Now that the state Department of Transportation has spent six years considering the widely reviled Red Route through Garner, environmental regulators appear ready at last to accept DOT’s long-preferred path for extending a six-lane toll road across southern Wake County: the Orange Route.
Police Chief Brandon Zuidema told town council members this week that as distrust between police departments and their communities grows nationwide body cameras eventually will be a requirement for police officers, including in Garner.
Revisiting Garner Magnet High School for the final time brought back a lot of good, and bad, memories, but it reflected a new time of integration, maturation and instruction that would point me to my life’s work.
Monday’s N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A East Golf Regional followed two storylines that have dominated the two previous Two Rivers 3A Conference matches held this year at Reedy Creek Golf Course.
Garner graduate Greg Milhouse realized his NFL dream shortly after the 2016 NFL Draft concluded on Saturday. The Campbell University defensive tackle went undrafted but signed a free agent contract with the New York Giants. He was the first player from the Camel’s eight-year-old program to sign with an NFL team.
The Two Rivers 3A Conference will hold conference tournaments in baseball and softball this week. Cleveland is the regular-season baseball champion and South Johnston won the regular-season softball title.
The conference will hold tournaments in both sports this week to crown tournament champs, but the three top seeds for the N.C. High School Athletic Association are all set with the Rams in baseball and the Trojans in softball.
Cleveland High School paid tribute to the 1966 1A Eastern N.C. Baseball Champions and state runner-ups earlier this month. The Rams held a 50th anniversary reunion for the team, which was coached by the legendary Bruce Coats, before their game against Smithfield-Selma on April 23.
Neither the thunderstorm that eventually led to the game being called early nor the scoreboard that was turned off after several weather delays could prevent or deny the inevitable from happening Thursday night as the Corinth Holders girls soccer team traveled to Cleveland.
Garner stayed right in the thick of the fight for a NCHSAA 4A baseball playoff spot Friday night behind freshman Brett Banks’ complete game one-hitter, a 5-1 win over Greater Neuse River Conference leader West Johnston.