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During the annual State of the County event hosted in partnership with the Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce, Board of Commissioners Chairman and District 2 Commissioner Alfred John delivered an update on the County that covered a wide range of topics recapping milestones from the past ... Read more...

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Forsyth County Board of Commissioners and other members of Forsyth County government will reflect on the past year’s accomplishments and take a look ahead at key priorities for moving Forsyth County forward at the annual State of the County event on Tuesday, April 19, ... Read more...

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During a class of the Forsyth County Student Government Academy held on Thursday, Feb. 10, students learned about the work and responsibilities of state government. The students were joined by two of Georgia’s top leaders – State Supreme Court Justice Shawn Ellen LaGrua and Lt. Governor ... Read more...

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Standard & Poor (S&P), Moody’s and Fitch each provide county with highest rating Two of the nation’s major credit agencies affirmed Forsyth County’s perfect bond rating this week with a AAA rating from S&P and a Aaa rating from Moody’s. This follows a AAA ... Read more...

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During their Jan. 21 meeting, the Board of Commissioners recognized high school students from across the county as the first members of the Forsyth County Student Government Academy. The Student Government Academy provides talented students the opportunity to learn about the innerworkings of the Forsyth ... Read more...

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Forsyth County resident and Senior Vice President of Jacobs Engineering Group Tom Meinhart has been elected to serve as an at-large citizen member on the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) after being nominated to the position by Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Cindy Jones ... Read more...

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During their Nov. 4 meeting, the Board of Commissioners recognized Nov. 4 as the beginning of Diwali in Forsyth County. Please find the attached photo of the board with members of the south Asian and Indian community for use in your coverage. Diwali, also known ... Read more...

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Documents presented during commission meetings available for public viewing on-demand    Agendas and supporting documents presented during Forsyth County Board of Commissioners meetings and work sessions are now available for viewing and downloading via the Meetings tab on the County’s website, forsythco.com.     “Supporting documents such as maps, proposals or ... Read more...

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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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...