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Police promotions

February 9, 2016

An unprecedented number of retirements over the past several months has led to even more promotions and transfers within the Kernersville Police Department, and Kernersville Police Chief Scott Cunningham is excited to see all of the growth and change.
For more, see the Tuesday, February 9, 2016 edition.

Reported robbery

February 9, 2016

At approximately 10:15 p.m. on February 8, a male subject entered the Speedway store, located at 401 N. Main St., according to Kernersville police. The suspect allegedly presented items for purchase and when the clerk opened the cash register, reached across the counter and removed an
undetermined amount of money. The suspect is described as a medium complexion African American male in his early to
mid-20, with a medium build, between 5’10” and 6’.
Anyone having any information is asked to call Kernersville police at 336-996-3177.

Southeast Suburban Area Plan

February 8, 2016

A public hearing on the draft of the Southeast Suburban Area Plan Update will be held at the upcoming City/County Planning Board (CCPB) meeting on February 11.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 6 & 7, 2016 edition.

Dollar General

February 8, 2016

The Kernersville Board of Aldermen approved several rezoning cases Tuesday, including a new Dollar General store.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 6 & 7, 2016 edition.

Shepherd’s Center Gala

February 8, 2016

The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville is hosting their 23rd annual Auction Gala on February 19 at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden in Kernersville, with tickets available now.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 6 & 7, 2016 edition.

Egg Ministry

February 8, 2016

First Presbyterian Church’s annual chocolate covered Easter Egg Ministry enters its 26th year as popular as ever. Volunteers began making the first batches of this year’s chocolate covered peanut butter and coconut eggs this week. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 6 & 7, 2016 edition.

Teacher of the Year

February 8, 2016

Wanting to reach students with the most need, Cash Elementary School’s EC Resource teacher Pam Hayes was humbled to be named the school’s Teacher of the Year. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, February 6 & 7, 2016 edition.

Doctor will be honored

February 8, 2016

Dr Walker Dr. Kirk Walker, of Novant Health Forsyth Pediatrics in Kernersville, will be inducted as an honorary member of Pi Alpha Honor Society on Sunday, March 6 at Elon University for his contributions as an educator of physician assistant. For more, see the Thursday, February 4, 2016 edition.

VA Health Care Center to open

February 8, 2016

DSC_0417After two years of construction, the new Kernersville Veterans Affairs Health Care Center will officially open its doors to patients on February 22. A ribbon cutting celebrating the center’s completion will be held February 26. For more, see the Thursday, February 4, 2016.

Comments to be deferred

February 8, 2016

When Kernersville Town Manager Curtis Swisher sought permission to cease discussing Town issues with a disgruntled citizen via the telephone and to only meet with this individual in person, the Kernersville Board of Aldermen decided to take it one step farther.
For more, see the Thursday, February 4, 2016 edition.