December 5, 2016
Tucked back on a dead-end road in Colfax stands the Isaac Beeson home, a historic gem. The current owner of the home, Fred Bame, explained that according to the National Registry, the house was built in 1787. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, December 3 & 4, 2016 edition.
December 2, 2016
Kernersville police responded to Capital Bank, located at 1207 South Main St., in reference to a bank robbery at 12:49 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2. According to police, bank personnel reported a male subject demanded money and left on foot with an undisclosed amount of US currency. Kernersville police located and apprehended Kevin Grady Simmons, a Greensboro resident, without incident. He was charged with common law robbery and is being held in the Forsyth County Detention Center
under a $10,000 secured bond. He has a preliminary court appearance on January 5. He was also served with two outstanding orders for arrest on unrelated charges.