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Properties discussed

June 13, 2016

The Kernersville Board of Aldermen made plans on Tuesday to move forward with the demolition of one property and the condemnation of a second property. The property that may be demolished is located at 1325 Union Cross Road and is commonly referred to as “The Ballard House.” For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, June 11 & 12, 2016 edition.

Bond discussion

June 13, 2016

Forsyth County commissioners appear ready to vote Monday night to place three of five bond proposals on the ballot for voters in November.
During their Thursday briefing, commissioners discussed a proposal that would put bond requests from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, Forsyth Technical Community College and the Forsyth County Parks and Recreation Department, totaling $430 million on the ballot. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, June 11 & 12, 2016 edition.

Lunch with Leaders

June 13, 2016

Galen Steel, manager of the FedEx Ground hub at Triad Business Park, was one of two featured speakers during the Kernersville Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch with Leaders series at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden on Tuesday, June 7.
The FedEx Ground hub is a 580,000 square foot distribution facility that opened in Triad Business Park in 2011.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, June 11 & 12, 2016 edition.

Traveling Europe

June 13, 2016

Bailey Moore, a 2014 East Forsyth High School graduate and rising junior at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, went through her school’s exchange program to spend several months studying abroad in Europe.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, June 11 & 12, 2016 edition.

Motorcycle accident

June 13, 2016

A Walkertown man was killed Thursday afternoon after the motorcycle he was driving collided with the back of an SUV on Reidsville Road.
Matthew Fletcher, 28, of 5110 Stoney Point Road in Walkertown, died at the scene of the accident. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, June 11 & 12, 2016 edition.

Budget hearing

June 9, 2016

All of the citizens who commented on the proposed 2016-17 fiscal year budget during Tuesday’s public hearing praised Kernersville Town staff for a “job well done.” Town Manager Curtis Swisher is confident the Town can complete all of its projects, as well as purchase other needed equipment, with a 2.75 cent tax increase.
For more, see the Thursday, June 9, 2016 edition.

Primary results

June 9, 2016

Congresswoman Virginia Foxx will once again face off against Democrat Josh Brannon in a November election for the 5th congressional district after both won their respective primaries during Tuesday’s special election.
For more, see the Thursday, June 9, 2016 edition.

Lunch with Leaders

June 9, 2016

Growth is all around us. That was the message at the Kernersville Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch with Leaders program at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden on Tuesday.
The luncheon’s theme was “Economic Success” and featured Kernersville Community Development Director Jeff Hatling and Galen Steel, manager of the FedEx Ground hub at Triad Business Park.
For more, see the Thursday, June 9, 2016 edition.

Elder Abuse Walk

June 9, 2016

On Saturday, June 18, young and old alike will come together to raise awareness about elder abuse during the annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Walk at Triad Park.
The free event will begin at 10 a.m. with registration at 9 a.m.
For more, see the Thursday, June 9, 2016 edition.

Elvis in Kernersville

June 9, 2016

HPIM2776Long time resident Danny Crouse has been performing as Elvis for over 10 years, and for those who would like to see him perform, he will make his appearance during the Downtown Cruise-in this Saturday.
For more, see the Thursday, June 9, 2016 edition.