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Ken Idol recognized

December 6, 2018

The Rotary Club of Kernersville recently presented the Four-Way Test Award to Ken Idol.
The Four-Way Test Award is given to a resident and non-Rotarian who the Rotary Club feels follows the four areas of the club’s Four-Way Test, which states:
“The Four-Way Test of the things we think, say or do”
I. Is it the TRUTH?
II. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
III. Will it build GOODWILL & BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
IV. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
For more, see the Thursday, December 6, 2018 edition.

Kernersville Yuletide

December 5, 2018

Three Kernersville destinations are teaming up on Saturday, December 8 to create an enchanting holiday destination. As you stroll down South Main Street, stop at Körner’s Folly to explore the 1880s house museum adorned in Victorian Christmas décor, and then continue to Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden where you can find unique gifts and inspiration for holiday decorating. Finish up at the Kernersville Museum and learn about the history of the season before grabbing a pair of ice skates for a lap around their outdoor ice skating rink.
For more, see the Tuesday, December 4, 2018 edition.

Withdrawal requested

December 5, 2018

A public rezoning hearing for an apartment complex with more than 200 units proposed for Old Winston Road adjacent to the new Main Street Market shopping center could be withdrawn from the agenda for tonight’s Kernersville Board of Aldermen meeting. For more, see the Tuesday, December 4, 2018 edition.

Town loses icon

December 5, 2018

Kernersville suffered yet another heartbreaking loss this weekend with the Saturday passing of Dr. Charles Record, who along with his late father, Dr. Leo Record, served patients throughout the community for more than half a century.
For more, see the Tuesday, December 4, 2018 edition.

Search warrants made public

December 5, 2018

Search warrants made public last week in the case against a former Kernersville resident accused of sexually assaulting multiple boys over a 10-year period reveal details about where and how often those allegations occurred. For more, see the Tuesday, December 4, 2018 edition.

Freedom Train

December 5, 2018

Retired US Marine Corps. Lt. Colonel and Purple Heart Recipient William “Bill” Gerichten recently celebrated his 90th birthday and shared his story of serving during three conflicts – WWII, Korean War and Vietnam, including the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War, where he saved a man’s life on the frontlines.
For more, see the Tuesday, December 4, 2018 edition.

Carols for Cash

December 5, 2018

Three area churches are hosting a program titled, “Carols for Cash Christmas Concert,” at Grace Presbyterian Church on Thursday, December 6 at 6 p.m. to help raise funds to provide food over the weekend for children at Cash Elementary School through the Carryout for Cougars program. For more, see the Tuesday, December 4, 2018 edition.

Party with a Purpose

December 5, 2018

First Baptist Church is hosting their annual Party with a Purpose on Wednesday, December 5 at 6 p.m., featuring a meal and activities, with this year’s theme being “The Polar Express.” Admission to the event is one unwrapped toy. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, December 1 & 2, 2018 edition.

Citizen of the Year

December 5, 2018

During the Chamber of Commerce 50th Annual Banquet held on Monday, November 5, Scott Pope was presented with the Chamber’s Citizen of the Year Award for his generous contributions to the Kernersville community.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, December 1 & 2, 2018 edition.

State denies request

December 5, 2018

Regulators with the N.C. Division of Health Services Regulations have denied an application from Cone Health to develop a new surgery center on its MedCenter Kernersville campus, instead splitting Forsyth County’s need for four additional operating rooms between two other applicants.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, December 1 & 2, 2018 edition.