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Forsyth County government offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, for Labor Day. This includes county offices, the animal shelter, the three recreation centers and the three recycling convenience centers. Read more...

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During their Sept. 1 meeting, the Board of Commissioners commemorated Sept. 17, 2022, as the 235th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution. In 4,543 words, framed over 100 days, the Constitution defines the limitations on government, the checks and balances on which ... Read more...

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  • August 26, 2022

Forsyth County held a graduation ceremony on Aug. 24 for the inaugural class of the Citizens’ Academy program. Over eight classes, academy participants toured various facilities and spoke with County leaders about County functions that help drive the community. Participants got to experience first-hand how ... Read more...

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By executive order of Gov. Brian Kemp, the flag of the United States and the Georgia flag at County government facilities will fly at half-staff in honor of and to recognize the passing of the Mrs. Sandra Deal, former First Lady of Georgia. During her ... Read more...

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Ribbon cutting ceremony for updated Midway Park set for Sept. 8 A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, to officially unveil various updates to Midway Park (5100 Post Road) including a new playground, pavilion and enhanced athletic facilities. “Midway ... Read more...

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Aug. 24, 2022: BOIL WATER ADVISORY CANCELLED: All of the water samples from the Shady Grove Rd. outage have passed the bacteria test, and the boil water advisory has been lifted. Water for customers that were impacted by the boil water advisory is safe for consumption ... Read more...

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According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, all drug overdose deaths in Georgia increased by 55.9 percent from 2019 to 2021 with Fentanyl-related overdose deaths increasing in Georgia by 106.2% between May 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021. During their Aug. 18 meeting, the ... Read more...

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A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday, Aug. 16, to officially unveil newly added amenities at Eagle’s Beak Park (8420 Old Federal Rd.) including an inclusive playground, a 1.25-mile paved walking trail with Trail of Tears historical signage, scenic river overlooks and picnic ... Read more...

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In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Commissioners instituted a temporary policy allowing remote (Zoom) participation at various County meetings where public input is received, such as Board of Commissioner and Planning Commission meetings. On July 7, 2022, the Board of Commissioners ... Read more...

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Watch this video for a quick update on the 369/400 interchange and widening project! Changes are coming up fast as the SR 369 lanes (east and west) are anticipated to move onto the new bridge by the end of 2022 (weather permitting).  Project details include widening SR ... Read more...