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Bus hand signals

August 3, 2015

Starting this school year, bus drivers will be using a series of hand signals to let students know when it’s safe to cross the street. The idea is to make boarding and getting off the bus even safer. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 1 & 2, 2015 edition.

“The Tulip Factory”

August 3, 2015

Local author Kacie Davis Idol has written a fictional love story using a new way of publishing in which the public can preorder her book, “The Tulip Factory.” The book is a fictional story about a girl, named Korryn, who is living in the small coastal town of Wilmington.
“It’s a love story, where a woman is resting her sole happiness on one person,” Idol said. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 1 & 2, 2015

Boyer named alderman

August 3, 2015

Former Kernersville Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bruce Boyer gladly accepted the invitation from the Kernersville Board of Aldermen to fill the seat left vacant when Keith Hooker resigned in June to accept the position of town clerk. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, August 1 & 2, 2015

Meals on Wheels

August 3, 2015

Kae and Allen Mattingly know firsthand how important the meals are that they deliver for Meals on Wheels. The Mattinglys first started delivering meals two years ago. To begin their day, Allen said they pick up the food at Robinwood Senior Living on Hopkins Road and they often only deliver to 12 or 13 people.
For more, see the Thursday, July 30, 2015 edition.

Cherry Street UMC

August 3, 2015

Pastor Drew Southern was welcomed by members of Cherry Street United Methodist Church earlier this month.
Southern grew up in Winston-Salem, first attending a Baptist church and later attending a Methodist church after moving with his family to South Carolina in fourth grade. For more, see the Thursday, July 30, 2015 edition.

Kernersville Museum

August 3, 2015

The Kernersville Museum has undergone some changes as they were gifted more land around the home located on East Mountain Street and made updates to the house.
In the late 1800s, the house now used for the Kernersville Museum was known as the David Bodenhamer House and more recently as the Bellamy House. For more, see the Thursday, July 30, 2015 edition.

National Night Out

August 3, 2015

The Kernersville Police Department is shaking things up this year for National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 4. Instead of inviting the community to the department for its usual demonstrations and tours, department members will be going out into the community to interact with citizens. For more, see the Thursday, July 30, 2015 edition.

Presidential Award

August 3, 2015

Julie Riggins, an East Forsyth High School math teacher, was among 108 teachers nationwide upon who received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching by President Barack Obama. For more, see the Thursday, July 30, 2015 edition.

Educator Warehouse

August 3, 2015

For the fifth year, the Educator Warehouse will help provide Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools with discounted classroom materials and supplies at no cost. All items “sold” at the warehouse are valued on a point system and are “priced” based on what a new item might sell for in an office supply store or a used item might sell for in a second-hand store. For more, see the Tuesday, July 28, 2015 edition.

An eye in the sky

August 3, 2015

A bird’s eye view is what one gets when looking at newly created video of the Carolina Field of Honor at Triad Park that is now online at the Forsyth County Parks and Recreation website. The video, which spans the overhead skies above the veterans memorial, was captured by drone operator Jordan Spoon.
For more, see the Tuesday, July 28, 2015 edition.