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Armed robbery

May 23, 2016

On May 21 at 5:06 a.m., the Kernersville
Police Department (KPD) responded to the Kangaroo Express, located at 2010 West Mountain
St., in reference to a reported armed robbery. Personnel reported that a male subject
entered the business and ordered the clerk to open the register. Police said the suspect removed an
undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency and is still at large.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the KPD at 336-996-3177.

Town appeal

May 19, 2016

The Town of Kernersville will appeal a judge’s order that officials provide fired Kernersville Fire Rescue Department Captain Kevin Bray the full, un-redacted notes believed to be related to his June 2015 termination.
For more, see the Thursday, May 19, 2016 edition.

New Bishop principal

May 19, 2016

Tracy Shaw Bishop McGuinnessTracy Shaw, formerly the interim principal of Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School, was named principal of the school on May 9.
For more, see the Thursday, May 19, 2016 edition.

Adoption journey

May 19, 2016

The Mounce family is looking to adopt a child after multiple miscarriages. They are holding two fundraisers.
The first fundraiser is a pancake breakfast being held on Saturday, May 21 from 7 – 11 a.m. in the Kernersville Wesleyan Church Family Life Center. For more, see the Thursday, May 19, 2016 edition.

Relay for Life

May 19, 2016

The goal for Kernersville Elementary School is simple every year they participate in Relay for Life: the complete and total elimination of cancer. The school is on that mission again this year. Over the years, the school’s team has raised over $100,000 through its Relay for Life efforts.
For more, see the Thursday, May 19, 2016 edition.

Jack Musten

May 19, 2016

Musten Kernersville has lost the third and last member of a trio of iconic men who left their mark on the community they served and thousands of young people who grew up under their athletic and educational tutelage.
Jack L. Musten, a former coach and teacher at Glenn and East Forsyth high schools, passed away Saturday, May 14. He was 85. For more, see the Thursday, May 19, 2016 edition.

Cops on Top

May 18, 2016

On Friday, May 20 and Saturday May 21 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., the Kernersville Police Department and community members will come together to support the Special Olympics of North Carolina by hosting “Cops on Top” at Chick-fil-A.
Donations are welcome and encouraged. All proceeds go directly to the Special Olympics.
Cops on Top provides a unique opportunity for community members to come together, enjoy some food and fun and show their support for those in need. On Friday, May 20, there will be a child safety seat installation available and officers for kids to meet.

Ride of Silence

May 17, 2016

The Kernersville Cycling Club is participating in the national Ride of Silence by hosting their own ride on Wednesday, May 18 starting at Fourth of July Park at 7 p.m. The free event is open to any level and age in the community, but all riders must wear a helmet. Children should be accompanied by an adult. For more, see the Tuesday, May 17, 2016 edition.

Judge rules against Town

May 17, 2016

A Forsyth County Superior Court Judge ordered Monday afternoon that the Town turn over all documents pertaining to the firing of a former Kernersville Fire Rescue Department (KFRD) captain to the firefighter in question and allow him a new grievance hearing.
Kevin Bray was terminated from the KFRD in June 2015. For more, see the Tuesday, May 17, 2016 edition.

Senior planner

May 17, 2016

Rochelle JosephIt was Kernersville’s small town charm that inspired Rochelle Joseph to apply for a position with the Community Development Office, and now that she is here, she is even more excited to be part of the planning process.
Joseph took over as senior planner on May 2. For more, see the Tuesday, May 17, 2016 edition.