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Patrolling Walkertown

August 20, 2014

One of the top priorities for Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Deputy R.D. Sorrell, II as he begins his new duties in Walkertown, is introducing himself to the community at-large. As a native of the area and graduate of Gospel Light Christian School, Sorrell is already ahead of the game. For more, see the Thursday, August 21, 2014 edition.

Singularities

August 20, 2014

When Sally Bradley’s son graduated from East Forsyth High School in 2005, she wasn’t sure what to do with her extra time, so she turned to making jewelry. Bradley said after purchasing a pair of earrings and examining them, she got the idea to make her own jewelry and started a small business she calls Singularities. For more, see the Thursday, August 21, 2014 edition.

Addressing school issues

August 20, 2014

With budget negotiations for public education largely settled among legislators in the General Assembly in Raleigh, school districts across the state are continuing to gauge the impact funding changes will have on the new school year. For more, see the Thursday, August 21, 2014 edition.

CERT training

August 20, 2014

Knowing how to stay calm in a disaster situation is only part of what it takes to be a member of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Participants also need the confidence to jump into action when emergency personnel are unable to respond. For more, see the Thursday, August 21, 2014 edition.

Honeybee Festival

August 20, 2014

Thousands of people are expected to fill Fourth of July Park this Saturday for the 39th annual Honeybee Festival. Festivities will begin at 10 a.m. with a special ceremony and will continue until 5 p.m., rain or shine. There will be live entertainment, demonstrations and children’s activities for all to enjoy. There will also be a variety of craft and food vendors displaying the honeybee in unique ways. For more, see the Tuesday, August 19, 2014 edition.

Pink Ribbon Rally

August 20, 2014

The fourth annual Pink Ribbon Rally breast cancer fundraiser will be held this Saturday, August 23 from 6-10 p.m. at the Kid’s Clubhouse, located at 745-G Cinema Ct. The funds raised from the Pink Ribbon Rally event benefit patients in the area through the Evans-Hopkins Breast Cancer Fund. For more, see the Tuesday, August 19, 2014 edition.

New school year

August 20, 2014

Students throughout the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools district have a busy week ahead as they and their parents prepare for the start of the new school year on August 25. For more, see the Tuesday, August 19, 2014 edition.

Woman’s Club president

August 20, 2014

The Kernersville Woman’s Club has named Julie Whatley as their newest president. Whatley joined the club in 2011. For more, see the Tuesday, August 19, 2014 edition.

Land annexation

August 18, 2014

When the Kernersville Board of Aldermen meets in September to discuss the voluntary annexation of property near FedEx Ground, they will also decide whether or not to classify the 25 acres of land as business industrial. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 16 & 17, 2014 edition.

The WOW group

August 18, 2014

When Walkertown’s Carol Klar, an avid walker, started volunteering at the Walkertown Library, she thought it would be the perfect opportunity to start a walking group to bring together those in the community for the WOW (Walkers of Walkertown) group. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 16 & 17, 2014 edition.