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Crime Prevention Unit

October 6, 2014

Kernersville Police Department’s new Crime Prevention Unit, led by Crime Prevention Coordinator Dan Wemyss, is on a mission to keep citizens safe from not only from theft and other traditional crimes, but also personal safety, neighborhood safety, cyber bullying and scams. For more, see the Tuesday, September 30, 2014 edition.

District Court judge

October 6, 2014

Ted Kazakos and Valene Franco are vying for a new District Court judge’s seat in Forsyth County, with voters deciding the outcome in the upcoming general election on November 4. For more, see the Tuesday, September 30, 2014 edition.

Mapping crime

September 29, 2014

Thanks to a detailed mapping program, the citizens of Kernersville have a new tool through which to view and analyze crime in the community. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 27 & 28, 2014 edition.

Kernersville Christmas Stocking Fund

September 29, 2014

For 26 years, many of Kernersville’s children and families have been able to wake up on Christmas Day to the joys of seeing what is under the Christmas tree and feasting on a special meal each Christmas, thanks to the generosity of community members, like you, whose donations make the annual Kernersville Christmas Stocking Fund possible. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 27 & 28, 2014 edition.

Pumpkin Patch

September 29, 2014

Main Street United Methodist Church members are excited and ready for a truck full of pumpkins to arrive in their parking lot on Saturday morning, October 4, and to unload hundreds of pumpkins, a tradition that started 20 years ago. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 27 & 28, 2014 edition.

Caroline’s Promise

September 29, 2014

The adoption process was not easy for Stephanie DiMora and her husband, Sean, but when they look at the smile on their daughter’s face, they know every struggle was worth it.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 27 & 28, 2014 edition.

New grocery store site

September 29, 2014

As anticipation grows about details concerning a proposed development along the South Cherry Street Extension near Old Winston Road, many citizens want to know which grocery store chain will occupy the 49,000 square-foot anchor site and what restaurants, boutiques or medical offices will eventually fill up the other free-standing retail sites. For more, see the Thursday, September 25, 2014 edition.

Traveling Europe

September 29, 2014

After the passing of his father in July 2013, Kernersville resident Mika Mikkola decided to take some time for soul searching and get back to his roots during an eight-month trip around Europe. For more, see the Thursday, September 25, 2014 edition.

Septemberfest

September 29, 2014

Crisis Control Ministry (CCM) is hosting their first annual Septemberfest, an awareness event and fundraiser, on Tuesday, September 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden. For more, see the Thursday, September 25, 2014 edition.

Power outage

September 27, 2014

About 1,600 residents in the Kernersville area of Old Greensboro Road lost power around 5 a.m. Saturday morning, according to local media outlets. The power outage reportedly occurred due to a construction crew not affiliated with Duke Energy knocked over the power pole. That is according to Randy Wheeless, Duke Energy spokesman. Duke Energy was able to restore power about an hour later.