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EEOC files lawsuit

October 24, 2014

FedEx Ground Packaging Systems, Inc. is the target of a federal lawsuit alleging nationwide disability discrimination stemming from claims the company discriminated against a large class of deaf and hard-of-hearing package handlers and job applicants for a number of years. For more, see the Thursday, October 25, 2014 edition.

Meet the candidates

October 24, 2014

Candidates for the N.C. House of Representatives in Districts 74 and 75 will go head-to-head at the polls in less than two weeks, with voters having to decide between two Republican freshmen representatives and two Democrats in their first campaigns for elected office. For more, see the Thursday, October 25, 2014 edition.

Red Ribbon Week

October 24, 2014

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools and the Kernersville Police Department are teaming up this October to take a stand against two issues impacting students of all ages. Students, teachers, staff and officers are wearing orange and red ribbons to help bring attention to the efforts of both agencies to keep Kernersville area schools drug and bully free. For more, see the Thursday, October 25, 2014 edition.

‘Madama Butterfly’

October 24, 2014

Kernersville resident Jill Gardner is excited to take on the lead role as Butterfly (Cio-Cio San) in the Piedmont Opera’s fall production of Giacomo Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly,” a tragic love story. For more, see the Thursday, October 25, 2014 edition.

Death investigation

October 20, 2014

A 15-year-old juvenile has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a 75-year-old Kernersville man on Sunday.
According to Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) Chief Deputy Brad Stanley, deputies were called to a residence at 1526 Greenview Drive, just off Hwy. 66 South, shortly before 10 a.m. on October 19 in reference to a death investigation. Once on the scene, deputies reportedly located the body of an adult male in the edge of the woods near the driveway. For more, see the Tuesday, October 21, 2014 edition.

Service dog

October 20, 2014

A Vietnam veteran is calling on increased education about where service dogs are allowed after being asked to remove his own service dog from a local restaurant on Friday morning. At the same time, the business owner who made the request is offering her own apologies regarding the situation. For more, see the Tuesday, October 21, 2014 edition.

Food Truck Festival

October 20, 2014

The Brewer’s Kettle in Kernersville is raising money for a good cause during a Kernersville Food Truck Festival, which will be held on Saturday, October 25 from 3 – 9 p.m. The festival will raise funds for the Evans-Hopkins Breast Cancer Fund. For more, see the Tuesday, October 21, 2014 edition.

Morgan law practice

October 20, 2014

On Thursday evening, Kernersville Mayor Dawn Morgan and her husband, Eric, made it official when they hung their new sign on the door of the couple’s new law practice on Birch Lane, just off Hwy. 66 South. For more, see the Tuesday, October 21, 2014 edition.

Botanical art

October 20, 2014

After seeing a notecard at Ten Thousand Villages, Jack Wagstaff came up with the idea to make works of art out of everyday natural materials. Although he has an extensive background in art, Wagstaff didn’t start making “botanical collages” until about a year ago. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, October 18 & 19, 2014 edition.

N.C. Supreme Court

October 20, 2014

Winston-Salem Attorney Mike Robinson believes his experience as both a businessman running a private law firm and as a civil trial attorney would be a valuable addition to the N.C. Supreme Court. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, October 18 & 19, 2014 edition.