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.
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.
The Register of Deeds Office continues to operate under normal business hours, but with some changes to help minimize person-to-person interaction.
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 covid19forsyth.org.
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.
Forsyth County Government is taking actions to practice social distancing in response to CDC recommendations on novel coronavirus (COVID-19). All county departments remain open to serve the public, but residents are encouraged to use the county’s online services or call to see if their needs can be met without coming to a county office.