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Deadline March 17 for fire safety poster contest - Forsyth News
FORSYTH COUNTY -- Third-graders in Forsyth County public and private schools, as well as those who are homeschooled, are invited to create posters that celebrate fire safety during an annual fire department contest. According to Forsyth Fire Division Chief ...
Boy with autism makes shot of a lifetime - Forsyth News
SANTA ANA, Calif. — Beau did it. After 15 almosts in 10 games played, Trinity Classical Academy Knights freshman Beau Howell scored a basket in the biggest basketball game in school history. It ended up being the final points of the Knights’ 77-52 ...
Annual Gala for Life scheduled Thursday - Forsyth News
Whispering Hope will present its annual Gala for Life on Thursday at the Metropolitan Club ... There is no cost to attend, but those planning to come should R.S.V.P. by the end of the day Tuesday by calling (770) 889-8302 or emailing director@ ...
Community helping university plan future - Forsyth News
CUMMING -- Since opening its doors in 2012, the University of North Georgia’s Cumming campus has been welcomed by the community. Now, the university is returning the favor, inviting the community to be a part of planning for its future. “We put in our ...
Interesting twists in this election year - Forsyth News
In fact, at the local level here in Forsyth County ... to do with the decisions elected officials are called upon to make on a regular basis. Another interesting subplot to this year’s election is the new schedule for casting ballots.
Anti-gun letter was way off base - Forsyth News
Every place in Forsyth County that serves alcoholic beverages is legal for licensed gun carriers already, and this has been the case since 2008 since HB 89 took effect. And if your faith is offended by weapons in God’s house, I would suggest that a ...
An armed society is a polite society - Forsyth News
This letter is in response to Mr. Sid Barfield’s letter published in March 2 edition of the Forsyth County News. Name calling is not a very effective technique, even if you are writing to the emotion based individual. You mentioned the old west days ...
South Forsyth needs more greenspace - Forsyth News
The methodology used to determine what “greenspace” a community demographically deserves easily depicts the Johns Creek/Big Creek/South Forsyth precincts deserving much more than the bucolic 64-acres Caney Creek Preserve provides today — that ...
Tolerance needed for Christians too - Forsyth News
Maybe it is fair to say that we also sin if we condone or encourage gay marriage as it is clearly not in God’s plan for marriage. Mr. Crawford thinks we need no law to protect the rights of Christians because the Constitution protects those rights.
Who benefits from Castleberry expansion? - Forsyth News
The recent 3-2 vote to expand Castleberry Road makes no “logical” sense. Therefore it must be making “financial” sense. The question is, then, “financial” sense to who? I hope the Forsyth County News stays on this story and reports on who shows ...