All adult writers are encouraged to enter the Carver School Road Branch Library's Black History Month Short Story Contest. The topic is: Black Migrations. Submissions of up to 1000 words must be received by Jan. 31 at your library. The winner will receive a $25 gift card. The winner will also read their work at the Adult Creative Writing Group meeting on Thursday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m. at the Carver School Road Branch Library.
Forsyth County Emergency Services will hold community meetings to discuss an overlay service fire tax district that supports the local Volunteer Fire Departments.
Food and Nutrition Services funds for the month of February will be issued on Jan. 20. They are not bonus or additional for January, but are the allocation for February. No more FNS funds will be issued until federal funding is authorized or the federal shutdown is resolved.
Last week, Forsyth County Commissioners attended the Legislative Goals Conference for the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) in Raleigh.
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will conduct a Special Meeting on Thursday, January 24, in the fourth floor Multipurpose Room of the Forsyth County Government Center to discuss Tanglewood Business Park.
The North Carolina Minority Diabetes Prevention Program (NC MDPP) is starting more local cohorts to help people reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes, including a new one at Winston-Salem State University.