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Robbery

December 19, 2014

On December 18 at 4:42 p.m. officers with the Kernersville Police Department (KPD) responded to The Duck Palace Sweepstakes, located at 820 South Main St., reference to a reported armed robbery, according to a KPD press release. Police said that upon arrival a business employee stated that a black male light to medium complexion, average height, wearing a dark gray hoodie with a red bandana covering part of his face entered the business. It was reported that the black male produced a semi-automatic handgun and demanded money. Police said the black male fled the business on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. Anyone with information should contact the KPD at 336-996-3177.

Parents file lawsuit

December 18, 2014

The parents of an 11-year-old East Forsyth Middle School sixth grader who was killed while crossing Old Hollow Road to board his school bus in 2012 have filed a lawsuit against the driver of the vehicle that hit him and the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Board of Education. For more, see the Thursday, December 18, 2014 edition.

An eventful first year

December 18, 2014

In a little less than two weeks, Chris Comer will celebrate her first full year as president and CEO of the Kernersville Chamber of Commerce. What a year it has been. For more, see the Thursday, December 18, 2014 edition.

Memoirs of ‘The Grove’

December 18, 2014

When Eileen Corlett, a fifth grade teacher at Piney Grove Elementary School, was faced with teaching her students about the writing process, she decided to take a unique approach. Corlett taught her students how to write and publish a book. For more, see the Thursday, December 18, 2014 edition.

Christmas services

December 18, 2014

Christmas falls on Thursday next week, and area churches will celebrate the Christian holiday with special services throughout the weekend and into Christmas Day. For more, see the Thursday, December 18, 2014 edition.

Science Friday

December 18, 2014

In the eastern part of Kernersville stands a two-story white house that from all outward appearances is just another house. But as you walk inside, it is obvious that this is no ordinary house; it’s the Science House. For more, see the Tuesday, December 16, 2014 edition.

Paying It Forward

December 18, 2014

Dottie Cornatzer teaches Occupational Course of Study with the Exceptional Child program at East Forsyth High School. She is a firm believer in community service and paying it forward, a philosophy she passes on to her students. For more, see the Tuesday, December 16, 2014 edition.

Christmas Stocking Fund

December 18, 2014

More than 200 families gathered together with volunteers on Saturday, Dec. 6, to celebrate the Christmas season as part of the annual Kernersville Christmas Stocking Fund.
For more, see the Tuesday, December 16, 2014 edition.

Honoring all those who served

December 18, 2014

The granite monuments to the different branches of the military at the Carolina Field of Honor veterans memorial at Triad Park provided the backdrop for one of hundreds of Wreaths Across America events held nationally on Saturday, Dec. 13. For more, see the Tuesday, December 16, 2014 edition.

Road projects

December 15, 2014

Two longstanding road projects in Kernersville have been placed on the state’s Draft 10-Year State Transportation Improvement Program, meaning that the widening of Big Mill Farm Road and the Kernersville Loop Road could happen sooner rather than later. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, December 13 & 14, 2014 edition.