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Bone Marrow Drive

February 9, 2016

Melissa Marshall Bledsoe Melissa Marshall Bledsoe has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, a blood cancer. Those interested in volunteering or becoming a sponsor for the “Music N Marrow 4 Melissa” bone marrow registry drive, call (336) 213-6909. For more, see the Tuesday, February 9, 2016 edition.

Technology for the Future

February 9, 2016

IMG_0289 Adrian Martinca, owner of A.M. Technologies, recently started a non-profit community program, Technology for the Future, to offer computers to those in need.
“We believe that with people’s current state of dependency on technology that everyone should have access to a computer, no matter their situation,” said Martinca. For more, see the Tuesday, February 9, 2016 edition.

Teacher of the Year

February 9, 2016

Breanna Butcher, Mr. Weavil and Blake Briles Brian “Bo” Weavil has been named Walkertown High School’s Teacher of the Year. Weavil is in his 16th year of teaching and his second as an earth science teacher at Walkertown. For more, see the Tuesday, February 9, 2016 edition.

Police promotions

February 9, 2016

An unprecedented number of retirements over the past several months has led to even more promotions and transfers within the Kernersville Police Department, and Kernersville Police Chief Scott Cunningham is excited to see all of the growth and change.
For more, see the Tuesday, February 9, 2016 edition.

Reported robbery

February 9, 2016

At approximately 10:15 p.m. on February 8, a male subject entered the Speedway store, located at 401 N. Main St., according to Kernersville police. The suspect allegedly presented items for purchase and when the clerk opened the cash register, reached across the counter and removed an
undetermined amount of money. The suspect is described as a medium complexion African American male in his early to
mid-20, with a medium build, between 5’10” and 6’.
Anyone having any information is asked to call Kernersville police at 336-996-3177.

Southeast Suburban Area Plan

February 8, 2016

A public hearing on the draft of the Southeast Suburban Area Plan Update will be held at the upcoming City/County Planning Board (CCPB) meeting on February 11.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 6 & 7, 2016 edition.

Dollar General

February 8, 2016

The Kernersville Board of Aldermen approved several rezoning cases Tuesday, including a new Dollar General store.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 6 & 7, 2016 edition.

Shepherd’s Center Gala

February 8, 2016

The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville is hosting their 23rd annual Auction Gala on February 19 at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden in Kernersville, with tickets available now.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 6 & 7, 2016 edition.

Egg Ministry

February 8, 2016

First Presbyterian Church’s annual chocolate covered Easter Egg Ministry enters its 26th year as popular as ever. Volunteers began making the first batches of this year’s chocolate covered peanut butter and coconut eggs this week. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 6 & 7, 2016 edition.

Teacher of the Year

February 8, 2016

Wanting to reach students with the most need, Cash Elementary School’s EC Resource teacher Pam Hayes was humbled to be named the school’s Teacher of the Year. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 6 & 7, 2016 edition.