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Department of Social Services

Fan and Mask Giveaway at Social Services will be June 23-25

Published by Tina Lewis / June 2, 2020

Electric fans and masks for seniors will be distributed in the parking lot of the Forsyth County Department of Social Services, 741 North Highland Avenue, while supplies last from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on June 23 - 25.

Commissioners and Manager

County allocates money for COVID-19 testing, outreach and prevention

Published by Todd Luck / June 2, 2020

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners has allocated state Coronavirus Relief Fund money for local testing, sanitization stations, enhanced COVID-19 outreach and business support.

Airport Commission

ACE Academy’s Summer Camps Cancelled for 2020

Published by Todd Luck / June 2, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jim Shaw Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy at Smith Reynolds Airport has cancelled all summer camps for 2020.

Board of Elections


Published by Michelle Bobadilla / June 2, 2020

Winston Salem, NC - The candidate filing for Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor begins at noon on Monday, June 8, 2020, and ends at noon on Monday, July 6, 2020.

Tax Administration

Forsyth County Tax Office Re-Opening June 1, 2020

Published by Vickie Sullivan / May 29, 2020

The Forsyth County Tax Office will re-open the Collections section of the Tax Office to the general public beginning Monday, June 1, 2020.

Commissioners and Manager

Proposed budget lowers property tax rate and reduces spending in economic downturn

Published by Todd Luck / May 29, 2020

County Manager Dudley Watts presented a proposed $447 million budget to Forsyth County commissioners on May 28 that lowers the property tax rate by one penny while maintaining services amid the downturn in tax revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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