Kernersville News Briefs

  • The Kernersville Police Department (KPD) responded to a report on Thursday, August 15 at approximately 4:20 p.m. of two motorists involved in a disturbance while traveling on I-40 East between Union Cross Road and Highway 66. According to a KPD press release, one motorist discharged a firearm, striking the other vehicle. No one was injured. Police said Elizabeth Blake, of Greensboro, was charged with discharging a firearm into a moving vehicle. Blake was being held under a $45,000 secured bond in the Forsyth County Detention Center. If anyone has further information, contact Detective S. McGee at 336-996-3177.
  • The Kernersville Arts and Crafts Guild (KACG) and Körner’s Folly will host the sixth annual Home Grown Arts Festival on Saturday, August 24 at Körner’s Folly from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine and free parking is available at Körner’s Folly. While the event is free, admission to Körner’s Folly is $10 for adults and $6 for children, ages 6-18. Children 5 and under are free. Körner’s Folly is located at 413 South Main Street. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 17 & 18, 2019 edition.
  • The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a site plan change to the industrial development of a piece of property off Union Cross Road in southeast Forsyth County during a public hearing on Aug. 8. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 17 & 18, 2019 edition.
  • A site plan approval for a major addition to Main Street United Methodist Church and a Zoning Text Amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance reclassifying Electronic Business Establishments (also sometimes referred to as Sweepstakes, Arcade or “Game of Skill”) were two of the issues addressed at the Kernersville Planning Board meeting on Monday, Aug. 12 at Kernersville Municipal Council Chambers. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 17 & 18, 2019 edition.
  • The 9th Annual Pink Ribbon Rally breast cancer fundraiser will be held on Saturday, August 24 from 6-10 p.m. at the Kids’ Clubhouse, located at 745-G Cinema Ct. Tickets for the fundraiser are $30 or $300 for a reserved table of eight and are available at Pinkribbonrally.org, Smiles By Design, located at 406 West Mountain St., and the Kernersville Chamber of Commerce, located at 136 East Mountain St. For more information about the Pink Ribbon Rally, visit www.pinkribbonrally.org. For more information about Cancer Services, visit www.cancerservicesonline.org. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 17 & 18, 2019 edition.