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Triad Baptist mission trip

July 17, 2014

The youth at Triad Baptist Church have been waiting for the past four years to take a mission trip outside of the country. This year they were finally able to do that when they visited the Dominican Republic to share the gospel and give hope to those less fortunate. For more, see the Tuesday, July 15, 2014 edition.

Philmont Crew

July 17, 2014

After preparing for several months for a 12 day trip, Boy Scout Troop 944 set off for a trip of a lifetime to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, N.M. For more, see the Tuesday, July 15, 2014 edition.

Home Grown Arts Festival

July 17, 2014

The creative styles of local artisans will be on full display this Saturday for the inaugural Home Grown Arts Festival at Körner’s Folly on Saturday, July 19. The event will feature a variety of N.C. artists and demonstrators, as well as a children’s craft corner. For more, see the Tuesday, July 15, 2014 edition.

Kernersville’s newest fire engineers

July 17, 2014

The Kernersville Fire Rescue Department has selected three new fire engineers: Steven Turrentine, Mike McNeil and Aaron Monroe. For more, see the Tuesday, July 15, 2014 edition.

Highway route leaves swim club in limbo

July 17, 2014

The July Fourth weekend has always been a popular at the Sedge Garden Swim and Tennis Club. The party didn’t happen this year. In fact, the pool hasn’t opened at all for the season. For more, see the Tuesday, July 15, 2014 edition.

Operation Hammer

July 14, 2014

One person has been arrested and multiple charges are pending against other Forsyth County sex offenders as a result of a multi-agency mission known as Operation Hammer. Multiple law enforcement agencies spent two days making 242 unplanned visits to the addresses on record of the more than 500 registered sex offenders in the county. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 12 & 13, 2014 edition.

Walkout

July 14, 2014

State senators walked out of a budget committee meeting with their House counterparts on Wednesday in protest of state representatives’ plans to allow public input from school administrators on how the elimination of teacher assistants would affect their districts. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 12 & 13, 2014 edition.

Roadway projects

July 14, 2014

A majority of the people who attended the NC Department of Transportation’s open house on Thursday expressed approval of the projects Division 9 officials hope to complete over the next 10 years, including portions of the Northern Beltway. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 12 & 13, 2014 edition.

Walkertown Area Historical Society

July 14, 2014

The Walkertown Area Historical Society invites the community to participate in their 6th annual Silent Auction and Dinner on Sat., July 19. The silent auction and dinner will be held from 3 – 7 p.m., with dinner being served at 5:30 p.m. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 12 & 13, 2014 edition.

Pope Foundation donation

July 14, 2014

A heavy equipment training program at Forsyth Technical Community College will benefit from a generous donation by the Lawrence E. Pope Foundation. The Kernersville-based foundation is giving the college a gift of $52,000, which will be distributed over a two-year period. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 12 & 13, 2014 edition.