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Forsyth, Georgia is located in Monroe County. Zip codes in Forsyth, GA include 31029. The median home price in Forsyth is $169,500 which is roughly $72/per square foot. More Forsyth information.

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4 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

GDOT seeking public input on proposed widening of Forsyth Co. highway

The Georgia Department of Transportation is seeking public input on three projects that are proposed in the widening of State Route 9/Atlanta Highway from the Fulton-Forsyth County Line to State Route 141/Peachtree Parkway in Cumming. The proposal would widen the road to a four-lane divided highway following the existing roadway but straightening out curves and flattening hills.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Forsyth County News

Smoke shop probe widens

Authorities haven't said officially that the crimes are related, but it appears two smoke shops in Cumming were burglarized the same night as a similar business in south Forsyth. The Forsyth burglary, which occurred at Blue Havana II Cigar and Gifts on Atlanta Hwy., is suspected to be the work of a crew that has struck numerous similar businesses across the metro Atlanta area.

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The Herald-Gazette

Some low class moves by once proud MP

By Walter Geiger I was shocked - " shocked, I say - " Friday night when the once proud Mary Persons Bulldogs hid behind their lightning detector and some ridiculous GHSA rules to steal a win from the Lamar County Trojans in Forsyth.

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Patch.com

Two Forsyth Middle Schools Earn "Highest-Performing" Honors

A pair of Forsyth County middle schools have been recognized by the Georgia Department of Education as Reward Schools due to their consistent excellent performance on statewide assessments. According to Forsyth County Schools, Otwell Middle School and Little Mill Middle School earned the designation of Title I " Highest-Performing Schools ," a subset of the Reward Schools category, for their stellar track record.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Times

Weatherman gets to heed own advice during storm

After spending 35 years on Atlanta TV warning viewers what not to do in a storm, retired meteorologist and Forsyth County resident Ken Cook had a chance to put his own advice into practice during a recent thunderstorm. "It's scary," he said.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Forsyth Co. man named DOT Dist. Engineer for NE Ga.

Brent Cook of Forsyth County has been appointed District Engineer for the State Department of Transportation's District One in northeast Georgia. District One encompasses 21 counties in the region.

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Forsyth County News

GSU student from Forsyth found dead

An 18-year-old Georgia Southern University student from Forsyth County was found unresponsive Friday at her off-campus apartment and was later pronounced dead, the university announced Monday morning. "The Georgia Southern family is deeply saddened by this loss and our thoughts and prayers are with the student's family and friends during this difficult time," the university said in a statement.

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Patch.com

Forsyth Sheriff's Office Announces More Entrance Exams

The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is looking for a few good men and women to join the ranks and be sworn in as deputies. To that end, the office has announced that four more entrance exams for non-certified deputies will be held before the end of 2014.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Forsyth County News

Weatherman gets to heed own advice during storm

After spending 35 years on Atlanta TV warning viewers what not to do in a storm, retired meteorologist and Forsyth County resident Ken Cook had a chance to put his own advice into practice during a recent thunderstorm. "It's scary," he said.

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The Herald-Gazette

Trojans face Dogs amidst heightened security

The Lamar County Trojans travel to Forsyth tonight to renew an old rivalry with the Mary Persons Bulldogs.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Video released in Forsyth Co. courthouse shooting

Even though a GBI investigation is not yet complete, the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office has released surveillance video from a courthouse shooting in June. The Sheriff's Office said it would have no comment on additional findings in the case, citing the ongoing work of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Flood watch issued for large area of north Ga.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch through Thursday morning for nearly three dozen counties across north Georgia.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

GDOT road maintenance plans for this week in NE Ga.

The Georgia Department of Transportation Tuesday announced this week's road maintenance plans in northeast Georgia.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Examiner.com

The experimental biochar terrace garden

Why, over a thousand years ago, did the inhabitants of North Georgia build massive complexes of agricultural terraces, when at the same time they were farming rich river bottom lands nearby? The answers are being found at an experimental terrace garden near Amicalola Falls and the beginning of the Appalachian Trail in the Georgia Mountains.

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Forsyth County News

Language immersion charter school OK'd

A language immersion charter school that was first slated for south Forsyth received approval from the state charter school commission earlier this week.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Forsyth County News

Sewer spill cleaned up

A crew from the Forsyth County Water and Sewer Department contained a small sewer spill last week in an east Forsyth subdivision.

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Forsyth County News

County weighs limit on rezonings in some districts

Residents of south Forsyth may soon see fewer rezoning requests for residential land development projects brought to the Forsyth County commission.

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Forsyth County News

Forsyth welcomes gathering of GMRC

About 150 people from several nearby counties came to Forsyth on Thursday for the monthly meeting of the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Police: Forsyth teen beaten by bouncer in Statesboro

Michael Gatto, 18, was found non-responsive with head injuries. Gatto is in critical condition at Memorial Hospital in Savannah.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Turkey Call

NWTF Turkey Shoot -- Where Competition Meets Family Fun

Nearly 550 shotgunners and their families attended the National Wild Turkey Federation Turkey Shoot at the Meadows National Gun Club in Forsyth, Georgia, helping the sporting clays event finish with a bang.

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