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Forsyth County Parks & Recreation to Add Therapeutic Recreation Programming

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation to Add Therapeutic Recreation Programming
Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Department is adding new therapeutic recreation programming this year to serve individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities as well as at risk youth. The programs are slated to launch this summer and will include adaptive sports and fitness programs, special events and other instructional recreation programs. The therapeutic programs will be part of the department’s Recreation Division that oversees the county’s three recreation center facilities and programming. Therapeutic recreation will be based out of Central Park Recreation Center but will be offering programs countywide.   “We began working on the development of therapeutic recreation programs in ...

Forsyth County Fire Department Opens Fire Safety Poster Contest to Third Graders

Forsyth County Fire Department Opens Fire  Safety Poster Contest to Third Graders
Local students encouraged to participate in eighth annual contest The Forsyth County Fire Department invites all local third grade students to share their artistic talents while promoting a commitment to fire safety by participating in the eighth annual Forsyth County Fire Safety Poster Contest. The Fire Safety Poster Contest is open to all third grade students in Forsyth County public, private and homeschools. The posters should reflect one of the following themes:   • ‘Tools Not Toys’ – Matches and lighters are tools, not toys • ‘Report an Emergency’ – Know when and how to call in an emergency • ‘Two Ways Out’ – Importance of knowing two ...

Proposed City of Sharon Springs to be Focus of Town Hall Meeting

Proposed City of Sharon Springs to be Focus of Town Hall Meeting
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a town hall meeting regarding the proposed city of Sharon Springs on Tuesday, February 27. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College.   The purpose of the town hall meeting is for the Board of Commissioners to hear from the public regarding the proposal to create the new city of Sharon Springs within Forsyth County. The members of Forsyth County’s state delegation are also invited to attend.   Forsyth County currently has only one incorporated city – Cumming. House Bill 626, introduced by Representative Todd Jones, would ...

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’
A series of SPLOST Public Input Meetings gets underway, the county seeks feedback on a subarea plan and the Voter Registration & Elections Office moves to a new location. We cover these topics and more in this month’s episode of ‘Your Forsyth,’ a monthly short-segment video series recapping Forsyth County government highlights from the previous month.  Your Forsyth airs all month long on TV Forsyth (Comcast channel 23, AT&T channel 99 and TV Forsyth Live at forsythco.com). The program is also available to watch anytime on the county government’s Facebook page – www.facebook.com/ForsythCountyGovernment – and TV Forsyth On Demand at ...

Update on Transportation Improvement Projects

Update on Transportation Improvement Projects
Forsyth County is continually working to improve our roads – click here to view a status update on the many transportation projects underway! Thanks to the citizens of Forsyth County for approving both the Transportation Bond and SPLOST sales tax program funding these projects.   Be sure to check out the interactive transportation projects map at www.forsythco.com/transportation where you can always find updated details on county transportation projects including road widenings, intersection improvements and more.

Forsyth County Encourages Residents to Participate in Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Forsyth County Encourages Residents to Participate in Severe Weather Preparedness Week
UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the statewide tornado drill scheduled for Wednesday, February 7 has been postponed until Friday, February 9 at 9:15 a.m. Severe weather events such as tornadoes, floods and thunderstorms can happen in just moments with the power to devastate communities, homes and families. To help residents prepare for the possibility of a disaster, the Forsyth County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is encouraging residents to participate in Severe Weather Preparedness Week, which runs from February 5 to 9.  “Taking time to put a family severe weather response plan in place and practicing emergency response procedures could be ...

Forsyth County Voter Registration & Elections Office Moves to New Location

Forsyth County Voter Registration & Elections Office Moves to New Location
The Forsyth County Voter Registration & Elections Office has moved into their new facility at 1201 Sawnee Drive in Cumming. The new facility is located near the intersection of Sawnee Drive and Tribble Gap Road, adjacent to the Forsyth County Tax Commissioner’s Office and Magistrate Court.   The office was previously located in the Forsyth County Administration Building with a storage facility at another location. The new facility enables the department to consolidate their two locations for improved efficiency.   The Voter Registration & Elections Office can be reached by telephone at (770) 781-2118, ext. 9 or by email at voter@forsythco.com.

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