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‘Nappily Ever After’

September 22, 2017

Kernersville native Bo Yokely recently wrapped a supporting role in a new Netflix original film entitled “Nappily Ever After.” The film, set for release in spring 2018, is based on the best-selling book of the same name by author Trisha R. Thomas.
For more, see the Tuesday, September 19, 2017 edition.

Rally Walk Against Bullying

September 22, 2017

To show support for youth in the community and raise awareness about bullying, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools is hosting their seventh annual Rally Walk Against Bullying on October 14 at BB&T Ballpark in Winston-Salem, starting at 8 a.m. For more, see the Tuesday, September 19, 2017 edition.

Volunteer Service Recognition Awards

September 22, 2017

During The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville’s A Night of Talent showcase held on Friday evening, September 15, three of the non-profit’s volunteers were presented with Volunteer Service Recognition Awards. For more, see the Tuesday, September 19, 2017 edition.

Bowman retiring

September 22, 2017

One of the Kernersville Police Department’s longest serving team members will be retiring at the end of the month, closing out a career in law enforcement that began 32 years ago in Winston-Salem.
Captain Steve Bowman officially becomes a private citizen on October 1, 2017. For more, see the Tuesday, September 19, 2017 edition.

Girls in Aviation Day

September 18, 2017

On September 23, Women in Aviation International’s First in Flight Central NC Chapter is hosting Girls in Aviation Day at Sugar Valley Airport in Mocksville from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 16 & 17, 2017 edition.

Commissioners approve incentives proposal

September 18, 2017

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners approved providing almost $500,000 in economic incentives to a Walkertown manufacturing plant by a 6-to-1 vote following a public hearing on Thursday.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 16 & 17, 2017 edition.

Crisis Control 40th anniversary

September 18, 2017

To celebrate their 40th anniversary, Crisis Control Ministry in Kernersville is hosting a yard sale fundraiser onsite on Saturday, September 23 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Kathy Hoffner, executive director for CCM in Kernersville, explained that CCM’s Kernersville office first opened in a small house, located at 410 New Street on October 17, 1977.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 16 & 17, 2017 edition.

Firefighter fired

September 18, 2017

An engineer with the Kernersville Fire Rescue Department charged with driving while impaired after he allegedly drove his truck through a building at the intersection of South Main and Salisbury streets in April has been let go by the Town.
Danny Ray Kiger, Jr. was fired Friday after receiving a Notice of Dismissal, effective September 15. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, September 16 & 17, 2017 edition.

Updating road plans

September 18, 2017

Two text amendments are being proposed by Kernersville Town officials to revise outdated planning documents.
The first proposal affects the Thoroughfare and Street Plan map that classifies each street within the local road network. For more, see the Thursday, September 14, 2017 edition.

Johnson Controls

September 18, 2017

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners is set to consider providing a Walkertown area company an economic incentive package worth hundreds of thousands of dollars to aid in its expansion during a public hearing this afternoon.
Johnson Controls, located off West Mountain Street near East Forsyth High School, is thinking about expanding its current manufacturing facility. For more, see the Thursday, September 14, 2017 edition.