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Music at Twilight

August 11, 2014

The third of this year’s Music at Twilight, themed “Police Appreciation Evening,” will be held on Thursday, August 14 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Town Hall Courtyard, after being cancelled last month. The event will include music, hayrides and more. For more, see the Tuesday, August 12, 2014 edition.

Finding great homes

August 11, 2014

When Rachel Scheopner, 15, from Oak Ridge, decided she wanted to volunteer at a local animal rescue, Finding Great Homes Rescue, she didn’t know she would be giving one of the rescues a forever home. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 9 & 10, 2014 edition.

Leadership service award

August 11, 2014

It wasn’t until Doran Maltba saw his wife at last month’s American Public Works Association Awards (APWA) Banquet that he realized something special was about to take place, and members of the Kernersville Board of Aldermen surprised him again Tuesday night, August 5. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 9 & 10, 2014 edition.

Shady Lane

August 11, 2014

It was nearly 41 years ago when David Lane took his first steps on the Appalachian Trail (AT) to begin a journey that would take 22 years and 2,180 miles to complete. Lane first became interested in hiking the AT when his late son was in Boy Scouts. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 9 & 10, 2014 edition.

State budget

August 11, 2014

On Thursday, Gov. Pat McCrory signed legislation approving a state budget of $21.1 billion that includes raises for teachers, highway patrol officers, court employees and a cost of living increase for retirees. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 9 & 10, 2014 edition.

Greenway construction

August 11, 2014

Construction of the Kerner’s Mill Creek Greenway is on hold once again until Town officials can acquire all of the land needed to finish the project.
Town Attorney John G. Wolfe III said the Town still needs approximately 6,019 square feet for a permanent greenway easement, three storm drain easements totaling 1,377 square feet and five temporary grading easements totaling 4,371 square feet. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 9 & 10, 2014 edition.

The Brothers Hermanos

August 11, 2014

When musicians and high school buddies Chris Stanfield and Grant Prewette decided to put a new band together six months ago, they found other local talent to form The Brothers Hermanos. For more, see the Thursday, August 7, 2014 edition.

Housing growth

August 11, 2014

With more than 3,500 housing units scheduled for completion over the next two years in and around town, Kernersville Community Development Director Jeff Hatling said the residential housing market is quickly returning to its pre-recession level of activity. For more, see the Thursday, August 7, 2014 edition.

Burr speaks

August 11, 2014

Senator Richard Burr speaks about immigration and the situation on our southern border with Mexico, government surveillance, the problems with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups are discussed. For more, see the Thursday, August 7, 2014 edition.

Truck fire

August 6, 2014

A FedEx truck’s cab was engulfed in flames on Tuesday night alongside Business 40 eastbound shortly before 8 p.m. The fire shut down both sides of the highway for an extended amount of time. The driver was uninjured. For more, see the Thursday, August 7, 2014 edition.