During a work session on Tuesday, July 26, commissioners heard a proposal for Davidson-Forsyth, a mixed-use development in south Forsyth between Peachtree Parkway and Old Atlanta Road.

The proposed development came about after a memorandum of understanding was approved in January 2020 between the county, SCARF Forsyth Ga, LLC and Midsouth Paving Inc., which called for half of the 800-acre land to be cut from the mining operation and be used for community use. Developers such as Toll Brothers and Empire Communities both thought that a mixed-use development with retail, office and residential possibilities would fit the space well. Read more here.