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Forsyth County’s Halcyon part of wave of suburban mini-cities

Phil Mays stands at the center of a sprawling construction site and points to a future food hall, a brew pub and rows of boutiques taking shape behind a curtain of trees along Ga. 400 in south Forsyth County.

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The name of Forsyth County's next middle school will honor this former local education advocate

After a landslide vote by the community, the Forsyth County Schools Board of Education unanimously voted to name its next middle school after former longtime board member and education advocate Donald F. Hendricks.

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Toxicology report: Mom found dead at party had 0.23 BAC, Xanax in her system

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. - There are new developments in the case of a mother of five who died during an overnight party, gaining national interest online. On Wednesday, investigators ruled the death of Tamla Horsford was accidental.

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Here's how the Cumming City Council wants to get high school students more involved in local government

A new program that will give students attending high school in the city of Cumming a chance to get involved with local government was among issues discussed in a short regular meeting of the Cumming City Council on Tuesday night.

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Pistol-packing Georgia grandmother fires shots at burglar trying to break into her home

JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. (CNN NEWSOURCE) - A great-grandmother in Georgia used a pistol to scare a burglar trying to break into her home. The grandmother had a few choice words for the burglar before firing off some shots.

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Police: Case closed in death of Cumming mom at overnight house party

CUMMING, Ga. — 40-year-old Tamla Horsford, a mother from Forsyth County, has become the center of a viral social media controversy after she died at an overnight house party surrounded by other adults.

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Roadways Closed Alert Due To Flooding In Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY, GA — Due to flooding, Castleberry Road between Majors Road and Bethelview Road is CLOSED as of 7:45 a.m., according to the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office. Additionally, Nicholson Road at Old Federal Road is closed due to flooding.

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Bahamian track athlete found dead in Georgia

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On Thursday, Dekalb County Police identified a man shot to death Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of an office park in Stone Mountain, Georgia as former Bahamian track and field standout Douglas Lynes-Bell.

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Man rescued after driving around barricade, getting stuck on flooded road

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. - Deputies were not happy that they had to rescue a man in flood waters and his pick-up truck got stuck. It happened along Nicholson Road in Forsyth County. Several days of rain have caused the Etowah River to rise over its banks and flooded the road.

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Sheriff: Probe ongoing into death of woman at Forsyth County party

CUMMING, Ga. (AP) -- Sheriff's officials are completing their investigation into the death of a Georgia woman who was found unresponsive during a house party. The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office tells news outlets a final report on the Nov. 4 death of 40-year-old Tamla Horsford may be released this

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Death of mother-of-five at 'adult slumber party' ruled accident

Forsyth County, GA (CBS46) The mysterious death of a Forsyth County mother of five is being ruled an accident. She died during an adult slumber party and the coroner's toxicology report only leads to more questions.

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Social media post uncovered in mom's death

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46)- There are a lot of questions surrounding what actually happened to 40-year old Tamla Horsford, the local mom who died at an overnight party. However, investigators have walked away, and ruled her death was an accident. The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office told CBS46 they

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Cumming Inspections: 'Rat Droppings, Very Dirty Floors And Walls'

FORSYTH COUNTY, GA — Here are some restaurant and food service inspections conducted in Forsyth County during the past week. Click on the date or score to see more info. Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possibl

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Three Georgia residents tied to theft here

Three Georgia residents arrested on theft charges early Wednesday near Uniontown have been tied to the theft of a cash register from a Seymour motel, police report. Askari Greer, 27, and Tamecia James, 23, both of Atlanta, Georgia, and Jacobey Nelson, 23, of Forest Park, Georgia, face potential char

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2019 TRACK & FIELD PREVIEW: 10 Forsyth County athletes to watch

The county track and field season recently got underway, and as always, there figures to be multiple names from area schools in the fight for a state title come May. Forsyth County typically contends most strongly in distance races and a few select field events, but there are runners in almost every

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Here's What A Cool Million Buys In Georgia This Week

GEORGIA — Burrr. The chill of winter is in the air, even for Atlanta. But fret not, Patch has compiled a list of cozy Georgia homes on the market where you can cuddle by the fireplace.

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Winning Fantasy 5 lottery tickets sold in Cobb, Cumming

Two Georgia Lottery Fantasy 5 jackpot tickets each worth $125,000 were bought in Cumming and online last week. The Georgia Lottery Corporation said the online ticket was sold in the Feb. 16 drawing while the Cumming ticket was obtained Feb. 17 from the Publix grocery store at 580 Atlanta Road.

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South Georgia drug busts linked to Cuban drug organization

BURKE COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified and dismantled numerous drug operations in South Georgia. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, the GBI’s Southeastern Regional Drug Task Force executed four simultaneous search warrants in Jenkins and Burke counties relating to an ongoing

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Safety Concerns Close West Bank Park At Lake Lanier

CUMMING, GA – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District has temporarily closed the West Bank Park at Lake Lanier as of Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, due to safety hazards. The park will remain closed while saturated ground conditions delay efforts to resolve the safety concerns.

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Authorities: Forsyth County woman died from accidental fall

Investigation into the death of a Forsyth County woman has now been officially closed by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities have ruled that on the evening of Nov. 4, 2018, Tamla Horsford, 40, fell from the back deck of 4450 Woodlet Court in north Forsyth during an overnight party, her

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