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Kernersville News Briefs

  • U.S. Congresswoman Virginia Foxx took to the House floor on Friday to urge her colleagues to support a resolution that would provide Congress the tools necessary to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and transition to a patient-centered system. She even mentioned Kernersville when pointing out constituents whom she has talked to who have been adversely affected by the ACA. For more, see the Tuesday, January 17, 2017 edition.
  • Nathan Sieg, a self-proclaimed kindie musician (kids and family musician) and local pastor Michael Gianopulos met through Project Re:3 in Kernersville and have come together to offer a YouTube channel to Triad families, which will feature game reviews, visits to local businesses, and more. For more, see the Tuesday, January 17, 2017 edition.
  • When second grade teacher Dawn Morgan learned that she had been named as the Teacher of the Year at Sedge Garden Elementary School (SGES), she was absolutely shocked. For more, see the Tuesday, January 17, 2017 edition.
  • When retired Marine Sgt. Lenny Youngblood, 30, passed away in September of 2016, his fellow Marines made sure that their brother in arms received a hero’s ride from the funeral home in Frostburg, Md. to his final resting place. It was a gesture that so touched his father here in Kernersville that he has partnered with the High Point Moose Lodge to provide similar rides to Triad veterans. For more, see the Tuesday, January 17, 2017 edition.
  • In just a few years, the carefully laid plans and ideas detailed in Kernersville 2020 will become yesteryear and a new vision book written, but that doesn’t mean the plan’s accomplishments will go by the wayside. For more, see the Tuesday, January 17, 2017 edition.