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Watch this video for a quick update on the 369/400 interchange and widening project! Changes are coming up fast as the SR 369 lanes (east and west) are anticipated to move onto the new bridge by the end of 2022 (weather permitting).  Project details include widening SR ... Read more...

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  • August 8, 2022

The left turning lane on E. Main St. (located next to the Courthouse) in downtown Cumming will close beginning Wednesday, Aug. 10, to allow for the construction of a new parking area beside the Courthouse. The lane will be closed for the duration of ... Read more...

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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...

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation is soliciting Letters of Interest (LOI) from qualified firms and operators to provide complete management, maintenance and operational services for the Polo Fields Equestrian Center (5890 Polo Dr.). To see details in the LOI, click here.  “We are looking for a ... Read more...

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The Forsyth County Department of Water and Sewer (FCDWS) is continuously monitoring water quality in Lake Lanier. As is customary during late summer, the County is beginning to see increased levels of naturally occurring minerals or compounds called Manganese, MIB and Geosmin.  While these minerals or compounds ... Read more...

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Everywhere you look, there's a FoCo job for you, poll workers of all ages are needed for the Nov. 8 election and learn all Sawnee Mountain Preserve has to offer!  All of this and more is featured in the latest Your Forsyth Newsletter. Read it ... Read more...

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“Everywhere you look, everywhere you go,” there’s a FoCo Career opportunity FOR YOU! Whether you’re looking to start a career, advance it or you’re just looking to take on a new challenge, Forsyth County government has more opportunities in more career areas than you might ... Read more...

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During their July 21 meeting, Forsyth County’s Board of Commissioners was recognized with the Humane Law Maker Award from the Humane Society of the United States. The award was given for their leadership and support of animal welfare in a recent vote to modify the ... Read more...

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  • July 8, 2022

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners announced its intention to maintain the County’s Maintenance & Operations, Bond and Fire millage rates currently in place with no change. Forsyth County continues to have millage rates among the lowest in metro Atlanta. The proposed County Maintenance & ... Read more...