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Suspect in custody after 2 people shot at Garner Walgreens

A suspect was in custody after two people were shot Thursday morning at a Garner drugstore, prompting a brief lockdown at a nearby high school, authorities ...

Police respond to reported shooting in Garner

Police responded to a Walgreens Pharmacy in Garner, where a shooting was reported.

Jacksonville holds on to beat North Edgecombe in HSOT Garner Showcase  HighSchoolOT

Jacksonville saw a ten point lead dwindle late in the fourth quarter, but held on to beat North Edgecombe, 63-61.

Two students found with gun at Garner High

Two Garner Magnet High School students were detained Thursday morning, and authorities found a gun in their possession, officials said.

Wake promotes one of its own: He rose from Garner grad to principal to assistant superintendent  The News & Observer

Drew Cook was promoted to assistant superintendent for academics for the Wake County school system. Cook graduated from Garner High School and was ...

Garner to return to renovated Trojan Stadium  HighSchoolOT

Garner High School's Trojan Stadium got a facelift as the school underwent a two-year renovation, but the football team will return to the stadium on Aug. 17.

Here's the mascot and school colors for the new South Garner High School, opening this fall  The News & Observer

South Garner High School has announced its mascot and school colors. The school will open with only freshmen and sophomores in the fall of this year.

Garner High School student arrested for bringing gun to campus  The News & Observer

Garner Magnet High School principal message to parents: no threat made against the school or anyone at school.

These Garner teens’ stories of being first generation and immigrant students is now a book  The Herald-Sun

“The Roots of Our People: From One World to Another, Juntos” (Student Press Initiative) is the unique work of eight Garner high school students. The teens, part ...

MLK weekend features HSOT Garner Showcase with games Saturday, Monday  HighSchoolOT

High school basketball fans will have plenty of basketball to watch this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend at the Garner Showcase at ...

Middle Creek keeps conference championship hopes alive with win at Garner  HighSchoolOT

Middle Creek took down Garner on Monday night, keeping the Mustangs in the mix for the Southern Wake Athletic Conference championship.

Photos: ENC evacuees at shelter in Garner - The Daily News - Jacksonville, NC  Jacksonville Daily News

Anais Auguste, left, and her mother, Denise Hazzard, both of Jacksonville, spend time with their dogs, Bella and Russell, on Friday at a shelter in Garner as they ...

Changes coming to several Wake County public schools  WTVD-TV

Big changes are coming to several schools within the Wake County school district.

More than a stadium  HighSchoolOT

For the first time in 28 games, Garner's football team got to play a game at Trojan Stadium. The return home means more than just upgrades for the Garner ...

No students injured in Garner High School bus crash  WTVD-TV

Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash involving a Garner High School bus Friday morning.

'It feels great:' Holly Springs claims 1st-ever conference title, 24-14 over Garner  HighSchoolOT

On Friday night, Holly Springs put a 6-0 South Wake Athletic Conference record on the line, was going for its first-ever conference title hosting Garner.

As a black golf coach in the 1960s, he had to stay on the bus. But not for long.  The News & Observer

James R. Farris was the golf coach at the new Garner Senior High in 1968, but there was a problem: He was black, and blacks weren't allowed on some golf ...

Top volleyball teams to compete in HSOT Garner Showcase on Saturday  HighSchoolOT is teaming up with Garner High School to present the inaugural Garner Showcase for volleyball teams in the region.

South Garner hires state runner-up basketball coach  HighSchoolOT

South Garner High School has hired its first boy's basketball coach and the school hired a winner.

The Gamecocks? The Gators? You could decide the mascot for South Garner High.  The News & Observer

School colors haven't been picked. Gamecocks, Gators, Titans, Grizzlies, Raiders, Dragons, Gladiators, Foxes and Bison are among the most popular so far.

Carrington, Garner ends Eagles historic season, 42-21  HighSchoolOT

Garner won its first round playoff game against Enloe, 42-21, to end the Eagles historic season. The Friday night loss was Enloe's fourth straight loss after a 9-0 ...

School safety forum in Garner scheduled for Monday evening  WTVD-TV

The Garner Police Department and Garner Magnet High School will host a school safety forum Monday evening.

South Garner hires its first football coach  News & Observer

The South Garner Titans have their first football coach in school history, the school announced on Tuesday.

Garner Magnet High School breaks ground on new school  News & Observer

Garner Magnet High students and teachers, and county and town leaders joined together in a ceremony Thursday to break ground at the high school, where ...

No simple explanation for declining numbers in high school football  HighSchoolOT

Over the last four years, participation in high school football in North Carolina has dropped by nearly 20 percent. Schools like Chapel Hill High School and ...

South Garner High School taking shape, ready to open in August  News & Observer

South Garner High School is finally starting to take shape as it nears its opening in a few months.

