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Pope Park feedback

June 19, 2018

Several hundred people braved the heat Thursday for their chance to enjoy a tethered hot air balloon ride and to share their ideas for developing the new Etta Lea and Lawrence Pope Memorial Park.
For more information, see the Tuesday, June 19, 2018 edition.

Improved fire rating

June 19, 2018

The Kernersville Fire Rescue Department has dropped its fire suppression rating from a four to a two, which is cause for celebration.
For more information, see the Tuesday, June 19, 2018 edition.

NCDOT meeting

June 19, 2018

The North Carolina Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting tonight, June 19, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Glenn High School regarding two segments of the eastern section of the Winston-Salem Northern Beltway located between Hwy. 311 in the south and Business 40 in the north.
For more information, see the Tuesday, June 19, 2018 edition.

Music at Twilight

June 19, 2018

The Kernersville Chamber of Commerce is hosting their Music at Twilight, sponsored by Kerner Ridge/Arbor Ridge, on Thursday, June 21 from 6 – 8 p.m. on the lawn at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden. The concert is free and family-friendly.
For more information, see the Tuesday, June 19, 2018 edition.

New children’s pastor

June 19, 2018

With a heart for both children and ministry and an extensive background in both, Andy Bowlin was faithfully welcomed as the new youth and children’s minister of Union Cross Baptist Church.
Bowlin grew up in Greensboro, where he attended Shining Light Baptist Church and Northwest High School. For more information, see the Tuesday, June 19, 2018 edition.

Harvey Pulliam passes away

June 18, 2018

Longtime Kernersville resident Harvey Pulliam, known throughout Forsyth County for his vocal political activism in support of the Constitution and conservative principles, passed away early Friday morning at the age of 80. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, June 16 & 17, 2018 edition.

Fighting food insecurity

June 18, 2018

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools will be fighting food insecurity in the neighborhoods where it occurs this summer through the use of a new food truck and mobile meals team, beginning with a few in Kernersville on Monday, June 18. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, June 16 & 17, 2018 edition.

Sewer line extension

June 14, 2018

The Town of Kernersville plans to spend approximately $1.2 million to extend sewer lines down portions of Kernersville Medical Parkway, but Town officials say they should easily recoup those costs once that land is developed.
For more, see the Thursday, June 14, 2018 edition.

Surgery center

June 14, 2018

Cone Health has submitted a certificate of need application to develop a new surgical center on its Hwy. 66 South campus.
The application was submitted to the N.C. Division of Health Service Regulation Health Planning and Certificate of Need Section on May 15 and is currently undergoing the review process.
If the application is approved by state regulators, the $12.7 million project proposes a new, free-standing ambulatory surgery facility in Kernersville. For more, see the Thursday, June 14, 2018 edition.

Development on Hwy 66

June 14, 2018

Representatives with 801 Land Holdings, LLC have been eyeing a 1.28-acre site along N.C. 66 near Dairi-O as an ideal place to construct three attached commercial buildings with shared parking. The one-story structure would be 2,000, 2,200 and 2,000 square feet respectively, and it looks like Starbucks would be housed in the largest of the three buildings. For more, see the Thursday, June 14, 2018 edition.