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Kernersville News Briefs

  • A three-year-old female was transported to Brenner Children’s Hospital on Saturday following what is being considered an accidental shooting, according to the Kernersville Police Department. Kernersville police reportedly responded to 913 Branchwood Drive in regard to a three-year-old female who had been accidentally shot in the leg. Police said the injury was not life-threatening, but there is an active investigation.
  • The highly anticipated rezoning case involving 35 acres of land along Old Winston Road near the South Cherry Street extension is once again included on this month’s Kernersville Board of Aldermen agenda, but it remains unknown if the case will be heard. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 28 & March 1, 2015 edition.
  • Without help from volunteers such as Kim Stull, who delivers hot meals for Meals-on-Wheels to routes in both Walkertown and Kernersville, many residents who have limited mobility would be without a warm meal and companionship. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 28 & March 1, 2015 edition.
  • Students who attend Hanes and Lowrance middle schools will remain at their temporary locations during the 2015-16 school year as Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools officials continue to monitor toxic chemicals in the groundwater beneath their shared campus on Indiana Avenue. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 28 & March 1, 2015 edition.
  • Two families who have been tending a new community garden, known as Kernersville Organic, located at Civitan Park, hope others in Kernersville might join them in creating a place where residents can grow their own food. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 28 & March 1, 2015 edition.