4-H Grows Here

By: Karen Neill 4-H is a place for kids to find their place.  Their people.  Themselves.  It’s for the shy student who hasn’t quite found their niche yet and the outgoing ball of energy who has so many friends they can’t count.  It’s for the future scientist, bookworm, animal lover, politician, nature enthusiast, entrepreneur, business…

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Guilford Receives Recognition for the 2016 Collaborative Community Health Assessment

By: Sandy Ellington Guilford County Public Health was one of three county Health Departments that received special recognition from the State of North Carolina for its exemplary work in Community Health Assessment (CHA).   The recognition was made at the North Carolina Division of Public Health’s Community Health Assessment Winter Institute in Raleigh, on January 12,…

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Think Green for the New Year

By: Lorelei Elkins THINK GREEN, even if your Christmas Tree isn’t any longer!  RECYCLE your Christmas trees, obsolete electronics, old appliances and other holiday relics! Give a gift to the environment this year by making sure the trash you throw away is truly trash, and by recycling those holiday items that can be recycled. Guilford…

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Stay Safe, Stay Warm, Stay Secure!

By: Lorelei Elkins & Don Campbell For great tips and information on staying safe this winter and in other emergencies, visit  http://readyguilford.org/   While you’re there, sign up for G.E.A.N.I – Guilford Emergency Alert – Notification – Information  Each year people suffer property damage or are injured or killed by exposure to extreme weather, accidents on…

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Security Awareness

By: Hemant Desai Every year, it seems Cyber security breaches are on the rise and affecting computer networks across local and Federal governments, small business to Fortune 500 companies. It is evident that security breaches impact organizations big and small across all sectors. There are many steps we have taken at Guilford County IS to…

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Holiday Budget Bounceback

By: Shameca Battle Overspending during the holidays can really make it difficult on the budget, especially as you try to forge ahead into the new year. According to the National Retail Federation’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey, which polled 7,547 consumers in October, Americans will spend an average of $459.87 on gifts for their family this year.…

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