During the early portion of the season, Garner Nationals head coach Chris Cook produced an informative, one-page program for every game, complete with stats, bios, results and other pertinent information regarding his talented squad.
Ivy Davis, a local Martial Artist who trains at Redfield Martial Arts in Garner, won two gold medals at the Powerade State Games in Cary recently. His wins came in creative weapons and traditional Korean forms.
About 75 residents from the Village at Aversboro packed the small training room of the new Garner police station Tuesday night to speak out against a proposed rezoning request that will allow a 204-unit apartment complex to be built next to their neighborhood.
For 25 years now, Garner’s older residents – and plenty of their peers from neighboring communities – have found a welcoming place at the Garner Senior Center. The center is much more than a facility, it’s a service in the truest sense of the word.
Last month, 22 members of Garner Fire-Rescue were recognized for their participation in a successful resuscitation of a sudden cardiac arrest victim. “Garner Fire-Rescue was first responders to eight different cardiac arrests in which the patient was able to walk out of the hospital,” Assistant Chief Donnie Lindsey added. “Eight people are still alive today due to the training and quick work of the entire EMS system. The quicker we get hands on the patient, the better chances for a positive outcome.”
The Clayton-based boat Ashley Lauren landed a 621.4-pound blue marlin during the second day of the 58th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin tournament in Morehead City, and it held up through the rest of the week, earning the crew of mostly Clayton and Garner residents the title and a $662,995 pay day.