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OmniSource

January 21, 2015

Citizens who live near the OmniSource Recycling Center on West Mountain Street are fed up with the constant noise that comes from the facility, and they want to know what the Town of Kernersville can do to help. For more, see the Tuesday, January 20, 2015 edition.

KPD civilian award

January 21, 2015

When Kernersville Police Chief Scott Cunningham announced that Tommye Echols had been named the 2014 Civilian Employee of the Year during the Kernersville Police Department’s annual awards banquet Saturday night, January 17, she was left nearly breathless. For more, see the Tuesday, January 20, 2015 edition.

Herbalife grand opening

January 21, 2015

Herbalife celebrated its grand opening this past Friday after nearly seven months of operation. Herbalife, a global nutrition company, occupies the 800,000 sq. ft. facility located off Union Cross Road next door to Caterpillar and south of Glenn High School. For more, see the Tuesday, January 20, 2015 edition.

Peg People

January 21, 2015

Dominique Friebel began making Peg People for her children several years ago and later decided to donate some of them to Brenner Children’s Hospital. Friebel was first introduced to Peg People, also known as Kokeshi dolls, when she was 13-years-old. For more, see the Tuesday, January 20, 2015 edition.

Market 150 shopping center

January 19, 2015

Representatives with MPG Kernersville know exactly how they would like to redevelop the retail center known as “Market 150” on South Main Street, but they have a few more hoops to jump through before their design can be approved. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, January 17 & 18, 2015 edition.

Girls Nite In

January 19, 2015

Fountain of Life Lutheran Church is hosting a mentoring program for girls. There will be monthly meetings that will address a different topic relevant to teen girls in today’s world. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, January 17 & 18, 2015 edition.

Bindle Buddies

January 19, 2015

Deborah Bujnak has created unique pet emergency preparedness kits she calls Bindle Buddies. Each Bindle Buddy Bag™ for dogs contains a survival pack that includes a roll of poo bags, a slip lead, bottled water, a slot for an identification card, and three disposable, water resistant, origami bowls. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, January 17 & 18, 2015 edition.

Director of Transportation

January 19, 2015

Kernersville resident Darrell Taylor has extensive experience with overseeing hundreds of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools employees. If you mention a particular intersection, he knows right where it is because he has probably been there. All of this makes him the right man to serve as the school system’s director of Transportation. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, January 17 & 18, 2015 edition.

Dairi-O coming to Kernersville

January 16, 2015

Construction will soon begin on a new 5,000 square-foot “fast casual” restaurant along Hwy. 66 near Clayton Forest Road. The Kernersville Board of Aldermen unanimously approved the site plan submitted by Jeff Speaks to construct a Dairi-O in Stafford Centre. For more, see the Thursday, January 15, 2015 edition.

Interview with Virginia Foxx

January 16, 2015

When it comes to newly re-elected Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio), U.S. Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) stands behind his conservative record, despite criticism of the Speaker from primarily conservative talk radio. For more, see the Thursday, January 15, 2015 edition.