Lorraine Jordan wins bluegrass awards
Lorraine Jordan, of Garner, was named Female Vocalist of the Year at the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music Association awards. Her band, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, won song of the year for "That's Kentucky." And banjo player Ben Greene won Banjo Performer of the Year.
Garner students make JCC dean's list
Johnston Community College has announced the dean's list for the fall semester. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must have a minimum of nine completed credit hours in a semester and have achieved a semester grade point average of at least 3.5 out of a possible 4.0 with no grade lower than C.
These students from Garner were named to the dean's list: Daniel R. Baucom, Vanessa Benitez, Aubria D. Bolin, Christopher T. Buchanan, Michael J. Cody, Shayna R. Creech, Kyle A. Cutting, Deborah I. Denton, Kali Drake, Jarrod R. Fleeger, Simone E. Gillespie, Erica Griffin, Scarlett W. Hargis, Jessica N. Hinkley, Danielle N. Ireland, Cheryl A. Isley, Candice M. Keith, Sandra K. Leclerc, Elyssa A. Lee, Erica D. Lindsay, Lauren McCoy, Ashlyn D. Minor, Anna N. Pierce, Alyssa M. Pittman, Daniel A. Rex, Heather M. Sullivan, Monica A. Tedder, Taylor G. Weeks, Jamie J. Williams, Lynsie M. Williams and Shelby R. Wise.