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Avis McNight sewing and quilting

July 28, 2014

Kernersville resident Avis McNight comes from a long line of seamstresses. She began hand-piecing quilts at a young age and later began helping her daughter with her quilting businesses. For more, see the Thursday, July 24 edition.

FBC mission trip

July 28, 2014

When the First Baptist Church of Kernersville youth group arrived in Philadelphia, Pa. last Sunday, group members had one mission: spend a few days at several locations in the city helping different organizations with their various needs. For more, see the Thursday, July 24 edition.

SIDS

July 24, 2014

An area medical center has teamed up with a statewide foundation to reverse a dangerous trend taking shape. “In 2012, 16 Guilford County infants died in their sleep. The county with the next most infant deaths was Forsyth County with seven,” said Susan H. Pedaline, DNP, MS, RNC, vice president of Nursing & Patient Care Services for Women’s Hospital. For more, see the Thursday, July 24, 2014 edition.

Korner’s Folly roof

July 24, 2014

Körner’s Folly was all abuzz Wednesday as crews with the Wilson-Covington Construction Company began to transform the house’s roof back to its original chestnut shingle look. For more, see the Thursday, July 24, 2014 edition.

Phasing out Common Core

July 24, 2014

A bill that will allow the state to overhaul Common Core educational standards was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Pat McCrory, marking an end to a debate on whether the standards should be thrown out or placed under review so new standards can be enacted. For more, see the Thursday, July 24, 2014 edition.

Food Truck Festival

July 22, 2014

A Food Truck Festival will be held this weekend at The Brewer’s Kettle to help raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and those like Annabelle Hanson who suffer from the disease.For more, see the Tuesday, July 22, 2014 edition.

Music at Twilight

July 22, 2014

The third of this year’s Music at Twilight series, themed “Police Appreciation Evening,” will be held on Thursday, July 24 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Town Hall Courtyard. The Deluge will be the night’s musical entertainment. For more, see the Tuesday, July 22, 2014 edition.

Reading enrichment

July 22, 2014

Kernersville Elementary School is one of 10 schools in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School district to pilot a new enrichment program designed to help first and second graders discover a natural love for reading. For more, see the Tuesday, July 22, 2014 edition.

Walking canes

July 22, 2014

Stanley Clodfelter has most likely built his final wooden train. He’s had a blast over the years transforming scrap wood and antique fire sprinklers into one-of-a-kind trains for his home and The Depot in historic downtown Kernersville, but now he is ready for a new adventure making walking canes. For more, see the Tuesday, July 22, 2014 edition.

Honoring Purple Heart recipients

July 22, 2014

Organizers are gearing up for the second annual Purple Heart Dinner organized by the Northwest Piedmont Purple Heart Foundation. It is expected that an estimated 800 Purple Heart recipients and their families will attend the August event. For more, see the Tuesday, July 22, 2014 edition.