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A hero’s ride for veterans

January 17, 2017

When retired Marine Sgt. Lenny Youngblood, 30, passed away in September of 2016, his fellow Marines made sure that their brother in arms received a hero’s ride from the funeral home in Frostburg, Md. to his final resting place. It was a gesture that so touched his father here in Kernersville that he has partnered with the High Point Moose Lodge to provide similar rides to Triad veterans. For more, see the Tuesday, January 17, 2017 edition.

Kernersville 2020

January 17, 2017

In just a few years, the carefully laid plans and ideas detailed in Kernersville 2020 will become yesteryear and a new vision book written, but that doesn’t mean the plan’s accomplishments will go by the wayside. For more, see the Tuesday, January 17, 2017 edition.

Dying of a broken heart

January 16, 2017

When iconic actress Debbie Reynolds passed away last month at the age of 84, just one day after her equally famous daughter Carrie Fisher died from an apparent heart attack, news reports and a grief-stricken public lamented that Reynolds succumbed to a “broken heart.” For more see the Saturday-Sunday, January 14 & 15, 2017 edition of the Kernersville News.

A humbling experience

January 16, 2017

Fifth grade Walkertown Elementary School (WES) Teacher Annette Richardson was proud and humbled when she learned that she had been named as the school’s Teacher of the Year. For more see the Saturday-Sunday, January 14 & 15, 2017 edition of the Kernersville News.

A focus on teens

January 16, 2017

Julie Crouse is excited to bring more to teens and youth as Walkertown Library’s new youth services librarian. For more see the Saturday-Sunday, January 14 & 15, 2017 edition of the Kernersville News.

Recycling service ends

January 16, 2017

It wasn’t until county residents began seeing their recycling bins disappear that they noticed something was amiss last week. Many picked up their phones to call Forsyth County staff to ask why. Others contacted county commissioners. For more see the Saturday-Sunday, January 14 & 15, 2017 edition of the Kernersville News.

Kernersville water tower

January 12, 2017

When the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utilities Commission pays to have the Kernersville water tower near Bodenhamer Street repainted, the tower will be decorated just a little bit different than it is now. For more of the story, see the Thursday, January 12, 2017 edition.

Starfish Designs

January 12, 2017

Rene Minner, the daughter of Dr. Wesley Phillips, helps women in Thailand escape human trafficking by teaching them skills and selling their products through Starfish Designs Thailand. For more of the story, see the Thursday, January 12, 2017 edition.

MLK Day Memorial service

January 12, 2017

Though the official holiday for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day isn’t until Monday, area churches are coming together on Sunday, Jan. 15 for a meal packing event and special memorial service at Main Street United Methodist Church (UMC). For more of the story, see the Thursday, January 12, 2017 edition.

Eligible for parole

January 12, 2017

One of the attorneys for a former Kernersville resident serving a life sentence in prison without parole for the arson deaths of four people in Greensboro praised Governor Pat McCrory for commuting her sentence in his final days in office. For more of the story, see the Thursday, January 12, 2017 edition.