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Kernersville News Briefs

  • Oak Ridge resident Jill McClurg is raising money to pursue an unpaid internship in Tanzania, where she will be teaching English and helping with school enrichment, among other things. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, May 21 & 22, 2016 edition.
  • Fairly new to the community, Kernersville’s Mystic Shrine Club is hosting a Spring Formal Father/Daughter Dance in June, in addition to other events, to build up funding in order to help local organizations, as well as the Shriners Hospital for Children. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, May 21 & 22, 2016 edition.
  • Duke Energy has up to eight years to excavate its coal ash ponds in North Carolina, including the one at the Belews Creek Steam Station, according to the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, May 21 & 22, 2016 edition.
  • The Kernersville Chamber of Commerce recognized the attorneys of Coltrane, Grubbs & Whatley during the Chamber’s annual 2016 Small Business Awards breakfast on Thursday morning by presenting the law firm with the Duke Energy Citizenship & Service Award. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, May 21 & 22, 2016 edition.
  • A Kernersville couple has filed a class action lawsuit against both the Town of Kernersville and the City/County Utility Commission over what they believe are various breaches of a past written agreement regarding sewer rates here. They are seeking more than $5 million in damages. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, May 21 & 22, 2016 edition.