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Edna Beeson

December 1, 2014

Edna Beeson is 80-years-old and has lived in Kernersville her entire life. Beeson grew up in their family home, on Highway 66, but when she was 35-years-old, she married her late husband, Roger Beeson, and they moved into the town itself. They were married on July 5, 1969. For more, see the Thursday, November 27, 2014 edition.

Small Business Saturday

December 1, 2014

On Saturday, shoppers need to think small when heading out the door to begin their holiday shopping. And when we say small, we mean small business. Across the country, Saturday, November 29 has been designated as this year’s Small Business Saturday, where shoppers are encouraged to shop at small, locally-owned businesses in their communities. For more, see the Thursday, November 27, 2014 edition.

Joan & Lee Hope Impact Award

December 1, 2014

The Joan & Lee Hope Impact Award is given periodically to a Kernersville citizen whose leadership and service has made a unique impact on the community, and this year’s recipient, Allan Asbell, is no exception. For more, see the Thursday, November 27, 2014 edition.

Fatal accident

December 1, 2014

An East Forsyth High School student was among two killed and another injured after the vehicle he was driving ran off Union Cross Road and crashed into vehicles located on private property late Saturday night. For more, see the Tuesday, November 25, 2014 edition.

A family tradition

December 1, 2014

There’s a new school opening in Kernersville, but it isn’t one where students will be focusing on mathematic equations or the complexities of language arts. These students will be learning the finer art of barbering. For more, see the Tuesday, November 25, 2014 edition.

Journey from Ireland

December 1, 2014

After moving to the U.S. almost 60 years ago, Arbor Ridge resident Maurine deLyon still holds her Irish accent. deLyon was born in 1927 in the town of Dundalk, Ireland with two sisters, Anne Eeles, who currently lives in Wolverley, London, and the late Joan Miley. For more, see the Tuesday, November 25, 2014 edition.

Chamber banquet awards

December 1, 2014

During the 46th annual Kernersville Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet last week, a variety of awards were presented to local citizens and business owners who have made a difference in the community.Those awards included the Economic Development Award, the Key Community Volunteer Award and the Taste of the Triad Award. For more, see the Tuesday, November 25, 2014 edition.

Celebrating Thanksgiving

December 1, 2014

Various churches will offer Thanksgiving feasts and services to area residents. For more, see the Tuesday, November 25, 2014 edition.

Citizen of the Year

November 24, 2014

Going over and beyond to serve his community is nothing out of the ordinary for the 2014 Kernersville Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year, Tony Smits. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 22 & 23, 2014 edition.

Prayer policy

November 24, 2014

Sectarian prayers will once again be allowed before the start of Forsyth County Board of Commissioners meetings following a federal District Court ruling Thursday, November 20 lifting a ban on the practice. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 22 & 23, 2014 edition.