Forsyth County Commissioners

Health & Safety
5:38 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

WS/FC Schools: Testing On Air Quality Recommended At Hanes, Lowrance

Hanes Magnet School in Winston-Salem
Credit Paul Garber


UPDATE 1/28/15 8:31

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7:55 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Commissioners Split Over School Funding Request

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There is dissension within Forsyth County's commissioners over a $41 million education funding plan. Gloria Whisenhunt and Walter Marshall believe the county is trying to fast track this money without the full board discussing it.

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11:55 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Judge Allows Prayer Before Forsyth County Commissioners Meetings

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A federal judge ruled Thursday  that prayer can be allowed before a Forsyth County commissioners meeting. The action follows a recent similar ruling before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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2:18 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Martin Defeats Baker For Forsyth County Commissioner's Seat

Don Martin says his first priority as county commissioner will be bringing jobs to the area.
Credit Courtesy of Don Martin

Former Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Superintendent Don Martin defeated an incumbent county commissioner to win the Republican nomination for the largely suburban District B seat.

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5:32 pm
Sun September 29, 2013

Forsyth County Commissioners Consider New Central Library Proposals

Forsyth County Commissioners are considering several sites in Winston-Salem for the new Central Library. This image shows a design from local architect Glenn Fulk, AIA. Fulk's plan includes renovating the former sheriff's department building and adding a park to the project.
Credit Glenn Fulk, AIA

Despite voter approval for a new Central Library in Forsyth County three years ago, where it will go remains undecided.

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