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Purifying water

August 24, 2015

A weeklong trip to a mountain village in Honduras is one that brothers Austin and Mason Sundseth, 11 and 8 respectively, and Drew Wright, 8, spent part of their summer vacation in Honduras helping a mission team from Glenn View Baptist Church install a water purification system in the Central American town.
For more, see the Tuesday, August 18, 2015 edition.

Project: Semicolon

August 24, 2015

After struggling with depression for more than 15 years, Cheyenne May said she decided to take her life into her own hands in a positive way and raise awareness to help others and herself through the use of Project Semicolon. For more, see the Tuesday, August 18, 2015 edition.

Police car recovered.

August 18, 2015

UPDATE: The Kernersville Police Department’s unmarked police vehicle has been located, according to a news release from the police department.

Police car theft

August 18, 2015

An unmarked Kernersville Police car was stolen while it was parked at an officer’s residence in the area of Glenn High School, according to a Kernersville Police Department (KPD) press release. The police car is a white unmarked 2012 Dodge Charger with clear emergency lights mounted on the bottom of the side mirrors, passenger front window and rear deck. The vehicle also has a black spot light on the driver’s side front, short silver antenna on rear trunk lid, and has an orange permanent NC registration plate numbered 96407T.

Juvenile diabetes fundraiser

August 17, 2015

After learning that several of her friends had children who have been diagnosed with juvenile diabetes, Denise “Dee” Masters decided to plan a music benefit to raise money for the cause on Saturday, August 22 at Warehouse Sixty-Six. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 15 & 16, 2015 edition.

FCCM missionary

August 17, 2015

TJ Ford, adult ministries intern at First Christian Church Ministries, recently joined forces with 11 other people around the country to fulfill missions in Uganda through Visiting Orphans, based in Nashville, TN. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 15 & 16, 2015 edition.

Candidate withdraws

August 17, 2015

Terri Peluso Mrazek said Friday she is withdrawing her name from the November ballot after deciding that recent new professional commitments will make it difficult for her to devote the attention needed to serving as an alderman if elected. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 15 & 16, 2015 edition.

Town lawsuit

August 17, 2015

Attorneys representing the Town of Kernersville filed a motion in federal court on August 4 asking that a judge grant a summary judgment in the Town’s favor regarding a lawsuit filed against it last year regarding an incident that occurred on May 22, 2014. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 15 & 16, 2015 edition.

Planning Board

August 17, 2015

If approved by the Kernersville Board of Aldermen in September, approximately three acres of land located at 248 Harmon Lane would be changed to General Office – Special Use District to make room for a 15,000 square-foot facility. For more, see the Thursday, August 13, 2015 edition.

Pearlis Ballentine

August 17, 2015

Pearlis Ballentine offers healthy and unique organic plants at the Kernersville Farmers Market. Ballentine said she aims not only to provide organically grown plants, but also to teach people about living healthy. “I started growing the organic plants about four years ago,” she said. For more, see the Thursday, August 13, 2015 edition.