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Department of Social Services

FC DSS Child Support agents among top in the state for February

Published by Todd Luck / March 12, 2020

Four Child Support agents with Forsyth County Department of Social Services were recognized by the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) as being among the top child support lump sum collectors in the state for February 2020

Department of Social Services

Changes to the Public Charge Test

Published by Amanda Pruitt / March 12, 2020

Rules regarding the public charge test used by immigration officials to determine if a person is likely to become dependent on the the government for support have changed recently.

Public Health

Stepping Up program graduates three SUPER Women

Published by Todd Luck / March 4, 2020

The Stepping Up Process to End Recidivism (SUPER) celebrated its fourth graduation on Feb. 27, with three women marching down the aisle in pink capes to celebrate their success at the Forsyth County Public Health Department.

Forsyth County

Voters approve ¼ cent sales tax for teacher supplements

Published by Todd Luck / March 4, 2020

On March 3, voters approved the ¼ cent sales tax for teacher supplements. As required by state law, the county commissioners will vote whether to levy the tax on March 19. Following this vote, the tax will go into effect July 1, 2020.

Cooperative Extension

POSTPONED: Forks on Friday Spring 2020 Classes

Published by Deidre An / March 2, 2020

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, and the Forsyth County Extension Master GardenerSM Volunteers are excited to announce the 2020 Spring “Forks on Friday” lecture series. Pack a bag lunch and join us at noon at the Forsyth County Center for these lunch-and-learn sessions about various gardening topics.

Cooperative Extension

Interested in Hosting an International Exchange Student

Published by April Bowman / January 21, 2020

Interested in hosting a Japanese or Costa Rican teenage delegate or chaperone this summer?

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