After working for more than a year out of neighboring Dawson County, some members of the Forsyth County Fire Department are coming home. On Friday, a firehose uncoupling ceremony was held for the new Forsyth County Fire Station 8 on Keith Bridge Road , which had been closed for more than a year as a crew replaced the former station, which was originally built in 1984 for volunteer firefighters on land adjacent to the new station.

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  15. Forsyth County Drug Summit to be held on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    For years, officials and community members have recognized there are drugs in Forsyth County and have stressed the issue's awareness by holding drug summits to inform and give county residents resources. On Tuesday, the Forsyth County Drug Awareness Council, a group that formed over a goal to fight drug and substance abuse, will hold its seventh semi-annual summit, starting at 6 p.m. at Cumming City Park on Pilgrim Mill Road.

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  16. Forsyth Central, North Forsyth seniors named Georgia ScholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    Among the list of 183 graduating seniors from high schools across the state who were recognized as 2017 Georgia Scholars, five Forsyth County students from two schools were named. The Georgia Scholars Program identifies seniors in public and private high schools who have achieved "excellence in school and community life."

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  17. Planning board split on 200-lot subdivision in north ForsythRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    The Forsyth County planning board held a work session on Tuesday, April 18 to discuss applications on the agenda for its monthly public hearing, set for Tuesday, April 25. * WHAT: Settingdown Properties LLC is looking to build a 196-lot subdivision on 163.4 acres currently zoned A1, creating a density of about 1.1 units per acre with a single-family community residential district . * COMMENTS: The planning board and Board of Commissioners have said they typically do not like CR2 zonings, with only one being approved in the last year.

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  18. BBQ fundraiser benefits foster children in Forsyth CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    An annual barbecue and music event that supports foster children in Forsyth County is back for its fourth year of food, music and fun. Blues & Q, which will be held Saturday at the Kinsey Family Farm in north Forsyth, serves as a fundraiser to help attract local families who could potentially provide homes for foster children.

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  19. Annual dancing, casino night to benefit Sawnee Woman's ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    For the 32nd year, the Sawnee Woman's Club is inviting Forsyth County residents to don their dancing shoes at the club's annual Nite in Olde Cumming fundraiser on Saturday. The event, which is one of the county's longest-running community fundraisers, will provide a dinner catered by Chef Kern's, an opportunity for dancing and music from The Stephen Lee Band, casino tables and a silent auction at 6140 Events, located at 6140 Ga.

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  20. Great FoCo Cleanup to remove roadside litter in Forsyth for Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Forsyth County News

    On Saturday, Keep Forsyth County Beautiful, the local affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, will host the Great FoCo Cleanup to celebrate Earth Day. Volunteers will meet at the Cumming Fairgrounds for a rally at 9 a.m. before cleaning litter along Forsyth County roads.

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