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Prison Ministry

March 26, 2015

Recently, the United Methodist Churches in the Kernersville area delivered items to the Forsyth County prison as part of their Prison Ministry. According to St. Paul United Methodist Church Pastor Oscar Pilson, last year was the first time the churches worked together to send items to the prison. For more, see the Thursday, March 26, 2015 edition.

Results released

March 26, 2015

Over the past few months, the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education has seen meetings filled to capacity as members discussed possible hazardous vapors in the classrooms of Hanes/Lowrance Middle School. That wasn’t the case Tuesday when a Raleigh-based environmental firm presented its final report on air quality tests at the two school buildings. The results showed no dangerous levels of chemicals in the air at the schools. For more, see the Thursday, March 26, 2015 edition.

Mark Baker named GOP chairman

March 26, 2015

Former Forsyth County Commissioner and longtime Republican Party member Mark Baker was selected as the county GOP’s new chairman during the party’s annual convention on March 14. For more, see the Thursday, March 26, 2015 edition.

Ladies Auxiliary

March 26, 2015

To celebrate their 60th anniversary, VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Kernersville will hold a reception for past and present members on April 26. Betty Nelson, treasurer and secretary of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and original charter member, said the auxiliary was founded on February 14, 1955. For more, see the Thursday, March 26, 2015 edition.

Rat Brain trip

March 26, 2015

Recently, area high school and middle school students traveled to the Piedmont Triad Community Research Center to participate in a program that has come to be known as the “Rat Brain” trip, where they learned how drug abuse and addiction affects the brain. For more, see the Thursday, March 26, 2015 edition.

Movies in the Park

March 24, 2015

This Friday, families will fill Kernersville’s Harmon Park as they come to see Movies in the Park’s Spring break kickoff showing of “Despicable Me 2.” The event will feature music and games before the show provided by Dan Etzler with Mega Movie Screens, as well as a free craft, where children will have the chance to make their own minion. For more, see the Tuesday, March 24, 2015 edition.

Mission work in Estonia

March 24, 2015

Chris and Laura Wiles have been living in Estonia, located in northern Europe, for roughly five years working with children and young adults. For more, see the Tuesday, March 24, 2015 edition.

Quilling

March 24, 2015

Recently, the Kernersville native Lisa Chandler found a way to combine her expertise in working with and manipulating wire into a specialized craft making jewelry. It all started when she first got interested in the European art of quilling. For more, see the Tuesday, March 24, 2015 edition.

First Amendment Audit

March 24, 2015

Winston-Salem Police Department Internal Affairs is investigating a videotaped encounter between one of its veteran officers and a Walkertown man that occurred outside the department’s headquarters last week out of what the department called concern for comments made by the officer. For more, see the Tuesday, March 24, 2015 edition.

Korner’s Folly birthday

March 24, 2015

On Saturday, March 28, Körner’s Folly will celebrate its 135th year. “This will be a day-long event,” said Foll Director Dale Pennington. “We will have the monthly puppet show at 10:30 a.m. Immediately following, there will be a puppet craft. From 11 until 2, there will be historic games on the lawn and tours of the house. For more, see the Tuesday, March 24, 2015 edition.