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Library input

January 18, 2016

The public had its first opportunity to take part in the planning process for the new Kernersville library on Thursday during several community input meetings led by a leading architect in the area of library design.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, January 16 & 17, 2016 edition.

Arthur Joyce home

January 18, 2016

Built in 1925, the Arthur Joyce home was something Rick and Robin Gunter were looking for – a home with character and a story to tell.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, January 16 & 17, 2016 edition.

School bond discussion

January 18, 2016

During its January 12 meeting, the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Board of Education continued discussion of possible projects associated with a school bond referendum in November of this year.
Last month, the district developed a list of projects for this year’s bond totaling more than $350 million and projects on a future bond totaling $118.5 million.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, January 16 & 17, 2016 edition.

“Home”

January 18, 2016

faith-j-marks-home-12-23-15-1ccFaith Marks, a local singer-songwriter and Fountain of Life Lutheran Church music director, is excited to have released her first album, entitled “Home.” For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, January 16 & 17, 2016 edition.

Caleb’s Creek development passes

January 14, 2016

Before the Kernersville Board of Aldermen voted 4-1 in favor of approving the re-designed Caleb’s Creek development during their meeting Tuesday night, they first discussed a variety of off-site issues. Board members and citizens alike asked about traffic along Teague Lane and steps the North Carolina Department of Transportation planned to take to improve traffic flow in this area.For more, see the Thursday, January 14, 2016 edition.

Dollar General proposal

January 14, 2016

The Kernersville Planning Board unanimously recommended a rezoning request from Shea Davis and Venture Properties to designate approximately 1.64 acres of land on NC Highway 66 as General Business for the purpose of building a Dollar General near Abbots Creek Court and Cedar Knoll Drive.
For more, see the Thursday, January 14, 2016 edition.

Piney Grove Firefighter of the Year

January 14, 2016

Fire service has always been a part of Joseph Martin’s life. His father and namesake, Joseph G. Martin, was a firefighter and the younger Martin knew at an early age he wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps. Last month, Martin was named Piney Grove Fire Rescue’s Firefighter of the Year. For more, see the Thursday, January 14, 2016 edition.

Study abroad

January 14, 2016

A 2014 East Forsyth High School graduate and a sophomore at Harding University, Sam Traughber went through his school’s international programs office to travel to Greece for a study abroad.
For more, see the Thursday, January 14, 2016 edition.

Martin Luther King, Jr. remembrance servie

January 14, 2016

Kernersville area churches are coming together for a special service to remember and celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday, January 17 at 5 p.m. at Main Street United Methodist Church. For more, see the Thursday, January 14, 2016 edition.

Library input meetings

January 12, 2016

Several community input sessions regarding the design of a new library will be held at the Kernersville Library on Thursday, Jan. 14. • General Public Input Meeting at 10:30 a.m. in Room 1 (Parents, during this meeting, kids, preschoolers, and toddlers can build their dream library with LEGOs while you attend the meeting.)
• Public Input Meeting for middle school Students at 3 p.m. in Room 7 (including homeschooled students)
• Public Input Meeting for high school students at 4:15 p.m. in Room 7 (including homeschooled students)
• General Public Input Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in Room 1
For more, see the Tuesday, January 12, 2016 edition.