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Pink Ribbon Rally

August 23, 2016

The sixth annual Kernersville Pink Ribbon Rally will be held Saturday, Aug. 27 at The Kids’ Clubhouse and guests should plan on a night of good food and great auction items all in support of those fighting breast cancer. For more information, call 336-993-7645 or 336-349-8777 or email to kvillesmilesbydesign@gmail.com.
For more, see the Tuesday, August 23, 2016 edition.

Kernersville Street Church

August 23, 2016

14067939_603485353164920_5283776560757951829_oLuke and Anna Cope will kick off the opening of Kernersville Street Church on September 4 during a block party at Interactive Resource Center (IRC) to serve the homeless community. Kernersville Street Church is located at 310 Smith Edwards Road. For more information, visit them on Facebook, info@kernersvillestreetchurch.net, or call 336-908-2619.
For more, see the Tuesday, August 23, 2016 edition.

Home Grown Arts Fest

August 23, 2016

The Kernersville Arts and Crafts Guild will host their third annual Home Grown Arts Fest on Saturday, August 27 at Körner’s Folly from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. There will be around 15 vendors from the Arts and Crafts Guild, with another 31 vendors from the local area and extending as far as Asheville.
For more, see the Tuesday, August 23, 2016 edition.

Quen Taylor Blood Drive

August 23, 2016

The annual Quen Taylor Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at First Baptist Church of Kernersville. Taylor was known as the “voice” of Wake Forest University basketball and football, where he was an announcer for 27 years. He was diagnosed with acute leukemia in 1998. Due to the severity of the leukemia, he sometimes needed to receive four or five pints of blood a day through blood transfusions. For more, see the Tuesday, August 23, 2016 edition.

Land Use Plan open house

August 23, 2016

More than 100 people stopped by Kernersville Wesleyan Church on Thursday to learn more about the Macy Grove Road extension and its potential impact on their daily lives. “We have approximately 212 acres of land that are either undeveloped or underdeveloped, and we are going to work closely with the citizens to find out what kind of development they want to see take place and to find out how we can best accommodate their needs and wants,” said Jeff Hatling, Community Development director.
For more, see the Tuesday, August 23, 2016 edition.

Lights of Hope

August 22, 2016

In honor of National Recovery Month, The Addict’s Mom, an online support group, is hosting their annual nationwide campaign “Lights of Hope” in honor and support of all whose lives have been touched by addiction during an event on September 10 at Fourth of July Park from 2 – 4 p.m.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 20 & 21, 2016 edition.

Louisiana flooding

August 22, 2016

The Red Cross is calling the recent flooding in Louisiana the worst natural disaster to hit the country since Hurricane Sandy decimated the East Coast four years ago, and one family with Kernersville ties is among the thousands of residents who’ve lost just about everything they own. Now alumni from East Forsyth High School are trying to help.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 20 & 21, 2016 edition.

Lt. Governor Dan Forest

August 22, 2016

As a former architect, North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest is used to making plans and helping to see these plans get followed through. He has used this same mentality in his service to the state since 2012, and is hoping to continue in his position through 2020.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 20 & 21, 2016 edition.

Ranking bond projects

August 22, 2016

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education could decide during its regular meeting Tuesday night, Aug. 23, which among $350 million in projects might take priority if the voters approve a total $430 million bond package in November. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 20 & 21, 2016 edition.

Big Mill Farm input

August 18, 2016

There was a large turnout as local residents came to give their input during the informal public meeting for the proposed widening/extension of Big Mill Farm and Hopkins roads from Business 40 to West Mountain Street in Kernersville on Tuesday night at East Forsyth Middle School.
For more, see the Thursday, August 18, 2016 edition.