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Transportation Projects to be Discussed During the 2019 Forsyth County Transportation Summit

Transportation Projects to be Discussed During the 2019 Forsyth County Transportation Summit
County, city and state officials to present updates on transportation April 10   The 2019 Forsyth County Transportation Summit will be held between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10 at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College. The event, hosted by the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce, will feature transportation project updates from local and state officials.   “This summit is a great opportunity for Forsyth County residents to hear directly from those who are working diligently to improve transportation and mobility in our community,” said Forsyth County Manager Eric Johnson.   A transportation roundtable discussion with the following panelists will highlight the event:   -         Russell ...

Senior Services’ April-May Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ April-May Newsletter Now Available
A Cinco de Mayo party, Mother’s Day tea, gardening and cooking classes, day trips and more – it’s all offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services! For details on what’s coming up, check out their April-May newsletter. Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information or call (770) 781-2178.

Barbara Luth to be Sworn in as Chief Registrar and Chairperson of the Board of Registration and Elections

Barbara Luth to be Sworn in as Chief Registrar and Chairperson of the Board of Registration and Elections
Forsyth County Director of Voter Registration and Elections Barbara Luth has been appointed to the position of Chief Registrar and Chairperson of the Board of Registration and Elections by Superior Court Chief Judge Jeffrey S. Bagley.  Luth will be sworn in by Probate Court Judge Lynnwood D. Jordan at 9 a.m. on April 2, 2019 during a The Forsyth County Board of Registrations and Elections regular monthly meeting that will be held at the Voter Registration and Elections Office (1201 Sawnee Dr.). The public is invited to attend the meeting.  “Ms. Luth’s vast background and experience in voting and elections makes ...

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!   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.

Parks & Recreation Summer Activity Guide Now Available

Parks & Recreation Summer Activity Guide Now Available
Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s 2019 Summer Activity Guide is now available online. The guide includes information on a wide variety of camps, activities and programs offered. Registration for listings in the summer activity guide will begin at 8:30 a.m. on April 1.  Register online at parks.forysthco.com or in person at any of the county’s three recreation centers, located at Central Park, Fowler Park and Old Atlanta Park, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. To view the 2019 Summer Activity Guide, visit parks.forsythco.com. Printed copies will be available at the recreation centers beginning March 29.  

Fix a Leak Week Encourages Residents to Check for Leaks

Fix a Leak Week Encourages Residents to Check for Leaks
Thousands of gallons can be lost to leaks every year March 18-24 is Fix a Leak Week, an annual event sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The average household can lose more than 10,000 gallons of water every year, with approximately 10% of homes having leaks that lose 90 gallons or more per day. Fixing easily corrected household leaks can save homeowners money on their water bill. “With Lake Lanier at an all-time high, it can be easy for us to overlook the fact that water is a very valuable resource,” said Director of Forsyth County Department of Water and ...

Forsyth County Fire Department Recognizes and Promotes Personnel, Welcomes New Firefighter

Forsyth County Fire Department Recognizes and Promotes Personnel, Welcomes New Firefighter
Personnel receive awards for life-saving actions In a ceremony held Friday, March 15, the Forsyth County Fire Department presented awards, promoted 18 personnel and swore in a new firefighter. Family, friends and Fire Department staff attended the ceremony held in the Forsyth County Administration Building. Awards were presented to personnel in the first portion of the ceremony. 12 Life Saved awards were presented to Fire Department personnel in recognition of outstanding actions over the past several years.  “The Life Saved Awards are an opportunity for the Fire Department to highlight the decisive and extraordinary efforts of our personnel that directly led to ...

Text to 911 Service Now Available in Forsyth County

Text to 911 Service Now Available in Forsyth County
For use when voice calls are not possible Forsyth County 911 residents in need of emergency services are now able to send a text message to 911 when voice calls are not viable.  “Voice calls are still the best and fastest way to contact 911,” said 911 Center Director Pat Giordano.  “But having the option to send a text message provides an opportunity for those with hearing or speech impairments and those in unsafe conditions to seek help.” The service is offered by all mobile providers to customers with a text or data plan. When texting 911 might be better than calling: • If you ...

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