New Special Operations Building Opens

On a bright, warm North Carolina afternoon about 50 people gathered for the grand opening celebration of Guilford County’s newest building. The law enforcement special operations building has been in the works for about three years and opened to the public in late May. The cutting edge building will allow the department’s most specialized units…

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Local Foods Week Celebration

By Karen Neil What do red ripe tomatoes, corn on the cob, cucumbers, green beans and okra all have in common? They are summer vegetables being harvested right now. Every Saturday morning, thousands flock to the local farmers’ markets where small food producers from Guilford County and the surrounding area sell their fresh fruits and…

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Summer fun with Cooperative Extension

According to the National Summer Learning Association, “all young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer.” To help combat this dilemma, North Carolina Cooperative Extension/4-H offers inexpensive, fun and educational opportunities during the summer. Imagine an opportunity for your child to learn leadership or teamwork skills, how…

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Care24 is there for You

Care24 is a great resource for medical services and counseling. The service, offered by United Healthcare, can help if you answer yes to any of these questions: Need help finding a doctor? Think you may have an alcohol or drug problem? Wonder at 10pm if it will be ok to wait until morning to take…

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April is National County Government Month

Since 1991, the National Association of Counties (NACo) has taken one month each year to showcase county services and programs. The goal is all about expanding public awareness of the nation’s 3,069 counties and the essential services they provide to create healthy, safe, vibrant and economically resilient communities. The theme for this year is “Safe…

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