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Commissioners reflect on county’s 2021 initiatives Commissioners and Manager

Commissioners reflect on county’s 2021 initiatives

Published by Todd Luck / December 7, 2021

County Commissioners reflected on Forsyth County Government’s accomplishments for this year during a meeting held on Dec. 2.

Forsyth County Encourages Residents to Prepare for Winter Weather Winter Weather Preparedness Week Emergency Services

Forsyth County Encourages Residents to Prepare for Winter Weather Winter Weather Preparedness Week

Published by Todd Luck / December 6, 2021

Dec. 5 - 11 is Winter Weather Preparedness Week. State and local officials are joining Governor Roy Cooper encouraging North Carolinians to plan and prepare now, before potentially dangerous winter weather arrives.


Pandemic Rental Assistance Still Available Through Forsyth County; City Program Complete Department of Social Services

Pandemic Rental Assistance Still Available Through Forsyth County; City Program Complete

Published by Forsyth County and City of Winston-Salem / December 6, 2021

Low-income city residents behind on their rent or utilities because of the COVID-19 pandemic can still seek assistance through Forsyth County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program now that the city has successfully completed its version of the federally funded program and helped more than 2,500 households.

RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE 2022 FORSYTH COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING SCHEDULE Commissioners and Manager

RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE 2022 FORSYTH COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING SCHEDULE

Published by Rosalyn Covington / December 3, 2021

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners has adopted a resolution for their meeting schedule in 2022.


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.

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.

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