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Announcing the 2016 Pawpaw Festival - August 27th!

By Derek Morris / August 22, 2016

The 2016 Pawpaw Festival will be Saturday, August 27 from 10am - 1pm at the Forsyth County Agriculture Building, located at 1450 Fairchild Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27105. This year’s festival will offer cooking demonstrations by local chefs, vendors of pawpaw fruit and trees, presentations by authors and pawpaw growers, tours of the Pawpaw Orchard at the Cooperative Extension Demonstration Gardens, and the ever-popular pawpaw ice cream!

Cooperative Extension

Central Piedmont Strawberry Pre-plant Meeting on Aug 25, 2016

By Mary Jac Brennan / August 22, 2016

If you are a commercial producer of strawberries, plan to attend this meeting. Small fruit specialist and the Strawberry growers association will be in attendance. Registration is required.


Back to School Safety Tips

By Ashleigh Sloop / August 17, 2016

Every day millions of students use school buses as transportation to and from school. Although school buses represent the safest form of highway transportation, there are a number of safety factors of which both student and drivers should be aware.


Twelve Communities Participate in National Night Out

By Ashleigh Sloop / August 4, 2016

On Tuesday, August 2nd, twelve Forsyth County neighborhoods participated in National Night Out. Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office deputies shared a meal and fellowship with citizens. Members of the community had an opportunity to speak about concerns and deputies provided community safety information.

Public Health

NEW Law for Children New to NC Public Schools

By Yalonda Galloway / August 3, 2016

Forsyth County Public Health Officials want to encourage parents to beat the rush and get their child's shots now to protect them from serious diseases.

Board of Elections

November 8, 2016 General Election UOCAVA Notice

By Chris Duffey / August 3, 2016

The 2016 General Election UOCAVA Notice is provided in compliance with the Uniformed Military and Overseas Voters Act to be used in conjunction with the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot.

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