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Old Winston Road development

November 13, 2014

Florida-based Barclay Group’s plans to develop approximately 35 acres of land along Old Winston Road near the South Cherry Street extension cleared the first hurdle Monday, Nov. 10 when the Kernersville Planning Board recommended their rezoning request. For more, see the Thursday, November 13, 2014 edition.

Gears 4 Guatemala

November 13, 2014

A fundraiser planned for Nov. 22 will go toward helping a group from The Summit Church better serve its mission while in Guatemala in February. The Gears 4 Guatemala Car Show will be held at the Kernersville VFW. Its primary goal is to raise money so mission team members will be able to purchase car parts for their annual Guatemala Mechanics Mission Trip. For more, see the Thursday, November 13, 2014 edition.

Life in the news

November 13, 2014

Spending her career interviewing various people, Dorris Paysour, a resident at Arbor Ridge at Kernersville, recalls her life as a reporter for roughly 50 years. Born on December 28, 1922, Paysour grew up around the news business since her father was a reporter for the Greensboro Daily News. For more, see the Thursday, November 13, 2014 edition.

HPU students visit KCK

November 13, 2014

A group of college students from High Point University visited with Kernersville Cares for Kids student leaders on Wednesday morning in an exchange of information regarding anti-drug and alcohol messages and norms in the public schools and on college campuses. For more, see the Thursday, November 13, 2014 edition.

Donation to East music department

November 13, 2014

In August, Dr. DaBeth Manns presented a memorial gift to East Forsyth High School in memory of her mother, Belinda Staten Womack, a 1969 graduate of the school who went on to become an accomplished vocalist in part due to the influence of the school’s longtime music teacher, Maxine Blackwell. For more, see the Tuesday, November 11, 2014 edition.

Homelessness grant

November 13, 2014

A $1 million challenge grant from the State Employees Credit Union Foundation and its members across the states will help usher the completion of a 16-acre multi-use complex at Old Greensboro and Reidsville roads that will target the end to homelessness in Forsyth County. For more, see the Tuesday, November 11, 2014 edition.

Community Safety Festival

November 13, 2014

Members of the Kernersville Fire Rescue Department and the Kernersville Police Department wrapped up their respective awareness month this past weekend with a guest appearance at a Community Safety Festival in the Union Cross Station parking lot. For more, see the Tuesday, November 11, 2014 edition.

Veteran Allen Martin

November 13, 2014

It was nearing the end of the Korean War when Veteran Allen Martin was drafted into the military with a job of making improvements to smoke generators used to shield troops. For more, see the Tuesday, November 11, 2014 edition.

Traffic fatality

November 10, 2014

A 47-year-old woman was killed in an apparent single-car accident in Kernersville Thursday night on Old Winston Road. According to the Kernersville Police Department, officers responded to the 800-block of Old Winston Road at 11:22 p.m. following a report of a single vehicle crash. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 8 & 9, 2014 edition.

Glenn View Baptist missions

November 10, 2014

Glenn View Baptist Church is preparing for future missions and an upcoming Missions Fair on November 22. While they enjoy going on mission trips abroad, Glenn View Baptist Church also wanted to be able to help through local missions and offer something for the entire family. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 8 & 9, 2014 edition.