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Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Items of interest from village staff and recent board meetings Deputy Drake Lambdin of the Macon County Sheriff’s Office reported to trustees on Nov. 16 that retail thefts have been steady at  More »

FY 2016 budget discussed, currently stands at $7 million

Thursday, November 12, 2015

At the Nov. 2 board meeting, trustees discussed the operating and capital budget for Fiscal Year 2016, projected to be $7,056,347. If approved, the new budget will put the village’s fiscal year in More »

Tax levy likely to remain unchanged

Thursday, November 12, 2015

At the Nov. 2 meeting, Village Administrator David Strohl recommended there be no increase to the tax levy with regard to Ordinance No. 958, an ordinance levying taxes for all corporate purposes f More »

Christmas tree-lighting gathering

Thursday, November 12, 2015

The First Annual Forsyth Christmas Tree-Lighting Gathering is coming up on Sunday, Dec. 6 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Hot cocoa will be served for $1, but if you bring a can of food to be More »

Sheriff’s Office warns of phone scam

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Deputy Jennifer Harris warned trustees at the Nov. 2 board meeting about a phone scam whereby a caller claims to be Sgt. Miller of the Macon County Sheriff’s Office. The caller tries to get credit More »

Library News

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Food For Thought Join the Food For Thought Book Group at Forsyth Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. for a discussion of Erin Morgenstern’s debut novel, The Night Circus. We encourage  More »

Classic golf tourney moving to August

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Cindy Deadrick-Wolfer, tournament director of the Decatur-Forsyth Classic, spoke at the Oct. 19 board meeting. She thanked trustees for the village’s continued sponsorship of what’s now the longes More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Items of interest from village staff and recent board meetings Developer Steve Horve, owner of Homewood Suites, spoke to trustees at the Nov. 2 board meeting. He urged caution and offered skep More »

Trustees raise hotel/motel tax from 3 percent to 5 percent

Thursday, October 29, 2015

At the Oct. 19 board meeting trustees voted to raise the hotel/motel tax from the current 3 percent to 5 percent. The tax is on overnight stays at hotels located in the village. The purpose of More »

All signs point to Forsyth Park’s new disc golf course

Thursday, October 29, 2015

The Forsyth Park Disc Golf Course has been open for a few weeks, but now the individual hole signs are in to help guide golfers around the course. According to Trustee Bob Gruenewald, there’s More »

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