Kernersville News Briefs

  • Forsyth County has reported three more deaths and 246 new cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus since Wednesday’s count. According to the Forsyth County Department of Public Health, 110 cases of the virus and one death were reported on Thursday, followed by 136 new cases and two deaths on Friday. The countywide death toll now stands at 125. There have been 9,682 laboratory-confirmed cases in the county For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 7 & 8, 2020 edition.
  • Now through November 25, Crisis Control Ministry (CCM) of Kernersville is giving a full Thanksgiving holiday meal to neighbors who receive food assistance from the ministry. Abbey McCall, director of community and volunteer relations for CCM, noted that the meals may include any of the following items: 14-pound turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing mix, gravy mix, canned yams, canned cream of mushroom soup, fried onions, cake mix, syrup, salt and pepper, canned green beans, canned collard greens, macaroni, canned pears, brown rice, pancake mix, shelf stable 1% milk, peanut butter, canned chicken and spaghetti sauce. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 7 & 8, 2020 edition.
  • The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Board of Education met in closed session for more than an hour on Thursday afternoon to discuss a personnel matter following a special called meeting about the upcoming superintendent search, but adjourned without announcing who might lead the district in the interim. For more, see the Saturday/Sunday, November 7 & 8, 2020 edition.
  • A Denton man suspected of murdering a man reported missing in Lexington two weeks ago was arrested by detectives in Kernersville and is being held in the Davidson County Jail under no bond. Bud Barry Hulin, 43, of 1914 Mose Glover Road in Denton, has been charged with murder in the death of James Lee Gregory, 24, of Lexington, who had been reported missing to the Lexington Police Department on October 20.
  • A Winston-Salem man has been charged with murder following a shooting at an address on Glenn Hi Road in the early morning hours of Sunday, Nov. 1. According to the Winston-Salem Police Department, officers were dispatched to 3949 Glenn Hi Road at approximately 12:42 a.m. in reference to a reported shooting with multiple victims. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound, lying outside the residence. Authorities later identified the victim as Keith Charles Myers, 40. Bryan Eugene Quick was identified as a suspect shortly after the incident and taken into custody. For more, see the Thursday, November 5, 2020 edition.