Spring Gardening Tips

By: Hanna Smith – Horticulture Agent, Guilford County Cooperative Extension For many, March signals the beginning of the spring season and with that “spring fever” is the motivation to get outside and begin gardening. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just beginning to try your hand at gardening, these timely tips will help set you…

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Facilities, Parks & Emergency Services Keep Snowfall Impact to a Minimum

By: Lisa Canter On Saturday, January 14, Guilford County received approximately 8 inches of snowfall bringing operations across North Carolina to a standstill.  However, the Guilford County Facilities & Parks and Emergency Services Departments had been hard at work days in advance, preparing and staging equipment in several strategic locations in advance.  On Thursday and…

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Guilford County Launches Citizen and Employee Notifications for Public Safety

By: Don Campbell Guilford County residents and employees now have a new way of receiving urgent and important information through cell phones, text messages, home phone and email. Called “G.E.A.N.I.”, the Guilford Emergency Alert, Notification, and Information System will send public safety messages to all residents, businesses, and employees within Guilford County (including City of…

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2017 Triad Chill Plunge

By: Tanya Roach The 2017 Triad Chill Plunge (Polar Plunge) is set for February 25th, 2017.  The location will be Wet N’ Wild Emerald Pointe.  The Triad Chill Plunge is a fundraising event through The Law Enforcement Torch for Special Olympics of North Carolina and will incorporate several law enforcement agencies from around the triad.…

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Guilford County Information Services Announces the Implementation of a new Mobile Device Management Policy

By: Hemant Desai Guilford County employees are more mobile today than ever before.  Many employees check their County email when they are away from their office – from their phones, laptops and tablets.  To further protect County data on those mobile devices, Information Services will be implementing Microsoft InTune within the next few months.  Intune…

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