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Suspect shoots at officer

June 22, 2017

A Rural Hall man was arrested over the weekend after firing on a Kernersville police officer following a traffic stop on West Mountain Street and then leading police on a chase into Winston-Salem early Saturday morning.
For more, see the Tuesday, June 13, 2017 edition.

Transportation focus group

June 22, 2017

The 30 or so people who attended the recent transportation focus group meeting provided a considerable amount of feedback regarding Kernersville’s existing transportation system, but that was just the beginning.
The group of volunteers who signed up to be part of the Kernersville Transportation Study also provided a number of suggestions for solving congestion on the roadways, improving accessibility and offering alternative transportation opportunities for the elderly and community as a whole. For more, see the Tuesday, June 13, 2017 edition.

Elder Abuse Awareness Day Walk

June 22, 2017

On Saturday, June 17, young and old alike will come together to raise awareness about elder abuse during the annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Walk at Triad Park.
For more, see the Tuesday, June 13, 2017 edition.

K’ville Bar Crawl

June 22, 2017

The K’ville Bar Crawl will be held on June 17 from 2-6 p.m., with proceeds going to the Belle Raisers, a local organization that supports the fight against cystic fibrosis. For more, see the Tuesday, June 13, 2017 edition.

Food Truck Festival

June 22, 2017

A Food Truck Festival is scheduled for Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Fourth of July Park. The family-friendly event will give Kernersville area residents the chance to sample foods from around the world while also enjoying live performances and music. There is no admission fee.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, June 10 & 11, 2017 edition.

First graduating class

June 22, 2017

On Saturday, June 3, The North Carolina Leadership Academy said farewell to 35 seniors as they walked across the stage, paving the way for future students as the first graduating class.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, June 10 & 11, 2017 edition.

Battling stage 3 cancer

June 22, 2017

To help a friend, Welcome Home Baptist Church is hosting a benefit for Newman Jeffreys, who is battling stage 3 cancer, on Saturday, June 17 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, June 10 & 11, 2017 edition.

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year

June 22, 2017

The Walkertown Civic Club presented its annual volunteer awards on May 22, and Kim White was named this year’s Outstanding Volunteer of the Year. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, June 10 & 11, 2017 edition.

Lunch with Leaders

June 22, 2017

The Kernersville Chamber of Commerce held its third Lunch with Leaders seminar of the year at the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden on Tuesday, June 6, featuring discussion about how the town services its roads, as well as information on several major North Carolina Department of Transportation projects currently in the works. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, June 10 & 11, 2017 edition.

Chad Greene Memorial Blood Drive

June 11, 2017

The Chad Greene Memorial Blood Drive will be held at Union Cross Fire Department on Sunday, June 18 from 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Greene was a 1993 Glenn High School graduate. According to his parents, Chad had longed to be a firefighter since he was 14-years-old.
For more, see the Thursday, June 8, 2017 edition.