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Remembering Evelyn

September 3, 2014

Holy Cross Catholic Church Columbiettes will hold a children’s consignment sale on Friday and Saturday to raise funds for charity, including Room at the Inn of the Triad, and a funeral ministry at Holy Cross, and to remember a former Columbiette, Evelyn Lawrence, who passed away. For more, see the Tuesday, September 2, 2014 edition.

Hillcrest Baptist Church mission trips

September 3, 2014

During the summer, Hillcrest Baptist Church took two mission trips to reach out to communities in Montana and New York. For more, see the Tuesday, September 2, 2014 edition.

Reading proficiency

September 1, 2014

State legislation requiring that all third graders be proficient in reading before promotion to the fourth grade saw more than 700 Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools’ students in need of summer reading assistance at the end this past school year. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 30 & 31, 2014 edition.

Chris Lane

September 1, 2014

The music video for country singer Chris Lane’s debut single, “Broken Windshield View” that premiered on Country Music Television recently had lots of people talking. Lane has been making waves in country music circles for several years. When it came time to film his first solo music video, the hometown boy turned Nashville country star looked to his roots. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 30 & 31, 2014 edition.

“Daisy Chains”

September 1, 2014

Pearl Reaves’ family has helped bring together her stories in a book entitled “Daisy Chains” written throughout her life. Pearl was born in 1922 in the town of Daisy, a farming community not too far from Myrtle Beach. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 30 & 31, 2014 edition.

Main Street Baptist youth pastor

September 1, 2014

Daniel McNeill is settling in well at his first position as a youth pastor at Main Street Baptist Church. McNeill grew up having never gone to church until being invited by a friend for free pizza at the age of 18. From that point on he was hooked. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 30 & 31, 2014 edition.

Polling place change

August 29, 2014

Members of the county’s elections board approved a recommendation to move a longtime Kernersville election site from one local elementary school to a nearby middle school during a Forsyth County Board of Elections meeting on Monday night. For more, see the Thursday, August 28, 2014 edition.

Justice Mark Martin

August 29, 2014

When voters go to the polls in November, one of the races they will be asked to decide is who will serve as the next chief justice of the N.C. Supreme Court. Their choices are current Associate Justice Mark Martin of Raleigh and Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis of Southport. For more, see the Thursday, August 28, 2014 edition.

Elder Abuse Task Force

August 29, 2014

In an effort to protect senior citizens from financial scams and other abuse, Forsyth County officials have teamed up with Adult Protective Services to create the Forsyth County Elder Abuse Task Force. For more, see the Thursday, August 28, 2014 edition.

Conquering Leadville

August 29, 2014

To many, running 100 miles is unfathomable, but to people such as Dr. Darian J. Smith, it’s a challenge worth accepting. Smith took on his first 100 mile race in 2012, completing the 18th Annual Umstead 100-Mile Endurance Race and only a few weeks ago he conquered what some might believe to be an incredible feat. For more, see the Thursday, August 28, 2014 edition.