Aerial Shot of the Idols Dam and Power plant/ Ed Simmons Photo

Idols Power Station- History worth Preserving!

Clemmons NC: Fries Manufacturing and Power Company constructed North Carolina’s first hydroelectric plant at the Idols Dam location in April of 1898. The concept of using water power, in this case the Yadkin River, to generate electricity is a carryover from water wheels and windmills being used to power farm equipment for centuries. An engineering […]

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Feb 23rd Clemmons Council Meeting Notes

The Meeting started promptly at 7pm with the Pledge of Allegiance and the public comments section. The only speaker this week was Robin Dean, who discussed the Idols Road extension being made into a priority by the NCDOT as a wrong move for traffic relief in the Village. The staff debuted a new countdown timer […]

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Idols Dam Trestle, near the proposed Idols Rd. Extension

IDOLS ROAD EXTENSION PROJECT

To: Village of Clemmons Council, Forsyth County Commissioners, State Representative Debra Conrad, NC-DOT Representative Pat Ivey, Clemmons Courier, Winston-Salem Journal West From: Dan and Jan Collins, Peppertree Subdivision, Clemmons (Forsyth County), NC Date: February 15, 2015 Re: IDOLS ROAD EXTENSION PROJECT The Idols Road Extension Project is now being ranked as a high-priority project. This […]

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Council Meeting Feb 9th

2/9 Clemmons Council meeting notes

Tonight’s meeting started at 7pm with the Pledge of Allegiance and public comments soon followed. The first speaker praised the council for keeping our taxes low and keeping the small town atmosphere in the Village, and praised the Council’s handling of the dismissal of the Village Manager and Clerk with “integrity.” The following speaker quoted […]

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Clemmons Hosts Training for FDNY and Other First Responders

First Responders and operational commanders practiced Natural Disaster response drills and other Emergencies exercises in Clemmons this week while attending the “Complex Incident Management Course.”  Teams of instructors and students from thirty-five states, including the FDNY, California, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina worked on complex Emergency Action Drills in the Village Inn and Event Center […]

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Clemmons Community Day 2015

The Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce will hold its 6th Annual Clemmons Community Day/YMCA Healthy Kids Day on April 25th, 2015.  It will be held from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Jerry Long Family YMCA, 1150 South Peace Haven Road in Clemmons. The Lewisville Clemmons Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 6th Annual Clemmons Community Day […]

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Village Council Meeting Notes Jan 26, 2015

The Jan 26th meeting started promptly at 7pm with the public comments. The first resident asked the Council members to revisit the driveway ordinance prohibiting circular driveways in the village. Former council member Al Harbury spoke next asking for an explanation for the dismissal of the Village Manager and the Village Clerk. The final spaaker […]

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Feral Cats Seek Amnesty

Dear Town of Clemmons: We have a growing feral cat issue that’s been ignored far too long. Frankly, it’s out of control. Despite exhaustive efforts to resolve this issue peacefully, the cats continue to multiply, damage and soil property & damage vehicles by laying on top and scratching, as well as force some homeowners to stay indoors due […]

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Waterford Glen by RS Parker Homes

Dear Homeowners & Neighbors: We wanted to let you know we have revised the existing plan for Waterford Glen to better manage the property’s stormwater. We are volunteering to provide stormwater quantity controls consistent with the requirements outlined in the Clemmons Stormwater Ordinance. These new controls are in addition to the State’s Stormwater Quality Ordinance. […]

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