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Teen missing

April 25, 2016

Family and friends are praying for the safe return of a Kernersville teen missing in Boone as police there continue following leads and tips as to his whereabouts, so far without success. James Martin Roberts, 19, who is from Kernersville and graduated from East Forsyth High School, was last seen on Thursday, April 21 at approximately 12:30 p.m. at an intersection near the Appalachian State University Convocation Center. He goes by the name “Martin.” Anyone with information is asked to call Boone police at (828) 268-6900 or High Country CrimeStoppers at (828) 268-6959 / 828-737-0125. For more, see the Tuesday, April 26, 2016 edition.

Mandatory 336

April 25, 2016

Beginning Saturday, April 23, anyone making a local phone call within the 336 area code must dial the complete 10-digit telephone number regardless of whether they are dialing from a land line or some type of cellular or digital service.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 23 & 24, 2016 edition.

Distracted driving

April 25, 2016

The Kernersville Police Department hosted a distracted driving awareness education program for students at East Forsyth High School Wednesday morning in the hopes of preventing future tragedies on the state’s highways and roads.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 23 & 24, 2016 edition.

Judy Jones retiring

April 25, 2016

Judy Jones After 34 years in education, Caleb’s Creek Elementary School Principal Judy Jones will retire on June 30.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 23 & 24, 2016 edition.

Glenn View Baptist mission trip

April 25, 2016

Revisiting where they first established missions in Honduras six years ago, Glenn View Baptist Church took 27 people on a mission trip to Honduras. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 23 & 24, 2016 edition.

REFIT

April 21, 2016

Free fitness class REFIT, offered on Friday nights at Project:Re3, focuses on faith, fellowship and fitness. For more, see the Thursday, April 21, 2016 edition.

Town lawsuit

April 21, 2016

It was recently announced that the Town of Kernersville settled a lawsuit involving the Kernersville Police Department. In an effort to allay any concerns, be as transparent as possible, and to provide accurate information to our citizens, (Kernersville Police Chief Scott Cunningham) will discuss the case as much as possible.
For more, see the Thursday, April 21, 2016 edition.

Hasani Wesley lawsuit

April 21, 2016

The N.C. Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Board of Education on Tuesday, April 19 in a lawsuit over the death of an 11-year-old Kernersville boy who was killed in December 2012 after being hit by a vehicle while crossing the road to catch his school bus.
For more, see the Thursday, April 21, 2016 edition.

Murder charge

April 21, 2016

A Walkertown teen has been arrested and charged in the murder of a 25-year-old Winston-Salem man during what police described as a home invasion and robbery during the early morning hours of Saturday, April 16.
For more, see the Thursday, April 21, 2016 edition.

Girls on Fire

April 21, 2016

If ever a group of young girls lived up in spectacular fashion to a team name, it would have to be the Girls on Fire all-girl robotics team. Girls on Fire is made up of 18 team members, five of whom live in Kernersville. The members will travel to St. Louis, Missouri next week to compete on the world stage of robotics technology.
For more, see the Thursday, April 21, 2016 edition.