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Memorial Day ceremony in Cumming recalls sacrifice

Col Theodore R. Scott, deputy commander of the 560th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade of the Georgia Army National Guard. “Whether it was World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq or Afghanistan, they heeded a call that could be only answered by a ...

Another honor for the late Dr. Leila Denmark

The legacy of Portal’s Leila Alice Daughtry Denmark will be honored yet again, this time with the naming of Forsyth County’s sixth high school. Thursday night, the northeast Georgia county’s Board of Education voted on the new name, Denmark High ...

Georgia College grad shoots TV pilot in Milledgeville, aims for Netflix

“Because,” he said, “new media is the future.” Originally from Forsyth, Hencely has lived in Macon, Savannah and a couple of other Georgia communities. He’s 32, and aside from getting a degree, he’s worked several jobs including a stint as a che

The Forsyth Graduation Schedule 2015

Most of our students said goodbye to teachers and staff today, but this year’s grads are getting ready for one last farewell, with graduation ceremonies kicking off Saturday. Here’s a rundown of the graduation dates and locations.

Hart County Added For SBA Disaster Declaration In Georgia

PNPs that provide non-critical services located in Banks, Barrow, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Oglethorpe, Pickens, Stephens and White counties in Georgia are eligible to apply. Examples of eligible ...

Crimes Of The Heart & Bit Way Music &Arts Festival in Middle GA!

Fred's List: The Backlot Players, Forsyth, GA Southern Hospitality May 22, 23, at 8 PM May 24 at 2 PM The Rose Theatre (478) 994-0443 Theatre Macon, Macon, GA Vanya and Sonia, and Masha and Spike May 22 - 30 (478) 746-9485 ...

Puckett EMS honored with Emergency Medical Service of the Year award

was awarded the 2015 State of Georgia Emergency Medical Service of the Year Award on May 11 at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. This is the second time Puckett EMS has earned this prestigious award within the past 10 years. The ...

Forsyth Central equestrian team going to nationals

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Local middle school and high school equestrians, participating under the Forsyth Central team name, will be riding their horses all the way to Oklahoma June 24-28 to participate in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association Zone 4 ...

Forsyth County man charged with killing roommate

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. -- A Cumming man was arrested for fatally stabbing another man during an argument. Donald Clifford Griffin, 57, was taken into custody at the crime scene. He was charged with murder and is being held at the Forsyth County Detention Center.

Man accused of killing Monroe sheriff deputy indicted

Christopher Calmer was indicted on all 9 counts he's facing on Tuesday. FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The man accused of killing a Monroe County sheriff's deputy and injuring another was indicted on Tuesday. District Attorney Richard Milam says ...

Lake Lanier homes for sale forsyth county | Lake Lanier Homes For Sale

Buying a lake lanier home in forsyth county will cost you a little more money because of being on the south end of the lake. A more popular area on the lake. http://lakelanierhomesfor…

Fire crews extinguish blaze in Deerfoot Meadows shopping centre

A two-alarm fire at a furniture and housewares retailer& nbsp;became a public spectacle Wednesday afternoon, sending up thick plumes of black smoke that could be seen many kilometres away, but fire crews qu…

Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band: April 18, 2015 Baby’s All Right – FLAC/MP3/Streaming

[Photos by Jamie Langley] Even though he’s Philadelp hia-based, New York looks more and more like Chris Forsyth’s home turf, having already played a couple shows here this year. On a short break betwe…

Kate Forsyth – Bitter Greens

Easy read Bon-Bon with surprisingly satisfying dark, tough centre. And a feminist, and erotic tale, to boot! This is a clever page turner, kind of easy, kind of straight forward. Absorbing, almost co…

Montreal Metro Project by Christopher Forsyth

Selected photographs of the Montreal Metro Project by Christopher Forsyth. Chris Forsyth is a Montreal-based architecture photographer. For the past 6 months he has been developing a photo series abou…

It’s ‘Orange is the New Black’ Meets ‘Salem’s Lot’ in C. Michael Forsyth’s ‘Night Cage’!

You want to talk about promising projects? How about C. Michael Forsyth’s forthcoming Night Cage, which pits sexy criminal chicks against bloodsucking vampires in the oppressive confines of a prison? …

FrontDoor Communities Releases Video Highlighting Traditions in Cumming

Did you miss the model home grand opening event at Traditions, hosted by FrontDoor Communities and The Providence Group? Experience the fun and take a virtual tour of the model homes while watching a …

Pulte Homes Offering Summer Move-In Options in Metro Atlanta

Are you ready to make a move to your new home in metro Atlanta this summer? With Pulte Homes, you can! Offering 19 quick move-in options in some of the area’s most desirable locations, Pulte Homes off…

If You’re a Poor Kid in Forsyth County Then You’re Screwed

According to a recently released report Forsyth County, NC is the second worst county in the United States when it comes to income mobility for poor children. From the report in the New York Times: F…

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes held in Forsyth [PHOTO ESSAY]

Photographed by Alexis Atkins Written by Isabella L. Roy The Rape Crisis Center held its second fundraising event, “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” on April 30. The event was held in order to bring attenti…


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Ten Most Wanted

The FBI is offering rewards for information leading to the apprehension of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. Select the images of suspects to display more information.












    Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution - First Degree Murder (3 Counts), Arson of an Occupied Structure

    REWARD: The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Robert William Fisher.

