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YMCA executive director

August 18, 2016

erin with kidsAs Rosemary Seuss left the YMCA’s Kernersville branch to help at another location, Erin Craver is being welcomed in as the Kernersville YMCA’s new executive director with her passion for working with children.
For more, see the Thursday, August 18, 2016 edition.

‘Caroline’s Destiny’

August 18, 2016

FullSizeRenderNewly published Walkertown author Susie Lawson Larimore hopes those who read her first book, Caroline’s Destiny, will come away inspired in some way. Larimore will meet the public for a book signing at Webster Brothers Hardware in Walkertown on Saturday. Aug. 20.
For more, see the Thursday, August 18, 2016 edition.

Light a Candle 4 Martin

August 18, 2016

Kernersville parents John and Abbie Roberts hope the community will take a moment Friday to light a birthday candle in honor of their missing son, Martin, then take a photo of their candles and share them throughout social media.
“Light a Candle 4 Martin” will celebrate James “Martin” Roberts’ 20th birthday, the East Forsyth High School graduate and college student who has been missing since last being seen in Boone on April 21. For more, see the Thursday, August 18, 2016 edition.

Honeybee Festival

August 16, 2016

Kernersville will celebrate an annual tradition and the state insect during the Cone Health MedCenter Honeybee Festival on Saturday, August 20 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Fourth of July Park. Along with the musical performances and demonstrations, the Honeybee Festival will have over 50 arts and crafts vendors as well as commercial vendors.
For more, see the Tuesday, August 16, 2016 edition.

New agreement

August 16, 2016

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners voted August 8 to amend its $10 million economic incentives package with Caterpillar that was agreed upon in 2010 after the company failed to meet the number of jobs it promised at its Union Cross Road facility.
For more, see the Tuesday, August 16, 2016 edition.

Adopt-A-Highway

August 16, 2016

After joining the Adopt-A-Highway Program and adopting three roads in Kernersville in memory of family members, Beverly Glass encourages others to adopt a road.
“We have had three family members who have passed,” she said.
For more, see the Tuesday, August 16, 2016 edition.

Lt. Governor Dan Forest

August 16, 2016

Lt. governor in front of flagsIn a surprising upset in 2012, N.C. Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest defeated former State Representative Linda Coleman and became only the second Republican since 1897 to be elected as lieutenant governor in our state. This feat was accentuated by the fact that this was his first run for elected official at any level. Forest is running for a second term in November. For more, see the Tuesday, August 16, 2016 edition.

Educator Warehouse

August 15, 2016

For the sixth year, the Educator Warehouse will help provide Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools teachers with discounted classroom materials and school supplies at no cost, saving them hundreds of dollars they might otherwise spend from their own pockets.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 13 & 14, 2016 edition.

Mission trip to Tizimín

August 15, 2016

Madison Fly, Katie Vest, Joseph Spillane, and some local high schoolersStudents form Bishop McGuinness High School served a small community in Tizimín, Mexico during a mission trip in June.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 13 & 14, 2016 edition.

‘7 over Seventy’

August 15, 2016

King ArnoldKernersville businessman and community leader Arnold King, 71, has been named one of the area’s “7 over Seventy,” King was nominated for the award by Kernersville Chamber of Commerce CEO/President Chris Comer, who said that when thinking about someone over 70 who has had made significant contributions to the community, King was the first person who came to mind.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 13 & 14, 2016 edition.