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Kernersville News Briefs

  • A 15-year-old juvenile has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a 75-year-old Kernersville man on Sunday. According to Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) Chief Deputy Brad Stanley, deputies were called to a residence at 1526 Greenview Drive, just off Hwy. 66 South, shortly before 10 a.m. on October 19 in reference to a death investigation. Once on the scene, deputies reportedly located the body of an adult male in the edge of the woods near the driveway. For more, see the Tuesday, October 21, 2014 edition.
  • A Vietnam veteran is calling on increased education about where service dogs are allowed after being asked to remove his own service dog from a local restaurant on Friday morning. At the same time, the business owner who made the request is offering her own apologies regarding the situation. For more, see the Tuesday, October 21, 2014 edition.
  • The Brewer’s Kettle in Kernersville is raising money for a good cause during a Kernersville Food Truck Festival, which will be held on Saturday, October 25 from 3 – 9 p.m. The festival will raise funds for the Evans-Hopkins Breast Cancer Fund. For more, see the Tuesday, October 21, 2014 edition.
  • On Thursday evening, Kernersville Mayor Dawn Morgan and her husband, Eric, made it official when they hung their new sign on the door of the couple’s new law practice on Birch Lane, just off Hwy. 66 South. For more, see the Tuesday, October 21, 2014 edition.
  • After seeing a notecard at Ten Thousand Villages, Jack Wagstaff came up with the idea to make works of art out of everyday natural materials. Although he has an extensive background in art, Wagstaff didn’t start making “botanical collages” until about a year ago. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, October 18 & 19, 2014 edition.