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March of Dimes

April 6, 2015

Meredith Vaughn’s daughter, Vivian, who was born at 28 weeks, 12 weeks shy of her due date, developed hydrocephalus. There was a time when a child born so early might not have survived, but thanks to March of Dimes, Vivian (or “Vivi” as she is affectionately known) is a happy, feisty 16-month-old toddler. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 4 & 5, 2015 edition.

Human trafficking

April 6, 2015

Glenn View Baptist Church is holding a human trafficking workshop on Friday, April 17 at 9 a.m. “Human trafficking exists right here in our towns and cities. Join us as we learn what steps the church can take to help identify and end human trafficking,” said a church staff member. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 4 & 5, 2015 edition.

Officials visit Raleigh

April 6, 2015

A group of Kernersville officials traveled to Raleigh on Wednesday to talk to local legislative representatives about a bill that proposes to change the way sales and use taxes are distributed to municipalities. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 4 & 5, 2015 edition.

Don’t drink and drive

April 6, 2015

On his way home from a volleyball banquet Sunday evening, Kernersville resident Sarum Rich was surprised when he said he was struck by a drunk driver on Hwy 66. For more, see the Thursday, April 2, 2015 edition.

Cheers! A toast to children’s health

April 6, 2015

The 11th annual “Cheers! A toast to children’s health” fundraiser to benefit Brenner Children’s Hospital will be held on Friday, April 10 at the Old Salem Visitor Center. The Grand Tasting will feature wine and beer selections from local vineyards and microbreweries. There will also be a selection of gourmet foods provided by area restaurants and caterers. For more, see the Thursday, April 2, 2015 edition.

Next Step Ministries

April 6, 2015

Madeline Busch is excited to offer a new look and try to spread the word about Next Step Ministries as she takes on the role as president of the Board of Directors for the non-profit organization that fights against domestic abuse. For more, see the Thursday, April 2, 2015 edition.

NCLA 5K

April 6, 2015

The North Carolina Leadership Academy will honor everyday community heroes when it holds the academy’s first Hero Run, a 5K and one-mile fun run, on Saturday, May 30. Early registration is now open and will continue through April 30. For more, see the Thursday, April 2, 2015 edition.

United American Patriots

April 6, 2015

A rally at Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C. last month demanding respect for our nation’s soldiers and Marines garnered the attention of some pretty big names from conservative talk radio, including Sean Hannity and Glenn Beck. It was also hosted by an organization that calls Kernersville home. For more, see the Thursday, April 2, 2015 edition.

Respect League

April 6, 2015

The Respect League at Kernersville Elementary School teaches students to treat each other with respect. For more, see the Tuesday, March 31, 2015 edition.

UNCSA filming

April 6, 2015

In 1984, Andy Warhol’s Factory in New York City closed down after 22 years of being the playground for Avant-garde art, film making, and other creative pursuits. Today, another Factory is the home of creativity and film making and it is right here in Kernersville. For more, see the Tuesday, March 31, 2015 edition.