Kernersville News Briefs

  • When fifth grade teacher Scott DuBois learned that he had been named as the Sedge Garden Elementary School (SGES) Teacher of the Year, he was humbled. For more, see the Tuesday, April 16, 2019 edition.
  • After years of hip bone deterioration, Nathan Love has set up a GoFundMe page for his father, Tim Love, who owns Love that Music in downtown Kernersville, in hopes of raising funds to help his father get the hip replacement surgery he needs. Tim, 57, was diagnosed with end stage avascular necrosis of the right hip several years ago and has been experiencing degenerative symptoms for nearly five years and crippling pain due to the ongoing deterioration of his hip bones. For more, see the Tuesday, April 16, 2019 edition.
  • Jamill Jones has resigned from his position as assistant men’s basketball coach at Wake Forest University as he faces trial in New York City for fatally punching a man in New York City last summer. Wake Forest announced Jones’ resignation on Friday, April 12. He had been on leave from the school since August 10, university officials said. For more, see the Tuesday, April 16, 2019 edition.
  • Officials with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools are seeking public input on the district’s search for a new superintendent and have announced dates for several community forums over the next several weeks, including one that will be held in the Kernersville area. For more, see the Tuesday, April 16, 2019 edition.
  • In an effort to allow the community to experience the Piney Grove School House, the one room school house at Fourth of July Park, year-round, the Kernersville Historic Preservation Society (KHPS) has made updates to the school house and will hold a ribbon cutting for the community on Monday, April 15 at 5 p.m. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 13 & 14, 2019 edition.