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Kernersville News Briefs

  • The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education unanimously approved the initial order of projects proposed in the district’s $350 million bond package during their August 23 meeting. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 27 & 28, 2016 edition.
  • Love’s United Methodist Church in Walkertown will kick off a celebration of the iconic church’s 225th anniversary with a special service on Sunday, Aug. 28, and then continue with a fall series of guest speakers, events and special services over the next several months. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 27 & 28, 2016 edition.
  • After performing their first show in 1977, the Kernersville Little Theatre (KLT) is excited to celebrate 40 years as they begin their 2016/2017 season. The KLT will be performing four shows this season: “Route 66,” “Velveteen Rabbit,” “M*A*S*H.” and “Tarzan the Musical.” For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 27 & 28, 2016 edition.
  • Cascade Preserve, a trail in Oak Ridge (with a Kernersville address), offers residents a quick escape from town for an enjoyable walk in the woods with creeks and a cascading waterfall. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 27 & 28, 2016 edition.
  • NoblePolice have confirmed that a body found at Kernersville Lake on Friday evening is 23-year-old Krishawn Jamar Noble was found on Friday evening. Noble was a first year teacher at East Forsyth Middle School and a Walkertown resident. The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) reported that they went to Noble’s home on Thursday after he did not show up for work. FCSO Deputy Brad Stanley said Noble was at home when officers went to check on Noble. On Thursday afternoon, park attendants reported that a paddleboat had come ashore containing Noble’s ID; however, Noble could not be located. His car was also found. Rescue crews performed a water and ground search on Thursday afternoon and part of the day on Friday, with no results. Local news agencies reported that family members found the body at Kernersville Lake on Friday evening.