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Emmy judge

August 25, 2014

Even though Kernersville resident Jim Longworth has a direct impact on who takes home the golden Emmy statue each year, he doesn’t find out who wins a category until the audience does. For more, see the Tuesday, August 26, 2014 edition.

Impact Triad

August 25, 2014

A change in funding for Impact Triad is not going to stop this group of community volunteers from helping elementary students receive the emotional and academic support they need to succeed. For more, see the Tuesday, August 26, 2014 edition.

Mae Kaney award

August 25, 2014

During the opening ceremonies of the annual Honeybee Festival, held on Sat., Aug. 23, Barbara Tesh received the 2014 Mae Kaney Award.
The award recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of an avid senior volunteer in the community throughout the year. For more, see the Tuesday, August 26, 2014 edition.

Hydraulic Fracturing

August 25, 2014

A local resident who serves as chairman of the North Carolina Energy Forum was one of several who spoke out in support of fracking during a hearing by the state’s Mining and Energy Commission last week. For more, see the Tuesday, August 26, 2014 edition.

Car rigged to explode

August 25, 2014

A technician at a dealership in Kernersville got the scare of his life late Friday afternoon when he popped the hood on a vehicle in the garage of the business. The vehicle, a Yukon, was wired to explode. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 23 & 24, 2014 edition.

Columbiana Hi Tech

August 25, 2014

A company that manufactures dry storage containers for used nuclear fuel has begun construction on a 100,000 sq. ft. facility on a 7.5 acre site in Triad Business Park in Kernersville. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 23 & 24, 2014 edition.

Exchange Club president

August 25, 2014

The Exchange Club of Kernersville, whose goal is to prevent child abuse in the community, named Larry Cottrell as their new president. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 23 & 24, 2014 edition.

Rabies confirmed

August 25, 2014

A raccoon killed in a neighborhood off Piney Grove last week has tested positive for rabies. It is the seventh confirmed case of the rabies virus in Forsyth County this year and the third in Kernersville. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 23 & 24, 2014 edition.

Guilty plea

August 21, 2014

A former Kernersville Police technician was sent to prison Thursday after pleading guilty to multiple felony charges, including larceny by employee and altering, stealing or destroying criminal evidence. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 23 & 24, 2014 edition.

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.