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‘Cookin’ for a Cause’

April 27, 2015

Just in time for Spring Folly, the Triad Ladies Civitan Club will be selling their cookbook, “Cookin’ for a Cause” at their booth during the event. TLCC member Sharon Young spearheaded the idea for a club cookbook. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 25 & 26, 2015 edition.

Friends of the Library

April 27, 2015

Friends of the Library, a long time non-profit organization in Kernersville and supporter of Kernersville’s Paddison Memorial Library, is looking to increase its membership to help fund various items and other needed programs such as their Local Author Talk. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 25 & 26, 2015 edition.

Tiny houses

April 27, 2015

For John Williams, “reduce, reuse, recycle” is more than a catchy phrase, it’s a way of life. Williams is a member of the Kiwanis Club and is always eager to talk to anyone about living a more sustainable lifestyle. He said that he’s always been passionate about the environment. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 25 & 26, 2015 edition.

Passing of J.C. Grose, Jr.

April 27, 2015

Kernersville lost another of its beloved clergy community this week with the Wednesday, April 22 passing of Dr. James Chalmus “J.C.” Grose, Jr. at the age of 85. He served as the senior pastor of Main Street United Methodist Church from 1973 to 1981 but his legacy continues to today. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 25 & 26, 2015 edition.

Drinking water

April 27, 2015

The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources is warning residents across the state who live near Duke Energy coal ash ponds not to drink or cook with water from their wells, citing testing that showed existence of heavy metal contamination that exceeds state groundwater standards. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 25 & 26, 2015 edition.

Pine Knolls Golf Club sold

April 23, 2015

Pine Knolls Golf Club in Kernersville is now under new ownership and no effort will be spared to rejuvenate and improve one of the area’s most popular places to play golf.
Jim Butler, who has lived in the Pine Knolls subdivision for over 21 years, purchased Pine Knolls Golf Club from Hibernia Holdings (Pearse Mahon and Graham Ruttle) on April 17. For more, see the Thursday, April 23, 2015 edition.

NCDOT meeting

April 23, 2015

Residents from throughout the area meet with the North Carolina Department of Transportation in Kernersville on Tuesdayabout the initial draft of the state’s 10-year transportation improvement program as well as to ask questions about individual projects underway. For more, see the Thursday, April 23, 2015 edition.

KCK Luncheon

April 23, 2015

During the Kernersville Cares for Kids (KCK) Lunch and Listen on April 21, Marilyn “Que” Tucker shared her story of success and working to student athletes to encourage them to stay drug free. KCK was formed in 1998 to empower students to lead by example and strengthen their community connectedness so they can do their part to keep themselves, their schools, and their community drug free. For more, see the Thursday, April 23, 2015 edition.

Union Cross Elementary principal

April 23, 2015

For Trish Spencer, the newly named principal at Union Cross Elementary School, being a Jr. Bobcat is taking some getting used to, but she couldn’t be more thrilled with her new assignment, and if that means being a younger version of her high school alma mater’s rival, well then, that’s okay with her. For more, see the Thursday, April 23, 2015 edition.

Volunteer recognition

April 23, 2015

In celebrating their 30th anniversary, The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville wanted to thank their volunteers during a Volunteer Appreciation event on Tuesday, April 21. The Shepherd’s Center is an interfaith ministry of volunteers, which provides 14 services for the adults who are aging or disabled in the community. For more, see the Thursday, April 23, 2015 edition.