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A new police chief

January 31, 2017

Tim_SummersKernersville has a new police chief and his is a familiar face among the ranks at the local law enforcement agency. Kernersville Police Department Captain Tim Summers has been named to lead the agency following Chief Scott Cunningham’s retirement. His first official day on the job will be Wednesday, Feb. 1.
For more, see the Tuesday, January 31, 2017 edition.

J. L. Sawyer House

January 31, 2017

DSC_0065Once featuring the Black Lantern Tea Room and a miniature golf course, the J.L. Sawyer House in Oak Ridge has a unique history.
For more, see the Tuesday, January 31, 2017 edition.

Battalion chief

January 31, 2017

Ronnie Boles Photo 3Becoming battalion chief for the Kernersville Fire Rescue Department is a dream come true for Ronnie Boles. Not only will the 16-year veteran continue to do what he loves in a community that has become like home, he will also use his knowledge and experience to help his fellow firefighters achieve their own goals. For more, see the Tuesday, January 31, 2017 edition.

Tasting Group

January 31, 2017

With the rising popularity of craft beer, Kernersville resident Jordan DuBois decided to start a local beer group for people with a shared interest through the Kernersville Tasting Group.
DuBois became interested in craft beer about four or five years ago, and his interest has only grown since. For more, see the Tuesday, January 31, 2017 edition.

An artist’s touch

January 30, 2017

Colfax potter Ed Cieplinski finds inspiration for his craft in a most unique place. All he has to do is open a cookbook from his vast collection of ethnic cookbooks and any number of crocks pictured within might become his subject matter. For more, see our Saturday-Sunday, January 28 & 29, 2017.

Where she belongs

January 30, 2017

Having returned to the school where she first began her journey into teaching, third grade teacher Sarah Prouty couldn’t be more humbled by having been chosen to represent Kernersville Elementary School (KES) as the Teacher of the Year. For more, see our Saturday-Sunday, January 28 & 29, 2017.

A big surprise

January 30, 2017

For most kids, being surprised with a dog on their birthday might be excitement enough, but for 11-year-old Emerie Hilton, it means so much more, as her new diabetic alert dog, Bonnie, will help her have a life with more independence and security. For more, see our Saturday-Sunday, January 28 & 29, 2017.

Recognizing officers

January 30, 2017

The Kernersville Police Department (KPD) recognized a number of its employees during the department’s 2016 awards ceremony on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 26. Chief Scott Cunningham presided over the event, which was held in council chambers at Town Hall. For more, see our Saturday-Sunday, January 28 & 29, 2017.

Making math fun

January 26, 2017

After having returned to her high school alma mater, Juli Franklin-Reese was delighted to learn that she had been named Teacher of the Year at Glenn High School. For more information, see the Thursday, January 26, 2017 edition.

Krawiec faces criticism

January 26, 2017

State Senator Joyce Krawiec issued several apologies on Tuesday following a tweet she posted Monday night criticizing some of the people she saw participating in the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. on Saturday. For more information, see the Thursday, January 26, 2017 edition.