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  • Music at Twilight, sponsored by Arbor Ridge/Ridge Care, will be held on Thursday, July 27 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden on the lawn, featuring The Mainstreet Band. For more, see the Tuesday, July 25, 2017 edition.
  • As members of the Kernersville Community Development staff work to finalize the transportation survey questions in the coming days, they also want to reiterate the value of citizen input. Both Jeff Hatling, Kernersville Community Development director, and Rochelle Joseph, Kernersville Community Development manager, have stated multiple times that the transportation study is intended to establish a “citizen informed and directed” transportation vision. For more, see the Tuesday, July 25, 2017 edition.
  • Filings for the November 7 municipal elections ended at noon on Friday, July 21, setting up contests between eight candidates who are vying for five seats on the Kernersville Board of Aldermen, among them, Deborah Albert, an Air Force veteran who has lived in Kernersville since losing everything to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. For more, see the Tuesday, July 25, 2017 edition.
  • While out on the campaign trail last year, State Treasurer Dale Folwell pledged that if elected, he would save the state $100 million during his first term. So far, he’s cut $60 million in annual fees from Wall Street managers charged with managing the state’s investment funds. For more, see the Tuesday, July 25, 2017 edition.
  • The 7th Annual Pink Ribbon Rally breast cancer fundraiser will be held on Saturday, August 26 from 6-10 p.m. at the Kids Clubhouse, located at 745-G Cinema Ct. The event is being coordinated by Dr. Amy Jo Fischer, of Smiles By Design, who is an eight-year survivor of breast cancer. For more, see the Tuesday, July 25, 2017 edition.