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Pinnix Drug Store

March 31, 2014

Pinnix Drug Store all began with John Marshall Pinnix Sr., known to everyone who knew him as “Neighbor,” because that’s what he called his customers and they in turn pinned the name on him. For more, see the Tuesday, April 1, 2014 edition.

Autism Awareness

March 31, 2014

April is nationally recognized as Autism Awareness Month, with April 2 designated as the one day a year where communities are encouraged to “Light It Up Blue” to shine a light on a disorder that continues to grow in scope and depth. For more, see the Tuesday, April 1, 2014 edition.

Continued restoration

March 31, 2014

The recent winter storms that have blanketed the area with snow and ice have also wreaked havoc with one of Kernersville’s most treasured landmarks. Tarps now drape across the iconic roof of Körner’s Folly to prevent additional water from seeping into the Rose Room and to protect the refurbished tiles on the front porch from being damaged. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 29 & 30, 2014.

KES Relay for Life

March 31, 2014

For those at Kernersville Elementary School, finding a cure for cancer means friends, colleagues and loved ones would no longer have to battle a disease that knows no bounds. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 29 & 30, 2014.

Anna Lee Stafford

March 31, 2014

Born almost a century ago, 99-year-old Anna Lee Stafford Reid has seen the local area transform from a farming community with dirt roads to the fully paved busy towns of Kernersville and Colfax today. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 29 & 30, 2014.

Teacher Brad Rhew

March 31, 2014

Walkertown Middle School teacher Brad Rhew has been named N.C. Outstanding K-8 Educator in Science, Mathematics and Technology Education. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 29 & 30, 2014.

Running for commissioner

March 31, 2014

Forsyth County Commissioner Mark Baker is seeking election to the District B seat he was appointed to following the resignation of Debra Conrad after her election to the N.C. House of Representatives in November 2012. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 29 & 30, 2014.

Amphitheater bid awarded

March 31, 2014

Despite a last ditch effort by one construction company to salvage its bid in the eyes of the county, a contract to build the planned Triad Park amphitheater went to a different bidder on Monday, March 24. The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners rejected the lowest bid by HICAPS Inc.For more, see the Thursday, March 27, 2014 edition.

Central Library

March 31, 2014

Now that the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners has selected an architect to renovate and expand the Forsyth County Central Library in downtown Winston-Salem, the design phase can officially get underway. For more, see the Thursday, March 27, 2014 edition.

Bringing hope to Egbe

March 31, 2014

Katie and Nick Riddle will be heading to Egbe, Nigeria later this year to serve a two-year commitment with Serving in Missions to help at and around Egbe Hospital.
For more, see the Thursday, March 27, 2014 edition.