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Polling place change

August 29, 2014

Members of the county’s elections board approved a recommendation to move a longtime Kernersville election site from one local elementary school to a nearby middle school during a Forsyth County Board of Elections meeting on Monday night. For more, see the Thursday, August 28, 2014 edition.

Justice Mark Martin

August 29, 2014

When voters go to the polls in November, one of the races they will be asked to decide is who will serve as the next chief justice of the N.C. Supreme Court. Their choices are current Associate Justice Mark Martin of Raleigh and Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis of Southport. For more, see the Thursday, August 28, 2014 edition.

Elder Abuse Task Force

August 29, 2014

In an effort to protect senior citizens from financial scams and other abuse, Forsyth County officials have teamed up with Adult Protective Services to create the Forsyth County Elder Abuse Task Force. For more, see the Thursday, August 28, 2014 edition.

Conquering Leadville

August 29, 2014

To many, running 100 miles is unfathomable, but to people such as Dr. Darian J. Smith, it’s a challenge worth accepting. Smith took on his first 100 mile race in 2012, completing the 18th Annual Umstead 100-Mile Endurance Race and only a few weeks ago he conquered what some might believe to be an incredible feat. For more, see the Thursday, August 28, 2014 edition.

Horse barrel racing

August 29, 2014

Third generation horse barrel racer Shelby Hester recently placed in the Youth World Championship as well as other competitions in previous years. Hester was born into the world of horseback riding. For more, see the Thursday, August 28, 2014 edition.

SRO

August 25, 2014

It’s been a busy summer for the Kernersville Police Department’s School Resource Officers. Not only have the officers developed a brand new field training manual to ensure they remain at the top of their game, they also have new uniforms. For more, see the Tuesday, August 26, 2014 edition.

Emmy judge

August 25, 2014

Even though Kernersville resident Jim Longworth has a direct impact on who takes home the golden Emmy statue each year, he doesn’t find out who wins a category until the audience does. For more, see the Tuesday, August 26, 2014 edition.

Impact Triad

August 25, 2014

A change in funding for Impact Triad is not going to stop this group of community volunteers from helping elementary students receive the emotional and academic support they need to succeed. For more, see the Tuesday, August 26, 2014 edition.

Mae Kaney award

August 25, 2014

During the opening ceremonies of the annual Honeybee Festival, held on Sat., Aug. 23, Barbara Tesh received the 2014 Mae Kaney Award.
The award recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of an avid senior volunteer in the community throughout the year. For more, see the Tuesday, August 26, 2014 edition.

Hydraulic Fracturing

August 25, 2014

A local resident who serves as chairman of the North Carolina Energy Forum was one of several who spoke out in support of fracking during a hearing by the state’s Mining and Energy Commission last week. For more, see the Tuesday, August 26, 2014 edition.