Cities In The News


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.

Forsyth hotels look for ways to draw, keep visitors

June 6, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

Representatives of Forsyth’s hotels and downtown businesses met together and discussed how to attract more visitors to Forsyth and make them want to stay longer.

Council OKs modern City Hall

May 24, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth council gave the green light last week to a new city hall design despite earlier protests that it was too modern.

Forsyth OKs ‘Party City’ downtown

April 23, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

Visitors to downtown Forsyth will soon be able to ramble around a downtown entertainment district with an alcoholic drink in their hand during certain hours. Council approved a plan on Monday.

Hotel, restaurant eyed for Forsyth ice house

April 12, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

A Forsyth developer is converting the city’s historic ice plant into a thriving boutique hotel, restaurant and event space in the heart of downtown.

Council OKs new city hall design

April 8, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

Clark Nexsen, the architect hired to design the new city hall, on Monday showed council designs for the first time since the city bought the old Colonial store to demolish and use the site for city hall.

Forsyth begins Master Plan for dog parks

March 29, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth held its first public meeting with TSW, the company selected to design a Master Plan for the city’s six parks, on March 14. TSW representatives, Adam Williamson and Beverly Bell, presented an overview of the existing amenities at the city’s parks and what they anticipate designing and recommending to expand, enhance and upgrade the parks.

City getting new subdivision

March 29, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth is about to see the re-start of a subdivision abandoned about 2006 that could eventually be home to as many as 205 families.