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Lane closures

March 23, 2017

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.

Venturing Crew

March 23, 2017

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.

“40 Leaders Under Forty”

March 23, 2017

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.

Pack-a-thon

March 23, 2017

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.

Possible pay increases

March 23, 2017

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.

Artist Pandalana Williams

March 21, 2017

Kernersville artist Pandalana Williams enjoys helping others through her brilliant artwork, ranging from pencil and pastels to heartfelt paintings.
Williams’ passion for art began when she was a child.
For more, see the Tuesday, March 21, 2017 edition.

Kiwanis Club Golf Tournament

March 21, 2017

Kernersville Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Community Golf Tournament, the club’s largest fundraiser, on Friday, May 19 and the club is looking for both sponsors and players for the event.
For more, see the Tuesday, March 21, 2017 edition.

Commissioners fill seat

March 21, 2017

The Forsyth County Democratic Party has selected Fleming El-Amin to fill the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners seat left vacant last month following the death of Walter Marshall. Commissioners will vote on El-Amin’s choice at their March 27 meeting.
For more, see the Tuesday, March 21, 2017 edition.

Forsyth Creek Week

March 21, 2017

Numerous events are being planned across Forsyth County to celebrate one of nature’s most valuable resources: water.
The fifth annual Forsyth Creek Week will kick off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 25 with a fly-fishing clinic at the Old Kernersville Lake Park and will conclude on Sunday, April 2 with a creekside bike excursion at 3 p.m. at Salem Creek Greenway. For more, see the Tuesday, March 21, 2017 edition.

New beltway ruling

March 21, 2017

A Forsyth County Superior Court judge has issued another judgment in favor of landowners whose property is in the path of the Northern Beltway.
The latest decision came on Friday, when Judge John O. Craig, III ruled that 73 additional cases where beltway property owners have filed lawsuits against the N.C. Department of Transportation are consistent with the 203 cases heard in his court last year.
For more, see the Tuesday, March 21, 2017 edition.