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Kernersville News Briefs

  • One of the top priorities for Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Deputy R.D. Sorrell, II as he begins his new duties in Walkertown, is introducing himself to the community at-large. As a native of the area and graduate of Gospel Light Christian School, Sorrell is already ahead of the game. For more, see the Thursday, August 21, 2014 edition.
  • When Sally Bradley’s son graduated from East Forsyth High School in 2005, she wasn’t sure what to do with her extra time, so she turned to making jewelry. Bradley said after purchasing a pair of earrings and examining them, she got the idea to make her own jewelry and started a small business she calls Singularities. For more, see the Thursday, August 21, 2014 edition.
  • With budget negotiations for public education largely settled among legislators in the General Assembly in Raleigh, school districts across the state are continuing to gauge the impact funding changes will have on the new school year. For more, see the Thursday, August 21, 2014 edition.
  • Knowing how to stay calm in a disaster situation is only part of what it takes to be a member of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Participants also need the confidence to jump into action when emergency personnel are unable to respond. For more, see the Thursday, August 21, 2014 edition.
  • Thousands of people are expected to fill Fourth of July Park this Saturday for the 39th annual Honeybee Festival. Festivities will begin at 10 a.m. with a special ceremony and will continue until 5 p.m., rain or shine. There will be live entertainment, demonstrations and children’s activities for all to enjoy. There will also be a variety of craft and food vendors displaying the honeybee in unique ways. For more, see the Tuesday, August 19, 2014 edition.