    Robert William Fisher is wanted for allegedly killing his wife and two young children and then blowing up the house in which they all lived in Scottsdale, Arizona in April of 2001.

    Fisher is physically fit and is an avid oupoorsman, hunter, and fisherman. He has a noticeable gold crown on his upper left first bicuspid tooth. He may walk with an exaggerated erect posture and his chest pushed out due to a lower back injury. Fisher is known to chew tobacco heavily. He has ties to New Mexico and Florida. Fisher is believed to be in possession of several weapons, including a high-powered rifle.

    Fisher has surgical scars on his lower back.

    • Robert W. Fisher



    Cautions with Jasbug in FORSYTH GEORGIA

    The "Jasbug" is a flaw in the way that computers have access to a network. If any of the hackers had known this since 2000, they could have used to infiltrate computer systems company and take complete control.

    Suppose you use your laptop and public access to Wi-Fi to connect to the office computers. Hackers nearby could spy, steal documents or introduce malware ... I mean, everything.

    There is still no evidence that someone has taken advantage of Jasbug and did this. But it may be too early to say.

    Microsoft considered that the gravity of this situation was "critical". Even Alert guaranteed by the Department of Homeland Security and similar warnings from major companies in cybersecurity.

    Jasbug affects everything from Windows Vista to Windows 8.1 newer. This is the kind of problem that will give you many headaches for system administrators and IT staff of the company.

    Some mistakes are too embedded in the code. The Jasbug was so embedded that Microsoft had to return to restructure some basic parts of Windows.

    Consider this another example of that small defects embedded in computer code could give you problems later. In fact, Microsoft did not even find on your own.

    Jeff Schmidt, an independent researcher JAS Global Advisors in Chicago, discovered a year ago while working on another project. He alerted Microsoft and have since worked together to fix this error.

    Why it took so long to fix it? Jasbug is a problem with the design of the Microsoft operating system itself. The company had to restructure basic parts of your engine giant ... and test it thoroughly to make sure it still worked fine.

    Microsoft can not afford to make arrangements affecting a complete system. Remember that according Netmarketshare, Windows is used by 91% of computers worldwide. [10]

Victms of discrimination in FORSYTH GEORGIA

The EEOC enforces the prohibitions against employment discrimination in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Sections 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Titles I and V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Title II of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act (GINA), and the Civil Rights Act of 1991. These laws prohibit discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, and genetic information, as well as reprisal for protected activity. The Commission´s interpretations of these statutes apply to its adjudication and enforcement in federal sector as well as private sector and state and local government employment.

The EEOC has held that discrimination against an inpidual because that person is transgender (also known as gender identity discrimination) is discrimination because of sex and therefore is covered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. See Macy v. Department of Justice, EEOC Appeal No. 0120120821 (April 20, 2012), The Commission has also found that claims by lesbian, gay, and bisexual inpiduals alleging sex-stereotyping state a sex discrimination claim under Title VII. See Veretto v. U.S. Postal Service, EEOC Appeal No. 0120110873 (July 1, 2011),; Castello v. U.S. Postal Service, EEOC Request No. 0520110649 (Dec. 20, 2011),

While discrimination based on an inpidual´s status as a parent (prohibited under Executive Order 13152) is not a covered basis under the laws enforced by the EEOC, there are circumstances where discrimination against caregivers may give rise to sex discrimination under Title VII or disability discrimination under the ADA. See Enforcement Guidance: Unlawful Disparate Treatment of Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities,

Federal government employees may file claims of discrimination under the Part 1614 EEO process on any of the bases covered under the laws EEOC enforces, and/or may also utilize additional complaint procedures described below.

Civil Service Reform Act

The Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 (CSRA), as amended, also protects federal government applicants and employees from discrimination in personnel actions (see "Prohibited Personnel Practices" based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, or on conduct which does not adversely affect the performance of the applicant or employee -- which can include sexual orientation or transgender (gender identity) status. The Office of Special Counsel (OSC),, and the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB),, enforce the prohibitions against federal employment discrimination codified in the CSRA. For more information, see OPM´s Addressing Sexual Orientation Discrimination in Federal Civilian Employment at, OPM´s Guidance Regarding the Employment of Transgender Inpiduals in the Federal Workplace at, and OSC´s Prohibited Personnel Practices and How to File a Complaint at

Executive Orders

Additionally, federal agencies retain procedures for making complaints of discrimination on any bases prohibited by Executive Orders reviewed below. For example, some lesbian, gay, and bisexual employees may file complaints under both the agency´s Executive Order complaint process (for sexual orientation discrimination) and 1614 process (for sex discrimination), as these are separate processes.

Executive Order 11478, section 1 (as amended by Executive Orders 13087 and 13152) provides:

It is the policy of the government of the United States to provide equal opportunity in federal employment for all persons, to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, age, sexual orientation or status as a parent, and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a continuing affirmative program in each executive department and agency. This policy of equal opportunity applies to and must be an integral part of every aspect of personnel policy and practice in the employment, development, advancement, and treatment of civilian employees of the federal government, to the extent permitted by law.

Executive Order 13152 states that "status as a parent" refers to the status of an inpidual who, with respect to an inpidual who is under the age of 18 or who is 18 or older but is incapable of self-care because of a physical or mental disability, is: a biological parent, an adoptive parent, a foster parent, a stepparent, a custodian of a legal ward, in loco parentis over such inpidual, or actively seeking legal custody or adoption of such an inpidual. The Executive Order authorized OPM to develop guidance on the provisions of the Order.



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