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Free Folk Music Concert "The Moon and You" At Walkertown on July 27

Published by Walkertown Branch / July 15, 2019

Asheville-based folk Americana duo "The Moon and You" will perform songs ranging in style from classic to quirky in a concert that features their warm and inviting sound. The husband and wife duo includes Ryan Furstenberg (guitar and banjo) and Melissa Hyman (cello). Free music concert at the Walkertown Branch Library on Saturday, July 27, 1 p.m.

Cooperative Extension

This snake earns its stripes as one of the most widely ranging snakes in the United States!

Published by Phyllis B. Smith / July 12, 2019

This common snake is present from the mountains to the sea in North Carolina and throughout most of North America. The yellow stripes running the length of the body were once thought to resemble “garters” which were worn around the leg to support stockings or socks in the days before elastic. This should provide a good hint to this snake’s true identity, which is often inaccurately pronounced as “garden” snake. Click on the photo to find out more.

Cooperative Extension

Look out for Spotted Lanternfly

Published by Mary Jac Brennan / July 11, 2019

Travelers to several northeastern states are being asked to take precautions against the spread of the highly destructive Spotted Lanternfly this summer.

Tax Administration


Published by Betty Vettor / July 10, 2019

The 2019 Board of Equalization and Review will meet on Thursday, July 25, at 3 p.m, in the Board of Equalization and Review room, located on the first floor of the Forsyth County Government Center.

Cooperative Extension

Improving Pastures Field Day Highlights Best Practices and Resources Available for Farmers

Published by Todd Luck / July 10, 2019

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center and the Forsyth Soil and Water Conservation District highlighted pasture best management practices and pasture evaluation services that it offers local farmers at its Improving Pastures Field Day held at Beth Tucker’s Farm in Kernersville.

Board of Elections

Notice of Board of Elections Meeting

Published by Tim Tsujii / July 9, 2019

The Forsyth County Board of Elections will hold its next meeting on Thursday, July 18, at 5 p.m. at the Forsyth County Government Center.

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