# Forsyth county government
Forsyth County manager leaving for state role, chairman re-elected
(Forsyth County, GA) The current Forsyth County Manager is leaving his job after being appointed by Governor Brian Kemp (R) as the new commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) for Georgia.
Forsyth County expands its social media presence to engage residents
(Image/Forsyth County Parks & Recreation) (Forsyth County, GA) Forsyth County Parks & Recreation has a new social media account. The department has just launched an Instagram profile.
First class graduates from Forsyth County’s Student Government Academy
The first graduating class of the Forsyth County Student Government Academy(Photo/Forsyth County) (Forsyth County, GA) Twenty-one high school juniors are the first students to graduate from Forsyth County’s new Student Government Academy.A graduation ceremony was held on Wednesday, May 11 at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College. The Student Government Academy was created as a civics program to give eleventh graders the opportunity to understand how local governments operate. By engaging with leaders from Forsyth County and the state of Georgia, as well as the media, students learned firsthand how departments work together to make decisions and set policy for the community.
FoCo achievements, improvement plans and new benefits highlighted at the State of the County address
Commissioner Alfred John speaks at the 2022 FoCo State of the County Address(Image by Forsyth County Government) (Forsyth County, GA) On Tuesday, April 19, Forsyth County public officials and community members crowded into the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College to hear the annual FoCo State of the County Address.