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Kernersville News Briefs

  • When Kernersville Elementary School officials found out they had received a $500 Lowe’s Heroes grant from Lowe’s Home Improvement in Kernersville, they weren’t sure how far the money would spread. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 13 & 14, 2014 edition.
  • When Ryan Biricocchi set out to write a story for his daughter, Megan, 8, for Christmas, he never thought it would be published; however his dream came true recently when his book “Holy Ever After” was published. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 13 & 14, 2014 edition.
  • The Carolina Field of Honor reached another milestone Thursday as officials and guests gathered to unveil a new 9/11 memorial at the site on the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 13 & 14, 2014 edition.
  • The Kernersville Police Department (KPD) responded to 120 Farmwood Dr. (Farmwood Garden Apartments) on Saturday, September 13 at approximately 7:38 p.m. in reference a death investigation, according to a KPD news release. The KPD reported that Johanna Patricia Barton, age 32, was found deceased in her apartment. On Monday, September 15, KPD Chief Scott Cunningham said investigators believe Barton fell and hit her head and they don’t believe foul play is involved. No additional information has been released at this time.
  • A child was reportedly bitten in the mouth by a Doberman during a September 11 ceremony at the Carolina Field of Honor in Triad Park marking the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, according to local media outlets. According to the dog’s owner, he told the woman not to let the child approach the dog. The dog’s owner said the Doberman has been quarantined by officials for 10 days. For more information, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 13 & 14 edition.