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An explosion devastated Garner a decade ago. Now Amazon is coming, and so are new families.  Rock Hill Herald

Ten years ago, an explosion sparked by natural gas at the ConAgra plant in Garner, North Carolina, killed four people and injured dozens. Now Amazon is ...



Garner hopes to be back to itself this fall after a 'transition year'  HighSchoolOT

It's not often Garner High School isn't considered one of the top high school football teams in the Triangle, but the Trojans were just one game over .500.



Garner grad Nyheim Hines used drop in draft as motivation during rookie season with Colts  HighSchoolOT

Nyheim Hines expected to be drafted by the third round in 2018, but he dropped to the fourth round. Being the ninth running back picked in the draft left Hines ...



Former NC State star Nyheim Hines gives back with his first Triangle football camp  WTVD-TV

Former Garner High and NC State star Nyheim Hines, now with the NFL's Colts, is hoping to teach kids to find their motivation at his first Nyheim Hines Free ...



After winning 3rd state title, Wake Forest football team named HSOT Honors Team of the Year  HighSchoolOT

Wake Forest High School's football program has reached a level that no other Wake County football program has reached before.



Two students found with gun at Garner High  WRAL.com

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



Garner High School student sends warning about distracted driving  WTVD-TV

Garner High School junior Christina Williams hasn't started driving just yet, but she knows the dangers she's going to face on the road when she does.



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

A Garner High School graduate who went on to become the school's principal is now one of the Wake County school system's leaders. Drew Cook was named ...



Enloe hopes to maintain success following breakout 2018 season  HighSchoolOT

Enloe's fooball team was one of the best stories of the 2018-2019 sports season. In 2019, the Eagles are out to prove that they were not a one-hit wonder. With a ...



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 HighSchoolOT.com Garner Showcase at ...



May 7, 2019 An Educator Right Where She Needed to Be When LaTeisha Jeannis graduates with  NC State College of Education

Support from professors and the Witherspoon fellowship helped ensure NC State was the place for LaTeisha Jeannis – four times over.



Nobles nets 30, Trojans finish undefeated in HSOT Garner Showcase, beat GRACE, 70-62  HighSchoolOT

Garner finished with three players in double figures in the win over GRACE Christian.



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

A Garner Magnet High School student was arrested for a bringing a gun to campus earlier this week, according to WTVD. Parents learned about the incident ...



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 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.



1 student taken to hospital after Wake County school bus crash with 19 students aboard  CBS17.com

The wreck happened along Jones Franklin Road near Interstate 40.



Garner, West Carteret join top 25 softball rankings  HighSchoolOT

The top four teams remain the same in the HighSchoolOT.com softball rankings for the eastern half of the state. But the rest of the top 25? That's a different story.



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 ...



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

Next fall, South Garner High School will be home of the (your suggestion here). South Garner principal Roderic Brewington is asking the public for suggestions ...



Holly Springs' Whitesell named Athletic Director of the Year  HighSchoolOT

Holly Springs High School athletic director Rod Whitesell was named the inaugural winner of the HighSchoolOT Honors Athletic Director of the Year Award on ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Top volleyball teams to compete in HSOT Garner Showcase on Saturday  HighSchoolOT

HighSchoolOT.com is teaming up with Garner High School to present the inaugural HighSchoolOT.com Garner Showcase for volleyball teams in the region.



Changes coming to several Wake County public schools  WTVD-TV

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



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 ...



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

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 ...



'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 ...



WCPSS athletic director Deran Coe to receive NIAAA State Award of Merit  HighSchoolOT

Deran Coe, the district athletic director for Wake County Schools, will receive an award from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association later ...



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 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.



Football: Garner vs. Enloe (Nov. 16, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Garner doubled up Enloe 42-21 to end the Eagles historic season. The Friday night loss was Enloe's fourth straight loss after a 9-0 start on the season.



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.



Football: Garner vs. Holly Springs (Nov. 9, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Holly Springs won its first ever football conference championship with a 24-14 win over Garner on Friday night.



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 ...



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.



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.



Colts RB Nyheim Hines to headline 'HighSchoolOT Honors' as guest speaker  HighSchoolOT

Former Garner High School athlete, NC State football player and now Indianapolis Colts' running back Nyheim Hines will be the guest speaker at HighSchoolOT ...



Best athletes, coaches and school spirit: Vote through Sunday in HighSchoolOT Honors  HighSchoolOT

Finalists have been selected for all categories for the 2019 edition of HighSchoolOT Honors. Five finalists have been selected for each category that includes fall ...



