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Eating for Education

July 17, 2017

The Kernersville Chamber of Commerce and 18 Chamber member restaurants are coming together to help raise money for grants for area schools.
On Wednesday, July 12, the participating restaurants will contribute up to 10% of their sales from the day to the Chamber’s Education Grant Program. For more, see the Tuesday, July 11, 2017 edition.

Candidate filings

July 17, 2017

Kenny Crews was the second incumbent member of the Kernersville Board of Aldermen to file for re-election on opening day of candidate filing at the Forsyth County Board of Elections office in downtown Winston-Salem on Friday. Former Chamber president Bruce Boyer also filed.
For more, see the Tuesday, July 11, 2017 edition.

KES principal

July 17, 2017

Lora Tiano has been named the new principal at Kernersville Elementary School and will take over from Principal Shane O’Neal on August 1 after he fully transitions to the leadership role at Jefferson Middle School in Winston-Salem.
For more, see the Tuesday, July 11, 2017 edition.

I40 widening

July 17, 2017

The North Carolina Department of Transportation recently released an updated report on road construction plans throughout the state in its Draft 2018-2027 State Transportation Improvement Plan, with several projects expected to occur in and around Kernersville over the next decade.
For more, see the Tuesday, July 11, 2017 edition.

Shifflette not seeking re-election

July 17, 2017

After close to 20 years of continued service to the Town of Kernersville and its citizens, Tracey Shifflette will soon step away from her post as Mayor Pro Tem.
For more, see the Tuesday, July 11, 2017 edition.

Walkertown Area Historical Society president

July 17, 2017

Having grown up in Walkertown, Walkertown Area Historical Society’s new president Daniel Bowles is looking forward to growing membership and volunteers and sharing the rich history of the small town. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 8 & 9, 2017 edition.

Bunker Hill UMC playground

July 17, 2017

After seeing the need to update their old playground and get the community more involved, Bunker Hill United Methodist Church was able to surpass their goal and raised roughly $65,000 in order to build a new playground.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 8 & 9, 2017 edition.

Mayor seeks re-election

July 17, 2017

Mayor Dawn Morgan was the first local candidate to file to run in the November municipal election, filling out the appropriate paperwork shortly after the filing period opened at noon at the Forsyth County Board of Elections office in downtown Winston-Salem.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 8 & 9, 2017 edition.

Recycling proposal

July 17, 2017

Plans to enact universal curbside recycling to households in unincorporated areas of Forsyth County have hit a few bumps in the proverbial country road after staff learned that the county may not have the authority to charge those same residents for the service through their annual tax bills.
For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 8 & 9, 2017 edition.

Walkertown High principal

July 17, 2017

Misty Walker has been named principal at Walkertown High School. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, July 8 & 9, 2017 edition.