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Cooperative Extension

Be on the Lookout: Camellia Leaf Gall

Published by Leslie Peck / May 4, 2020

We have seen camellia leaf gall on plants in our area. Keep an eye out for this disease in your garden.

Cooperative Extension

“Bee” on the Lookout for Honey Bee Swarms

Published by Phyllis B. Smith / April 28, 2020

Don’t be alarmed. “Swarming” is simply a way for honey bees to find a new home. If left undisturbed they will fly away on their own. Read the N.C. Cooperative Extension article Bee Aware for Bee Swarms for details.

Tax Administration


Published by Betty Vettor / April 23, 2020

The 2020 Forsyth County Board of Equalization and Review will conduct its first meeting remotely on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.


Forsyth County Hires Brian Hart as Director of the Public Library System

Published by Mary Giunca / April 23, 2020

Brian Hart has been chosen as the director of the Forsyth County Public Library system and will start on May 4. Hart is currently the deputy director for the Greensboro Public Library system. He succeeds Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin, who retired on December 30, 2019, after 40 years of service.

Department of Social Services

Assistance coming for families with children eligible for free, reduced lunch

Published by Social Services / April 22, 2020

Families with children who would receive free and reduced lunch at school will be getting assistance to buy food as part of the new Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program.

Public Health

Residents encouraged to wear cloth face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Published by Todd Luck / April 22, 2020

The Forsyth County Public Health Department encourages residents to wear a cloth face covering when going out to do essential activities to stop the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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