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Armed robbery

August 25, 2015

On Tuesday August 25, 2015 at approximately 12:42 a.m. the Kernersville Police Department (KPD) was dispatched to 120 Farmwood Drive on a reported Burglary in Progress, according to a KPD press release. The press release said the KPD arrived and encountered Camel Deon White,29, and Laymond Deonard Hairston, 31, both of Winston-Salem, running from the victim’s apartment. Both subjects were apprehended, charged with First Degree Burglary and other charges are pending. Two alleged accomplices fled the area and are still at large. Anyone with additional information should
contact KPD Detective Tucker at 336-996-3177.

Operation: Back Pack

August 24, 2015

Dr. Chad McIntyre, his wife, Sarah, and their three-year-old daughter, Jordan, delivered 177 back packs filled with supplies to Kernersville Elementary School on Tuesday morning following a record-breaking Operation: Back Pack campaign. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 22 & 23, 2015 edition.

Garden of Love and Faith

August 24, 2015

Praise Assembly Church Ministries helps those in need by providing fresh fruits and vegetables from their community garden, Garden of Love and Faith.
The garden, which is roughly 1/3 acre, is host to a large array of fruits, vegetables and herbs. Produce include beans, squash, okra, corn, tomatoes, Swiss chard, pumpkins, watermelon, beets, cabbage, collards, sweet potatoes, sunflowers, and more. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 22 & 23, 2015 edition.

Trip to China

August 24, 2015

Will Taylor spent six weeks studying abroad in China. During his trip, Taylor spent most of his time on the campus of Shanghai University (Zhabei district campus) in Shanghai. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 22 & 23, 2015 edition.

Mae Kaney Award

August 24, 2015

During the opening ceremonies of the annual Honeybee Festival, held on Sat., Aug. 15, Mary Mullinax received the 2015 Mae Kaney Award. The Mae Kaney Award recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of an avid senior volunteer in the community. For more, see the Thursday, August 20, 2015 edition.

First Baptist mission trip

August 24, 2015

During a recent mission trip to Romania, youth from First Baptist Church spread the Gospel to Romani children and developed a deeper faith. For more, see the Thursday, August 20, 2015 edition.

Pickle investment

August 24, 2015

“We love homemade pickles.” Those were the first words of Tuesday night’s episode of “West Texas Investors Club” on CNBC as show stars and self-made millionaires Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam prepared to meet Jenny Fulton, Kernersville’s own pickle lady. For more, see the Thursday, August 20, 2015 edition.

KMC president

August 24, 2015

Chad Setliff knows how much the community supports Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center and he hopes to continue to strengthen the hospital’s strong presence as he takes over the reins of president from Joanne Allen, who retired last month. For more, see the Thursday, August 20, 2015 edition.

Pink Ribbon Rally

August 24, 2015

The 5th Annual Pink Ribbon Rally breast cancer fundraiser will be held on Saturday, August 22. The event is being coordinated by Dr. Amy Jo Fischer, of Smiles By Design, a six-year survivor of breast cancer. The funds raised from the event benefit patients in the area through the Evans-Hopkins Breast Cancer Fund.
For more, see the Tuesday, August 18, 2015 edition.

Pitching pickles

August 24, 2015

A local company takes to the national stage Tuesday, August 18 when one of its founders appears on the new CNBC reality series, “West Texas Investors Club.”
Jenny Fulton of Miss Jenny’s Pickles is one of 16 contestants selected to pitch their products on the show. For more, see the Tuesday, August 18, 2015 edition.