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  • On Tuesday August 25, 2015 at approximately 12:42 a.m. the Kernersville Police Department (KPD) was dispatched to 120 Farmwood Drive on a reported Burglary in Progress, according to a KPD press release. The press release said the KPD arrived and encountered Camel Deon White,29, and Laymond Deonard Hairston, 31, both of Winston-Salem, running from the victim’s apartment. Both subjects were apprehended, charged with First Degree Burglary and other charges are pending. Two alleged accomplices fled the area and are still at large. Anyone with additional information should contact KPD Detective Tucker at 336-996-3177.
  • Dr. Chad McIntyre, his wife, Sarah, and their three-year-old daughter, Jordan, delivered 177 back packs filled with supplies to Kernersville Elementary School on Tuesday morning following a record-breaking Operation: Back Pack campaign. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 22 & 23, 2015 edition.
  • Praise Assembly Church Ministries helps those in need by providing fresh fruits and vegetables from their community garden, Garden of Love and Faith. The garden, which is roughly 1/3 acre, is host to a large array of fruits, vegetables and herbs. Produce include beans, squash, okra, corn, tomatoes, Swiss chard, pumpkins, watermelon, beets, cabbage, collards, sweet potatoes, sunflowers, and more. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 22 & 23, 2015 edition.
  • Will Taylor spent six weeks studying abroad in China. During his trip, Taylor spent most of his time on the campus of Shanghai University (Zhabei district campus) in Shanghai. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 22 & 23, 2015 edition.
  • During the opening ceremonies of the annual Honeybee Festival, held on Sat., Aug. 15, Mary Mullinax received the 2015 Mae Kaney Award. The Mae Kaney Award recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of an avid senior volunteer in the community. For more, see the Thursday, August 20, 2015 edition.