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VIDEO: Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’ and Read the Monthly Newsletter

VIDEO: Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’ and Read the Monthly Newsletter
Forsyth County gives an update to capital projects in the County in new series “On the Move”, the COVID-19 Rent and Utility Program is accepting applications through September and a ceremony was held to celebrate the upgrades to the Fowler Water Reclamation Facility. We cover these topics and more in this month’s episode of ‘Your Forsyth,’ a monthly short-segment video series and newsletter recapping Forsyth County government highlights from the previous month. To read the monthly newsletter, click here.  Your Forsyth airs all month long on TV Forsyth (Comcast channel 23, AT&T channel 99 and TV Forsyth Live at forsythco.com). The ...

Connect 2 Forsyth Mobile App Now Available

Connect 2 Forsyth Mobile App Now Available
Official Forsyth County government mobile app available for IOS and Android devices Forsyth County has launched an official mobile application called Connect2Forsyth that allows residents to easily connect with their government by reporting concerns, paying water bills, receiving County news, calendar alerts and more.  “We wanted to provide an easy to access mobile app that allows residents, and business, an integrated one-stop-shop for all things Forsyth County government,” said County Manager Kevin Tanner. “It also allows an easier way to submit an issue rather than searching for the right department phone number and making a call.” Through Connect2Forsyth, mobile users can: - Report an ...

New Online Citizen Portal Available to Report and Track Status Of Complaint Requests

New Online Citizen Portal Available to Report and Track Status Of Complaint Requests
Forsyth County has launched a new 311 request service portal for residents to report and track the status of concerns and requests.  The portal, which can be found on the County’s website, forsythco.com, or by clicking here, allows for residents to submit a non-emergency report for items such as noise complaints, animal welfare issues, County maintained road repairs such as potholes, etc. Visitors can also view status updates on issues as they are worked by County staff.  “As a County, we want to respond to incidents and complaints as quickly as possible to resolve them,” said Forsyth County Manager Kevin Tanner. ...

Trunk or Treat Safety Event to be Held October 23 at Cumming Fairgrounds Parking Lot

Trunk or Treat Safety Event to be Held October 23 at Cumming Fairgrounds Parking Lot
Halloween safety event hosted by Forsyth County public safety Local families are invited to a family-friendly Trunk or Treat Safety Event from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Cumming Fairgrounds main parking lot (260 Castleberry Road), which is located on the east side of Castleberry Rd.  “Trunk or Treat is a fun event and is also an opportunity to share important safety information surrounding Halloween activities,” said Fire Chief Barry Head. “The fire department looks forward to Trunk or Treat every year and takes a great deal of pride in the safety education that is provided ...

VIDEO: Senior Services Mobile Food Pantry Delivers to Homebound and In Need Seniors

VIDEO: Senior Services Mobile Food Pantry Delivers to Homebound and In Need Seniors
This summer, Forsyth County Senior Services launched a new program to deliver donated food and drinks through a new Mobile Food Pantry to senior residents that are homebound or may be in need of assistance across the County. The program targets residential senior communities and complexes that have a large percentage of senior residents or multi-generational families. The food comes from multiple community partners including the Atlanta Community Food Bank, Georgia Mountain Food Bank as well as individuals in the community. The Mobile Food Pantry often partners with the Forsyth County Public Library’s Bookmobile that makes scheduled stops throughout the County. If you would like to donate food ...

Ceremony Held at Fowler Park to Recognize 20 Years Since the Events of September 11, 2001

Ceremony Held at Fowler Park to Recognize 20 Years Since the Events of September 11, 2001
Fire Chief and Sheriff provide remarks reflecting on the attacks of 9/11 A ceremonial event was held on Sept. 10, at Fowler Park (4110 Carolene Way) recognizing 20 years since the terror attacks on America that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001.  Photos from the event can be found by clicking here. The ceremony featured: - Remarks from Fire Chief Barry Head, Sheriff Ron Freeman and State Senator Steve Gooch - Presentation of Colors by the Fire Department and Sheriff’s Office Honor Guards - Chestatee River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution wreath laying ceremony  - Governor’s commendation recognizing firefighters involved in Aug. 4 residential structure fire “There is not ...

Haley Brown Selected to Serve on State and Southeastern Animal Control Boards

Haley Brown Selected to Serve on State and Southeastern Animal Control Boards
Animal Services Supervisor Haley Brown has been selected to serve as a member of the Georgia Animal Control Association (GACA) Board of Directors as well as the Southeastern Animal Control Association (SACA) Board of Directors. “To be selected to one of these boards is an honor and a great recognition of the work Haley and the Animal Services team does,” said Code Compliance Director John Mullin. “Being selected to both boards, however, signifies Forsyth County as a gold standard for our neighboring agencies to follow.” GACA consists of 11 members representing their designated districts within the state. On the board, Brown ...

New Video Series Provides Updates on the SR 369/400 Interchange Project and More Large Construction Projects

New Video Series Provides Updates on the SR 369/400 Interchange Project and More Large Construction Projects
A new video series titled On the Move provides a behind the scenes, exclusive look at major road, park and building construction projects around Forsyth County! In this episode, Capital Projects Director John Jefferson provides the latest updates and information on the progress of a widening project to SR 369 (Browns Bridge Rd.) as well as a new interchange at SR 369 and SR 400.  Stay tuned for the next episode of On the Move that will take a look behind the scenes of the updates taking place at Lanierland Park! 

The County Spotlight: Jennifer Thomas

The County Spotlight: Jennifer Thomas
Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman and District 4 Commissioner Cindy Jones Mills speaks with Senior Administrative Assistant for Court Administration Jennifer Thomas about her role with Forsyth County.   All episodes of The County Spotlight can be viewed online by clicking here and can be seen on Forsyth County's government access television channel, TVForsyth, available on Comcast channel 23, AT&T channel 99 and streaming 24/7 from the county’s website.

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