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Music at Twilight

August 10, 2015

As children get ready for the upcoming school year, the Chamber of Commerce is hosting their Back-to-School themed Music at Twilight on Thursday, August 13 from 6-8 p.m. in the Town Hall courtyard.
The night will begin with opening act Mike Caudle, a local artist and musician who plays country music. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 8 & 9, 2015 edition.

South Stokes High School

August 10, 2015

Wayne Duggins, who resides in Kernersville and who spent five years as an assistant principal at first East Forsyth and then six at Glenn, was named the Stokes County Schools 2015-16 Principal of the Year. He has been the principal at South Stokes High School since 2013.
For more, see the Thursday, August 6, 2015 edition.

Pine Grove UMC pastor

August 10, 2015

Pine Grove United Methodist Church welcomed their new pastor, Rev. Will Van Wieren, in July. Rev. Van Wieren hopes to bring energy and new ideas to the congregation.
For more, see the Thursday, August 6, 2015 edition.

Grocery store development approved

August 10, 2015

After a year of discussion, delays and modifications to the site plan, a resolution has been made in a controversial rezoning request from Florida-based Barclay Group giving officials the green light to build a new grocery store and retail center. For more, see the Thursday, August 6, 2015 edition.

Water and sewer discussion

August 10, 2015

A lengthy discussion at Tuesday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting about water and sewer rates in Kernersville not only opened the lines of communication between staff and citizens, it also opened the door to future negotiations with the City County Utilities Commission (CCUC).
For more, see the Thursday, August 6, 2015 edition.

Next Top Model

August 10, 2015

Kernersville resident Dustin McNeer will be featured as one of 14 finalists on the Cycle 22 of America’s Next Top Model, the CW’s popular modeling competition series and reality show hosted by Tyra Banks.
The show will premiere on Wednesday, August 5 from 8-9 p.m. It features seven men and seven women from regions across the country. For more, see the Tuesday, August 4, 2015 edition.

Motorcycle Ride for the Homeless

August 10, 2015

First Christian Church Ministries is hosting their first annual Motorcycle Ride to Benefit the Homeless on Saturday, August 15. The ride will last for about an hour-and-a-half and those who are interested in information about the route can send an email to thorntds@wfu.edu. For more, see the Tuesday, August 4, 2015 edition.

Quen Taylor Blood Drive

August 10, 2015

Although Quen Taylor passed away in 2001, his words on the importance of blood donations to the recipients most in need will forever ring true. 
“Giving blood is the most wonderful thing you can do, everyone can try. The recipient can’t duplicate the gift they have received…the gift of life.” The Quen Taylor Blood Drive will be held on August 11. For more, see the Tuesday, August 4, 2015 edition.

Great Danes

August 3, 2015

Originally having shown horses, Christy Balazs scaled down slightly. She now shows Great Danes with the Great Dane Club of Central North Carolina, an affiliate under the American Kennel Club. In 2007 decided she wanted to show Great Danes after having a rescue, named Clyde, she had gotten from the Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 1 & 2, 2015 edition.

Holy Cross mission trip

August 3, 2015

Youth at Holy Cross Catholic Church traveled to Washington, D.C. to share the Gospel.The group, which included 11 youth and two chaperones, arrived in Washington, D.C. on July 5 and settled in at the National Christian Church, where they shared a large room for the boys and a large room for the girls. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 1 & 2, 2015 edition.