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Department of Social Services

Social Services Observes Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Published by Todd Luck / June 18, 2019

Forsyth County Social Services’ Adult Protective Services participated in Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15 to bring attention to the issues of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.


Meeting Room Renamed for Former Planning Board Chair Arnold King

Published by Todd Luck / June 17, 2019

The meeting room for the City-County Planning Board now bears the name of the board’s former chair, Arnold King.

Cooperative Extension

Is that a Cottonmouth? No, not around here!

Published by Phyllis B. Smith / June 14, 2019

Yes, it’s a watersnake, and yes, it often displays a nasty temperament, but it’s not a cottonmouth. This nonvenomous watersnake is a common resident of aquatic habitats throughout the Piedmont, Mountains and parts of the Coastal Plain of North Carolina. Click on the picture to learn more.

Board of Elections

Forsyth County Board of Elections to Conduct Educational Seminar on Voter ID Requirement

Published by T. Tsujii / June 13, 2019

The Forsyth County Board of Elections will hold educational seminars about voter photo identification requirements at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 31 and Thursday, August 1, at the Forsyth County Board of Elections office, 201 N. Chestnut Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101.

Cooperative Extension

Community Garden Directory Update! Garden leaders, please submit updates by July 1, 2019!

Published by Megan Gregory / June 13, 2019

Forsyth Community Gardening is updating our Map & Directory, and we need your help! We ask that ALL community gardens please take a few minutes to submit an updated Directory entry online between June 15, 2019 – July 1, 2019.

Forsyth County

WinstonNet Receives $50,000 From Wells Fargo for New Computer Lab Wi-Fi

Published by Todd Luck / June 12, 2019

WinstonNet received $50,000 from Wells Fargo to replace the Wi-Fi in all 25 of its labs in Winston-Salem.

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