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New alternations shop opens in mall

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Think of a koala bear when you say the name of a new sewing/alternation business that recently opened in Hickory Point Mall near Bergner’s. Sew Koalaty (pronounced “quality”) reflects owner Jes More »

Community News

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Kindergarten screenings for Maroa-Forsyth Grade School will be held Feb. 8 and Feb. 10. The child must be age 5 by Sept. 1, 2011. Call the school at 877-2023 to make an appointment for the screenin More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Items of interest from the Jan. 18 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS Trustees accepted Plan Commission recommendations and denied special use permits for two Forsyth businesses, including For More »

Village reflects on a successful 2010

Thursday, January 13, 2011

A year ago, Village leaders approached the year 2010 with a sense of cautious optimism and were rewarded with a more stable sales tax base than anticipated. The decision was made to maintain the Villa More »

It’s chili at the mall this weekend

Thursday, January 13, 2011

The Great Forsyth Regional Chili & Salsa Cookoff Saturday, Jan. 15 Hickory Point Mall in the south area near Bergner’s Mayor Hap Gilbert will refine his recipe with some secret ingr More »

Trustees approve pay increase for administrator

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Four of six trustees approved a $10,000 pay increase for Village Administrator Heather Kimmons based on her performance during nearly eight months on the job. Voting in favor of the increase were trus More »

Mall sees 93 percent occupancy

Thursday, January 13, 2011

A five-year record was set this past holiday season at the Hickory Point Mall with a 93 percent occupancy rate in leased spaces. “We’ll see a dip in January, but in February there wil More »

Village seeks to resolve taxation issue in court

Thursday, January 13, 2011

The Village will become a plantiff by moving forward in litigation in an effort to resolve a library taxation issue. Village Administrator Heather Kimmons will seek co-plantiffs from areas north and s More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Items of interest from the Jan. 3 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS Trustees tabled a decision on two requests for special use permits until findings of fact are received from the Plan Commiss More »

Springfield firm will stay on as Village auditors

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

A Springfield firm will continue to provide auditing services to the Village following a Finance Committee review and recommendation which trustees endorsed at their Dec. 20 meeting. Sikich LLP, More »

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