News

Town Folly donation

August 9, 2018

A post midnight vote by Kernersville’s Board of Aldermen early Wednesday morning conditionally gives three quarters of a million dollars ($750,000) to the Körner’s Folly Foundation. For more, see the Thursday, August 9, 2018 edition.

Online auction

August 9, 2018

An auction house is putting four commercial tracts of land in the Stafford Centre commercial development up for bid in an online opportunity for potential buyers beginning August 14. For more, see the Thursday, August 9, 2018 edition.

Cottages at Smith Crossing

August 9, 2018

When the “Cottages at Smith Crossing” is developed in the near future, the single-family rental community will look a bit different than the developers initially imagined.
It will still feature 64 homesites that range in size from 1,600 to 1,750 square feet and offer tenants a variety of one and two-story floor plans. For more, see the Thursday, August 9, 2018 edition.

August 9, 2018

Seed2Seed, a Kernersville based outreach garden program, is hosting their first big fundraiser, Rooting for Our Future Popup BBQ Party & Fundraiser, on Saturday, August 24 from 6 – 9 p.m. Seed2Seed started in 2016 and is a faith-based non-profit that leases the back four acres of Living Hope Church for a sustainable education farm. For more, see the Thursday, August 9, 2018 edition.

Man hit by train

August 7, 2018

A 47 year-old male was struck by a moving freight train in Kernersville adjacent to the 300 block of East Mountain St. on Tuesday around 4 p.m. The man was a long-time resident of a local group care center in Kernersville, where residents are free to come and go. Reportedly, he was evacuated by local EMS and firefighters to one of the area’s major hospitals. See Thursday’s Kernersville News for the complete story.

Tax proposal on November ballot

August 7, 2018

Forsyth County voters will go to the polls in November and decide whether or not to approve a countywide increase in the sales-and-use tax following action by commissioners last week.
For more, see the Tuesday, August 7, 2018 edition.

A call for help

August 7, 2018

Kernersville’s Roger and Tammy Hunt have given back to the community in the past in a big way, and now they need our help.
Roger and Tammy Hunt’s daughter was the victim of what was, inexplicably, deemed as felonious assault in Youngstown, OH on July 21. For more, see the Tuesday, August 7, 2018 edition.

Eating for Education

August 7, 2018

The Kernersville Chamber of Commerce and 18 Chamber member restaurants are coming together to help raise money for grants for area schools.
Tomorrow, Wednesday, August 8, the participating restaurants will contribute up to 10% of their sales from the day to the Chamber’s Education Grant Program.
For more, see the Tuesday, August 7, 2018 edition.

Cruise-in & Sidewalk Sale

August 7, 2018

The Chamber of Commerce and the Old Salem Chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America are joining forces to bring the community to downtown Kernersville for this month’s Downtown Cruise-in and Sidewalk Sale, which will be held on Saturday, August 11.
The Sidewalk Sale will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and the Downtown Cruise-in will be held from 4 – 7 p.m. For more, see the Tuesday, August 7, 2018 edition.

National Night Out

August 7, 2018

A number of area neighborhoods will join thousands of communities across the country to observe National Night Out with special events this evening, August 7, as a way to promote crime prevention through building strong relationships between local law enforcement and the citizens who reside there. For more, see the Tuesday, August 7, 2018 edition.