How to recycle your Christmas tree in Forsyth County today

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful is offering to recycle residents’ Christmas trees during the annual ‘Bring One for the Chipper’ event! You can recycle your live Christmas trees today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Home Depot at 2635 Peachtree Pkwy. and 1000

15-year-old arrested for threat against Lambert High School

On December 16, students at Lambert High School made staff aware of a 15-year-old who was threatening to cause harm to students at the school. According to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Department, the student attempted to solicit a gun from another student to

What is the smoke smell in North Fulton and Forsyth County?

If you smell smoke in Alpharetta or the surrounding area today or any time in the next five to six weeks, don’t be alarmed. According to Alpharetta officials, contractors working for the Georgia Department of Transportation will be burning vegetative debris related to

How to vote early in Forsyth County

Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 12, Forsyth County registered voters can take advantage of Advance Voting for the Nov. 2 Special Election and City of Cumming Municipal General Election. Advance Voting will be offered at various locations throughout the County on weekdays for three

85-year-old Georgia man dies in crash with semi-truck

An 85-year-old Ball Ground man died in a crash when the man’s Kia and a semi-truck on Matt Highway in Forsyth County. The crash occurred at about 8:38 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection Matt Highway and Old Federal Road. According to the

Search continues for missing 43-year-old Georgia man

On August 18, 2021, 43-year-old Joseph Thomas Zanes was reported missing by his sister and mother. They last saw him at the BP gas station located at 901 Buford Highway on August 14, 2021. He is currently homeless and stays in his

Georgia’s Best County to live in revealed

The U.S. may have the largest economy in the world, but in other key measures indicative of quality of life, it is far from number one. Based on the United Nations Development Programme’s Human Development Index, a tool used for gauging and comparing quality

Police: Burglary ring stole $2.1 million worth of property

A burglary ring that police say was responsible for about 200 burglaries and $2.1 million of stolen property has been charged by police in Gwinnett County. The Gwinnett County Police Department Burglary Unit indicted 12 people with a total of 66 felony

25-year-old Georgia man charged with killing his father

A 25-year-old Forsyth County man has been charged with killing his own father yesterday after the two got into an argument, police say. Forsyth County deputies responded to a home on Homestead Ridge Drive in reference to a shooting at about 5:50

19-year-old charged in shooting at Forsyth County Wendy’s

Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested a man in connection to a shooting incident that occurred on July 13 at a Wendy’s in Forsyth County. Deputies were flagged down at about 10:15 p.m. near Highway 9 and McFarland Parkway by a

24-year-old dies in Forsyth County motorcycle crash

A 24-year-old Cumming man is dead after an afternoon motorcycle crash in Forsyth County Saturday. Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department were dispatched to the area of Buford Dam Road and Timber Lake Trail in reference to a collision between a

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