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Armed Forces Day

April 17, 2015

A special event at the Carolina Field of Honor veterans memorial at Triad Park on Armed Forces Day will pay tribute to the area’s veterans while at the same time providing them a venue to obtain information about employment, education and health care. For more, see the Tuesday, April 14, 2015 edition.

Telecommunicator

April 17, 2015

Working as a telecommunicator for the Kernersville Police Department is a job neither Kelly Reed nor Bob Dalton take lightly as they answer the thousands of calls that come in each month. For more, see the Tuesday, April 14, 2015 edition.

Oath of Office

April 17, 2015

Kernersville Police Chief Scott Cunningham administered the oath to Officers J.W. Castle and S.P. Johnson on Friday, April 10. He talked about the dangers they will face everyday and how the community can be proud that their police department is dedicated to serving to its citizens. For more, see the Tuesday, April 14, 2015 edition.

Obstacles for Orphans

April 17, 2015

The Orphan Care Ministry of First Christian Church Ministries is hosting their second annual Obstacles for Orphans race and fun run on April 18. Race Director Carla Decoskey said the idea for the race came from the obstacles the orphans face, such as human trafficking, malnutrition, unclean water, lack of or no education, no parents and numerous other things. For more, see the Tuesday, April 14, 2015 edition.

Northern Beltway

April 13, 2015

Motorists who travel Business 40 would be hard pressed not to notice the changing landscape near Linville Road. They can now see all the way to West Mountain Street. A major swath of land has been cleared just past Linville Road. It’s all part of construction on the eastern portion of the Northern Beltway. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 11 & 12, 2015 edition.

Pulmonary hypertension

April 13, 2015

According to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association, pulmonary hypertension is “a rare, debilitating disease in which high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs can lead to right-heart failure.” When Donna Wesley first became ill, she didn’t think much of it. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 11 & 12, 2015 edition.

Fountain of Life parish nurse

April 13, 2015

Leigh Ann Benson, a member of Fountain of Life Lutheran Church, focuses on helping her fellow members in body, mind and spirit by promoting overall health as a faith community nurse. She will be offering a GriefShare program in May. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 11 & 12, 2015 edition.

‘The Longest Ride’

April 13, 2015

While film critics will be paying attention to the performances of stars Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson in the new movie “The Longest Ride,” opening in theaters nationwide this weekend, family and friends of Sarah Billups will be on the lookout for their favorite Kernersville native. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 11 & 12, 2015 edition.

Feed the Hungry

April 13, 2015

Liberty Community Christian Church is feeding the hungry through their new Feed the Hungry ministry. The church will host its Hungry Community Cookout on either a first or fourth Saturday each month. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 11 & 12, 2015 edition.

A run against Foxx

April 13, 2015

Kernersville resident Pattie Curran announced Tuesday, April 7 that she will seek the Republican nomination for the state’s Fifth Congressional District against Congresswoman Virginia Foxx in 2016. For more, see the Thursday, April 9, 2015 edition.