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    Military Notes, March 19

    Army Pvt. Brandon A. Martin and Pvt. Timothy D. Buckey have graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.


    Military notes: March 16

    Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Brandon L. Thorpe graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.


    Notables, March 2

    Garner native Erin Overton was one of four undergraduate students at Campbell University to present her research at the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society’s annual conference in Savanna, Ga. Overton, a member of Sigma Tau Delta, studied John Grimes’s “Go Tell...


    Notables, Feb. 9

    Three Garner residents were named to Chowan University’s Dean’s List for completing the 2013 Fall semester with grade point averages between 3.25 and 3.79. Ashley Michael is a freshman in Graphic Design, Malcon Roberson is a senior in Graphic Communications, and Kimberly Kimbrough ...


    Notables, Feb. 2

    Garner students Lamar Justin Hedgepeth and Kenneth W. Perkinson have been named to the Chancelor’s List for the UNC Pembroke 2013 fall semester.


    Notables, Jan.26

    Betty Whitley, administrative service supervisor for the Johnston Soil and Water Conservation District, has been awarded the 2013 Distinguished Service to Agriculture award. Whitley is a native of Johnston County, and has served in agriculture since 1993. She will provide assistance, guidance and...


    Locals appointed to state commission

    Beth Hunnicut and Amy White were recently appointed to the N.C. Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service by Gov. Pat McCrory.


    Notables, Jan. 12

    Vic McCormick was selected as the outstanding staff person of Johnston Community College for the year, receiving the 2013 Rudolph A. Howell Outstanding Staff Person award.


    West Johnston grad serving on USS Gerald R. Ford

    Morgan Lee joined the Navy not expecting to become part of a crew that oversaw construction of a new class of aircraft carrier.


    Notables: Nov. 27

    Rick Mercier, Garner’s public information officer, won two Excellence in Communications awards from the N.C. Association of Government Information Officers at its annual seminar Nov. 14 in Chapel Hill.

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