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  • FedEx Ground Packaging Systems, Inc. is the target of a federal lawsuit alleging nationwide disability discrimination stemming from claims the company discriminated against a large class of deaf and hard-of-hearing package handlers and job applicants for a number of years. For more, see the Thursday, October 25, 2014 edition.
  • Candidates for the N.C. House of Representatives in Districts 74 and 75 will go head-to-head at the polls in less than two weeks, with voters having to decide between two Republican freshmen representatives and two Democrats in their first campaigns for elected office. For more, see the Thursday, October 25, 2014 edition.
  • Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools and the Kernersville Police Department are teaming up this October to take a stand against two issues impacting students of all ages. Students, teachers, staff and officers are wearing orange and red ribbons to help bring attention to the efforts of both agencies to keep Kernersville area schools drug and bully free. For more, see the Thursday, October 25, 2014 edition.
  • Kernersville resident Jill Gardner is excited to take on the lead role as Butterfly (Cio-Cio San) in the Piedmont Opera’s fall production of Giacomo Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly,” a tragic love story. For more, see the Thursday, October 25, 2014 edition.
  • A 15-year-old juvenile has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a 75-year-old Kernersville man on Sunday. According to Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) Chief Deputy Brad Stanley, deputies were called to a residence at 1526 Greenview Drive, just off Hwy. 66 South, shortly before 10 a.m. on October 19 in reference to a death investigation. Once on the scene, deputies reportedly located the body of an adult male in the edge of the woods near the driveway. For more, see the Tuesday, October 21, 2014 edition.