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Kernersville News Briefs

  • The Kernersville Community Appearance Commission and Kernersville Chamber of Commerce will host the Third Annual Star-Spangled Decorating Contest, a Fourth of July decorating contest for all Kernersville community businesses. The contest includes doorways and/or storefronts. For more, see the Thursday, June 22, 2017 edition.
  • Talks between Forsyth County and the Forsyth Humane Society for the area non-profit to take over the county’s animal shelter operations have been underway for several months and could culminate with an agreement between the two as early as this fall. For more, see the Thursday, June 22, 2017 edition.
  • After being contacted by Marji Guyler-Alaniz, founder and CEO of FarmHer, Kernersville resident and farmer Dottie Pyrtle was featured on RFDTV as a way to promote women in agriculture. Pyrtle grew up in a family of seven and they always had a garden. With her love for horses, she later looked for a peaceful place to care for horses and have room to grow flowers and vegetables. She moved to Kernersville in 1995. For more, see the Thursday, June 22, 2017 edition.
  • Ann Gomo was named the Newcomers Club president in April. She is looking forward to bringing in more members and making the club more known in the community. For more, see the Thursday, June 22, 2017 edition.
  • Shady Grove Wesleyan Church will break ground on a new 12,000-sq. ft. addition at its main campus on Sunday, June 25 and the community is invited to participate in what the longtime Colfax church is calling Celebration Sunday. For more, see the Thursday, June 22, 2017 edition.