The Kernersville News was established in 1938. The paper publishes three times a week on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday/Sunday (weekend edition). The Kernersville market is reported to be one of the fastest growing in North Carolina. The market, which encompasses roughly a 5-mile radius, serves over 18,000 households. There are thirteen banks and lending institutions in a town with a corporate-limits population of 23,123 and a total market population of approximately 60,000 people. Colfax, Walkertown, Union Cross and Sedge Garden communities also receive the Kernersville News distribution.