Here are the candidates running for Wake County school board  The News & Observer

The majority of Wake County school board members are unopposed in 2018, but four seats are contested. Candidates are running on issues such as improving ...

South Garner names mascot, school colors  HighSchoolOT

Athletic teams at South Garner next school year will be recognized as the Titans and will wear the colors purple, platinum and black.

Parents get heated at Garner school safety forum  WTVD-TV

At times, parents seemed incredulous, especially when the Garner Police Chief told them: "We don't have the ability to make sure nothing happens at this school ...

Student could face 39 months in prison for Snapchat threats against Garner High School

Garner police arrested a 17-year-old student of Garner Magnet High School Wednesday night and charged him with making an online threat that prompted ...

Former Garner High teacher remembered for innovative teaching and funny personality  News & Observer

Former teachers and friends remember Brenda Eaton, for her funny personality, and passion for teaching biology.

South Garner confirms hiring of Charles Harris  HighSchoolOT

South Garner High School confirmed the hiring of Charles Harris as the school's first boys basketball coach on Monday afternoon.

Richard Young named athletic director at South Garner  HighSchoolOT

Richard Young will be the first athletic director at South Garner High School when the school opens in the fall.

Garner institution Eddie Gray ready for retirement  WTVD-TV

Garner High School's Eddie Gray enters his last playoff run as a high school coach. He plans to step away after helping scores of student-athletes through ...

Meet the new principal at South Garner High School  News & Observer

Roderic Brewington, who is the principal at Longview High in Raleigh, will take the helm at South Garner in January.

Hurricane Florence: Save The Children helping NC families | Raleigh  The Herald

Save The Children has sent an emergency response team to North Carolina to help families displaced by Hurricane Florence. They're providing temporary ...

‘It’s very disturbing.’ Hurricane Florence evacuees worry about impact on the NC coast.  The State

Thousands of North Carolina storm evacuees are physically safe from the effects of Hurricane Florence, but their hearts and minds are focused on what's ...

Garner High School to begin major renovation  WTVD-TV

It's the beginning of the end for Garner High School as we know it.

Garner High students get their first peek at their temporary home  News & Observer

As Elizabeth Sanchez and her brother and mom walked around the hallways of South Garner High School Wednesday, they stopped to look at their schedules ...

Holly Springs enters playoffs with a series of firsts for football program  HighSchoolOT

The 3-seed Golden Hawks defeated Garner on Friday night to claim the first football conference championship in Holly Springs' school history.

By the numbers: 162,000 Wake students head back to school

Students in more than 20 counties in North Carolina head back to classrooms Monday for the first day of traditional calendar school.

Garner hoops event draws a crowd in support of special-needs students  News & Observer

Garner High School held its annual March Madness basketball event for adapted PE students in the South Garner High School gymnasium Friday, March 3, ...

From ACC players to high school coaches and teachers: New film explores life after hoops  News & Observer

Beyond Tobacco Road” will explore how ACC basketball stars David Noel, Shawan Robinson and Donald Williams made the transition to become North ...

Airline strike leaves Wake County high school students stranded in Europe

Chaperones are working to get members of the Tri-High Chorus chorus back to the United States after an airline strike left them stranded in Europe.

List of shelters in greater Triangle where you can stay during Hurricane Florence  The Herald-Sun

Here's a list of open shelters that are still available to Hurricane Florence evacuees in Wake, Johnston, Durham, Orange, Chatham, Franklin, Cumberland and ...

High school football season begins in NC  HighSchoolOT

High school football season begins at 12:01 a.m. on Monday morning in North Carolina, and some teams will take the field just after midnight.

A lower speed limit near South Garner High? Maybe, after resident raises concerns  News & Observer

Concerns brought before the town council may lead to a lower speed limit along New Bethel Church Road, a heavily utilized route near South Garner High ...

Two students detained after fights break out at Garner school

Two students were detained Thursday after several fights broke out at Garner High School Ninth Grade Center.

Garner groups honor teachers, retirees, students at education ceremony  News & Observer

The Garner Educational Foundation, the town and the Garner Chamber of Commerce partnered to hold the Marjorie B. Barefoot education awards recognition ...

Garner High revives a job-readiness program that fizzled out decades ago  News & Observer

The Trojan Business Alliance job fair caters to Garner High seniors, but for about 45 of those students, the event was the culmination of a workforce-readiness ...

Wake County teachers and students prep for first day of school  WTVD-TV

Roughly 21000 students in Wake County will head back to school Monday as part of multi-track year-round scheduling.

School district to do more construction, less renovation at Garner High  News & Observer

When the Wake County Public School system laid out its plan to tear down only 39 percent of Garner High School and renovate the rest, supporters of the fix ...

