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Advance Voting for Dec. 4 General Election Runoff Starts Monday, Nov. 26

Advance Voting for Dec. 4 General Election Runoff Starts Monday, Nov. 26
Advance voting available for county residents through Nov. 30   Advance voting for the Dec. 4 General Election Runoff will be offered weekdays beginning Monday, Nov. 26 through Friday, Nov. 30. The runoff will be for two statewide races: Secretary of State and Public Service Commissioner, District 3.   Registered voters can take advantage of advance voting for the Dec. 4 General Election Runoff:   Forsyth County Voter Registration and Elections Office (NEW LOCATION: 1201 Sawnee Dr.) - Monday through Friday, Nov. 26 to Nov. 30, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.   Advance voting will also be available at the following three locations during the times provided below:   Locations: -          Hampton Park Library (5345 Settingdown Rd.) -          Midway Park Community Building (5100 Post Rd.) -          Sharon Springs ...

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Receives Georgia Recreation and Park Association Agency of the Year Award

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Receives Georgia Recreation and Park Association Agency of the Year Award
Parks & Recreation recognized during state banquet  Forsyth County Parks & Recreation received the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) Agency of the Year Award during the GRPA awards banquet on Wednesday, Nov. 7. The award was presented to five population groups within the state, with Forsyth County falling into the largest population category – 150,000 and over.   “The annual state awards banquet celebrates and recognizes exemplary agencies for their work over the last year,” said Parks & Recreation Marketing and Community Relations Manager Laura Pate.   The agency of the year award nomination entry includes information about staff development, budgeting and resources, facilities offered, use of technology and the nominees are judged ...

Forsyth County Commissioners Receive Recognition for Participation in the ACCG Lifelong Learning Academy

Forsyth County Commissioners Receive Recognition for Participation in the ACCG Lifelong Learning Academy
Three commissioners recognized for the achievement At the Nov. 15 Board of Commissioners regular meeting, Forsyth County Commissioners Dennis Brown, Cindy Jones Mills and Laura Semanson were recognized for the completion of their continuing education requirements within the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) Lifelong Learning Academy.   According to the commissioners recognized, the information attained in the Lifelong Learning Academy has played a key role in the decisions they make as county officials and provides them knowledge of the various ways to effectively address issues impacting Forsyth County. Classes offered in the Lifelong Learning Academy are designed to advance the functionality of ...

Temporary Traffic Shift at Settingdown and Martin Roads Intersection Begins Nov. 18

Temporary Traffic Shift at Settingdown and Martin Roads Intersection Begins Nov. 18
The existing four way stop intersection of Settingdown Road and Martin Road will be temporarily shifted to accommodate a future roundabout intersection construction. Construction affecting the through traffic movements on Settingdown Road and Martin Road will begin Sunday, Nov. 18, to realign both roads to a temporary four way stop intersection. Due to this temporary relocation of the four way stop intersection, Settingdown Road and Martin Road will be intermittently closed to facilitate the temporary intersection. During the intermittent closure, traffic will be routed onto a temporary gravel surface. After Nov. 25, the temporary four way stop intersection will be in place until such time that the construction ...

Forsyth County Fire Department Begins Aerial's House Toy Collection

Forsyth County Fire Department Begins Aerial's House Toy Collection
The Forsyth County Fire Department is asking for residents' help in making the holiday season brighter for children in need with the annual Aerial's House toy collection. The initiative gets its name from the piece of equipment which is used by the Fire Department known as an aerial ladder truck.   This year is the 16th year of our Aerial's House Program, and it has become a staple of the firefighter outreach program during the holiday season," Forsyth County Fire Division Chief Jason Shivers said.  "It has been a joy to watch the growth of community support for this ...

County Offices Closed for Veterans Day

County Offices Closed for Veterans Day
Forsyth County government offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of Veterans Day. This includes county offices, the animal shelter, Senior Services, and recycling convenience centers. Recreation centers will be closed on Sunday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day and will reopen on Monday, Nov. 12. Thank you to all veterans for your service!

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