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Lt. David Watson

May 1, 2015

On Thursday of last week, most of the personal mementos hanging in Lt. David Watson’s office cubicle had been packed away and taken home. On Friday, his co-workers held a proper farewell reception for the 25-year veteran of the Kernersville Police Department. For more, see the Tuesday, April 28, 2015 edition.

Team Life

May 1, 2015

If walking around the track at East Forsyth High School to raise money for the American Cancer Society will help in finding a cure for cancer, then Team Life will be there walking during this year’s Relay for Lifeon June 5. Team Life is organized by Kernersville resident Cheryl Morrisette. For more, see the Tuesday, April 28, 2015 edition.

Kernersville Farmer’s Market

May 1, 2015

The Kernersville Farmers Market, one of the town’s best-kept secrets, offers not only fresh produce, but also a friendly gathering place for community residents. This market is now open for the season. For more, see the Tuesday, April 28, 2015 edition.

‘Cookin’ for a Cause’

April 27, 2015

Just in time for Spring Folly, the Triad Ladies Civitan Club will be selling their cookbook, “Cookin’ for a Cause” at their booth during the event. TLCC member Sharon Young spearheaded the idea for a club cookbook. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 25 & 26, 2015 edition.

Friends of the Library

April 27, 2015

Friends of the Library, a long time non-profit organization in Kernersville and supporter of Kernersville’s Paddison Memorial Library, is looking to increase its membership to help fund various items and other needed programs such as their Local Author Talk. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 25 & 26, 2015 edition.

Tiny houses

April 27, 2015

For John Williams, “reduce, reuse, recycle” is more than a catchy phrase, it’s a way of life. Williams is a member of the Kiwanis Club and is always eager to talk to anyone about living a more sustainable lifestyle. He said that he’s always been passionate about the environment. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 25 & 26, 2015 edition.

Passing of J.C. Grose, Jr.

April 27, 2015

Kernersville lost another of its beloved clergy community this week with the Wednesday, April 22 passing of Dr. James Chalmus “J.C.” Grose, Jr. at the age of 85. He served as the senior pastor of Main Street United Methodist Church from 1973 to 1981 but his legacy continues to today. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 25 & 26, 2015 edition.

Drinking water

April 27, 2015

The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources is warning residents across the state who live near Duke Energy coal ash ponds not to drink or cook with water from their wells, citing testing that showed existence of heavy metal contamination that exceeds state groundwater standards. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 25 & 26, 2015 edition.

Pine Knolls Golf Club sold

April 23, 2015

Pine Knolls Golf Club in Kernersville is now under new ownership and no effort will be spared to rejuvenate and improve one of the area’s most popular places to play golf.
Jim Butler, who has lived in the Pine Knolls subdivision for over 21 years, purchased Pine Knolls Golf Club from Hibernia Holdings (Pearse Mahon and Graham Ruttle) on April 17. For more, see the Thursday, April 23, 2015 edition.

NCDOT meeting

April 23, 2015

Residents from throughout the area meet with the North Carolina Department of Transportation in Kernersville on Tuesdayabout the initial draft of the state’s 10-year transportation improvement program as well as to ask questions about individual projects underway. For more, see the Thursday, April 23, 2015 edition.