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Kernersville News Briefs

  • The Kernersville Police Department (KPD) has filed additional charges against a man suspected of breaking into vehicles in Kernersville last year. According to a KPD press release, Jayquan Trimaine Johnson was one of two men charged by police in November in connection with numerous auto break-ins in and around Kernersville. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 10 & 11, 218 edition.
  • The filing period for the 2018 May primaries begins at noon on Monday, February 12 and will continue until noon on February 28 for those hoping to become their parties’ favored candidate in the November mid-term elections. For more, see the Thursday, February 10 & 11, 2018 edition.
  • Adoption fees for dogs and cats waiting for their forever homes through the Forsyth Humane Society are being waived following a $10,000 donation to the organization from a member of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education. For more, see the Thursday, February 10 & 11, 2018 edition.
  • Adam Mitchell originally wanted to be a pharmacist. Now, in his fifth year of teaching elementary school children music, he has been named Teacher of the Year at Cash Elementary School. For more, see the Thursday, February 10 & 11, 2018 edition.
  • Republican state lawmakers announced a plan on Thursday that they believe will give school districts more time to phase in a new law mandating smaller class sizes for kindergarten through third grade. The proposal also provides more money to keep art, music and physical education teachers in the classroom. For more, see the Thursday, February 10 & 11, 2018 edition.