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Fulp fundraiser

November 14, 2017

After Darrel Fulp was diagnosed with leiomyosarcoma, Triad Baptist Church wanted to help their fellow church member and his family by hosting a baked spaghetti luncheon, which will be held this Sunday, November 12 from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. in the church’s Activity Center.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 11 & 12, 2017 edition.

Salvation Army Angel Tree

November 14, 2017

The Salvation Army Angel Tree program will provide Christmas gifts to nearly 300 local children through its Kernersville Corps this holiday season, and for the first time, distribution will actually take place in Kernersville, officials announced this week.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 11 & 12, 2017 edition.

Armed robbery

November 10, 2017

On November 9 at approximately 9 p.m., a Domino’s Pizza delivery drive reported that he was confronted at Lyon’s Walk Apartments by a black male who brandished a knife and demanded money, according to a Kernersville Police Department (KPD) press release. According to the KPD, the black male was joined by two other black males and the three took money and a pizza from the victim, police said. The suspects were described to be between 16 and 18, two had short hair and one had dreadlocks with blondish color tints on the tips. Anyone with information is asked to call the KPD at 336-996-3177.

Armed robbery

November 10, 2017

On November 8 at approximately 9 a.m., officers with Kernersville Police Department (KPD) responded to Subway, located at 109 Clayton Forest Rd, in reference to a reported armed robbery.
According to a KPD press release, personnel reported that two male subjects took an undisclosed amount of cash from the business.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the KPD at (336) 996-3177.

Election results

November 10, 2017

Voters braved a cold, rainy day on Tuesday to elect a new Kernersville Board of Aldermen, choosing a mix of incumbents and newcomers to office with their choices, including top vote getter Bruce Boyer.
By the end of the night, Boyer was at the top of the field of eight, with 945 votes or 15.7 percent, followed by incumbent Chris Thompson with 914 votes or 15 percent of the vote; incumbent Joe Pinnix with 881 votes or 14.6 percent; newcomer Jenny Fulton with 851 votes or 14.1 percent; and current Mayor Pro Tem Kenny Crews with 722 votes or 12 percent of the vote. Alderman incumbent Irving Neal came in sixth place, with 699 votes or 11.6 percent. Newcomers Michael Enscore and Debbie Albert were seventh and eighth, with 628 votes or 10.4 percent and 334 votes or 5.5 percent of the vote, respectively.
Mayor Dawn Morgan won re-election with 1,186 votes, without challenge.
For more, see the Thursday, November 9, 2017 edition.

Transportation Focus Group

November 10, 2017

After months of public input, three topics have emerged as top priorities when it comes to the future of transportation in Kernersville, including safety and security, mobility and multi-modal options.
However, it’s not the topics themselves that have captured the attention of the Kernersville Transportation Study Focus Group. (Those are similar topics to the ones group members chose back in June). It’s the questions, comments and concerns raised by citizens within those categories that are helping group members solidify the Town’s overall vision. For more, see the Thursday, November 9, 2017 edition.

Love & Faith moves into new building

November 10, 2017

After waiting for roughly a year to enter their new location, Love and Faith Christian Fellowship will hold their first church service on Sunday, November 12 at 9:30 a.m.
For more, see the Thursday, November 9, 2017 edition.

Veterans Day ceremony

November 10, 2017

In recognition of Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 11, Pierce-Jefferson Funeral & Cremation Services on West Mountain Street will hold a special ceremony dedicating a new flagpole and granite marker in honor of all those who have served. The community is invited to attend.
For more, see the Thursday, November 9, 2017 edition.

Toys for Tots drive

November 10, 2017

Christine Harrell, a local Edward Jones financial advisor, is supporting the  Winston-Salem Marine Corps League Detachment #1075 Toys for Tots program by using her office as a drop-off location for this year’s toy drive.
For more, see the Tuesday, November 7, 2017 edition.

Going to the polls

November 10, 2017

Today, voters in Kernersville are heading to the polls to elect a new five-member Board of Aldermen. This year, eight are vying for one of those seats, with candidates evenly split among incumbents and those seeking election to office for the first time.
For more, see the Tuesday, November 7, 2017 edition.