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Forsyth County Closures for Saturday

Forsyth County Closures for Saturday
 December 9, 2017: Due to inclement weather, Forsyth County announces the following closings for Saturday, December 9: ·       The Forsyth County Animal Shelter will be closed. ·       The recycling convenience centers will be closed. ·       Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s indoor and gated facilities will be closed. ·       All Parks & Recreation programs and activities are cancelled.

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’
Debris pickup from Irma begins, a new commissioner is sworn in and the Fire Department gets in the holiday spirit! We cover these topics and more in this month’s episode of ‘Your Forsyth,’ a new monthly short-segment video series recapping Forsyth County government highlights from the previous month.  Your Forsyth airs all month long on TV Forsyth (Comcast channel 23, AT&T channel 99 and TV Forsyth Live at forsythco.com). The program is also available to watch anytime on the county government’s Facebook page – facebook.com/ForsythCountyGovernment – and TV Forsyth On Demand at forsythco.com.  Watch the new episode, highlighting news from November, ...

Forsyth County Offices and Facilities Closing at 12:30 p.m. Friday

Forsyth County Offices and Facilities Closing at 12:30 p.m. Friday
December 8, 2017: Due to current weather conditions, all general Forsyth County government offices will close today at 12:30 p.m. This early closure includes county government offices, the Forsyth County Courthouse, the Animal Shelter, recycling convenience centers, Senior Services, and Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s indoor and gated facilities. All Parks & Recreation programs and activities are cancelled. The Board of Registrations and Elections meeting scheduled for today is postponed until Monday.  

Survey Seeking Input on Potential Transportation Solutions in Forsyth County Extended

Survey Seeking Input on Potential Transportation Solutions in Forsyth County Extended
Survey available at forsythtransportationplan.com To allow more time for more public feedback, an online survey regarding potential transportation solutions and draft projects in Forsyth County has been extended through Sunday, December 31. The survey is a part of the county’s comprehensive transportation plan, a guiding document updated every five years that outlines the long-range vision for transportation in the county. “Community involvement is key in ensuring the plan update truly captures the spirit and desire of the various voices that represent Forsyth County,” said Director of Engineering John Cunard. “With the busyness of the holiday season, we want to make sure the people who live, work and play throughout the county ...

Senior Services’ December-January Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ December-January Newsletter Now Available
Holiday events, fitness courses, a chili cook off, dancing, day trips, and more – it’s all offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services! Click here to read their December-January newsletter for details on what’s coming up. Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information or call (770) 781-2178.

Forsyth County Animal Shelter Waives Adoption Fees for the Holidays

Forsyth County Animal Shelter Waives Adoption Fees for the Holidays
“Home for the Holidays” adoption promotion available through January 2 The Forsyth County Animal Shelter hopes to make holiday wishes come true for families, and pets, by waiving their standard $85 pet adoption fee. The Home for the Holidays promotion is underway now and will be available for pet adoptions through January 2, 2018.  “No one wants to think about a pet spending the holidays in a shelter, which is why we are hoping this special promotion will encourage residents to bring home a cat or dog to be a part of their family,” said Animal Shelter Manager Cindy Iacopella. “All ...

Online Survey Seeks Input on Potential Transportation Solutions in Forsyth County

Online Survey Seeks Input on Potential Transportation Solutions in Forsyth County
 Survey available at forsythtransportationplan.com   Forsyth County is nearing the end of the process of updating its comprehensive transportation plan, a guiding document that outlines the long-range vision for transportation in the county. The Forsyth Transportation Plan update examines the many changes that have occurred in the county’s population, employment, land use and development since the 2011 plan. Updated every five years, the plan is taking a close look at the transportation needs of people who live, work and play throughout the county and will result in projects to address vehicular, freight, bicycle and pedestrian needs.   Now in the recommendations analysis phase, ...

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