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UPDATE: Trunk or Treat Safety Event Rescheduled for October 25 at Cumming Fairgrounds

UPDATE: Trunk or Treat Safety Event Rescheduled for October 25 at Cumming Fairgrounds
UPDATE: Due to weather concerns, the Trunk or Treat event is rescheduled for Friday, Oct. 25, from 6-9 p.m. at the Cumming Fairgrounds.  Annual Halloween safety event hosted by Forsyth County public safety   Local families are invited to the county’s annual Trunk or Treat Safety Event. The family-friendly event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, at the Cumming Fairgrounds (235 Castleberry Road).    “Trunk or Treat is a fun event and is also an opportunity to share important safety information surrounding Halloween activities,” said Fire Chief Barry Head. “The fire department looks forward to Trunk or Treat ...

New Payment Machines Installed at County Operated Lake Parks

New Payment Machines Installed at County Operated Lake Parks
Forsyth County Parks & Recreation has installed automated payment machines for boat ramp fees at Charleston Park (5850 Charleston Park Rd.), Six Mile Creek Park (6020 Browns Bridge Rd.) and Young Deer Creek Park (7300 Heard Rd.). Daily users will now pay by credit/debit card and are offered the option to purchase an annual pass onsite through the machines.  Park fees will remain the same: $5 per boat launch; and $40 per annual pass (50% senior discount for ages 55+). Previously, users inserted cash in an envelope and placed it in a metal box for daily fees or purchased an ...

Recycle Household Hazardous Waste November 16

Recycle Household Hazardous Waste November 16
Keep ForsythCounty Beautiful (KFCB), in partnership with the Forsyth County Recycling and Solid Waste Department and the City of Cumming, invites residents to participate in the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Recycling and Disposal event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Cumming Fairgrounds' parking lot 3 (235 Castleberry Rd.).   Online registration and a printed confirmation are required for participation. Registration for county residents opens at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, at keepforsythcountybeautiful.org. Availability is on a first come, first served basis until the maximum amount of materials or vehicles are registered for participation.   Items that will be accepted include corrosive, ignitable, toxic and/or reactive ...

Fire Department Promotes Personnel, Welcomes New Firefighters and Graduates Recruit Class

Fire Department Promotes Personnel, Welcomes New Firefighters and Graduates Recruit Class
Fire Department promotes six, swears in nine and graduates 25   In a ceremony held Friday, Oct. 11, the Forsyth County Fire Department promoted six personnel, swore in nine firefighters and graduated its newest recruit class. Family, friends and Fire Department staff attended the ceremony held at Mountain Lake Church.   In the promotional portion of the event, the following members of the department were formally promoted to new positions: Fire Instructor Ronald Greame Fagan was promoted to division chief of operations Jason Thomas Stover was promoted to division chief fire marshal ...

VIDEO: Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’

VIDEO: Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’
Senior Services offers fun, fall day trips around north Georgia, we’ll grab our bikes and hit the county’s three mountain bike trails and kids of all ages are invited to the annual Trunk or Treat Safety Event! 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 ...

Senior Services’ October-November Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ October-November Newsletter Now Available
A Trunk & Treasure shopping event, Sexton Hall Art Gallery opening, caregiver support programs, 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 Oct.-Nov. newsletter. Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information or call (770) 781-2178.

Ronald Reagan Boulevard Extension Open House Meeting Set for October 15

Ronald Reagan Boulevard Extension Open House Meeting Set for October 15
Residents are invited to attend a public information open house meeting to learn about plans to construct an extension to Ronald Reagan Blvd. Final construction plans for the project will be available during the informal open house from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at South Forsyth High School (585 Peachtree Pkwy.). Engineering staff will be available to answer questions. “An informal open house of this nature is meant to inform residents and allow for more opportunities to answer individual questions concerning construction,” said Forsyth County Director of Engineering John Cunard. “We look forward to speaking with county ...

UPDATE: Trunk or Treat Safety Event Rescheduled for October 25 at Cumming Fairgrounds

UPDATE: Trunk or Treat Safety Event Rescheduled for October 25 at Cumming Fairgrounds
UPDATE: Due to weather concerns, the Trunk or Treat event is rescheduled for Friday, Oct. 25, from 6-9 p.m. at the Cumming Fairgrounds.  Annual Halloween safety event hosted by Forsyth County public safety   Local families are invited to the county’s annual Trunk or Treat Safety Event. The family-friendly event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, at the Cumming Fairgrounds (235 Castleberry Road).    “Trunk or Treat is a fun event and is also an opportunity to share important safety information surrounding Halloween activities,” said Fire Chief Barry Head. “The fire department looks forward to Trunk or Treat every year and takes a great deal of ...

Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Patriot Day, September 11

Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Patriot Day, September 11
The United States flag will be displayed at half-staff at Forsyth County government facilities on Tuesday, September 11, 2019, in recognition of Patriot Day following a proclamation by President Donald J. Trump and Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. By a joint resolution approved 12/18/2001, Public Law 107-89 has designated September 11 of each year as "Patriot Day" which also directs flags be lowered to half-staff for the entire day on September 11.

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