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Proposed subdivision

January 12, 2017

Kernersville area residents are opposed to a new planned subdivision on Union Cross Road near Cheryl Drive, not only for the fact that the additional twin homes would increase traffic, but also because of the project’s overall impact on the environment. For more of the story, see the Thursday, January 12, 2017 edition.

Sentence commuted

January 10, 2017

Before leaving office last month, Governor Pat McCrory signed an order commuting the sentence of a former Kernersville woman incarcerated for the February 2002 deaths of four people in Greensboro.
McCrory filed the order on December 30, commuting the sentence of Janet Danahey, 38, from life in prison without the possibility of parole to life in prison with parole. Danahey will now be eligible for parole in 2029.
For more on this story, see the Thursday, Jan. 12 edition of the Kernersville News.

Winter here at home

January 10, 2017

As a thick blanket of snow fell over the Piedmont Triad, Kernersville public safety officials worked around the clock to prepare citizens for safe travels. For more, see the Tuesday, January 10, 2017 edition.

A call for donors

January 10, 2017

The American Red Cross is experiencing what it is calling a significant blood shortage, prompting an emergency request for eligible blood and platelet donors. For more, see the Tuesday, January 10, 2017 edition.

The best decision

January 10, 2017

Exceptional children’s teacher Andrea Eubanks was surprised when she learned that she was named as East Forsyth Middle School’s (EFMS) Teacher of the Year. For more, see the Tuesday, January 10, 2017 edition.

Making disciples

January 10, 2017

After having held interest meetings since March 2016, Charis Church of the Triad will hold their first official church service on January 29 at 10:30 a.m. For more, see the Tuesday, January 10, 2017 edition.

Volunteers needed

January 9, 2017

First Christian Church Ministries (FCCM), in conjunction with the Tim Tebow Foundation, is once again offering an unforgettable Night to Shine Prom on Friday, February 10 for those with special needs, and is in need of roughly 400 volunteers. For more, see the Saturday-Sunday, January 7 & 8, 2017 edition.

A supported role

January 9, 2017

Fire Chief Eddie Bottoms, who teaches the fire academy at Walkertown High School (WHS), was honored and surprised after learning that the staff named him as their Teacher of the Year. For more, see the Saturday-Sunday, January 7 & 8, 2017 edition.

Remember your pets

January 9, 2017

This weekend is bringing with it some of the coldest weather of the winter season and while people prepare for the snow with trips to the grocery store and brace for what is expected to be single digit temperatures over the next several days, pet owners need to make sure their outdoor animals have adequate shelter. For more, see the Saturday-Sunday, January 7 & 8, 2017 edition.

Up for discussion

January 9, 2017

The Kernersville Board of Aldermen is scheduled to consider just how much they’re willing to spend when it comes to having the Town’s name repainted on the Bodenhamer Street water tower during the Board’s Tuesday night meeting. For more, see the Saturday-Sunday, January 7 & 8, 2017 edition.