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Northside planning $48M expansion to local branch - Forsyth News
Northside Hospital wants its Forsyth location to be bigger and better. The hospital submitted two letters of intent to inform the Georgia Department of Community Health of its desire to spend $48.3 million on expansions to the Northside Hospital-Forsyth ...
Cambridge knocks Forsyth Central from playoff contention - Forsyth News
A year ago, Forsyth Central would’ve closed up shop and called it a night after giving up a long touchdown pass on its first series and failing to recover a short kickoff in the first quarter. It would’ve been easy to do that again on Friday night at a ...
Schools find new path to parent engagement - Forsyth News
Two local middle schools have their own FBI unit. Really. If you walk through the hallways throughout the day or observe the student pick up loop in the morning, you’ll see men in uniformed black T-shirts with big yellow or white “FBI” letters on the ...
Library to host two free events next week - Forsyth News
Next week the Sharon Forks Library will be holding a pair of free events for the public interested in Rich’s Department Store or dressing for interviews. On Sunday Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. the Sharon Forks Library is hosting local author and historian Jeff ...
Final week of early voting sees sharp rise - Forsyth News
Advance voting came to a close on Friday, but the third week of early voting more than tripled the total for the first two weeks. For the first two weeks of advance voting, 4,768 Forsyth County residents voted. As of Thursday more than 18,500 came to the ...
Castleberrys win third farm family of the year - Forsyth News
Justin Castleberry is the third generation on his farm, and the third to be named farm family of the year. Castleberry and his family were named Forsyth County Farm Family of the Year by the Upper Chattahoochee Soil and Water Conservation District.
County graduation rates still among best - Forsyth News
Forsyth County Schools graduated its students at a higher rate than all of the 20 largest school districts in 2014. They earned this title in back-to-back years. The district-wide graduation rate increased to 90.3 percent – a 0.8 percent increase from ...
Open meetings suit heads to be decided by jury - Forsyth News
Both sides recorded some victories, and some defeats, in summary judgment motion decisions rendered in federal court last month in the ongoing open meetings and free speech dispute between a Roswell woman and the City of Cumming. Portions of the lawsuit ...
Saving daylight time and lives - Forsyth News
The fire department wants Forsyth County residents to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms Sunday. With an extra hour of sleep Saturday night, there’s really no reason to be too tired to do it. Daylight-saving time ends as ...
Local frights for Halloween - Forsyth News
Winnie Heard died around the 1920s from pneumonia. That doesn’t mean she left the Foster House. The blue-eyed girl wanted to go to a party when she was around 16 years old, but her parents – the Heards were second family to own the house – told her ...
Candidates make stop in Forsyth - Forsyth News
Over the last few days Republican campaigning has ramped up in Forsyth County, as the party seeks to rally its base before the Nov. 4 midterm election. On Tuesday two Republican campaign events were held in Forsyth County by State Schools Superintendent ...
Football preview: Cambridge at Forsyth Central - Forsyth News
When, where: Friday, 7:30 p.m., at Bulldog Stadium in Cumming. Records, rankings: Cambridge is 6-2 overall, 3-2 in Region 7-AAAAA, Div. B, and unranked; Central is 5-3, 3-2 and unranked. Series history: Series tied 1-1. Last meeting: Cambridge won 14-0 in ...
Football preview: North Georgia at Horizon Christian - Forsyth News
When, where: Saturday, 7:30 p.m., at Bennett Park in Cumming. Records: North Georgia is 5-4 overall and 3-3 in the region; Horizon is 2-6 and 1-2. Last meeting: North Georgia won 28-21 in 2011. What to know: Horizon fans, get ready for Scott Richards.
Teachers dress up for education - Forsyth News
The day before kids went out trick-or-treating, one school had the teachers dressing up. On Thursday eighth-grade teachers at Liberty Middle School dressed in spooky costumes and decorations to celebrate their new education rollout based around famed ...
Building the perfect Forsyth football player - Forsyth News
Feast your eyes on him! Part Barbir, part Johnson, part McConnell, part Peppers, part Schmitz and part Walters, he is a figment of our imagination brought to life by the twisted minds of the Forsyth County News’ sports staff. On this Halloween, we wanted ...