Weather Forecast | Weather Maps

News

Food Truck Festival

March 9, 2017

In hopes of raising funds for the school, Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School is hosting their first annual Eat on the Street Family Fun Food Truck Festival on Saturday, April 1 from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. For more, see the Tuesday, March 7, 2017 edition.

Town Employee of the Year

March 9, 2017

It’s been a great ride for Stevie Terry as he looks back on 30 years of service with the Town of Kernersville. That time was made even more special last week when it was announced that Terry has been named Kernersville’s 2016 Employee of the Year.
For more, see the Tuesday, March 7, 2017 edition.

Crisis Control Ministry

March 6, 2017

Forsyth County Crisis Control Ministry will be collecting non-perishable food items throughout the month of March as part of food based fundraisers: WEE Care! cereal drive and Feeding Forsyth: The Hunger Challenge.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 4 & 5, 2017 edition.

Celebrating 100 years

March 6, 2017

Nettie Hester was born on March 3, 1917. She turned 100 years old on Friday.
Hester grew up on Bodenhamer Street in downtown Kernersville with her sister, the late Helen Marshall, and grandmother, after her mother passed away when she was two-years-old.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 4 & 5, 2017 edition.

Local deputy recognized

March 6, 2017

A deputy from Belews Creek is one of two members of the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) named 2016 Sworn Staff Members of the Year by the local law enforcement agency.
Deputies Richard Beeson and Ethan Goings were given the honor after responding to a suicide threat on July 5, 2016. According to the FCSO, Deputy Beeson made contact with the subject and began to build a rapport with him.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 4 & 5, 2017 edition.

Filling Walter Marshall’s seat

March 6, 2017

The passing of longtime Forsyth County Commissioner Walter Marshall last week leaves a void on the Board of Commissioners that will have to be filled by appointment. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 4 & 5, 2017 edition.

Community blood drive

March 6, 2017

The family of a young bull rider severely injured in a rodeo competition in February is sponsoring a community blood drive at Morris Chapel United Methodist Church in Walkertown on Saturday, March 4, as a way to give back to all those who have supported them over the last few weeks.
For more, see the Thursday, March 2, 2017 edition.

Colfax Boosterthon

March 6, 2017

After hitting one of two goals this year during their Boosterthon and raising over $18,000, the principals at Colfax Elementary School agreed to be slimed in front of the entire student body.
For more, see the Thursday, March 2, 2017 edition.

Egg Ministry

March 6, 2017

If you’ve lived in Kernersville for any length of time and have noted the arrival of March, there is a good chance you also know there are chocolate eggs with creamy peanut butter and coconut fillings somewhere around town. First Presbyterian Church kicked off its chocolate egg ministry last week and began making deliveries on Wednesday to local businesses that carry the foil wrapped confections. For more, see the Thursday, March 2, 2017 edition.

Chili Cook-Off

March 6, 2017

The 6th annual Kids of Childhood Cancer Chili Cook-Off will be held Saturday, March 4 at Smokin’ Harley-Davidson off Linville Road.
For more, see the Thursday, March 2, 2017 edition.