Garner Cleveland Record

Optimist Club celebrates 50 years of helping children

Sports psychologist Dr. Shaun Tyrance, attorney Brian Meacham, former Major League baseball player Pat Watkins and Broadway star Jeremy Woodard fondly remember their days playing in the Garner Optimist Club basketball leagues.


Organizers rally in Garner for Rosenwald school

North Carolina once had more Rosenwald schools than any other Southern state

Funded by magnate Julius Rosenwald, the schools were a bright spot in the Jim Crow South

Restoring the Panther Branch schoolhouse is likely to cost more than a quarter-million dollars

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