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Animal Control

Humane Society shelters to operate by appointment only starting March 24

Published by Animal Services / March 23, 2020

In order to practice social distancing, beginning on Tuesday, March 24, the Forsyth Humane Society is requiring appointments for all transactions, and licensing payments to Animal Services should be made by mail.

Human Resources

Shannon Hutchins is Forsyth County new human resources director

Published by Todd Luck / March 20, 2020

Shannon Hutchins has been promoted to human resources director for Forsyth County Government. She's worked for the county for the last 20 years and will assume her new position on March 21.

Forsyth County

The State Board is Investigating Possible Text Messaging Scam

Published by Michelle Bobadilla / March 20, 2020

The State Board of Elections is investigating a possible scam targeting North Carolinians with unsolicited text messages regarding their voter registration status or asking them to register to vote.

Register of Deeds

Register of Deeds makes social distancing changes

Published by Lynne Johnson / March 20, 2020

The Register of Deeds Office continues to operate under normal business hours, but with some changes to help minimize person-to-person interaction.

Forsyth County

COVID-19 Response Fund will help Forsyth residents

Published by Todd Luck / March 19, 2020

The COVID-19 Response Fund for Forsyth County has been established to provide funding for non-profit organizations working with communities disproportionately impacted by the economic consequences of coronavirus. To make a donation, visit

Cooperative Extension

Cooperative Extension building closed to public but services continue

Published by NC Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center / March 19, 2020

Cooperative Extension’s building is no longer open to the public. Agents and staff are still providing advice, soil testing, insect identification, holding informational sessions via online platforms, and other services to the public.

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