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3-year-old shot

March 2, 2015

A three-year-old female was transported to Brenner Children’s Hospital on Saturday following what is being considered an accidental shooting, according to the Kernersville Police Department. Kernersville police reportedly responded to 913 Branchwood Drive in regard to a three-year-old female who had been accidentally shot in the leg. Police said the injury was not life-threatening, but there is an active investigation.

Old Winston Road development

March 2, 2015

The highly anticipated rezoning case involving 35 acres of land along Old Winston Road near the South Cherry Street extension is once again included on this month’s Kernersville Board of Aldermen agenda, but it remains unknown if the case will be heard. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 28 & March 1, 2015 edition.

Meals-on-Wheels

March 2, 2015

Without help from volunteers such as Kim Stull, who delivers hot meals for Meals-on-Wheels to routes in both Walkertown and Kernersville, many residents who have limited mobility would be without a warm meal and companionship. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 28 & March 1, 2015 edition.

Hanes, Lowrance students

March 2, 2015

Students who attend Hanes and Lowrance middle schools will remain at their temporary locations during the 2015-16 school year as Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools officials continue to monitor toxic chemicals in the groundwater beneath their shared campus on Indiana Avenue. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 28 & March 1, 2015 edition.

Community garden

March 2, 2015

Two families who have been tending a new community garden, known as Kernersville Organic, located at Civitan Park, hope others in Kernersville might join them in creating a place where residents can grow their own food. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 28 & March 1, 2015 edition.

Lisa Kuschner offers free yoga lessons

March 2, 2015

For Lisa Kuschner, yoga is more than a meditative activity, it’s a lifelong ritual. She doesn’t remember the exact time she started doing yoga, but thinks it started with a book she read in high school. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 28 & March 1, 2015 edition.

Teacher of the Year

March 2, 2015

Walkertown Elementary School Teacher of the Year, Maria Simpson, a second-grade teacher, has had a lifelong passion to work with children. “I have always loved being at school and loved to read. It’s just what I’ve always wanted to do since I was a small child,” she explained. For more, see the Thursday, February 26, 2015 edition.

Fireman needs community’s help

March 2, 2015

Every day, firefighters in the Kernersville Fire Rescue Department (KFRD) unselfishly serve and risk their lives to help citizens in Kernersville. Now, one of those firefighters needs the community’s help. On October 20, 2014, 26-year-old KFRD Firefighter II Joe Allen was riding his motorcycle on Highway 66 in Kernersville when a truck pulled out in front of him from a side street. For more, see the Thursday, February 26, 2015 edition.

Civitan Park meeting

March 2, 2015

A community input meeting surrounding future plans for one of Kernersville’s older parks, Civitan Park, brought out a large group of people interested in seeing an expanded tennis program offered through the Kernersville Parks and Recreation Department For more, see the Thursday, February 26, 2015 edition.

Artist Larry McRae

March 2, 2015

After art fell by the wayside for many years, local resident Larry McRae recently picked back up where he left off with a goal of painting architecture in Kernersville. So far, he has painted elements from his former home, a portion of The Harmon House balcony, and an arbor at Dewberry Farm in Kernersville. For more, see the Thursday, February 26, 2015 edition.