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Forsyth County Animal Shelter Partnering With Beaver Toyota for Adoption Events

Forsyth County Animal Shelter Partnering With Beaver Toyota for Adoption Events
Community invited to attend Saturday pet adoption events beginning in March   To help find their adoptable pets a home, the Forsyth County Animal Shelter will be providing animal adoptions at Beaver Toyota on the second Saturday of the month beginning March 10. The events will be held at the dealership – located at 1875 Buford Highway in Cumming – from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.   “We are excited for this opportunity to bring some of the dogs and cats from the shelter so that more residents will have a chance to interact with these animals and, hopefully, take them home to be a part of their families,” said Animal ...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held For New Forsyth County Voter Registration & Elections Office

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held For New Forsyth County Voter Registration & Elections Office
The newly constructed Forsyth County Voter Registration & Elections facility located at 1201 Sawnee Drive in Cumming - adjacent to the Tax Commissioner’s Office and Magistrate Court - was dedicated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on February 26. The office was previously located in the County Administration Building with a storage facility at another location. The new facility enables the department to consolidate their two locations for improved efficiency. With the move, Advance/Early Voting will no longer take place in the County Administration Building or Cumming City Hall. All downtown Advance/Early Voting will now take place at the new Forsyth ...

Officials Discuss Transportation Projects at the 2018 Forsyth County Transportation Summit

Officials Discuss Transportation Projects at the 2018 Forsyth County Transportation Summit
County, state and federal officials presented updates on transportation projects at the 2018 Forsyth County Transportation Summit held on Wednesday, February 21. The event – hosted by the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce – was held at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College. District Four Commissioner Cindy Jones Mills, chair of Forsyth County’s Transportation Committee, discussed the county’s focus on transportation. Download the presentation accompanying Mill's remarks.  (Please note: Those using Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge will need to 'Save' the file) Watch a video presentation shown at the event in which county commissioners highlighted projects currently ...

Forsyth County Fire Department Opens Fire Safety Poster Contest to Third Graders

Forsyth County Fire Department Opens Fire  Safety Poster Contest to Third Graders
Local students encouraged to participate in eighth annual contest The Forsyth County Fire Department invites all local third grade students to share their artistic talents while promoting a commitment to fire safety by participating in the eighth annual Forsyth County Fire Safety Poster Contest. The Fire Safety Poster Contest is open to all third grade students in Forsyth County public, private and homeschools. The posters should reflect one of the following themes:   • ‘Tools Not Toys’ – Matches and lighters are tools, not toys • ‘Report an Emergency’ – Know when and how to call in an emergency • ‘Two Ways Out’ – Importance of knowing two ...

Proposed City of Sharon Springs to be Focus of Town Hall Meeting

Proposed City of Sharon Springs to be Focus of Town Hall Meeting
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a town hall meeting regarding the proposed city of Sharon Springs on Tuesday, February 27. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College.   The purpose of the town hall meeting is for the Board of Commissioners to hear from the public regarding the proposal to create the new city of Sharon Springs within Forsyth County. The members of Forsyth County’s state delegation are also invited to attend.   During this town hall, public comment is encouraged. ...

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’
A series of SPLOST Public Input Meetings gets underway, the county seeks feedback on a subarea plan and the Voter Registration & Elections Office moves to a new location. We cover these topics and more in this month’s episode of ‘Your Forsyth,’ a monthly short-segment video series recapping Forsyth County government highlights from the previous month.  Your Forsyth airs all month long on TV Forsyth (Comcast channel 23, AT&T channel 99 and TV Forsyth Live at forsythco.com). The program is also available to watch anytime on the county government’s Facebook page – www.facebook.com/ForsythCountyGovernment – and TV Forsyth On Demand at ...

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