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Clerk of Court

September 11, 2014

Forsyth County Clerk of Court Susan Frye hopes the efforts she’s made to streamline and update the clerk’s office since her election four years ago will resonate with voters regardless of their political party affiliation when they go the polls in November. For more, see the Thursday, September 11, 2014 edition.

Rezoning petition denied

September 11, 2014

Although the Kernersville Planning Board denied a rezoning request from Michael Interlandi for property along Piney Grove Road, the Kernersville landowner is not giving up.
For more, see the Thursday, September 11, 2014 edition.

Riding for MS

September 11, 2014

The Kernersville Cycling Club has been busy training and riding in some of North Carolina’s Bike MS rides and is selling quilts to raise money. The club is also accepting donations. For more, see the Thursday, September 11, 2014 edition.

Downtown Cruise-in

September 11, 2014

Families, car enthusiasts and shoppers are encouraged to visit downtown Kernersville this Saturday, September 13 for the Downtown Sidewalk Sale and Cruise-in. The Sidewalk Sale will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Cruise-in will take place from 4-8 p.m. For more, see the Tuesday, September 9, 2014 edition.

Charity golf tournament

September 11, 2014

There is still plenty of time for people to dust off their favorite set of clubs and join other golf lovers for the inaugural Abundant Life Ministries Charity Golf Tournament. Abundant Life is a faith-based Kernersville ministry. For more, see the Tuesday, September 9, 2014 edition.

Supporting Donna

September 11, 2014

It’s been a long and trying four years for Donna Bullock Bergeron and her family as she battles cancer. This weekend, there will be a fundraiser yard sale to help Bergeron. For more, see the Tuesday, September 9, 2014 edition.

Eating for Education

September 11, 2014

Wednesday, September 10, marks the final 2014 Eating for Education event this year to help raise money for the Kernersville Chamber of Commerce’s Education Grant Program. Select restaurants will donate up to 10% of their sales from that day to the program. For more, see the Tuesday, September 9, 2014 edition.

Glenn graduation rates

September 11, 2014

Glenn High School (GHS) continues to work on raising its graduation rates, with a commitment to meet the district’s goal of 90 percent by 2018. GHS saw last year’s graduation rate decline 2.3 percent, from 84.5 percent in 2013 to 82.2 percent in 2014. The school did not see a change in its graduation rate from 2012 to 2013 and stood at 78.5 percent in 2011. For more, see the Tuesday, September 9, 2014 edition.

Graduation rate increase

September 8, 2014

The State Board of Education released its annual report on graduation rates on Thursday, and Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS) continued to show record improvement among its high school seniors. WS/FCS seniors graduated at a record rate for the seventh straight year, with 83.5 percent of the class of 2014 graduating. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 6 & 7, 2014 edition.

Hiking the Grand Canyone

September 8, 2014

Being an avid hiker, Town Hall Human Resources Director Ray Smith recently took a roughly 17 ½ mile trek through the Grand Canyon. Smith first got the idea to hike into the Grand Canyon while attending a conference in Las Vegas with a friend about seven years ago. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 6 & 7, 2014 edition.