Forsyth County Approves New 70,000 Square Foot Hindu Temple in Cumming, Georgia
Despite initial protests from nearby residents, Forsyth County approved a new 70,000 square foot Hindu temple off Peachtree Parkway at its Aug. 3rd meeting. Residents now say they have reached compromises with the developers allowing the project to begin construction.
Mixed Use Development in Cumming, Georgia Nears Completion
It was over 2 years ago that I wrote the article below about a new mixed use development in Cumming, Georgia. After years of mud and grading, they are finally getting somewhat close to completion. The roads were just paved a few weeks ago, so I took my first venture into the site since it all began.
Cumming, Georgia’s Sawnee EMC is Now Using Nuclear Power from Plant Vogtle
Cumming, Georgia’s Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation announced that as of July 31, it is receiving 23 megawatts of nuclear energy from the Plant Vogtle Unit 3 near Waynesboro. Plant Vogle has provided power to Georgia for over 30 years and is expected to provide power for Cumming, Georgia and Sawnee EMC for the next 60 plus years.
Exploring IndiFresh: A Culinary Adventure in Cumming, Georgia
Exploring IndiFresh: A Culinary Adventure in Cumming, Georgia. IndiFresh Indian Market, just a bit south of Cumming, Georgia, stands as a vibrant hub that encapsulates the rich and diverse flavors of Indian cuisine and culture. This cultural emporium offers an authentic experience, connecting the local community with the essence of India through its myriad offerings.
Cumming City Center: Where Community and Culture Converge in Cumming, Georgia
Cumming City Center, nestled in the heart of Cumming, Georgia, is a vibrant and bustling hub that encapsulates the essence of community living. Boasting a fusion of modernity and southern charm, this urban center stands as a testament to Cumming's evolution from a small town to a dynamic suburban destination.
Forsyth County Sheriff's Office releases information about library shutdown, apprehends suspect
(Forsyth County, GA) Residents are learning more about the “suspicious activity” that impacted the Forsyth County Public Library on July 19. The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) released additional information Monday about the events that led to the evacuation and closure of the Sharon Forks library and the search of the Post Road library.
Big changes for Shops of Kelly Mill, including tentative Lidl opening date
(Forsyth County, GA) Anyone driving near the intersection of Bethelview and Kelly Mill Road has probably noticed the construction underway at the Shops at Kelly Mill. Existing businesses are moving, new outparcels are being developed, and a new building will be open this fall. Plus, the Lidl finally has a tentative opening date.
Forsyth County 5th graders set to break world record
(Forsyth County, GA) The end of the school year is extra-special for one class of Forsyth County 5th graders this year. Dr. Beth Moody’s gifted 5th grade class at Poole’s Mill Elementary led a school-wide effort to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chain of recycled paper airplanes. Every student at Poole’s Mill worked together to help achieve this goal, creating paper planes to add to the chain.
Pittman Road in Forsyth County to close temporarily in June: what you need to know
(Forsyth County, GA) Drivers who use Pittman Road in west Forsyth County to navigate between Bethelview Road to Post Road will have to find an alternate route starting June 1. The road will be temporarily closed to all thru traffic from June 1 to June 12 to replace the cross drain north of Arcanum Place.
Business Beat: Whataburger closures, 2 new restaurants opening in Forsyth County
(Forsyth County, GA) Interested in trying a new restaurant? With several new spots opening in Forsyth County lately, you’re in luck – though you might have some trouble eating at the new Whataburger.
We Got a Whataburger: Reviewing a Texas-born Favorite
In this episode, we check out the newly opened Whataburger in Cumming, Ga. Was it worth braving the lines?
Forsyth County Symphony Orchestra kicks off spring season
(Forsyth County, GA) With summer approaching, many are looking forward to upcoming vacations and other travel opportunities. But until then, Forsyth County residents can take a trip “Around the World” with the Forsyth Symphony Orchestra.
2 Forsyth County residents honored during April Cumming City Council meeting
(Forsyth County, GA) Cumming Mayor Troy Brumbalow and the Cumming City Council recently celebrated two local residents for giving back to the community. During the April Regular Meeting on Tuesday, April 18, Mayor Troy Brumbalow and members of the City Council presented a Key to the City to Ricky Noles. This honor is reserved for those, like Noles, who have served the Cumming community for decades, becoming “pillars of the community.”
Business beat: 2 restaurants opening at Cumming City Center
(Forsyth County, GA) It’s finally happening. After the months-long wait, Forsyth County residents can grab a meal at the City Center with friends and family. The first restaurant to open was the Tin Cup Grill with an invitation-only soft opening on Friday, April 14. Its grand opening was Wednesday, April 19 with dinner service in the Club area. For now, it will be open nightly from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Lunch service may begin in the coming weeks; check the Facebook page for the most up-to-date information.
2 students at the University of North Georgia Cumming campus win Goldwater scholarships
(Forsyth County, GA) Two students at The University of North Georgia (UNG) are celebrating this week after being named Goldwater scholars. With two students earning this honor, UNG tied larger institutions like the University of Georgia and Georgia State University for the second-most Barry Goldwater Scholarship recipients among public universities in Georgia this year.
Business Beat: 2 grand openings at the Cumming City Center this weekend
(Forsyth County, GA) If you’ve been waiting for businesses at the City Center to finally open their doors, there’s more good news for you this weekend. Avenue of the Oaks and the Lily Rose Co. Marketplace are both hosting grand opening events on Saturday, April 15.
Families flock to Fowler Park for fun-filled touch-a-truck day
(Forsyth County, GA) Children celebrated the last day of spring break with a special Touch-A-Truck event at Fowler Park on Friday. Part of the Forsyth County Public Library (FCPL) spring break programming, the event featured fire trucks, police cars, school buses, and more.
Business Beat: New sandwich shop opens in South Forsyth County
(Forsyth County, GA) Looking for a new place to grab a quick bite in Cumming? A new Jersey Mike’s sandwich shop opened this week in the Kroger Marketplace shopping center near the intersection of Castleberry and Bethelview Road.
Longtime Forsyth County leader Roger Crow honored with key to the city of Cumming
(Forsyth County, GA) Roger Crow, a longtime local leader, was honored with a special Key to the City recognition during the City of Cumming March Work Session on Tuesday, March 7. Mayor Troy Brumbalow and city council members noted that Crow has been a “pillar of the community” for decades.