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Make-up days forgiven

March 13, 2015

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools students will get a reprieve from having to make up the last two snow days after the Board of Education voted to waive the days. For more, see the Thursday, March 12, 2015 edition.

Creek Week

March 13, 2015

Creek Week in Forsyth County will kick off on Saturday, March 14, ushering in a week’s worth of activities promoting a healthy environment and litter cleanup throughout the county. For more, see the Thursday, March 12, 2015 edition.

Library bond issue

March 13, 2015

Forsyth County commissioners have approved using a portion of $2.97 million in unexpected premiums from the $40 million library bond referendum approved by voters in 2010 but just how they plan to spend that extra money will have to wait for another day. For more, see the Thursday, March 12, 2015 edition.

Project:Re3

March 13, 2015

Kernersville resident Michael Gianopulos started a mission organization called Project:Re3 with a mission to restore, rebuild and renovate and make communities livable again. For more, see the Thursday, March 12, 2015 edition.

50-mile MS Challenge Walk

March 13, 2015

Former Kernersville resident Jessica Thomas recently completed her fourth 50 mile MS Challenge Walk, working through her multiple sclerosis (MS) and encouraging others to do the same. Thomas was diagnosed with MS at the age of 26. For more, see the Thursday, March 12, 2015 edition.

Senior Transit

March 13, 2015

The Kernersville Board of Aldermen voted unanimously on Tuesday to extend the Kernersville Senior Transit Service well into 2016. Board members renewed their contract with Triad Transportation, Inc. to continue providing the bus service to Kernersville area residents every Tuesday and Thursday through September 2016. For more, see the Tuesday, March 10, 2015 edition.

Fighting for animals

March 13, 2015

Count one Kernersville resident among those applauding last week’s news that Ringling Bros. will retire its stable of circus elephants in 2018. The circus behemoth cited the public’s changing view of animals performing in captivity and a desire to focus more on elephant conservation. For more, see the Tuesday, March 10, 2015 edition.

Graveyard of the Atlantic

March 13, 2015

The Outer Banks, also known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic and where more than 1,000 ships have been documented to have sunk along its shores, is also home to the Graveyard 100-mile endurance race. Local resident Brian Kochanski conquered the long and arduous race, spanning 101.5 miles. For more, see the Tuesday, March 10, 2015 edition.

K9 retirement fund

March 13, 2015

As a way to look out for their four-legged partners during their golden years, the Kernersville Police Department is developing its first Kernersville Police Dog Retirement Fund. Money donated to the fund will go toward the long-term medical needs of the K9s that are retired from the department in the future. For more, see the Tuesday, March 10, 2015 edition.

School lockdown

March 13, 2015

Kernersville Middle School went into lockdown on Monday afternoon, March 9, toward the end of the school day while the Kernersville Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Service searched for a wanted suspect in the area. For more, see the Tuesday, March 10, 2015 edition.