Football: Garner vs. Southeast Raleigh (Aug. 31, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Aundre Henry (22) of Garner. Garner High school runs past Southeast Raleigh 38 to 8 on Friday, August 31, 2018 in week 3 of the NCHSAA Football season.

Top returning passers for the 2018 football season  HighSchoolOT

One of the most important positions in high school football is the quarterback position, and when teams return a successful quarterback from the previous season ...

Blaylock, a former WSSU football star, goes into Garner High School Hall of Fame  Winston-Salem Journal

Anthony Blaylock said seeing his football coach at Winston-Salem State, Bill Hayes, getting inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame earlier this ...

Students get a history lesson with ‘Hairspray’  News & Observer

Garner High School will present “Hairspray,” set in 1962 Baltimore and centered on integration, March 16-18 at South Garner High School.

Garner High, new A.D. Dunbar in transition mode as fall seasons begin  News & Observer

New athletics director Jeff Dunbar is helping to lead the Trojan athletic department through a challenging month, both on and off of the playing field, with the shift ...

Garner’s Jaren Ellerbe’s dunk featured on SportsCenter’s Top Plays. See it here.  The News & Observer

Garner Magnet High School basketball player Jaren Ellerbe put on a dunking show on Friday. One of his dunks was good enough to make ESPN's Snapchat ...

Hurricane Florence: Latest evacuations, shelters & predictions for Western North Carolina  WLOS

LIVE: Gov. Roy Cooper holds a press conference at 5 p. m. to update on Hurricane Florence preparations. If you are having trouble viewing this stream, click ...

Garner to host HighSchoolOT Showcase on Saturday  HighSchoolOT

For the second straight season, Garner will host the Showcase at South Garner High School on Saturday.

They ruled small-town football in Wake County for years. Now they will be honored.  The News & Observer

Graham Myrick, former football coach at Fuquay-Varina High School, and Hal Stewart, former coach at Garner High, are named honorary coaches by the N.C. ...

Garner Magnet High graduates 526, many with honors  News & Observer

About 526 Garner Magnet High School seniors closed out their high school careers on Monday, walking across the stage in blue robes with yellow tassels, and ...

Scotty McCreery marries high school sweetheart in ‘a little castle in the woods’ of NC  The Herald-Sun

American Idol winner and country star Scotty McCreery married longtime girlfriend and high school sweetheart Gabi Dugal in the North Carolina mountains on ...

All Hurricane Shelters in North and South Carolina  The Weather Channel

The Lamb's Chapel 415 Roxboro Rd. Haw River, NC 27258. Bertie County Middle School 652 US 13N Windsor, NC 27983. Colerain Elementary School

Trask shelter at capacity, inland shelters open in Wake County  WWAY NewsChannel 3

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — As of Wednesday morning, the Trask Middle School Shelter is at capacity. According to a news release, residents are ...

Garner signs athletes in three different sports  HighSchoolOT

Trey Capps, Wellington Guzman and Alex Reed all signed letters of intent with their respective colleges on Wednesday.

Hurricane Florence live updates: Storm flooding NC rivers  The Herald-Sun

Get live updates and the latest news from North Carolina and South Carolina as Hurricane Florence arrives. We'll bring you information on how residents are ...

Garner graduation marks end of a era  News & Observer

Sunday afternoon saw the end of an era in more ways than one. Members of the Garner Magnet High School Class of 2016 marched across the stage at the ...

These 2 Wake County elementary schools might have their renovations delayed. Here's why.  The News & Observer

The Wake County school system says that renovations at Fuller and Swift Creek elementary schools may be delayed because the school system is getting ...

UNC commit Coby White scores season-high 46, talks about future with Tar Heels  The News & Observer

Garner High School head coach Eddie Gray said his goal was to keep North Carolina commit, and Greenfield School senior, Coby White under 30 points.

Gun possession, sexual assaults climbed last year in Wake County schools  The News & Observer

Gun possession, sexual assault and overall crime in Wake County schools climbed this past year, according to the latest report from the N.C. Department of ...

Colts select Garner native, NC State RB Nyheim Hines in 4th round

Garner High School alum and North Carolina State standout Nyheim Hines is headed to the Midwest. The Indianapolis Colts picked the running back Saturday ...

July Fourth fireworks, Independence Day celebrations in Raleigh, Durham, the Triangle | Raleigh  News & Observer

Fireworks, live music, and family fun will abound this Independence Day. If you're looking to celebrate the Fourth of July in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, ...

Green Hope boys, Panther Creek girls win NCHSAA 4A track and field championships  The Herald-Sun

Green Hope, Cary, Panther Creek, Leesville Road, Southeast Raleigh and Garner all had top-3 finishes in the NCHSAA 4A outdoor track and field state high ...

Groundbreaking for new South Garner High School  WTVD-TV

New 3-story school will have 111 classrooms and a huge sports complex.

