It’s been a while since the Garner town council incumbents will run in an election uncontested. So long that town staff, and the Wake County Board of Elections are not even sure it has happened before.
Jordyn Kerr, left, gives Ava Cooper, right, a high five before the Garner Magnet High School band prepares to march in the school's homecoming parade Oct. 6. The annual parade had been postponed due to the ran. The band along with other groups marched from Woodland Road to Spring Drive. Many residents in the neighborhood stood outside their homes to watch and others parked their cars on streets to see the parade.
Police advised drivers to avoid the intersection of U.S. 401 and Mechanical Boulevard until utility workers remove downed power lines from the road Thursday morning, and traffic in the area suffered the effects.