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Department of Social Services

DSS Director Victor Isler recommended for state council to reform child welfare

Published by Todd Luck / November 20, 2018

Victor Isler, director of the Forsyth County Department of Social Services, has been recommended to the new North Carolina Child Well-Being Transformation Council that will help reform child welfare statewide.

Emergency Services

Agencies oversee first successful morning of Bus. 40 closure

Published by Todd Luck / November 19, 2018

City/County Emergency Management has activated its Multi-Agency Coordination Center to oversee rush hour traffic for the first two workdays of the Bus. 40. Monday morning ran smoothly with school buses arriving on time and no major incidents.


Public Health

Joshua Swift becomes new Public Health director

Published by Todd Luck / November 16, 2018

Joshua Swift started his role as Forsyth County’s new Public Health director this week.

Board of Elections

Forsyth to finalize election results on Friday

Published by Todd Luck / November 15, 2018

The Forsyth County Board of Elections will hold its Canvass Meeting on Friday to finalize the results of the 2018 General Election.


Commissioners and Manager

Commissioner Whisenhunt to attend national opioid roundtable

Published by Todd Luck / November 15, 2018

Forsyth County Commissioner Gloria Whisenhunt will share local efforts to combat the epidemic of opioid addiction at a National Association of Counties roundtable that’ll take place on Nov. 15.

Cooperative Extension

UnChain Winston Pet Supply Drive

Published by Phyllis B. Smith / October 24, 2018

Help the staff of N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, help UnChain Winston by donating pet supplies for qualified families!

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