Hurricane Florence: Save The Children helping NC families  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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Garner High School to begin major renovation  WTVD-TV

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



Spring Plant Sales in the Five County Area and Beyond  The Grey Area News

Compiled by Kay Whatley, Editor. It's garden time in North Carolina. Native plants, annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, bulbs, plants, and seeds can go into the ...



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, ...



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 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 ...



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.



Two students detained after fights break out at Garner school  WRAL.com

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



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 ...



‘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 ...



Dontrez Styles is Kinston's next big thing  HighSchoolOT

Sophomore wing player Dontrez Styles may be the next in a long line of talented basketball players to come out of Kinston High School.



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 ...



Garner to host HighSchoolOT Showcase on Saturday  HighSchoolOT

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



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.



Our lens on Dontrez Styles  HighSchoolOT

Dontrez Styles (3) of Kinston. Garner ran past Kinston to an 86-60 win in the HighSchoolOT.com Garner Showcase at Garner High School on Saturday, Jan.



Garner institution Eddie Gray ready for retirement  WTVD-TV

GARNER, NC (WTVD) -- 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 ...



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.



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 ...



Boys Basketball: Middle Creek vs. Apex Friendship (Feb. 22, 2019)  HighSchoolOT

Apex Friendship boys basketball team holds off Middle Creek 85 to 83 to win it's first ever SWAC tournament title on Friday, February 22, 2019 at South Garner ...



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. ...



From ACC players to high school coaches and teachers: New film explores life after hoops  The Island Packet

Three former North Carolina basketball stars who thrilled ACC fans with their hoop skills are now hoping to share how they've become Triangle high school ...



Holly Springs seniors help Hawks into uncharted territory  HighSchoolOT

Behind a strong group of seniors, Holly Springs' boys basketball team is experiencing success like never before.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Three football teams who could surprise in 2019  HighSchoolOT

A year after Enloe, Holly Springs and Riverside-Durham turned in surprising seasons on the gridiron.



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

Started as an initial project among NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, Juntos NC State Extension Program Director Juana ...



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 ...



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 ...



South Garner High reworks traffic flow  WTVD-TV

After the first day of school, officials met and will be making a big change at one Wake County school to help traffic move.



17 family-friendly activities for weekend of April 5 to April 7  WRAL.com

Children's theater. Autism awareness events. Women's soccer. Easter bunny visits. And more! Here's your weekly weekend plans post.



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 ...



Airline strike leaves Wake County high school students stranded in Europe  WRAL.com

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.



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 ...



Scotty McCreery's Hoping for a Couple's Spa Day on Anniversary  Taste of Country

Scotty McCreery and wife Gabi Dugal will celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary on June 16, and he's hoping for a little year-old wedding cake and some ...



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.



Wake County Schools Hires Cathy Moore As New Superintendent  Patch.com

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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



J. Mike Blake joins HighSchoolOT.com team  HighSchoolOT

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



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.



New Hanover hangs on against Garner, 41-38  HighSchoolOT

New Hanover hung on against hosts Garner, 41-38 Friday night.



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 ...



Barnes, Garner win first state title, 70-64 over Ardrey Kell  HighSchoolOT

Garner held off Ardrey Kell in the 4-A boys basketball state championship game to claim the school's first ever state title in basketball, 70-64.



Bear sighting creates stir in Garner  WRAL.com

A black bear spotted multiple times in Garner Wednesday morning created a stir at local schools and neighborhoods.



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.



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.



ENC evacuees settle into Raleigh area shelters  Jacksonville Daily News

Editor's note: For complete coverage of Hurricane Florence, click here. RALEIGH AREA | As Hurricane Florence neared the coast, Eastern North Carolina ...



All Hurricane Shelters in North and South Carolina  The Weather Channel

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As Garner tries to revive its downtown, a tradition of art emerges  The News & Observer

An old tradition has been renewed in this Wake County town: Christmas artwork on windows. It's the kind of tradition often seen in small towns, where the water ...



Wake County school board honoring 48 award-winning students  News & Observer

The Wake County school board will recognize 48 students as Spotlight on Students award recipients on Tuesday.



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

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, ...



Our lens on Kadin Shedrick  HighSchoolOT

Kadin Shedrick (21) of Holly Springs High School. Garner High School claims SWAC boys basketball title with a 94 to 56 win over Holly Springs High School on ...



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