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Hunters find human bones; Forsyth authorities helping investigate

DAWSON COUNTY ­-- The discovery of human bones has triggered a joint investigation by the sheriff’s offices in Forsyth and Dawson counties.

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Hampton Park welcoming Sensitive Santa program

For children with sensory sensitivities, autism or other special needs, Christmas may not be the most wonderful time of the year.

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Matt Highway wreck leaves trash truck turned over

Matt Highway wreck leaves trash truck turned over

Forsyth County - Thanksgiving’s rivalry football games are over, but a new round of trash talk was sniffed out Monday morning after an accident involving an 18-wheeler in north Forsyth left a rotten smell in the air. Literally.

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Opening dates locked in for new Forsyth courthouse, jail

Opening dates locked in for new Forsyth courthouse, jail

CUMMING — After months of construction, the opening of Forsyth County’s new jail and courthouse in downtown Cumming are in sight — and have official dates.

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Van helps Forsyth young adults with special needs get to work

Van helps Forsyth young adults with special needs get to work

FORSYTH COUNTY — If Anna Blethen could drive herself, she would probably still be employed at Siemens.

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North Georgia Art Ramble showcases local work

North Georgia Art Ramble showcases local work

CUMMING — Let’s ramble folks, art-style.

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Cumming Christmas Parade set for Saturday

Cumming Christmas Parade set for Saturday

CUMMING — With Thanksgiving officially over, it’s time to focus on the Christmas season.

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Celebration of Lights on Friday at Northside-Forsyth

Celebration of Lights on Friday at Northside-Forsyth

CUMMING — Northside Hospital-Forsyth will hold its annual Celebration of Lights at 6 p.m. Friday.

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Forsyth student promotion/retention policy waived for 2014-15

Forsyth student promotion/retention policy waived for 2014-15

The procedure for which student will advance to the next grade or be held back a year was changed and simplified this year due to the pioneer year of state assessments.

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‘A Christmas Carol’ runs through Dec. 21 at Playhouse

‘A Christmas Carol’ runs through Dec. 21 at Playhouse

CUMMING — Those in need of a little Christmas spirit may want to check out the newest production on the Cumming Playhouse stage.

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Worldly animals coming to Cumming Library

Zookeepers and animals from the North Georgia Zoo will visit the Cumming Library to present “Animals Around the World” as part of the One World Forsyth cultural series at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8.

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Murder case with Forsyth ties back to lower court after appeal

FULTON COUNTY — In a murder case with Forsyth County ties, a man who pleaded guilty to killing and dismembering another man over a $250 drug debt will have a second chance to argue that his conviction should be thrown out.

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Forsyth state patrol post holding toy drive

Forsyth state patrol post holding toy drive

Law enforcement and public safety agencies in Forsyth County want to join in the season of giving.

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Cumming Library to hold crafting fair Dec. 7

Cumming Library to hold crafting fair Dec. 7

CUMMING — The holiday season is often a busy time of year for hobbyists looking to create gifts and decorations from Thanksgiving to Christmas, but a local library branch wants talented crafters to share their expertise with the community.

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Georgia lawmakers working on transportation funding

Georgia lawmakers working on transportation funding

GAINESVILLE — After hearing largely from constituents for the past few months, a state legislative committee now is ready to huddle over ways Georgia could boost

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Report offers insight on south Forsyth explosives suspect

Report offers insight on south Forsyth explosives suspect

SOUTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County Sheriff’s report detailing the recent arrest of a south Forsyth man for possessing a destructive device notes his family described him as having inexplicably become a “typical doomsday person.”

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Vets reunite 60 years later after chance meeting in Cumming

Vets reunite 60 years later after chance meeting in Cumming

CUMMING — As Forsyth County’s population continues to grow, more residents are making new friends, as well as occasionally reconnecting with old ones.

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Chestatee serves up community meal

Chestatee serves up community meal

NORTH FORSYTH — Students may be off this week, but one northeastern Forsyth County school was full of teachers and students Wednesday.

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Cumming area merchants brace for holiday crowds

Cumming area merchants brace for holiday crowds

CUMMING — Friday is the biggest shopping day in Forsyth County and that means a busy day for local merchants.

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Meals on Wheels fills community need in Forsyth

Meals on Wheels fills community need in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — When Conrad Culver opened his door about a month ago to receive his Meals on Wheels box, he was surprised to see the familiar face of his longtime physician smiling at him.

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Forsyth authorities share travel, shopping safety tips

CUMMING — For those of us who are able to move from the couch after Thursday’s Thanksgiving feast, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office has offered some safety tips to make sure our holiday does not become a tragedy.

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Frying a turkey this holiday? Forsyth fire officials urge caution

FORSYTH COUNTY — Thanksgiving is a day of family celebration, an opportunity to express gratitude for your blessings. However, a day with so much cooking and busyness can also lead to some hazards.

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THE BUZZ: Basketball season returns to Forsyth County

THE BUZZ: Basketball season returns to Forsyth County

Our weekly print and video series - presented by Lanier Technicial College – where local high school students share “The Buzz” about what’s going on at their school – and compete for the most “buzzworthy” moment of the week.

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Authorities: Homeless man drowned in Lake Lanier

Authorities: Homeless man drowned in Lake Lanier

CUMMING — The body found Monday morning on the Lake Lanier shoreline at Mary Alice Park has been identified as a 46-year-old homeless man, authorities said.

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Inmate who escaped indicted on previous charges

Inmate who escaped indicted on previous charges

CUMMING — An escaped inmate who turned himself back in after nearly 48 hours of freedom last month has been indicted on the charges for which he was initially detained.

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Wreck on Hwy. 20 in east Forsyth involved a boat

EAST FORSYTH — A two-vehicle accident involving a sports utility vehicle towing a boat left both drivers with minor injuries about 10 a.m. Monday, according to Georgia State Patrol officer Michael Tennant.

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Que’n wraps up fourth — and perhaps final — year in Cumming

Que’n wraps up fourth — and perhaps final — year in Cumming

CUMMING — The head of the National Barbecue Cup: Que’n in Cumming said that this was the event’s best year, but it could also be the last at its current location.

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Forsyth businesses brace for Thanksgiving rush

FORSYTH COUNTY — Thanksgiving can be a busy day for families with travel, get-togethers and cooking. And for local food businesses, the holiday is one of their busiest days of the year.

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Investigation ongoing into body found in Lake Lanier at Mary Alice Park

CUMMING — Results from an autopsy on the body of a man that was found Monday morning on the Lake Lanier shoreline at Mary Alice Park are expected Wednesday, authorities said.

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Pedestrian struck by car expected to survive

SOUTH FORSYTH — A pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle in south Forsyth Monday night will survive his injuries, authorities have determined.

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