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New Century IDA For Micro-Enterprise: Now Recruiting

Published by Yathrip Abdelgadir / December 17, 2019

Applications are currently being accepted for the Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) Micro-Enterprise Program, which provides access to entrepreneurial resources in the community for businesses that have not been able to receive and benefit from traditional funding.

Public Health

Expanding Stepping Up program graduates more SUPER Women

Published by Todd Luck / December 13, 2019

The Stepping Up Process to End Recidivism (SUPER) celebrated its third graduation this week and will be expanding its services to men next year.

Emergency Management

Forsyth County Officials Encourage Residents to Prepare for Winter Weather

Published by Leigha Cordell, WS/FC Emergency Management / December 2, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper has declared Dec. 1 - 7 as Winter Weather Preparedness Week and state and local officials are encouraging North Carolinians to plan and prepare now, before potentially dangerous winter weather arrives.

Department of Social Services

Medicaid Managed Care implementation has been suspended

Published by Forsyth County DSS / November 26, 2019

NC Medicaid Managed Care and Open Enrollment is on hold at this time until further notice. This means that individuals and families no longer need to enroll in a Prepaid Health Plan as previously directed. NC Medicaid will continue the way it is currently used.

Forsyth County

Forsyth County sees higher job growth than other metro areas

Published by Todd Luck / November 21, 2019

The job growth in the Winston-Salem metropolitan area is greater than other similar sized metro areas across the nation and higher than most large metro areas in the state.

Cooperative Extension

Time To Update Your Garden Journal!

Published by Megan Gregory / October 25, 2019

Whether you’ve been gardening for a year or decades, every season brings new lessons about your site and soil, plants, adapting to a changing climate, and more. But will you remember the lessons of 2019 come Spring 2020? As this growing season ends, now is the time to update your garden journal.

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