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Sew to Sow Project

March 20, 2015

Having started a year-and-a-half ago, the Sew to Sow Project of the Orphan Care Ministry of First Christian Church has been providing outfits for orphans and children in need both in the U.S. and abroad. This year, the church had both students and a local resident helping make outfits. For more, see the Tuesday, March 17, 2015 edition.

David Layton

March 20, 2015

David Layton isn’t the highest scoring bowler at Countryside Lanes, but the desire to improve keeps him coming back to the local bowling alley each week. For Layton, bowling has become his own personal form of physical therapy. Layton suffered a massive stroke after a milder one sent him to Moses Cone Hospital in June 1999. For more, see the Tuesday, March 17, 2015 edition.

Relay for Life

March 20, 2015

Kernersville’s annual Relay for Life fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society and its search for a cure for cancer is heading home. The event will once again be held at the track at East Forsyth High School when the popular benefit kicks off on June 5. For more, see the Tuesday, March 17, 2015 edition.

Get your green out on the playground

March 20, 2015

On March 17, students at Smith Farm Elementary School (SFES) will be wearing green around school as a way to raise money for a much-needed playground. The school-wide fundraising event is a big deal for both SFES and the sixth grade students from Hanes Magnet School that are finishing out the year in the unused portion of SFES. For more, see the Tuesday, March 17, 2015 edition.

Trees down at Fourth of July Park

March 20, 2015

Motorists were hard pressed not to notice the line of maple trees being cut down along the roadway at Fourth of July Park on West Mountain Street on Monday to make way for ones that won’t grow into cable lines in the future. For more, see the Tuesday, March 17, 2015 edition.

Reported stabbing

March 17, 2015

A man was allegedly stabbed in the head on Monday, March 16 at 7:23 p.m., according to the Kernersville Police Department (KPD). Officers with the KPD said they responded to the 400 block of Dobson Street on a reported cutting. Upon arrival officers said found Jeremy Hawkins, 35, suffering from a stab wound to the head. Officers located the alleged suspect, Michael Shane Edwards, 39, and placed him under arrest for Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury. Police said Hawkins was transported to Baptist Hospital and is listed in critical condition. Police said Edwards is currently being held at the Forsyth County Jail under a $15,000 secured bond.

Artistic pairing

March 16, 2015

Color and motion are similar themes flowing through the creations of couple Joyce and Ronald Fulton, although how each expresses their inner artist is completely different. One molds and shapes discarded wood while the other brings canvas to life with paint. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 14 & 15, 2015 edition.

Speedskater

March 16, 2015

Olivia Carroll is a lively, 13-year-old girl with a bright smile and outgoing personality. She can also skate 100 meters in 10.5 seconds. Carroll is a high-performance speed skater on the High Point Fusion speed skating team. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 14 & 15, 2015 edition.

Jump Rope for Heart

March 16, 2015

Students around Kernersville have been raising funds for Jump Rope for Heart and one student in particular was extremely motivated to raise money for the cause. Jump Rope for Heart is a national education fundraising event, sponsored by the American Heart Association and the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 14 & 15, 2015 edition.

Welden subdivision

March 16, 2015

Representatives from The Arden Group told members of the Kernersville Planning Board on Monday that they are just about ready to break ground on the first of many projects within the Welden subdivision. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 14 & 15, 2015 edition.