Wake County Schools Hires Cathy Moore As New Superintendent

Here's The New Wake County Schools Superintendent - Raleigh, NC - The Wake County Public School System will be lead by Cathy Moore.

Can Raleigh's 10-year plans handle Amazon HQ2?  WTVD-TV

Amazon HQ2 or not, the Triangle is already expanding.

Del Phillips to retire as Apex AD, Scott Ferguson named replacement  HighSchoolOT

After 13 years, Del Phillips will retire as the athletic director at Apex High School. He will be replaced by Scott Ferguson, who has been part of the Apex ...

THROUGH THE FIRE  Burlington Times News

ELON — Before the accident and the haunting realization that he had ruined the way of life to which he clung, Warren Messer cleaned his sister's apartment, ...

Wake Forest football team lends helping hand to New Hanover program after Florence  HighSchoolOT

High school athletics are meant to be an extension of the classroom, an opportunity for students to learn life lessons through competition. Garner Showcase  HighSchoolOT

The Garner Showcase is a boys basketball event that includes four varsity basketball games between eight area high school basketball ...

J. Mike Blake joins team  HighSchoolOT

J. Mike Blake, former high school sports editor at The News & Observer and The Herald-Sun, will join the team this week as a special ...

Garner High School class of ‘66 has 50-year reunion  News & Observer

It seems that in all areas of the county, folks are celebrating the past. The Garner High School Class of 1966 will hold its 50-year reunion the first weekend of ...

High school football players rally around ‘Dec Man,’ their inspirational manager – Nagem  News & Observer

Declan Newkirk, 18, is on the autism spectrum and serves as the football team manager for Garner High School.

Parents anxious as WCPSS moves forward on enrollment changes  WTVD-TV

Wake County has a good problem, but its a problem nonetheless: more families means more students enrolled in already crowded schools.

Southeast Raleigh names new football, boys basketball coaches  HighSchoolOT

Southeast Raleigh High School has hired new football and boys basketball coaches, the school announced on Thursday.

Teen drug use and death: CBS 17 Investigates a growing epidemic

CBS 17 investigative reporter Felicia Bolton found out Wake County Public Schools has the highest number of students reported for possession of a controlled ...

Buses held evacuate New Hanover residents to Raleigh area  WWAY NewsChannel 3

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A shelter specifically for New Hanover County residents opened in Knightdale at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. The shelter is at ...

Garner Relay for Life wants a crowd for its 20th year fighting cancer  News & Observer

The fundraiser for American Cancer Society research and family-support programs culminates with the main Relay event April 28-29 at Lake Benson Park.

NC State Education Assistant Professor Helps Juntos 4-H Students Publish Book of Personal Narratives  NC State College of Education

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee helped a local Juntos NC writing club publish “The Roots of Our People: From One World to ...

Swing space changes approved for four Raleigh elementary schools  News & Observer

The Wake County school board approved Tuesday a new timetable for where and when students and staff at four Raleigh elementary schools will temporarily ...

Blake Walston sets new career passing record at New Hanover  HighSchoolOT

In a 59-8 win over Ashley, Walston broke the all-time passing record for New Hanover High School and New Hanover County.

Looking for a job? Here's one with 'flex hours' and a 'flashy company car'

Flex hours. A flashy company car. The benefits of this job with Wake County Public School System sound pretty sweet ... until you read the smaller print on signs, ...

After online threats, Wake schools urge parents to monitor children’s social media  News & Observer

Wake County Superintendent Jim Merrill wants parents to monitor their children's social media posts following threats made against two high schools.

FBI, authorities, Wake Schools officials: Don't threaten our schools

Wake County schools officials teamed up with the FBI and local law enforcement on Wednesday to send a message of safety: Don't threaten our schools.

Southeastern N.C. shelters filling fast in advance of Florence

Hundreds of area residents were flocking to county shelters in Wilmington, New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender on Sept. 12, in advance of Hurricane Florence.

Family's detective led to student sex charges against Garner teacher

A drama teacher at Garner Senior High School was arrested Wednesday on accusations that he had sex with an 18-year-old student on campus, police said.

He loves her ‘This Big’ – Scotty McCreery to wed longtime girlfriend  The News & Observer

For country star Scotty McCreery, the only trouble with girls at the moment is wedding dress designs and honeymoon spots. The “American Idol” winner and ...

Pro Football Draft Profile: Nyheim Hines, NC State  WTVD-TV

Days away from the NFL Draft, we profile speedster Nyheim Hines from NC State as he prepares to see where he will be drafted.

Garner powers past Clayton, 50-0  HighSchoolOT

Garner senior running back Collin Eaddy tallied three first-half touchdowns to guide the Trojans past Clayton, 50-0, Thursday evening at South Garner High ...

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