The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed that Forsyth County has experienced at least six earthquakes since Sunday, Nov. 21, prompting officials with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Office of Emergency Management to remind the public to be prepared for all emergencies, including earthquakes.
Local organizations have donated approximately 52 turkey meals to the Forsyth County Department of Social Services to distribute to families receiving child welfare services and other DSS clients in need this Thanksgiving.
Forsyth County Department of Social Services (FCDSS) is delivering Christmas early with the help of 34 sponsors who donated presents to make sure 250 youth in the agency’s custody receive gifts this year.
The consultant who is conducting our Community Survey on county services is currently sending out follow-up emails and texts to those who received the survey.
Forsyth County commissioners voted unanimously to purchase 5.46 acres of property in Tobaccoville on Oct. 21, which will be used to access the county’s Rolling Hills property, connecting it to Doral Drive. The property had previously been identified as surplus due to the limited access to the property on the Northeast side.
The overdose reversal drug Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is now available at the front desk of the Forsyth County Department of Public Health, 799 Highland Ave., in Winston-Salem.