Kernersville News Briefs

  • Commissioners will consider a rezoning request for Ogden School Road at their meeting tonight, May 24. For more, see the Thursday, May 24, 2018 edition.
  • th surprised and honored when he learned that he had been named City View Fire Department’s Rookie of the Year. Although he was named Rookie of the Year, Vogler isn’t new to fire and rescue. He grew up in Walkertown and attended East Forsyth High School, where he graduated in 2008. For more, see the Thursday, May 24, 2018 edition.
  • Congestion, along with a good number of collisions, could be a thing of the past once the state completes a widening project planned for U.S. 158 from Forsyth County to Guilford County over the next 10 years. For more, see the Thursday, May 24, 2018 edition.
  • According to a Winston-Salem Police Department (WSPD) press release, on May 22, officers with the WSPD received a report of a potential act of violence that may occur at Walkertown Elementary, Walkertown Middle and Walkertown High schools. Police said a joint investigation conducted with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office revealed that Dennis Maldonado allegedly communicated a threat to kill two of his family members as well as perform a “school shooting” at Walkertown Elementary, Walkertown Middlel and Walkertown High schools. Maldonado was located at his home and taken into custody, police said. He was transported for evaluation to Forsyth Hospital and subsequently charged with making a false report concerning mass violence on educational property. Maldonado was placed in the Forsyth County Detention Center under $10,000 bond.
  • The Salvation Army of Greater Winston-Salem has announced the formation of an advisory council for the Kernersville Corps, with officers expected to be installed at the council’s first official meeting on Wednesday, May 23. Salvation Army officials said the council’s creation is the result of Kernersville’s growth since the local satellite site was first established here in 2006. For more, see the Tuesday, May 22, 2018 edition.