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During their meeting Thursday, Aug. 4, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners recognized Col. Carrol Edge for his tireless advocacy for the Miracle League of Cumming/Forsyth County and the special needs community by naming the new Miracle League ball field coming to Lanierland Park ... Read more...

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A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, to officially unveil newly added amenities at Eagle’s Beak Park (8420 Old Federal Rd.) including an inclusive playground, a 1.25-mile paved walking trail with Trail of Tears historical signage, scenic ... Read more...

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Forsyth County Parks & Recreation has received a Contract Award in the amount of $48,000 from the Building Opportunities in Out-of-School Time (BOOST) Grants Program that will be used to expand Therapeutic Recreation program offerings. Funding for the BOOST grant comes from the American Rescue ... Read more...

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County and public leaders gathered March 22 to reopen a renovated portion of the Big Creek Greenway multi-use trail from McFarland Pkwy. (mile marker 1.5) to Union Hill Road (mile marker 3.6). Photos from the event can be found by clicking here. This portion ... Read more...

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A renovated portion of the Big Creek Greenway multi-use trail from McFarland Pkwy. (mile marker 1.5) to Union Hill Road (mile marker 3.6) will reopen to the public on March 22. In addition, the Halcyon Trailhead (6265 Cortland Walk) will open with access to ... Read more...

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Northeast Forsyth County park to temporarily close to allow for construction Beginning Jan. 10, 2022, Lanierland Park (6115 Jot-Em-Down Rd.) will be temporarily closed to allow for earthmoving work to be safely and efficiently completed for an expansion project at the park. The park will ... Read more...

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Greenway between Bethelview Road and Kelly Mill Road now open Following scheduled repairs that began in May 2021, the Big Creek Greenway between Bethelview Road (marker 8.3) and Kelly Mill Road (marker 11) is now open for public use.  Repairs included the replacement of nearly 1,000 linear feet ... Read more...