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Clown sightings

September 12, 2016

With creepy clown sightings in the area apparently increasing, officials with the Town of Oak Ridge are making it clear that at least one of those didn’t occur in their park. For more, see the Thursday, September 8, 2016 edition.

Construction costs

September 9, 2016

To offset increased construction costs on the new Public Services facility on Michael Street, Kernersville Town officials sought out alternative funding sources for a number of other projects and successfully saved the citizens a considerable amount of money. For more, see the Thursday, September 8, 2016 edition.

Robbery

September 7, 2016

Officers with the Kernersville Police Department responded to the Pop Shoppe at 627 N.C. 66 South just after 10 p.m. Sunday night, Sept. 4, in reference to a strong armed robbery.
According to the KPD, upon arrival officers learned that a black male selected an item to purchase and while the register was opened removed an undisclosed amount of currency. Police described the subject to be approximately 6’3” in height, heavy build with dreadlocks.
The subject was last seen wearing a short sleeved light blue and white plaid shirt, blue jeans and black shoes. Police reported that he left the area in an older model dark blue Ford Taurus and was last seen traveling north on N.C 66 South.

Public Memorial

September 6, 2016

memorial.cc.A new public safety memorial recognizing police officers, firefighters and emergency workers who have died while carrying out the duties of their jobs is beginning to take shape at Fourth of July Park, and a dedication ceremony will be held on Sunday, September 11. For more, see the Tuesday, September 6, 2016 edition.

RidgeFest Reloaded

September 6, 2016

The Town of Oak Ridge and the Merchants Association of Oak Ridge are hosting a RidgeFest Reloaded festival on Saturday, September 10 from 6-9 p.m. at Oak Ridge Town Park. For more, see the Tuesday, September 6, 2016 edition.

Sickle Cell Awareness Yard Sale and Medical Care Fundraiser

September 6, 2016

14125662_1269684733076356_7962759385169139781_oSeptember is Sickle Cell Awareness Month, and a yard sale and fundraiser set for Saturday, September 10 from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. in the parking lot at 815 Old Winston Road will benefit Lanxton Brown, a young Kernersville boy who has been battling the disease since he was nine-months-old. For more, see the Tuesday, September 6, 2016 edition.

Night of Talent

September 6, 2016

The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville will host its Annual Night of Talent, a variety show, on Friday, September 9 at 7 p.m. at Main Street United Methodist Church. For more, see the Tuesday, September 6, 2016 edition.

Kernersville Foundation

September 6, 2016

The Kernersville Foundation, Inc. is embarking on its Annual Giving Campaign from now through October 15 in order to support their mission, “to provide financial assistance to non-profit organizations that service the Kernersville community” and they need the community’s help. For more information, visit www.kernersvillefoundation.org. For more, see the Tuesday, September 6, 2016 edition.

Kiwanis Club fundraiser

September 5, 2016

The Kiwanis Club of Kernersville is now taking orders for their famous Brunswick stew through September 30. The stew will be available for pickup on Saturday, October 8 at Fountain of Life Lutheran Church. To pre-order Brunswick stew, visit www.kernersvillekiwanis.org.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 3 & 4, 2016 edition.

Land Down Under

September 5, 2016

Untitled-5Australia is one more country that Ryan Kluk can cross off his list of places he wants to visit after returning from a study abroad opportunity in the land down under. Kluk graduated from Glenn High School in 2013 and is a senior at Hampden-Sydney College. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 3 & 4, 2016 edition.