Cities In The News


Forsyth mulls another employee pay raise for 2020

October 31, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

City manager Janice Hall presented a preliminary 2020 Forsyth budget for council in a work session on Oct. 21.

City forcing changes in school traffic

October 28, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth police say school traffic is getting dangerous and have announced plans to step up enforcement and close roads to make it safer.

DOT vows to minimize truck lane impact

October 28, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth mayor Eric Wilson cautioned DOT officials on Thursday that new truck lanes on I-75 could severely hurt his town.

Mayor asks I-75 leaders for help on truck lanes

October 17, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth mayor Eric Wilson told leaders along the I-75 corridor on Sept. 19 that he’s very concerned about how new truck lanes could hurt his city.

New city hall site demo coming soon

October 4, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth is moving forward with plans for a new city hall that is now estimated to cost $5.69 million. Forsyth’s architects said at a work session on Sept. 3 that they will advertise for bids on Sept. 13 to demolish the old building on the site where city hall will be built, open bids on Oct. 14 and have the building down by Dec. 20.

New range for Forsyth golf course

August 30, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth is using city employees to add a driving range to the Forsyth Golf Course where golfers will hit off mats that simulate turf on a concrete pad. The city is providing employees to pour concrete, which will be about six inches deep, on the 100 foot long pad.

City eyes gates to protect ‘pitiful’ cemetery

August 27, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

The city of Forsyth wants to install gates preventing access to the city cemetery after two residents complained on Tuesday about broken headstones and unkept graves.