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Reedy Fork Greenway

July 27, 2015

More than 80 people attended an informal drop-in session Thursday to hear the latest developments on the Reedy Fork Greenway. Citizens also wanted to know how this leg of the greenway was being paid for and what kind of an impact the Reedy Fork Greenway will have on the Kerners Mill Greenway. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 25 & 26, 2015 edition.

Lions Club president

July 27, 2015

Ned Mabe, a Lions Club member since 1982, was recently named the Kernersville Lions Club’s newest president, having previously served a term during 2006-07.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 25 & 26, 2015 edition.

Double Wheel Farms

July 27, 2015

Mason and Jean Porter, of Double Wheel Farms, enjoy meeting customers at the Kernersville Farmers Market, where they offer a variety of fruit and vegetables not usually found at local markets. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 25 & 26, 2015 edition.

School bonds

July 27, 2015

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School officials unveiled several options regarding next year’s bond referendum on Wednesday, with each earmarking construction and renovations throughout the district. Officials cautioned that the four options are not necessarily recommendations but rather a starting point for the Board of Education in making any final determinations. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 25 & 26, 2015 edition.

Kernersville Elementary principal leaving

July 27, 2015

Kernersville Elementary School Principal Becky Carter has announced that she will be leaving the school she has led for the last six years after becoming recently engaged with plans to move to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in the near future. For more, see the Thursday, July 23, 2015 edition.

Swim-a-thon

July 27, 2015

More than $1,000 was raised through youth swimmers from the Abington Swim Club in a Swim for Cancer swim-a-thon earlier this month. The team is part of the High Point Swim Association. Along with raising money, the swimmers also swam 25,650 meters, which comes out to be 16 miles, or 1,026 x 25 meter laps. For more, see the Thursday, July 23, 2015 edition.

Mini Cooper club

July 27, 2015

For Mini Cooper owners in the Triad area, sharing their love of the uniquely British automobiles with other enthusiasts is just as important as making sure their personalities shine through in the make and design of their vehicles. Dave and Amy Reid, of Kernersville, are members of the Triad chapter of the Tar Heel Mini Motoring Club. For more, see the Thursday, July 23, 2015 edition.

Water/sewer rate

July 27, 2015

As a group of residents question why they must pay such high water and sewer bills, Kernersville Community Development Director Jeff Hatling is putting the final touches on a year-long study of that very issue. Hatling will present the results to the Board of Aldermen in September. For more, see the Tuesday, July 21, 2015 edition.

The Bridge House Ministry

July 27, 2015

The Bridge church is looking for applicants and donations for The Bridge House Ministry as they build two more houses to help women and families in need. The Bridge House Ministry was started two-and-a-half years ago when they opened the first Bridge House to men facing homelessness and addiction, for which they want to break free. For more, see the Tuesday, July 21, 2015 edition.

Rebecca Knoll Farms

July 27, 2015

Ginnie and Mike Tate, owners of Rebecca Knoll Farms, grow blackberries on their farm. Wanting to make sure they did everything correctly before planting the berries, Ginnie and Mike went to farm school. The Tates try to do everything “organic,” though they are not yet organically certified. For more, see the Tuesday, July 21, 2015 edition.