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County and state leaders put a focus on transportation, community input is needed to update the County’s Comprehensive Plan and the County website gets a makeover. We cover these topics and more in this month’s episode of ‘Your Forsyth,’ a monthly short-segment video series and ... Read more...

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  • November 24, 2021

Forsyth County government offices will be closed Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November 26, in observance of Thanksgiving. This includes county offices, the animal shelter, Senior Services locations, recreation centers and recycling convenience centers. Read more...

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During their Nov. 23, 2021 work session, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners approved plans for the installation of a raw water intake facility that will withdraw water directly from Lake Lanier through a new structure. More information on the project, including an FAQ ... Read more...

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In a ceremony held Saturday, Nov. 20, the Forsyth County Fire Department presented various awards and promoted 34 personnel during the department’s annual recognition ceremony. Family, friends and Fire Department staff attended the ceremony held at North Forsyth High School. Photos from the event ... Read more...

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Pups with Purpose program trains first therapy dog class During a ceremony held Nov. 17, The Forsyth County Pups with Purpose program introduced seven labradoodles that will serve as the program’s first therapy dog class. Photos from the ceremonial first training session with handlers, as ... Read more...

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Public meetings scheduled for Dec. 8, 14 and 15 Forsyth County will host three interactive public input meetings (two in-person, one virtual) in December as part of Foster Forsyth 2022, a 12-month planning effort that will culminate in a partial update to the County’s Comprehensive ... Read more...

Amita Dhawan has been appointed to the Forsyth County Board of Tax Assessors as the District 2 representative for a three-year term of office set to begin on Dec. 8, 2021. Dhawan was nominated for the position by District 2 Commissioner Alfred John during ... Read more...

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Forsyth County has three recycling convenience centers around the County that make it easy to keep homes, and the environment, clean. What does a recycling center look like? What do the centers accept? Watch the video to tour the recycling centers and see all ... Read more...

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Forsyth County residents seeking to apply for the homestead exemption, or the age 65 plus school tax exemption, can now do so through the online Smartfile Tax Exemption Application tool located on the County’s website, forsythco.com. “We are excited to offer an entirely online ... Read more...

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Forsyth County resident and Senior Vice President of Jacobs Engineering Group Tom Meinhart has been elected to serve as an at-large citizen member on the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) after being nominated to the position by Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Cindy Jones ... Read more...