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PREP ROUNDUP: Vollrath's 4 goals lead South Forsyth girls soccer - Forsyth News
Jonathan Hirschland pitched a complete game and the Bears salvaged a Region 7-AAAAA, Div. B series Friday at home. Hirschland allowed three runs on five hits while striking out five for Cambridge (4-8, 4-7). Conner Young led the Bears at the plate with ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Forsyth Central baseball wins fifth straight - Forsyth News
ATLANTA – Logan Howard struck out nine over 6 2/3 innings and the Bulldogs got an eight-inning Region 7-AAAAA, Div. B victory Wednesday on the road. Parker Morrison picked up the win for Central (8-4, 7-1) which extended its winning streak to five games.
North Forsyth Middle School teacher resigns in wake of drug charges - Forsyth News
GAINESVILLE — A North Forsyth Middle School chorus teacher resigned earlier this week after her arrest on Sunday in Gainesville for drug charges, authorities said. According to the Hall County Sheriff’s Office, 27-year-old Alisen Nicole Mooney of north ...
Bulldogs sweep Riverwood after slow start - Forsyth News
Riverwood had the momentum early, retiring the first 10 batters it faced, but an offensive assault in the final three innings changed the story of the game in Forsyth Central’s 9-1 victory, completing the regular season sweep after extra-inning wins over ...
Sawnee Artists Association show opens - Forsyth News
CUMMING — Forsyth County is full of artists, though that may not be common knowledge. One group is trying to change that. Starting today, the Sawnee Artists Association is holding its 14th annual Members Show & Sale at the Brannon-Heard House in downtown ...
State honors Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies in courthouse shooting - Forsyth News
ATLANTA —A state Senate resolution sponsored by a local lawmaker commends 14 deputies for their actions in response to the June attack on the Forsyth County Courthouse. SR 265, passed Wednesday in the Georgia General Assembly, was sponsored by District ...
Forsyth County weighs pay hike for government workers - Forsyth News
FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County government employees could be in line for a pay raise in 2015, their first in two years, though the specifics have not been determined. The Forsyth commission on Tuesday discussed the possibility of raising salaries for ...
Forsyth, Johns Creek strike deal involving McGinnis Ferry Road - Forsyth News
SOUTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County used a routine agreement to settle some longstanding issues with its neighbor to the south. During a recent meeting, the Forsyth County commission approved three intergovernmental agreements with the city of Johns Creek.
Vickery Creek Middle student competes in geography bee - Forsyth News
SOUTH FORSYTH — On Friday, an eighth-grader at Vickery Creek Middle School will be asked questions such as: Disney’s blockbuster movie “Frozen” is set in the fictional land of Arendelle, which was largely inspired by the country of Norway.
PREP ROUNDUP: Arnold breaks school record in Lambert boys lacrosse win - Forsyth News
KENNESAW – The Eagles scored in walk-off fashion as the Paladins dropped a tough Region 6-A loss Tuesday on the road. Jake Mangan took the loss for Pinecrest (4-8, 3-3). Mangan came on in relief of starter Todd Mahaffey, who allowed just one run over ...
Forsyth County remains healthiest in Georgia - Forsyth News
FORSYTH COUNTY — It may be Forsyth County’s worst-kept secret at this point. After all, it’s one of the main reasons people keep moving here. Forsyth has retained its title as the healthiest county in Georgia. The sixth annual County Health Rankings ...
Bill introduced in state House for new south Forsyth city - Forsyth News
SOUTH FORSYTH — A local lawmaker has introduced a bill in the Georgia General Assembly that will initiate the process for creating a city in south Forsyth, a move made about three weeks after results of an independent study deemed the county’s ...
Georgia DOT launches new-look website - Forsyth News
ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Transportation has launched a redesigned website, www.dot.ga.gov, that officials say is easy to navigate on computers and mobile devices. It also boasts a new theme, TravelSmart, which represents the goals of ensuring ...
Hope I don’t die before all is read and done - Forsyth News
There is only one thing that scares me about dying. It is so momentous that it rocks my heart with grief whenever I think of it. It is a tumultuous rocking that resembles the Mississippi River in New Orleans when the ocean is signaling that a vicious ...
Reviewing diets for national nutrition month - Forsyth News
In honor of National Nutrition Month, and in light of the challenge I issued readers a few weeks ago to not eat anything processed for a week, I have an update. I heard from several people who did indeed take me up on the challenge. Their responses ranged ...