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Unique connection

January 18, 2018

One man’s search for the family of an American GI who was one of many to befriend his mother’s family in 1944 France during World War II led him straight to the home of a Kernersville woman. Now, the two families are building a modern-day friendship that has its new foundation built around a black-and-white photograph and the memories it evokes. For more, see the Thursday, January 18, 2018 edition.

Discussing the past

January 18, 2018

Monday night, the Kernersville Historical Preservation Society held their first meeting of the year, featuring long-time residents telling stories about what Kernersville was like all the way back to the 1950s.
For more, see the Thursday, January 18, 2018 edition.

NCLA Builders Club

January 18, 2018

The North Carolina Leadership Academy has a new painting of the United States painted by their playground. The painting is the first project completed by the school’s Builders Club.
For more, see the Thursday, January 18, 2018 edition.

Safety/Training captain

January 18, 2018

As members of the Kernersville Fire Rescue Department remain committed to firefighter safety, they have decided to expand their training division to include a full-time safety officer, and they have selected one of their veteran members to fill this new position.
Richard Coley, Jr. was named Safety/Training captain for the KFRD on January 2. For more, see the Thursday, January 18, 2018 edition.

State of the District

January 18, 2018

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Superintendent Beverly Emory has announced plans for a “State of the District” presentation on January 31 and February 1 that will give citizens an update on what the school district is doing to meet its goals and the status of building projects approved by Forsyth County voters in the 2016 bond. For more, see the Thursday, January 18, 2018 edition.

Considering road projects

January 16, 2018

When the Winston-Salem Metropolitan Planning Organization (WSMPO) announced a new call for projects in early January, Kernersville Town officials immediately knew which projects they wanted to submit for consideration.
Kernersville Board of Aldermen members unanimously selected the South Main Street/Century Place sidewalk and the Town’s portion of the South Main Street/Old Winston Road Intersection improvement project. For more, see the Tuesday, January 16, 2018 edition.

New assistant fire marshal

January 16, 2018

A lifelong commitment to public service has brought Suzanne Murray to the Kernersville Fire Marshal’s office.
Murray took over as assistant fire marshal in early January after having served in a similar position for the Forsyth County Fire Department. For more, see the Tuesday, January 16, 2018 edition.

Operation Restoration

January 16, 2018

Officials at historic Körner’s Folly have announced the continuation of Operation Restoration, a long-term project with the goal of restoring and preserving the Victorian-era home that now operates as a museum.
For more, see the Tuesday, January 16, 2018 edition.

South Main Street odor

January 16, 2018

You smelled it, we all smelled it. It would be impossible not to acknowledge it. The smell on South Main Street was a hot topic on social media and an unavoidable part of some of our days. Jokes about what local restaurants are cooking and what was for dinner aside, people noticed.
For more, see the Tuesday, January 16, 2018 edition.

Class size

January 16, 2018

During last Thursday’s Forsyth County Board of Commissioners meeting, commissioners asked school officials just how legislation reducing elementary school class sizes will impact Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, both in terms of facilities and the district’s budget. For more, see the Tuesday, January 16, 2018 edition.