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  1. Thursday, September 18, 2014
    1. Social Services Director Search Community Forums
      12:00 PM - Behavorial Health
    2. Commissioner's Briefing
      2:00 PM - Forsyth County Government Center
    3. Transportation Advisory Committee
      4:15 PM - Bryce A. Stuart Municipal Building, 5th Floor Meeting Room
    4. Social Services Director Search Community Forums
      5:30 PM - Department of Social Services
  2. Monday, September 22, 2014
    1. Social Services Board
      11:30 AM - 741 N. Highland Avenue, 5th Floor Conference Room
    2. Commissioner's Meeting
      6:00 PM - Forsyth County Government Center, 201 N. Chestnut St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
  3. Thursday, September 25, 2014
    1. 2014 Board of Equalization and Review
      3:00 PM - Forsyth County Government Center, 201North Chestnut Street, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

County News

  1. DSS In-House Employment Center to Open Soon

    DSS In-House Employment Center to Open Soon

    The Forsyth County Department of Social Services (DSS) is about to embark on an innovative approach to serving our customers by opening an in-house Employment Center on the first floor of the agency.

  2. Commissioners Approve Two-Thirds Bonds

    Commissioners Approve Two-Thirds Bonds

    On September 8, 2014, the Board of Commissioners adopted Bond Orders authorizing the issuance of $13.55 million in General Obligation bonds for the following purposes: Schools, the Community College, Parks & Recreation, and Public Facilities. View the Bond Order publication.

  3. Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare

    Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare

    September is National Preparedness Month. During the month of September take time to prepare for any emergency that might put you and your family at risk.

  4. 2014 Walk A Mile To Save Our Babies

    2014 Walk A Mile To Save Our Babies

    Join The Forsyth County Infant Mortality Reduction Coalition and the community as we Walk A Mile to Save Our Babies on Tuesday, September 23rd, 11:30 am -1 pm at Centenary United Methodist Church, 646 W. 5th St.

  5. Volunteers Encouraged to Apply

    Volunteers Encouraged to Apply

    The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will consider the following volunteer board appointments.

  6. Notice of Meeting of the 2014 Board of Equalization and Review

    Notice of Meeting of the 2014 Board of Equalization and Review

    Notice is hereby given that the 2014 Board of Equalization and Review will meet on Thursdays Sept. 25th, Oct. 02nd, and Oct. 30th, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the Board of Equalization and Review room, located on the first floor of the Forsyth County Government Center, 201North Chestnut Street, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

  7. Social Services Director Search Community Forums

    Social Services Director Search Community Forums

    The Forsyth County Department of Social Services Board is sponsoring two Community Forums in order to solicit your ideas about the qualities, skills, and abilities that you believe the Board should seek when considering applicants for the new Director of the Department of Social Services.

  8. Incredible Years Parenting Series Starting Thursday, September 11th!

    Incredible Years Parenting Series Starting Thursday, September 11th!

    Join us for a free program for parents and caretakers with children ages 3-6 years old! This parenting series is designed to strengthen parenting skills and promote social, emotional and academic competence in your children. Please call 336-703-3391 for more information and to register today!

  9. Extreme Heat Tips for Safety

    Extreme Heat Tips for Safety

    Forsyth County Department of Public Health wants you to take precautions and preventative measures against heat-related illnesses this summer.

  10.  The Carolina Field of Honor at Triad Park Open to the Public

    The Carolina Field of Honor at Triad Park Open to the Public

    The Carolina Field of Honor will be a place of remembrance and honor for all who have served our great nation in the Armed Forces. It will be a permanent reminder of the sacrifice of our service members, a place to reflect on the freedoms they have secured, and a community's collective way of showing its heartfelt gratitude.

  11. 2014  County Health Rankings& Roadmaps: Building a Culture of Health, County by County Released

    2014 County Health Rankings& Roadmaps: Building a Culture of Health, County by County Released

    The Rankings help counties see how they compare to their neighbors so they can identify where they are doing well and where they need to improve, and the Roadmaps help counties see what steps they need to take to remove barriers to good health.

  12. Tanglewood Park Farmers Market

    Tanglewood Park Farmers Market

    Forsyth County is pleased to announce that Tanglewood Park will be the host site for a farmers market. The Tanglewood Park Farmers Market is sponsored by Forsyth County and the Village of Clemmons and operated by Tanglewood Farmers Market Volunteer Group organized by the Village of Clemmons.

  13. Monthly Adult Education Seminars to be held at the Arboretum & Gardens at Tanglewood Park

    Monthly Adult Education Seminars to be held at the Arboretum & Gardens at Tanglewood Park

    Seminars about gardening and landscaping are held at the Arboretum & Gardens at Tanglewood Park and are hosted by Forsyth County Cooperative Extension and Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. Come join us and learn something new for 2014!