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Kernersville News Briefs

  • N.C. Department of Transportation contractors will close the inside westbound and eastbound lanes along a portion of Interstate 40 Business in Kernersville between mile markers 10 and 14 for median work on the Winston-Salem Northern Beltway Project. The work will require continual closures starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 24. The project is scheduled to be complete by 8 p.m. on Monday, April 10, weather permitting. For more, see the Thursday, March 23, 2017 edition.
  • Wanting more from the Scouting experience, local parents came together to start the Kernersville Venturing Crew to offer a co-ed high adventure Scouting group for youth. Darlene Haskins, the lead advisor for the Kernersville Venturing Crew, explained that the group is for youth ages 13 to 20, who have passed eighth grade. For more, see the Thursday, March 23, 2017 edition.
  • Former Kernersville Alderman Brooke Cashion has been named one of the area’s top “40 Leaders Under Forty” by the Triad Business Journal. It is the second time the business publication has recognized Cashion with one of its annual honors, having presented her with a “Women in Business” award in 2004. For more, see the Thursday, March 23, 2017 edition.
  • Providence Baptist Church is hosting a Stop Hunger Now Pack-a-thon on Saturday, March 25 as part of their “year of service and outreach” and are looking for volunteers to help pack 10,000 meals. For more, see the Thursday, March 23, 2017 edition.
  • Deputies and detention officers with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office could be getting a raise in the near future if proposed pay increases presented in work sessions and briefings are approved by county commissioners during their regular meeting on Monday, March 27. For more, see the Thursday, March 23, 2017 edition.