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Hope for Maggie

January 16, 2015

Welcoming their new diabetic alert dog, Sugar, James and Mollie Moore are hopeful that their daughter, Maggie, 10, will now be able to have an easier lifestyle. Maggie, a student at Kernersville Elementary School, was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes at the age of three and now requires constant attention in order to keep the diabetes under control. For more, see the Thursday, January 15, 2015 edition.

Boyer publishes book

January 16, 2015

Bruce Boyer, former Chamber of Commerce CEO and president and Kernersville YMCA director, encourages others to strengthen their faith through everyday devotional stories in his newly released book, “Stories of Faith from Everyday Life.” For more, see the Thursday, January 15, 2015 edition.

KES Teacher of the Year

January 16, 2015

Amy Talley, an English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) instructor at Kernersville Elementary School was awarded the honor of being chosen as the school’s Teacher of the Year. For more, see the Thursday, January 15, 2015 edition.

Civil Air Patrol recognition

January 16, 2015

The North Carolina Leadership Academy in Kernersville hosted a special ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 7 recognizing four of the Civil Air Patrol’s World War II founding members and presenting them with the Congressional Gold Medal. For more, see the Tuesday, January 13, 2015 edition.

Neighborhood Watch

January 16, 2015

Kernersville Police Department Crime Prevention Coordinator Dan Wemyss said the Crime Prevention Unit is focused on opening the lines of communication with residents to help protect them and their loved ones from scams, frauds and criminal activity. He wants to build a network of contacts – most likely the Neighborhood Watch coordinator or their designee. For more, see the Tuesday, January 13, 2015 edition.

Unschooling

January 14, 2015

Marla and Paul Barbot are the parents of five young children. Marla has been happily homeschooling her children for two years and applies an educational technique that often comes under sharp criticism from many people. The technique is called unschooling. For more, see the Tuesday, January 13, 2015 edition.

Interview with Virginia Foxx

January 14, 2015

On Friday, January 9, U.S. Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) talked to the Kernersville News about what has been called the “cromibus” bill for its combination of an omnibus spending package and continuing resolution regarding Homeland Security. Foxx said she believes there were a lot of things in the bill that most people weren’t aware of and that it got a lot of negative press that wasn’t warranted. For more, see the Tuesday, January 13, 2015 edition.

Aldermen meeting

January 12, 2015

On Tuesday night, at the Kernersville Board of Aldermen meeting there will be five public hearings, including a discussion regarding South Cherry and South Main streets.For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, January 10 & 11, 2015 edition.

Night to Shine

January 12, 2015

This year, for the first time ever, First Christian Church (FCC) is partnering with the Tim Tebow Foundation to give area special needs kids their own prom called Night to Shine. FCC was chosen as one of 50 locations for the nationwide prom. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, January 10 & 11, 2015 edition.

Potter David Cole

January 12, 2015

For David Cole, living the dream has been 30 years in the making as he has honed his craft through study and practice, now operating as a full-time potter from his Oak Ridge studio. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, January 10 & 11, 2015 edition.