As the use and sale of products containing CBD have increased, the city of Cumming is looking at ways to regulate the emerging business.
The Cumming City Center hit another milestone this week as the city council approved a new general contractor for the project.
Drivers going down Canton Highway (Hwy. 20) may have noticed crews moving dirt near Forsyth Central High School for the new Cumming City Center, but that’s not all that’s been going on with the project recently.
Just down the street from where crews are clearing land for the future Cumming City Center, a property owner wants to add some townhomes to the mix.
In May 2018, Gov. Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 17, the so-called “brunch bill,” which amended the state law and gave voters in municipalities the ability to decide whether to move the time of alcohol sales on Sundays from 12:30 p.m. to 11 a.m.
Issues between Forsyth County and the city of Cumming over an annexation along Marketplace Boulevard and Turner Road may be heading toward a compromise.
Under the proposed annexation, the city would rezone the property from its current agriculture use to institutional on two of the parcels and “AP” on the third.
David Leathers, said the project will add revenue directly to the town's budget and the community impact will be immeasurable as the development offers a safe place for neighbors to gather and enjoy concerts, a farmer's market, and shopping.
Cumming Police Chief David Marsh was congratulated by Mayor Troy Brumbalow and city council members after being sworn in July 22.
County officials are wrestling with the latest bid by the City of Cumming to annex property.