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DMV office to reopen

March 25, 2014

The wait to find out where and when the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicle’s new license plate agency in Kernersville will open is over. The DMV has selected John Albert to open and operate the Kernersville agency. For more, see the Tuesday, March 25, 2014 edition.

Courthouse sold

March 25, 2014

A Virginia developer plans to breathe new life into the former Forsyth County Courthouse this summer by creating one-of-a-kind condos. Representatives with Clachan Properties LLC purchased the property from Forsyth County officials last Tuesday for $700,000. For more, see the Tuesday, March 25, 2014 edition.

Stitches of Love

March 24, 2014

Love’s United Methodist Church in Walkertown started Stitches of Love, a prayer shawl ministry, about three years ago to help those in need locally and around the world. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 22 & 23, 2014 edition.

Cooking up change

March 24, 2014

Forsyth County culinary arts students are on a mission to create a homemade dish that is not only tasty, but also meets the nutritional and budgetary guidelines of school systems throughout the country. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 22 & 23, 2014 edition.

Walkertown SROs

March 24, 2014

Deputies Jason Leonard and John Holmes serve as school resource officers (SRO) at Walkertown Middle High School, one of the newest and largest schools in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools district. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 22 & 23, 2014 edition.

Alzheimer’s caregivers

March 24, 2014

Doug and Beverly Watts were recently awarded for going above and beyond to work with members of the Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group they started five years ago at Main Street United Methodist Church. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, March 22 & 23, 2014 edition.

Army veterans help others

March 24, 2014

Members of the Kernersville YMCA have been seeing some changes around their fitness center thanks to Army veterans Chuck Ladd and Terry White. Ladd and White both served in the Army until they were injured. For more, see the Thursday, March 20, 2014 edition.

Stuffed toy drive

March 24, 2014

For the past two weeks, students at Bishop McGuinness High School have scoured their favorite toy stores in search of the perfect stuffed animal and filled numerous boxes throughout the school to donate to Brenner Children’s Hospital. For more, see the Thursday, March 20, 2014 edition.

FCSO Sworn Staff Member of the Year

March 24, 2014

Lieutenant Danny Carter has been named the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) Sworn Staff Member of the Year for 2013. Carter, who lives in Kernersville, has worked at the FCSO since 1992. For more, see the Thursday, March 20, 2014 edition.

PowerSchool

March 24, 2014

A new computer system rolled out this year throughout the state’s 115 school districts hasn’t had the smoothest of implementations, but officials in the N.C. Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) said problems continue to improve. PowerSchool replaced the NCDPI’s outdated NC WISE computer system and allows schools to keep track of student information such as enrollment, athletic eligibility, high school transcripts and grades. For more, see the Thursday, March 20, 2014 edition.