Kernersville News Briefs

  • Scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 18 at Kernersville’s Fourth of July Park, this year’s honeybee Festival will feature a revamped family fun center, revised entertainment schedule and a whole new layout. Heather Wood, marketing and community relations specialist for the Kernersville Parks and Recreation Department, said they decided to switch things up this year to make the festival more inviting to passersby and to appeal to a broader audience. For more, see the Tuesday, August 14, 2018 edition.
  • There are big plans on the horizon at historic Körner’s Folly on South Main Street, including development of a new visitor center that will see the launch of a $750,000 fundraising campaign next fall with the promise of a matching donation from the Town of Kernersville once completed. For more, see the Tuesday, August 14, 2018 edition.
  • A blood drive will be held at Union Cross Fire Department in memory of Andy Johnson on Sunday, August 19 from 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. For more, see the Tuesday, August 14, 2018 edition.
  • Elite Hair Design and Project:Re3 are hosting a Back-to-School Haircut Fundraiser to benefit Jah Works, Inc. out of Walkertown at Elite Hair Design in Kernersville on Sunday, August 19 from 1 – 5 p.m. For more, see the Tuesday, August 14, 2018 edition.
  • Tom Fitzgerald is encouraging the public to consider donating their spare change if they are out and about and see a CART collection box for Alzheimer’s. CART boxes are located at Fitz on Main, 421 Market and Grill, Low Price Mart, Mickey’s, Plaza Restaurant, The Loop in Kernersville and Winston-Salem, Triad Import Specialists, Farmers Hardware, New Era Alterations and Dry Cleaning and Express Oil. For more, see the Tuesday, August 14, 2018 edition.