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Cumming artist sculpts out his life's work - Forsyth News
GAINESVILLE — 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. Since then, he hasn’t looked back, and the Forsyth County ...
Young musicians enjoy a ‘rocking’ summer - Forsyth News
But that’s not the case for Jordan Sudduth, who on Wednesday morning was belting out the lyrics under multi-color lights while several of her peers accompanied her on drums, bass, guitars and keys. The Lakeside Middle School student is one of about 50 ...
South grad gets UPS scholarship - Forsyth News
SOUTH FORSYTH — A recent South Forsyth High School graduate was one of 33 students nationwide who received the James E. Casey Merit Scholarship from UPS. Sierra Smith, who graduated with honors and an International Baccalaureate diploma, plans to study ...
Car hit 4 children, injuring 2 critically in N. Hall - Forsyth News
Four children were injured, two critically, Sunday afternoon when a car was knocked out of gear at a home in North Hall, authorities reported. Two of the children, Julian Rangeo, 8, and Sebastian Rangeo, 5, were flown to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta ...
Partnership provides bicycles to children - Forsyth News
FORSYTH COUNTY — Thanks to a community partnership between civic organizations and businesses, several local children recently received special gifts. The Cumming Kiwanis Club, Mentor Me North Georgia, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Al Abbott Agency ...
Task force hailed for child safety efforts - Forsyth News
The Lanier Child Passenger Safety Task Force recently received a 2014 Buckle Up, America! Award during a ceremony in Macon. MACON — The Lanier Child Passenger Safety Task Force recently received a 2014 Buckle Up, America! Award. The award was presented ...
Young swimmer honoring late friend - Forsyth News
SOUTH FORSYTH — Eleven-year-old Griffin Egolf will be swimming in Lake Lanier this September in honor of cancer survivors and in memory of those who have died from the disease. This will be Egolf’s second time participating in the Livestrong Foundation ...
Jesse’s House staging hole-in-one fundraiser - Forsyth News
DAWSONVILLE — Jesse’s House, a local shelter for girls ages 7-17, is holding a golf fundraiser Friday. However, the event isn’t a traditional tournament. Instead, participants will attempt to make a hole in one from a golf ball tee onto a pontoon boat.
Campers embrace digital storytelling - Forsyth News
FORSYTH COUNTY — Thirty Forsyth County middle and high school students honed their English skills while sharing personal stories during a local literacy group’s annual summer camp. Many of the students do not speak English at home, so last week’s ...
Crystal Cove holding cancer walk today - Forsyth News
NORTH FORSYTH — A north Forsyth community is coming together Sunday to honor a young man who recently lost his battle with cancer. Priscilla Pruitt, a resident of the Crystal Cove community, said a celebration and walk will honor David Eaden, who died at ...