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Remembering Polly Wolfe

November 10, 2014

The Kernersville community lost a member of one of the town’s most prominent and influential families with the passing of Polly Doré Körner Donnell Wolfe on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Wolfe was the granddaughter of Jule Körner and Polly Alice Masten Körner of Körner’s Folly. For more, see the Thursday, November 6, 2014 edition.

Filling Judge Spivey’s seat

November 10, 2014

Local Attorney Eric Morgan has been appointed to fill the judicial seat held by Forsyth County Superior Court Judge Ron Spivey, who earlier this year announced plans to retire effective November 1. For more, see the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 edition.

Apple Creek Ranch

November 10, 2014

After purchasing several acres of land in Kernersville in 2008, Jim Quick has built a one of a kind “Wild West” ranch. For more, see the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 edition.

Schools prepared for ebola

November 10, 2014

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools officials announced last week that the school district has been working with the county health department to come up with a screening procedure for new students and employees regarding the Ebola virus. For more, see the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 edition.

State of Kernersville

November 10, 2014

For the fifth year in a row, business and community leaders spent their morning at the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden hearing about some of the bigger economic development issues facing Kernersville today and in the future. For more, see the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 edition.

Patriot Rovers

November 3, 2014

Patriot Rovers, a local non-profit, provides service dogs to military veterans, many of whom suffer from conditions such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or have suffered catastrophic physical injuries while in combat. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 1 & 2, 2014 edition.

Raffle for Conner

November 3, 2014

Lucas Infield had only known Hana Barton a few months when she passed away this past September, but he knew he wanted to do something for his newfound friend’s young son. That’s when he began making plans for a special raffle with proceeds going to eight-year-old Conner. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 1 & 2, 2014 edition.

Election Day overview

November 3, 2014

Local voters will have a number of candidates from which to choose when they enter the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4 for this year’s mid-term general election. In addition to a couple of national races, candidates with contested races on the ballot include those running for the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education, Forsyth County Board of Commissioners and both the U.S. and N.C. House and Senate. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 1 & 2, 2014 edition.

‘Surprise Patrol’

November 3, 2014

With 2014 being the most successful year for the Chamber of Commerce Education Grant Program, more teachers’ days were brightened as they were greeted by an Education Grant Surprise Patrol on Thursday morning, October 30. The Chamber awarded 55 grants this year at a little over $21,000. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 1 & 2, 2014 edition and the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 edition.

Walkertown bank robbery

November 3, 2014

On Monday, October 27, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) responded to a Bank Robbery at the NewBridge Bank, located at 3000 Old Hollow Road in Walkertown. Later that evening a Kernersville man was charged in the alleged incident. For more, see the Thursday, October 30, 2014 edition.