National Cyber Security Awareness Month

By Hemant Desai October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Cyber threats are as real as any other threat an organization faces. At Guilford County, we continue to take proactive steps to look for and prevent potential threats. However, to protect our IT assets which include data and hardware resources, we have collective responsibility toward…

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, A Team Effort for Guilford County

By Catherine Johnson October is nationally known as domestic violence awareness month. Guilford County staff are working together with professionals from across the community to better support victims of violence and abuse. Onsite at the Family Justice Center, County employees including representatives from FJC, DHHS-DSS, and the Sheriff’s Office are working together with professionals from…

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Department Directors Complete Managing for Results Certificate Program

By: Marty Lawing Seventeen department managers participated in a two-day management training program on September 12th and 20th entitled “Managing for Results”. The certificate program was facilitated by Capital Associated Industries and provided an opportunity for department managers to train with their peers on-site and discuss the changes in the role and responsibilities of managers.…

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2016 Healthcare Informational Road Show

By Carol Campbell The 2016 Healthcare Informational Road Show was a huge success. Carol Campbell spent the month of September talking with employees about better ways to support our health improvement efforts. She also shared with staff a multitude of resources available to assist with things such as locating healthcare providers, understanding and estimating health…

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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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