Area briefs: Shore Sweep on its way; Forsyth opens renovated park

*Registration is underway for the 35th Shore Sweep, billed as the largest annual cleanup of Lake Lanier. To register visit . Sponsored by the Lake Lanier Association, it will take place Sept. 23, 8:00-1:00. Complete details can be found here [email protected]

*A ribbon cutting ceremony for the expansion of Forsyth County’s Lanierland Park was held Saturday and the public got a chance to see the park’s newest amenities which will be opening throughout the fall.
This expansion project, designated as phase two of the park’s master plan, includes the following:

  • Six tennis courts
  • Four pickleball courts
  • Four baseball/softball fields
  • Miracle League field
  • All-inclusive playground
  • Walking path
  • Football/lacrosse fieldhouse
  • Additional parking