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Library system snuffs out e-cigarettes - Forsyth News
FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County Public Library board discussed two potentially contentious topics — guns and e-cigarettes — during a meeting Monday night. In the case of the latter, the board decided to prohibit their use inside library buildings.
New culverts ease flooding — and help turtles - Forsyth News
NORTH FORSYTH — Intended to alleviate flooding in the area, five culverts recently installed under a north Forsyth road have also helped protect turtles attempting to cross it. Tim Allen, assistant director of Forsyth County’s engineering department ...
County may relax misdemeanor penalty for food/beverage servers - Forsyth News
CUMMING — Food and beverage servers convicted of a misdemeanor could soon face less severe consequences. During a work session Tuesday, Forsyth County commissioners voted 5-0 to move forward with a change to the ordinance that prevents someone convicted ...
Rezoning of Mathis Airport site in holding pattern - Forsyth News
SOUTH FORSYTH — The fate of Forsyth’s lone airport is being weighed by the county commission. Commissioners recently held a public hearing on a request to rezone the property on which Mathis Airport sits in south Forsyth. The owners want to rezone the ...
Seaplane pilots petition for right to land on Lake Lanier - Forsyth News
GAINESVILLE — Troy Wheeler dipped the wings of his bright yellow Piper Cub seaplane toward Lake Lanier as he circled back toward Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville. Landing at the airport was his only nearby option as Wheeler’s craft, which can ...
Paglia: Forsyth County's top multi-sport athletes - Forsyth News
Over the past four weeks, we’ve run a weekly series in the sports section and on our website called, "THE GRIND." We’ve meant to show a glimpse into the hyper-competitive world that’s become of high school athletics, and so we’ve shown Forsyth ...
Lambert's Dunavant commits to Wofford baseball - Forsyth News
Lambert rising senior catcher and outfielder Will Dunavant verbally committed to Wofford University, giving the Longhorns their second Division I commit this month. Dunavant committed to the Terriers on July 18, two weeks after taking an unofficial visit ...
New look, layout for annual business expo - Forsyth News
Business representatives and potential customers mingle during the 2013 Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Expo. This year’s event will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Lanier Technical College Forsyth Conference Center.
Sawnee EMC honors two from Washington tour - Forsyth News
CUMMING — Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation recently recognized two students who took part in this year’s Washington Youth Tour. Each year, Sawnee EMC, headquartered in Cumming, selects two students from its seven-county service area to ...
Officer shoots man wielding medieval-type sword - Forsyth News
COVINGTON — The Covington Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was on the scene of a Covington PD officer-involved shooting Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 12:34 p.m., officers from the CPD responded to a call about a ...