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  • kevin-grady-simmonsKernersville police responded to Capital Bank, located at 1207 South Main St., in reference to a bank robbery at 12:49 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2. According to police, bank personnel reported a male subject demanded money and left on foot with an undisclosed amount of US currency. Kernersville police located and apprehended Kevin Grady Simmons, a Greensboro resident, without incident. He was charged with common law robbery and is being held in the Forsyth County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond. He has a preliminary court appearance on January 5. He was also served with two outstanding orders for arrest on unrelated charges.
  • Brian and Stephanie Neal raise chickens on their farm, known as Creekside Heritage Farm, in Walkertown. The farm is over 100 years old. For more, see the Thursday, December 1, 2016 edition.
  • fb_img_1480475277086Joe Collins, a local man who got his acting start on the Kernersville Little Theatre stage, has been cast in a holiday production at Dollywood had has dreams of one day appearing on Broadway. For more, see the Thursday, December 1, 2016 edition.
  • READWS is in need of volunteer tutors for the Augustine Literacy Project and is hosting an information session Thursday, Dec. 1 as well as training sessions starting in January. For more, see the Thursday, December 1, 2016 edition.
  • dsc_0115Officers with the Kernersville Police Department (KPD) responded to 710 McKaughan St at 7:46 a.m. on Tuesday, November 29 reference to a possible death investigation. Police said a white male was located hanging from a rope at the Tower Station. Emergency crews and tower workers were able to retrieve the body from the tower without incident. The investigation is on-going at this time. Any persons with information concerning this investigation contact the KPD at 336-996-3177.