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School bond

August 2, 2016

The $350 million school bond referendum being proposed by the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board of Education strives to address the most urgent needs across the entire school system, including a nearly $51 million investment in Kernersville area schools. For more, see the Tuesday, August 2, 2016 edition.

Olympic swimmer

August 2, 2016

IMG_1560It may have lasted less than a minute, but for swimmer Kathleen Baker, it was 59.29 seconds that had been years in the making. Now she’s heading to Rio.
For more, see the Tuesday, August 2, 2016 edition.

Weight loss success

August 2, 2016

after- closeAfter having been overweight her entire life, Michelle Ivey decided to make a change and now weighs the least she has ever weighed in her adult life. Ivey has lost 50 pounds in 140 days. For more, see the Tuesday, August 2, 2016 edition.

Kernersville Wesleyan Pastor Simmons

August 2, 2016

IMG_0400After the retirement of long time Pastor Phil Hulen, Kernersville Wesleyan Church welcomes their new pastor, Scott Simmons.
Simmons grew up in Kernersville, but after serving at the Wesleyan Church headquarters in Fishers, Indiana for several years, he is excited to serve in the Triad. For more, see the Tuesday, August 2, 2016 edition.

Brother-sister duo

August 1, 2016

Tal Crews and Amie Harris, a brother-sister duo, will perform at the Walkertown Library on Saturday, August 6 at 3:00 p.m. during a free concert.
Crews, who plays the piano, guitar, ukulele, and vocals, and Harris, who does vocals, grew up singing and performing in their church in Pfafftown, but within the past two years became more serious about creating their own musical duo. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 30 & 31, 2016 edition.

Yard sale fundraiser

August 1, 2016

After being diagnosed with stage three rectal cancer in September 2015, Kernersville Moravian Church, in an effort to help him pay his medical bills, is hosting a yard sale on Saturday, August 6 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. for church member David Teague. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 30 & 31, 2016 edition.

Campers transform into superheroes

August 1, 2016

005National Parks and Recreation Month came to a climax Thursday in Kernersville when ordinary campers transformed into real-life superheroes.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 30 & 31, 2016 edition.

Missing teen

August 1, 2016

The Boone Police Department is continuing to follow every avenue possible in its search for missing Kernersville teenager James “Martin” Roberts, including working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 30 & 31, 2016 edition.

Economic incentive agreement

August 1, 2016

Caterpillar Inc. is asking the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners to amend its $10 million economic incentives package agreed upon in 2010 after failing to meet the number of jobs it promised at the company’s Union Cross Road facility. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 30 & 31, 2016 edition.

Blankets for Orphans

August 1, 2016

IMG_4840Jordan Jones delivered 50 blankets to an orphanage in the Dominican Republic during a mission trip with First Christian Church as she fulfilled her Girl Scout Gold Award.
For more, see the Thursday, July 28, 2016 edition.