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Center of Hope

June 23, 2016

Three fundraising events for the Center of Hope will be held on Saturday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Civitan Park.
The events include Family Day in the Park, Charity Ride for Hope motorcycle ride, and Walk for Hope.
For more, see the Thursday, June 23, 2016 edition.

Dog found

June 23, 2016

A Kernersville woman who advocates for lost pets in Forsyth and Guilford counties in trying to reunite them with their owners finds herself saddened and disturbed at the recent discovery of a dead dog found in a dumpster at a local apartment complex.
For more, see the Thursday, June 23, 2016 edition.

Memory Bound

June 23, 2016

Michael and Devon Hodges started Memory Bound Foundation in January 2016 to help cancer patients take time to spend with their families away from the immediate stresses of dealing with the disease.
For more, see the Thursday, June 23, 2016 edition.

Funeral expenses

June 23, 2016

Several GoFundMe donation pages have been created to help the families of a couple killed in Winston-Salem last week pay for their funerals.
Steven Salsman, 37, and Meghann Stubbs, 33, were shot to death just after midnight on Friday, June 17, at 2427 Stockton Street during what police are calling a neighborhood dispute. For more, see the Thursday, June 23, 2016 edition.

Vacant buildings

June 21, 2016

After the Kernersville Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to demolish “The Ballard House” and condemn “School Tools” at their meeting on June 7, Kernersville Community Development Director Jeff Hatling addressed the condition of several other vacant buildings in and around town.
For more, see the Tuesday, June 21, 2016 edition.

Northern Beltway

June 21, 2016

On Monday, Matthew Bryant, an attorney with the Hendrick Bryant law firm in Winston-Salem, who has long represented clients in the Northern Beltway lawsuit, cautioned those who own property in the beltway path to remain active and engaged in the process. If they haven’t done so already, he encouraged them to do so now after the state court’s ruling. For more, see the Tuesday, June 21, 2016 edition.

Eating for Evan

June 21, 2016

20160506_191255Coltrane, Grubbs & Whatley, PLLC is hosting “Eating for Evan,” a BBQ fundraiser for Evan Cooke, on Saturday, June 25 at Kernersville Moravian Church from 4-7 p.m. to help raise money for medical expenses as he battles acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
For more, see the Tuesday, June 21, 2016 edition.

Bray lawsuit

June 21, 2016

The president of a local firefighters association is speaking out in support of a former Kernersville Fire Rescue Department captain who was fired in 2015, but who recently earned a victory in court over the rights to his entire personnel file, notes and all.
For more, see the Tuesday, June 21, 2016 edition.

Music at Twilight

June 21, 2016

The Chamber of Commerce is “Swingin’ Into Summer” featuring Ronnie Tsunami & the Wave Riders during Music at Twilight on Thursday, June 23 from 6-8 p.m. in the Town Hall courtyard.
For more, see the Tuesday, June 21, 2016 edition.

Fugitive arrested

June 20, 2016

A fugitive wanted by the FBI for more than 20 years was apprehended in Walkertown on Wednesday, putting an end to a search that has spanned the nation since 1993.
According to the FBI, John Joseph Hartin, 46, formerly of Dorchester, Massachusetts, was wanted for allegedly abusing two young boys, approximately 8 and 9-years-old, whom he befriended in the Massachusetts area.For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, June 18 & 19, 2016 edition.