Family First Block Party 2017

By: Karen Neill In an initiative to promote healthy living and lifestyles, the Guilford County center of the NC Cooperative Extension service will be holding its first annual Family First Block Party. As the final event of our Local Foods Week, this effort is designed to give the Guilford County community the opportunity to visit…

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Camp Hope – 2017

By: Catherine Johnson The Guilford County Family Justice Center hosted its first Camp Hope in August. Twenty-eight children ranging in age from 7-11 participated in a week of programming and adventure at Camp Weaver, located just outside of Greensboro. This six day, 5-night camp included traditional camp activities like horseback riding, mountain biking, and ropes…

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Planting a Fall Garden

By: Lorelei Elkins Cabbage in November?  Greens all winter?  Yes, with a little bit of effort, you can extend the growing season well into the winter.  It’s easier than you think!  First, let’s talk about saving the crops you already have.  You can preserve greens by mulching them well and covering them with a bit…

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Resident Firefighter Position – Colfax Fire Department

Colfax Fire Department PO Box 370 Colfax N.C. 27235 336-993-4931 Open Resident Firefighter Position Colfax Fire Department is currently accepting applications for resident firefighters. To assist in our creative staffing and minimum manning, we utilize resident firefighters in addition to our career and part time personnel for shift coverage. Residents are responsible for covering one…

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