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EastWind Band

April 14, 2017

EastWind Band, a contemporary Christian band from Kernersville, will perform at Friends Meeting on April 23 at 10:30 a.m. All of their songs are about sharing the Gospel, but the location they play determines the style of music they play.
For more, see the Thursday, April 13, 2017 edition.

Cell tower bill

April 14, 2017

A new piece of legislation introduced by state lawmakers is designed to boost cell phone reception throughout the state, but the details of the bill are not being received well by local municipalities. The Kernersville Board of Aldermen is opposed to House Bill 310 because it would greatly impact the Town’s ability to regulate the location of “small cell” sites and the frequency by which companies could install the miniature towers.
For more, see the Thursday, April 13, 2017 edition.

Telecommunicator Week

April 14, 2017

National Telecommunicator Week is in full swing at the Kernersville Police Department, and the team of telecommunicators is celebrating. For more, see the Thursday, April 13, 2017 edition.

Forsyth County Democratic Party elections

April 14, 2017

The Forsyth County Democratic Party held elections during its annual convention on Saturday, April 8, with much of the organization’s officials remaining intact.
Eric Ellison was re-elected chairman, while Cam Choinere was elected first vice chair. Phillip Carter returns as second vice chair, and Isaiah Fletcher was elected third vice chair. For more, see the Thursday, April 13, 2017 edition.

Good Friday Cross Walk

April 14, 2017

Bunker Hill United Methodist Church is once again sponsoring this year’s Good Friday Cross Walk through downtown Kernersville on Friday, April 14, beginning at 9 a.m. For more, see the Tuesday, April 11, 2017 edition.

Railroad clean up

April 14, 2017

The amount of filth and debris that used to line the railroad tracks behind Chem-Dry of the Triad and the Exprezit #2 gas station on East Mountain Street certainly posed aesthetic concerns to surrounding property owners, but it wasn’t until community leaders began to dig around that they discovered a greater problem.
It turns out that a group of local adults had been gathering in the wooded area along the railway on a regular basis to drink, smoke and do drugs, police said.
For more, see the Tuesday, April 11, 2017 edition.

Soul Shop for Youth Workers

April 14, 2017

Soul Shop for Youth Workers, a faith-based workshop to give those who work with youth the tools to recognize warning signs and engage in life-saving conversations about suicide, is being held on Thursday, April 27 from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden. For more, see the Tuesday, April 11, 2017 edition.

Clyde Dupin honored

April 14, 2017

An evangelical giant will be recognized Wednesday, April 12 when Southern Wesleyan University (SWU) in Central, South Carolina dedicates the Clyde Dupin Celebration Amphitheater in honor of one of Kernersville’s most recognized residents.
For more, see the Tuesday, April 11, 2017 edition.

Alternative funding

April 13, 2017

Even though staff with the Kernersville Parks and Recreation Department decided not to apply for a North Carolina Parks and Recreation Trust Fund grant this spring with respect to the Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex, it doesn’t mean the upgrades won’t happen.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 8 & 9, 2017 edition.

Pastoral Association

April 13, 2017

The Kernersville Christian Pastoral Association offers an avenue of fellowship and unity for local pastors and is welcoming more to join them.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, April 8 & 9, 2017 edition.