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Sunday | 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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Related Topix: Monroe County, GA, Forsyth, GA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Times

From Ferguson to North Georgia, today's police resemble the military

Gainesville Police Department Glock G22s & G23s Colt M4 AR-15s Remington 12 gauge shotguns 9mm SMG Ballistic Shields Pepperball guns Beanbag Rounds and deployment system Distraction device rounds and deployment system Taser X26 & X2 Self-contained breathing apparatus Kevlar helmets Hall County Sheriff's Office SWAT BearCat armored vehicle M16s Tear ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Science / Technology, Robots, Gainesville, GA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Bouncer arrested in student's death

A bouncer for a local bar is in jail after the beating death of a Georgia Southern University student.

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Related Topix: Southern University, Georgia Southern University, Cumming, GA, Bulloch County, GA

Patch.com

Forsyth Animal Control Relocates to New Animal Shelter

The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office has announced that its Animal Control Unit is relocating its headquarters to the new Forsyth County Animal Shelter.

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Patch.com

Don't Forget: Labor Day Run for Autism is Monday

Runners from around the metro Atlanta area will converge on Cumming for the Third Annual Labor Day Run for Autism on Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

Forsyth County News

Authorities urge caution over Labor Day weekend

"The safety and well-being of our community is my primary concern," said Forsyth County Sheriff Duane Piper.

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Patch.com

Upcoming Public Hearings on Signage Ordinance, Alcohol Code

Forsyth County residents are invited to attend a public hearing session that will revolve around proposed changes to the county's outdoor advertising and signing ordinance and the county's alcohol code.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

Forsyth County News

Business Expo engages

The annual event, which was put on by the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce and title sponsor the Forsyth County News, also drew more than 400 spectators for an afternoon of networking and learning about products and services available through the local business community.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Forsyth County News

Rodeo begins tonight at Cumming Fairgrounds

"We had great crowds all three nights last year," said Dave Horton, fairgrounds director.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

Patch.com

Cumming Costco Opens Tomorrow

The new Costco, which is located at Bald Ridge Marina and Market Place Boulevard , is scheduled to host a ribbon cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 29 .

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Forsyth County News

Panduit marks milestone

Panduit Georgia employees who have been with the company for more than 25 years gathered together during the company's 35th anniversary celebration Aug. 20. They included, from left: Connie Hallman, 30 years; Gene Boyd, 28 years; Judy Mulkey, 28 years; Joey Jennings, 31 years; Gary Gulotta, 32 years; Ruth Collins, 32 years; Tracy Powers, 28 years; ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

PRLog US Entertainment

RC Radio Network Announced Huge Giveaway 9/16/2014

PRLog - Aug. 27, 2014 - CUMMING, Ga. -- RC Radio Network, the only media company providing 24-hour entertainment, music, and information specifically for RC hobbyists, announced that they are giving away a DJI S800 EVO hexacopter live on their September 16th broadcast.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

Forsyth County News

Business Expo today at conference center

The Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce and title sponsor the Forsyth County News are putting on the 2014 Business Expo at the Lanier Technical College Forsyth Conference Center, 3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd. More than 60 local businesses will have booths set up at the event, which this year features a new floor plan.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Forsyth County News

Costco opening on Friday

Cumming Costco will hold a ribbon cutting at 7:30 a.m. Friday before officially opening up to the public.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA, Alpharetta, GA, Fulton County, GA

Patch.com

Forsyth, Cumming Administrative Offices Closed for Labor Day

Labor Day is Monday, Sept. 1, and is a federal holiday. Here's what you need to know about closures in Cumming and Forsyth County: Forsyth County's administrative offices and its three recycling centers will be closed on Labor Day, according to the county's website.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

Forsyth County News

Judge rules in favor of AG in open meetings suit

A judge has found in favor of Georgia's Attorney General Sam Olens in an open meetings dispute involving Cumming Mayor H. Ford Gravitt.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

Plastics News

Megadyne buying Belt Corp. of America

In a move aimed at building its specialty belting manufacturing and fabrication operations, Jason Industrial Inc. - Megadyne's wholly owned U.S. manufacturing, sales and distribution arm - will purchase Belt Corp. of America from owner Bill Levensalor and his wife Maureen.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Three car crash closes all lanes of Ga. 400 at Jot em Down

Authorities are working a three car crash on Georgia 400 at Jot 'em Down Road. The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office says both north and southbound lanes are currently closed.

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MDJonline.com

Around Town: Olens - Incorrect'? No. AG was right; those running rally wrong

DO GEORGIA REPUBLICANS have something to hide? Probably not, but that's not what you might guess from the way some of them reacted at a high-profile public rally on private property Saturday in Dawsonville.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Dawsonville, GA, Dawson County, GA, US Governors, Journalism, Cumming, GA, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Forsyth County Fire Department Welcomes Three New Engines

The Forsyth County Fire Department has replaced three older fire fighting vehicles with state of the art fire engines paid for by the department's budget and reserve funds.

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

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