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Proposal has been continued

December 5, 2014

Hundreds of citizens packed the courtroom inside Kernersville Town Hall on Tuesday night at the Kernersville Board of Aldermen meeting to find out what would become of the undeveloped land along Old Winston Road near the South Cherry Street Extension. For more, see the Thursday, December 4, 2014 edition.

Around the World in One Day

December 5, 2014

On Saturday, December 6, from 3 to 7 p.m., over 20 downtown businesses will be participating in Downtown Kernersville’s Christmas Around the World Open House. Each participating business will adopt a different country; they will have decorations, music, food, and other items that reflect the culture of that country. For more, see the Tuesday, December 2, 2014 edition.

#GivingTuesday

December 5, 2014

The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville is challenging the community to help its efforts of raising $10,000 on #GivingTuesday. For more, see the Tuesday, December 2, 2014 edition.

Holiday fun

December 5, 2014

This weekend, on December 6 and 7, Kernersville will kick off the beginning of the Christmas holiday season with several fun, family-friendly events, including the Christmas Around the World Downtown Open House, Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony, Frosty 5K Race, Kernersville Christmas Parade, and Rotary Club Pancake Supper. For more, see the Tuesday, December 2, 2014 edition.

Public hearing tonight

December 5, 2014

The Kernersville Board of Aldermen is set to preside over a public hearing December 2 regarding a request to rezone property along Old Winston Road and the South Cherry Street extension for a proposed grocery store and shopping center. For more, see the Tuesday, December 2, 2014 edition.

Land for a library

December 1, 2014

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a proposed interlocal agreement with the Town of Kernersville this past Monday regarding property for a new public library. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 29 & 30, 2014 edition.

Helping veterans in Forsyth County

December 1, 2014

The 2014 Fall Best Practice Breakfast and High Five Award program was held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden on Nov. 25, and featured guests from throughout the non-profit community. The award was presented to Veterans Helping Veterans Heal, a relatively new program that serves veterans from throughout the Forsyth County area. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 29 & 30, 2014 edition.

Sheriff’s Citizen Academy

December 1, 2014

If you have ever wanted to learn the ins and outs of a large-scale law enforcement agency, you might consider applying to the first annual Sheriff’s Citizen Academy at the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 29 & 30, 2014 edition.

What’s next for Kernersville?

December 1, 2014

Although he doesn’t know what the “next big thing” will be for Kernersville, Triad Business Journal Publisher Doug Copeland knows Kernersville will be able to handle whatever comes its way. “You’ve been able to accomplish things that many other communities could only dream of, and that speaks volumes to the quality of life in Kernersville,” Copeland told the crowd at the Kernersville Chamber of Commerce’s recent banquet. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 29 & 30, 2014 edition.

Crime statistics

December 1, 2014

“We’re in good shape.” That’s the word from Kernersville Police Chief Scott Cunningham as he sat down to go over the town’s crime statistics for 2013 compared to state and national trends. For more, see the Thursday, November 27, 2014 edition.