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Burn Ban Issued Emergency Services

Burn Ban Issued

Published by Gary Styers / November 30, 2021

On November 29, 2021, at 5 pm, the North Carolina Forestry Service issued a burning ban for all North Carolina counties. This burn ban includes all open burning and cancels all burn permits until further notice.

Virtual event being held for World Aids Day Public Health

Virtual event being held for World Aids Day

Published by Todd Luck / November 30, 2021

A local virtual forum will be held to commemorate World Aids Day on Dec. 1.


Social Services to offer assistance on water bills Department of Social Services

Social Services to offer assistance on water bills

Published by Todd Luck / November 30, 2021

The Forsyth County Department of Social Services has been awarded $659,455 of NC Department of Health and Human Services’ $38 million in federal funding to establish a new water assistance program for households affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Forsyth County Officials Encourage Residents to Prepare for All Emergencies Including Earthquakes Emergency Management

Forsyth County Officials Encourage Residents to Prepare for All Emergencies Including Earthquakes

Published by Emergency Management / November 29, 2021

The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed that Forsyth County has experienced at least six earthquakes since Sunday, Nov. 21, prompting officials with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Office of Emergency Management to remind the public to be prepared for all emergencies, including earthquakes.


 Local organizations donate Thanksgiving meals to DSS clients Department of Social Services

Local organizations donate Thanksgiving meals to DSS clients

Published by Todd Luck / November 23, 2021

Local organizations have donated approximately 52 turkey meals to the Forsyth County Department of Social Services to distribute to families receiving child welfare services and other DSS clients in need this Thanksgiving.

Social Services and sponsors deliver Christmas early to foster kids Department of Social Services

Social Services and sponsors deliver Christmas early to foster kids

Published by Todd Luck / November 22, 2021

Forsyth County Department of Social Services (FCDSS) is delivering Christmas early with the help of 34 sponsors who donated presents to make sure 250 youth in the agency’s custody receive gifts this year.

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