George Simkins Jr. Memorial Statue Unveiled

By Catherine Johnson There is a new statue outside of the old Guilford County Courthouse that was unveiled on Wednesday, October 4, 2016 honoring the life and the remarkable accomplishments of George Simkins, a civil rights activist, community leader, and dentist from Greensboro, NC. Commissioners, City Councilmembers, state representatives, community activists, family, and friends gathered…

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National Folk Fest returns to downtown Greensboro

By: Don Campbell The 76th annual National Folk Festival returns to downtown Greensboro from September 9th to the 11th. The festival features performances and demonstrations by over 300 of the nation’s finest musicians, dancers, and craftspeople. The festival features more than 40 performing groups on seven different stages including a dance pavilion dedicated to non-stop participatory dancing.…

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Tips & Tricks for Office 365

By: Lisa Canter Did you know that with your recent upgrade to Office 365 employees get two new features? Skype for Business gives you the ability to instant message, video conference and share your screen or documents with other County employees while you chat. You also have access to One Drive, which is a cloud based…

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Meet School Nurse Patricia Call

By: Catherine Johnson Not until a college anatomy class at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro had Patricia Call ever considered becoming a nurse. As a child Call dreamed of being a teacher, but once her interest was sparked nursing became her lifelong passion. Recalling her early training and picking a focus within nursing,…

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Union Square Campus opens August 5th

On Elm Street, just across Gate City Boulevard from the downtown core of Greensboro is the newest addition to the higher education landscape in Guilford County. The Union Square Campus will focus on education and training for healthcare professionals, this 85,000 square foot building will be the cornerstone for the broader redevelopment effort in that…

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Registration Open for Fall GTCC Courses

Classes start this month for Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC)! The school offers lots of continuing education opportunities, so if you are interested in gaining new skills or switching careers GTCC makes it easy.     Continuing education courses include: Human Resources Development Computer Training Project Management Network & Security Nursing aide skills Basic Law…

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Employee Tuition Reimbursement

Thinking of going back to school? If you take courses related to your current job or a county job you would like to have, then you could qualify for tuition reimbursement! Guilford County recognizes the importance of employee efforts to develop skills and enhance performance through outside coursework. So built into the personnel regulations, employees…

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