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Hit & Run

May 25, 2015

The Kernersville Police Department (KPD) is looking for the driver of a red pickup truck following a hit and run accident on Salisbury Street on Thursday. According to the KPD, officers responded to the intersection of Salisbury and Woodbine streets on a reported motor vehicle collision. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, May 23 & 24, 2015 edition.

Chris Lane

May 25, 2015

Kernersville’s own country music star Chris Lane is continuing to rise in the spotlight and needs votes to win Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star Competition, which ends May 24. If Lane wins, he will have the chance to be the opening performance during the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas in September. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, May 23 & 24, 2014 edition.

Support for students battling cancer

May 25, 2015

On Friday, May 22 students at Cash Elementary School showed their support for two students, AJ Watt and Alex King, who are battling cancer, by walking around the school’s track. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, May 23 & 24, 2014 edition.

Duke Energy Citizenship & Service Award

May 25, 2015

The Kernersville Chamber of Commerce recognized the attorneys and staff of Wolfe & Associates and their service to community during the annual Small Business Awards breakfast this past Thursday, presenting the local law firm with the Duke Energy Citizenship & Service Award. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, May 23 & 24, 2014 edition.

Phony charities

May 25, 2015

Four phony charities that claimed to fight cancer allegedly took $187 million in donations, including $1 million from consumers in North Carolina, but did little or nothing to help cancer victims, Attorney General Roy Cooper and Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall announced Tuesday, May 19. For more, see the Thursday, May 21, 2015 edition.

Train, tractor trailer collide

May 25, 2015

Police and emergency crews were called to the scene of a train crash on Wednesday morning and found that a tractor trailer had been struck by a train along the tracks on Hwy. 421/West Market Street in Colfax. For more, see the Thursday, May 21, 2015 edition.

Teenager indicted

May 25, 2015

A 15-year-old Kernersville boy accused of brutally murdering his grandfather last October and then inviting a friend over for a party after allegedly hiding his body in the woods was indicted for second-degree murder on Monday, May 18. For more, see the Thursday, May 21, 2015 edition.

Macy Grove Road interchange

May 25, 2015

After years of planning and almost two years of construction, the North Carolina Department of Transportation officially opened the new Macy Grove Road interchange at Business 40 to motorists this week. For more, see the Thursday, May 21, 2015 edition.

Small Business Awards

May 25, 2015

The Kernersville Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2015 Small Business Awards breakfast on May 21, celebrating individuals and businesses and their contributions to the community. Chamber President and CEO Chris Comer said small businesses are vital to the success of Kernersville. For more, see the Thursday, May 21, 2015 edition.

Teacher of the Year

May 25, 2015

The last thing Lana Panico, a kindergarten teacher at Piney Grove Elementary School, thought she was going to do was teach. Ten years later, she is not only teaching, but has been selected as their Teacher of the Year. For more, see the Thursday, May 21, 2015 edition.