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Rise4Me Offers Web-based Reentry Resources for Former Inmates and Their Families

Published by Christina Howell / June 19, 2019

Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office recently launched a new online resource for formerly incarcerated individuals and their families on that can help with finding basic needs like housing, food, clothing and healthcare.


Understanding Dementia

Published by Wright Adams / June 19, 2019

Wake Forest Baptist Health's Memory Counseling Program will be offering a series of workshops on Understanding Dementia at several Forsyth County Public Libraries in 2019: June 25, July 16, August 13, September 3, October 15, and November 5. All of the programs will start at 6 p.m.

Human Resources

Forsyth County Holds Employee Health Fair

Published by Todd Luck / June 18, 2019

Forsyth County Human Resources held its annual Health and Wellness Fair last week as part of its ongoing efforts to promote health among county employees.

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.

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