Kernersville News Briefs

  • A post midnight vote by Kernersville’s Board of Aldermen early Wednesday morning conditionally gives three quarters of a million dollars ($750,000) to the Körner’s Folly Foundation. For more, see the Thursday, August 9, 2018 edition.
  • An auction house is putting four commercial tracts of land in the Stafford Centre commercial development up for bid in an online opportunity for potential buyers beginning August 14. For more, see the Thursday, August 9, 2018 edition.
  • When the “Cottages at Smith Crossing” is developed in the near future, the single-family rental community will look a bit different than the developers initially imagined. It will still feature 64 homesites that range in size from 1,600 to 1,750 square feet and offer tenants a variety of one and two-story floor plans. For more, see the Thursday, August 9, 2018 edition.
  • Seed2Seed, a Kernersville based outreach garden program, is hosting their first big fundraiser, Rooting for Our Future Popup BBQ Party & Fundraiser, on Saturday, August 24 from 6 – 9 p.m. Seed2Seed started in 2016 and is a faith-based non-profit that leases the back four acres of Living Hope Church for a sustainable education farm. For more, see the Thursday, August 9, 2018 edition.
  • A 47 year-old male was struck by a moving freight train in Kernersville adjacent to the 300 block of East Mountain St. on Tuesday around 4 p.m. The man was a long-time resident of a local group care center in Kernersville, where residents are free to come and go. Reportedly, he was evacuated by local EMS and firefighters to one of the area’s major hospitals. See Thursday’s Kernersville News for the complete story.