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According to the CDC, an average of 256 people-per-day died from an overdose in 2020, which was an annual increase of 30%.  To recognize the impact of addiction and drug overdose in our communities, the Board of Commissioners proclaimed Aug. 31 as OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY ... Read more...

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Contest winners to have artwork displayed on various County storm drains Keep Forsyth County Beautiful and the Forsyth County Department of Water & Sewer invite high school students to showcase their artistic abilities in the 2021 Storm Drain Art Contest.  Current Forsyth County high school students are ... Read more...

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Heather N. Dunn has been appointed by the judges of the Forsyth County Superior Court as Juvenile Court Judge, replacing Judge J. Russell Jackson who retired at the end of July.  Judge Dunn began her career in 2009 and has been an assistant district attorney ... Read more...

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Forsyth County officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 12, for a recent expansion at the Fowler Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) in southwest Forsyth. Photos from the event can be found by clicking here.  The expansion at the facility, which was completed in ... Read more...

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman and District 4 Commissioner Cindy Jones Mills speaks with Staff Attorney for the Superior Court Clay White about his role with Forsyth County.  All episodes of The County Spotlight can be viewed online by clicking here and can be seen on ... Read more...

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During their Aug. 5 meeting, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners recognized employees that reached 25, 30 and 35 year work anniversaries during 2020. Photos from the recognitions can be found by clicking here. The following employees were recognized for their service: 35 Year Milestone: Assistant to ... Read more...

Lumpkin Campground Rd. will be closed at the intersection of Harry Sosebee Rd. and Lee Castleberry Rd. beginning Tuesday, Aug. 10 to replace and install a stream crossing pipe for the construction of a new roundabout. This closure is expected to continue through the ... Read more...

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Vaccines available weekdays through District 2 Public Health in Forsyth County    Following a recent uptick in the number of COVID-19 cases, and reports of the virus’s Delta variant spreading, Forsyth County government leaders met with the County’s Emergency Management Agency Director, Northside Hospital Forsyth administration ... Read more...

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The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Intervention Response Team (CIRT) provides mental health support to the community, farmers have easier access to agritourism opportunities and ground is broken for phase two of Lanierland Park. We cover these topics and more in this month’s episode of ... Read more...

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Forsyth County is continually working to improve our roads – click on the attached file of this article 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 ... Read more...