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3 hrs ago | Forsyth County News

County mulls referendum on bond for transportation projects

During a called meeting, commissioners voted 5-0 to send a letter to the state Department of Transportation outlining several projects the county would like to work together on to fund.

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7 hrs ago | Forsyth County News

Four arrested in Cumming meth bust

A months-long drug investigation culminated this week with the arrests of four people and seizure of 48 bags of suspected methamphetamine.

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8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

A Fulton County principal resigned after two DUI charges in one night

Nathan Buhl submitted his resignation on Wedneday after a Saturday night arrest, at least two accidents and two DUI charges.

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Related Topix: Cherokee County, GA, Cumming, GA

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Prosys to relocate warehouse and integration center to Forsyth County

The Norcross, Ga.-based IT services company said moving to the larger facility will consolidate three ProSys integration centers into one, 138,000-square-foot location.

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Related Topix: Gwinnett County, GA, Norcross, GA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Filming in Hall Co., Jackson Co., postponed to Thursday

The filming that was expected to cause delays in both Hall County and Jackson County has been pushed back to another day.

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Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Jackson County, GA, Gainesville, GA, Jefferson, GA, Arcade, GA

Forsyth County News

Milton High principal arrested after DUI wreck in Forsyth

The principal of Milton High School has resigned after he was arrested over the weekend on charges of driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident in Forsyth County.

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Forsyth County News

Ailing mom praises sheriff's deputy

An ailing Forsyth County resident is grateful for a sheriff's deputy, who stepped in to help when she struggled to maintain her yard.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

5 hospitalized in Forsyth Co. chemical spill

Forsyth County fire officials say five people working at the county's water plant have been hospitalized in a chemical spill.

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Related Topix: Forsyth, GA, Monroe County, GA

Forsyth County News

Forsyth woman wins $450K in lottery

Deborah Ertzberger, who is an employee of Forsyth County's government, said Tuesday that she doesn't have any plans yet for the $450,000 prize won via an instant game ticket.

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

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Fired FCSO deputies file suit over dismissals

A group of former Forsyth County Sheriff's deputies, who were fired by Sheriff Duane Piper less than two months after he took office, have sued Piper, the county and others.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Movie filming means traffic delays in Gainesville, Jefferson on Wed.

Once again, filmmakers are working in north Georgia, and that will mean some traffic delays in Wednesday on two busy roadways in the Gainesville and Jefferson areas.

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Related Topix: Jefferson, GA, Jackson County, GA, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA, Arcade, GA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Forsyth County News

Cumming artist sculpts out his life's work

As a young artist in 1973, Gregory Johnson aspired to being a famous painter. However, the lack of profit plagued his wallet, compelling him to switch his specialty to sculpting.

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Forsyth County News

Partnership provides bicycles to children

The Cumming Kiwanis Club, Mentor Me North Georgia, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Al Abbott Agency Allstate Insurance and Reality Bikes joined forces to donate nine bicycles and helmets to children who participate in the Mentor Me program.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Forsyth County News

Task force hailed for child safety efforts

The award was presented by the Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute, part of the University of Georgia's College of Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, and the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Forsyth County News

New FCN magazine celebrates 'Life in Forsyth'

Inside Sunday's Forsyth County News, home subscribers will find a new-look version of our popular "Life in Forsyth" section.

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Related Topix: Monroe County, GA, Forsyth, GA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Forsyth County News

Deputy hailed for courthouse heroism

A Forsyth County Sheriff's deputy hailed for preventing a mass-shooting at the courthouse this spring has earned the highest honor awarded by the Georgia Sheriffs' Association.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Six arrested in Forsyth, Dawson Co. thefts

Forsyth County authorities have rounded up six suspects and they are looking for one more in connection with a series of recent thefts and burglaries across the northern end of Forsyth County and part of Dawson County.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Hansford elected Roswell Municipal Court Judge

Taking home about 60 percent of the votes in a runoff election held last week, Brian Hansford defeated Melanie Ellwanger to become the city judge of Roswell.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Roswell, GA, Cumming, GA, Alpharetta, GA, Milton, GA, Lumpkin County, GA

Patch.com

Cumming Dance Academy Adds Third Location

Cumming Dance Academy will open a third area location this fall, but not before hosting meet and greets at their new Buford Highway studio.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Forsyth Co. budget presentation recognized for excellence

Forsyth County recently received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the county's 2014 budget book.

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