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Heartstrings

July 7, 2016

Heartstrings is hosting a Subsequent Pregnancy Support Group from July 11 – October 24 for women as they navigate their new pregnancy.
Nora Kowalcheck, support group facilitator for Heartstrings, explained that the support group is for women who have lost a pregnancy in their first trimester all the way up to full term, stillbirth or just after birth.
For more, see the Thursday, July 7, 2016 edition.

Vance family reunion

July 7, 2016

The Vance family, who are long-time residents of Kernersville and Belews Creek, will celebrate their 101-year reunion on July 10 at Morris Chapel United Methodist Church in Walkertown. For more, see the Thursday, July 7, 2016 edition.

Budget analysis

July 5, 2016

Last Tuesday, June 28, the Kernersville Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a $44.6 million budget that includes a 2.75 cent tax increase. This will raise the property tax rate to 57 cents per $100 valuation. A noticeable feature in this year’s budget is the lengthy list of capital expenditures and infrastructure projects that will be completed without limiting the Town’s existing services. For more, see the Tuesday, July 5, 2016 edition. For more, see the Tuesday, July 5, 2016 edition.

Poker run

July 5, 2016

The Kernersville Police Department will continue its tradition of support for special needs athletes with its 11th annual N.C. Special Olympics Poker Run on Saturday, July 9 and organizers hope the public will come out to join them.
For more, see the Tuesday, July 5, 2016 edition.

Strong Sun Pow Wow

July 5, 2016

The Near River Dwellers will host the 13th Annual Strong Sun Intertribal Pow Wow from July 8-10 at the Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex, located at 788 Beeson Park Rd.
For more, see the Tuesday, July 5, 2016 edition.

Downtown Cruise-in

July 5, 2016

Memorable movie and TV cars will be featured in this month’s Downtown Cruise-in on Saturday, July 9 from 4 – 7 p.m. There will be something related to the movie or TV show on each car’s dashboard, such as a poster or DVD cover.
For more, see the Tuesday, July 5, 2016 edition.

Town budget passes

July 4, 2016

The Kernersville Board of Aldermen unanimously agreed on Tuesday, June 28 that the 2016-2017 fiscal year budget is one of the best budgets they have seen in recent years, which is why they were in full support of the proposed 2.75 cent tax increase.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 2 & 3, 2016 edition.

Heart of the Triad Quilt Guild

July 4, 2016

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, the Heart of the Triad Quilt Guild is hosting a celebration party at Seventh-day Adventist Church on Monday, August 1.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 2 & 3, 2016 edition.

Helping flood victims

July 4, 2016

he Kernersville community rallied around one of its own this week to help residents in West Virginia whose lives have been destroyed by the devastating flooding in recent weeks.
Patrick McGinnis, president of the Glenn High School Booster Club, grew up in Beckley, W. Va. When he began receiving emails and photographs from friends still in the area that showed just how bad the situation is there, McGinnis knew he had to help.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 2 & 3, 2016 edition.

Bright Beginnings

July 4, 2016

The Kernersville YMCA is in need of donations and volunteers in preparing for back-to-school shopping for students before the upcoming school year. The Bright Beginnings Program helps students from seven local schools, including Kernersville, Sedge Garden, Smith Farm, Caleb’s Creek, Cash, Piney Grove, and Union Cross elementary schools.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 2 & 3, 2016 edition.