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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.

Heart of a warrior

October 20, 2014

Although they knew their three-year-old son, Caiden, had a rare heart disease before he was born, Julie and Daniel Hawtree weren’t prepared several weeks after he was born to hear that he also had Cystic Fibrosis. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, October 18 & 19, 2014 edition.

Recreation complex at Triad Baptist

October 20, 2014

Property owners near Triad Baptist Church are not opposed to the fact that church officials want to build a recreation complex on their property near Whicker Road, but the neighbors do have several questions. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, October 18 & 19, 2014 edition.

East Forsyth rumors clarified

October 17, 2014

In an interview on Friday, Kernersville Police Chief Scott Cunningham addressed rumors circulating regarding a note discovered on Thursday on the campus of East Forsyth High School. The note threatened “serious harm to one student and a group of students” at the school on Thursday, according to Chief Cunningham. For the complete story and the Kernersville Police Department’s protective reaction, see the Saturday/Sunday, October 18 & 19, 2014 edition.

Ebola response

October 17, 2014

Novant Health has designated Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem as one of two Ebola treatment centers to be operated by the health care network within North Carolina. The other is Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte. For more, see the Thursday, October 16, 2014 edition.