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Onward Kernersville

Citizens interested in having a hand in how future growth in Kernersville is managed and developed got the chance for their input to be noted during an open house Thursday afternoon for Onward Kernersville.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 9 & 10, 2019 edition.

Walkertown elections

Incumbent candidates Wesley Hutchins and Marilyn Martin won re-election to their seats on the Walkertown Town Council during the Tuesday Nov. 5 municipal election, both surviving a challenge from first-time candidate Caroline Jones in her bid for elected public office.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 9 & 10, 2019 edition.

Veteran’s journey

Retired Major Matt Bray talks about his memories during the military, having served in both the Navy and Army Corps of Engineers.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 9 & 10, 2019 edition.

Cuddle Creek Farm

Beverly Sells shares the history of Cuddle Creek Farm and what it was like holding an event for a local celebrity.
Beverly explained that they purchased the farm on April 15, 2016 from Ina Smith, who lived on the farm for 73 years.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 9 & 10, 2019 edition.

Fatal accident

At approximately 6 pm on Friday, Nov. 8, officers with the Kernersville Police Department responded to a traffic crash in the 1100 block of NC 66 South. One of the parties involved in the
crash succumbed to their injuries. The Kernersville Police Department Traffic
Enforcement Team is investigating this incident.
NC 66 is closed in both directions between Indeneer Dr. and Shields Rd. until further notice.
The Kernersville Police Department asks anyone with information about this incident to contact them.

Interim pastor

As the new interim pastor at Kernersville Moravian Church, Rev. Christy Clore is looking forward to helping the congregation explore their identity and discover their own vision in how God is calling them to serve.
For more, see the Thursday, November 7, 2019 edition.

New book

In her recently released faith-based book, Say I Won’t: A Cowboy’s True Story of Defiance in the Face of Death and the Present-Day Miracle that Kindled a Fire of Faith, Karen Fishel talks about her son’s, Wesley Fishel, bull riding accident and how he miraculously survived.
For more, see the Thursday, November 7, 2019 edition.

Morgan wins

Kernersville Mayor Dawn Morgan prevailed on Tuesday, winning her sixth term in office over challengers Irving Neal and Chris Federico in this year’s municipal general election.
For more, see the Thursday, November 7, 2019 edition.

Jordan’s Journey

On Saturday, November 16, Jordan’s Journey first Annual Ride will be held at Xtreme Wings N Things in memory of Jordan Lehrschall, with funds going to Carolina Donor Services and Donate Life. Jordan’s parents, Brian and Stephanie Rogers, explained that Jordan died tragically at the age of 14 on December 2, 2018.
For more, see the Tuesday, November 5, 2019 edition.

Onward Kernersville

The Town of Kernersville and Kernersville Chamber of Commerce are working together in developing “Onward Kernersville,” a community-visioning project intended to guide Kernersville into the next phase of its future.
Rochelle Joseph, manager of the Town’s Community Development Department, and Chamber CEO/President Chris Comer are at the forefront of the Onward Kernersville project. They are inviting residents to attend an Onward Kernersville Community Open House on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the new fire station on Hwy. 66 South. For more, see the Tuesday, November 5, 2019 edition.