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Belews Creek Steam Station meeting

November 14, 2016

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public hearing to accept comments on a proposed draft for stormwater and wastewater permits for the Belews Creek Steam Station next week and residents of the area and concerned citizens are encouraged to attend.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 12 & 13, 2016 edition.

Widening of Old Hollow Road

November 10, 2016

Transportation officials will hold an open-house public meeting on Monday for the proposed multi-lane widening project of N.C. 66 (Old Hollow Road) between Harley Drive and Reidsville Road (Business 158) in Walkertown.
The open-house public meeting will be held at Morris Chapel Church at 2715 Darrow Road from 5 to 7 p.m. Citizens are encouraged to attend at any time during those hours. There will not be a formal presentation.

Local Republicans retain their seats

November 9, 2016

Several Republican incumbents bucked a Democratic trend in Forsyth County on election night Tuesday to handily defeat their challengers to win re-election. For more, see the Thursday, November 10, 2016 edition.

Park grants

November 9, 2016

Two grant applications being submitted by the Kernersville Parks & Recreation Department (KPRD) will seek to update some of Kernersville’s most popular recreational facilities.
For more, see the Thursday, November 10, 2016 edition.

Sanders-Blaylock House

November 9, 2016

img_0165ccAfter purchasing the Sanders-Blaylock house 35 years ago, Roy Nydorf, an art teacher at Guilford College, and his wife, Theresa Hammond, have enjoyed slowly updating the home and other buildings on the grounds of the 200-year-old home.
For more, see the Thursday, November 10, 2016 edition.

Officers to receive awards

November 9, 2016

Five Kernersville police officers will be recognized for their work with children in the community during the Optimist International North Carolina West District meeting in Winston-Salem on Saturday.
For more, see the Thursday, November 10, 2016 edition.

Honoring veterans

November 8, 2016

A special Veterans Day ceremony at the Carolina Field of Honor on Friday, Nov. 11 will feature decorated Army Lieutenant General Walter F. Ulmer, Jr., who served in Korea and Vietnam.
Friday’s ceremony is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. The event, sponsored by the N.C. War Memorial Foundation, will also feature color guards, special music, the laying of the wreath, taps and other commemorative activities to honor the nation’s veterans, past and present, said organizers. They encourage the public to attend.
For more, see the Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

Taste of the Season

November 8, 2016

The Kernersville YMCA is hosting their annual fundraiser, which supports Livestrong at the YMCA, on Friday, December 2 from 6 – 9 p.m. at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden.
The event will include silent and live auctions, local food, craft beer and wine, as well as live music by Emma Lee. For more, see the Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Race for Our Heroes

November 8, 2016

Race for Our Heroes 5K and one mile run/walk will be held on Friday, November 11 at Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex at 9 a.m.
For more, see the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 edition.

Union Cross Station

November 8, 2016

After two years of toughing it out during the widening of Union Cross Road, the businesses at Union Cross Station finally have left turn access into the shopping center without motorists traveling south having to cross Interstate 40 and make a U-turn at Glenn High Road.
For more, see the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 edition.