Kernersville News Briefs

  • Historic Körner’s Folly will host the 1st Annual Vintage Market on Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the North Lawn. The market will feature 30+ area dealers of handmade wares, vintage clothing and jewelry, retro items, and locally-produced goods. The market is free to attend; however, paid admission is required to tour Körner’s Folly historic house museum. For more, see the Tuesday, March 26, 2019 edition.
  • Three people inside a home when it caught fire on Horse Creek Run in Kernersville are safe, according to local news sources. Multiple fire departments responded to the fire just before 3 p.m. on Saturday and had it under control before 4 p.m. One firefighter was reportedly evaluated at the scene for heat exhaustion, but no injuries were reported. There is no word on the cause of the fire.
  • Local author Samuel has written several unpublished essays and poems, but after a brewing storm was unleashing in his life at the age of 52, he set out to calm the raging storm by writing The Power Beyond the Grave, a book that helped him not only find happiness in his life, but also help others. For more, see the Tuesday, March 26, 2019 edition.
  • Emerie Hilton, a seventh grader at East Forsyth Middle School, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes on February 6, 2015. This year, during their annual participation in the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) Walk on April 27, the Hilton family hopes to raise money to continue to educate and support the global diabetes foundation through their team, Emerie’s Emeralds. For more, see the Tuesday, March 26, 2019 edition.
  • The Curriculum Committee of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education met on March 19th to discuss updates presented by school system staff on the status of secondary education in the district. For more, see the Tuesday, March 26, 2019 edition.