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$100,000 Powerball ticket sold in Forsyth County about to expire

January 5, 2017

Time is running out for one lucky Powerball player to claim a $100,000 prize. The ticket, sold for the July 20 drawing, expires on Tuesday, January 17. For more information, see the Thursday, January 5, 2017 edition.

Empowering others

January 5, 2017

With an interest in getting healthy and shedding a few pounds, Terri Gosh started a program at the Kernersville YMCA and has since lost 20 pounds and 14 inches. For more information, see the Thursday, January 5, 2017 edition.

The life of an educator

January 5, 2017

Ruth Linville, who turned 100-years-old on December 26 is known well in Kernersville as a great teacher and basketball coach, having taught at Kernersville School. For more information, see the Thursday, January 5, 2017 edition.

Reaching out to veterans

January 5, 2017

A new health benefits seminar set to begin next week at the Kernersville VA Health Care Center (Kernersville HCC) is designed to help veterans navigate through the services offered within the Salisbury VA Health Care System (SVAHCS), and officials there are encouraging newly enrolled or other veterans who’ve never signed up for health benefits to attend. For more information, see the Thursday, January 5, 2017 edition.

Fire destroys family home

January 5, 2017

Friends and family are rallying around a Kernersville family after a mid-morning fire on New Year’s Eve destroyed the father’s home and vehicles. A GoFundMe campaign has been set up and has already raised thousands of dollars in donations to help him get back on his feet. For more information, see the Thursday, January 5, 2017 edition.

House fire in Kernersville displaces resident

January 3, 2017

A man lost his home to a fire in Kernersville on Saturday morning, but managed to escape the residence safely. For more, see the Tuesday, January 3, 2017 edition.

Recognized for his service

January 3, 2017

Kernersville resident Pat Ivey was recently recognized for his 30 years of service with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) in November. For more, see the Tuesday, January 3, 2017 edition.

Called to help children

January 3, 2017

When Michelle McDowell learned that she had been named Union Cross Elementary School’s (UCES) Teacher of the Year, she was completely surprised. For more, see the Tuesday, January 3, 2017 edition.

Library moves forward

January 3, 2017

Plans to build a new library branch in Kernersville on a three-acre site along Harmon Lane continue to move forward, with county staff briefing commissioners last month on results of bids to continue the design and construction of the project. For more, see the Tuesday, January 3, 2017 edition.

A change in command

January 3, 2017

kfrd-no-2A change in command structure at the Kernersville Fire Rescue Department is bringing with it increased efficiency, flexibility and new opportunities. For more, see the Tuesday, January 3, 2017 edition.