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Forsyth is back in the birthing business for the first time in 30 years. Dr. Bola Sogade of ObGyne Consultants cut the ribbon on her new Birthing Center at 100 MLK Boulevard in Forsyth last month. The 3,700 square-foot facility includes two birthing rooms and looks like a home. The idea of a…

Once Upon A Time Weddings is a hidden gem right here in Monroe County and it wants to host your dream wedding! A family-owned business, the Hughes family purchased the 1857 home in 2013 and has transformed it into what most photographers would call a dream. The idea of a venue came after Sha…

Central Georgia EMC, Southern Rivers Energy, and Oglethorpe Power Corp. presented a 2018 ad valorem tax payment of $3,386,562.60 to the Monroe County Tax Commissioner’s office. The taxes are for Oglethorpe Power’s 60 percent ownership in Units 1 and 2 of the Robert W. Scherer coal-fired plan…

Smarr native Joe Evans has parlayed Monroe County common sense and integrity, learned from boyhood idols like Robert Persons, Dan Pitts, and, of course, his father Bubber Evans, into an ultra-successful career in banking. And that career hit its peak on Tuesday with the sale of Atlanta-based…

A Monroe County couple has bought Jonah’s on Johnston and after some renovations will re-open on Thursday, promising fast service every day and pizza by the slice.

Southern Tradition Builders has been hired to do $61,646 in renovations to the old city hall to make room for a Scoops ice cream and candy shop.

The giant scissors snipped the ribbon and it flew apart to officially open Hill’s Auto Service at 30 East Main Street as Forsyth’s newest business. Forsyth-Monroe County Chamber of Commerce hosted the ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Dec. 11 to introduce Hill’s Auto Service to the community.

Gleam Power Washing would like to make your home or business sparkle in places where you didn’t think it could anymore. Gleam Power Washing serves Middle Georgia, including Monroe, Butts, Bibb, Jasper, Henry, Spalding, Lamar, Pike, Fayette, Jones and Newton counties. As well as power washing…

When Forsyth’s Convention & Visitor’s Bureau Executive Director Gilda Stanbery saw a call for cities to represent Georgia at Southern Living magazine’s Culinary Showcase, she jumped at the opportunity and sent the application. Forsyth was chosen, along with Atlanta, Columbus and Athens. 

Monroe County Commissioners on Tuesday, Nov. 6 allowed a cattle processing facility/slaughterhouse to be built on Hwy. 42 South despite the objections of about 75 nearby residents.

The Forsyth-Monroe County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for Southern Insurance Partners at its new office at 317 North Frontage Road, Forsyth on Oct. 25. Conveniently located at the corner of Oak Ridge Drive, the agents of Southern Insurance Partners are ready to serve your com…

Scoops, a Georgia-based homemade ice cream and candy company, is expected to sign a lease to occupy the old city hall on the Forsyth square after the city agreed to do $125,000 in renovations.

Forsyth’s Piggly Wiggly opened its deli on Monday serving hot, home cooking for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Teresa Cox saw an unfamiliar number on her caller ID; so she didn’t answer the call. Then she had a message from Wesley Littleton, Store Manager at Forsyth Piggly Wiggly, asking her to call and she did. She could hardly believe it when he told her she had just won the Grand Re-Opening drawin…

Georgia Rep. Robert Dickey told the Lt. James Monroe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) about his legacy as a fourth generation farmer. Dickey has represented District 140 in the Georgia House since 2011. The district includes Crawford County and parts of Monroe, Bibb,…

Forsyth-Monroe County Chamber of Commerce hosted a well-attended Ribbon Cutting for the newest retail business in downtown Forsyth on Friday, Sept. 21. Hometown Treasures Monograms & Gift Shop is now open at 51 West Johnston Street to take care of all of those special gifts for loved one…

The city’s zoning board gave an initial OK to a new Volume Chevrolet dealership at 450 North Lee Street on Thursday. It should be open for business by late Spring if all goes as planned, architect Jeff Westall told the Forsyth Planning & Zoning Commission on Aug. 2. The owners of the new…

J. Keith Anthony, Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, Planters and Citizens Bank, Forsyth, has been elected by his peers in the state as president of the Leadership GBA Executive Committee for the Georgia Bankers Association (GBA). In his role as president, Anthony will also ser…

Local firefighters spent hours Monday night battling a blaze that erupted shortly after 8 p.m. at a mostly vacant warehouse on East Adams Street. The fire, which was reported by passers by who saw smoke, occurred at a cotton mill formerly used by Trio Manufacturing. The building is owned by …

A nearly $6 million project that includes a new convenience store, Huddle House, Papa John’s and Zaxby’s could open in Forsyth as early as January, a McDonough developer said at a ground-breaking with Monroe County officials on Monday.

An Alabama development company has asked Monroe County for permission to build a new 72-unit apartment complex on New Forsyth Road just north of the Bibb County line, but opponents are mobilizing saying it will hurt property values and cause traffic problems.