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Sound wall is going up

July 21, 2014

Construction has begun on the new sound wall between the Deere-Hitachi plant on West Mountain Street and Manorwood Drive to help alleviate the on-going noise concerns presented by area residents earlier this year. For more, see the Thursday, July 17, 2014 edition.

‘Model school’

July 21, 2014

State Superintendent of Public Instructions June Atkinson described Kernersville Elementary School as a “model school” on Wednesday while touring the various summer school programs taking place on campus. For more, see the Thursday, July 17, 2014 edition.

A love of baskets

July 21, 2014

For two friends bonded by adversity, a craft that dates back thousands of years has become a way to focus their energies and at the same time teach others to create something from the most simple of materials. Heidi Amash and Marcy Rammel have been teaching basket weaving at the Senior Enrichment Center. For more, see the Thursday, July 17, 2014 edition.

Van & Jennifer Manuel

July 21, 2014

Some of the best things in life come to those who wait. Just look at Van and Jennifer Manuel, a local couple who perform together as a popular musical duo. For more, see the Thursday, July 17, 2014 edition.

Deputy in Walkertown

July 21, 2014

Walkertown could soon have its own full-time dedicated deputy patrolling the streets if the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners approves the request at its next meeting on July 28. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 19 & 20, 2014 edition.

Audrey Flock

July 21, 2014

Although local quilter Audrey Flock is probably better known for her colorful and artful fabric creations, some of her simpler work provides much-needed comfort to animals undergoing surgery at a local veterinary office. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 19 & 20, 2014 edition.

FOL mission trip

July 21, 2014

During their fifth trip fulfilling missions in Quito, Ecuador, mission team members from Fountain of Life Lutheran Church in Kernersville learned how important their presence each year really is. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 19 & 20, 2014 edition.

Swim for Cancer

July 21, 2014

More than $2,500 was raised through youth swimmers from both the Abington Swim Club and First Christian Church in a Swim for Cancer swim-a-thon earlier this month. The swimmers swam a total of 61,275 meters. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 19 & 20, 2014 edition.

Darrell Davis stepping down from Planning Board

July 21, 2014

Darrell Davis learned early on that giving back to his community was one of the best ways to improve the quality of life for those around him, so when he was asked years ago to join the Kernersville Planning Board, the answer was simply “yes.” However, now he’s decided to pass the torch on to someone else. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 19 & 20, 2014 edition.

Benefit for Jennifer Lutz

July 18, 2014

When Tara Waite heard her long time friend Jennifer Lutz was diagnosed with colon cancer, she knew she wanted to do something to help her, so she decided to hold a fundraiser in her honor. The fundraiser will be held on Saturday, July 19 at Smokin’ Harley-Davidson beginning with a Poker Run and multiple other activities. For more, see the Thursday, July 17, 2014 edition.