The Eagle

East Meck wins $1,500 from student hunger drive. 

Story by Kate Carroll, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Filed under Community, News

East Meck flew in strong at the Carolinas student hunger drive this year, winning runner up in food collection for division two schools with a $1,000 prize. East also won an extra $500 for most creative fundraising event for ...

Teacher robbed while working second job

Story by Julia Pharr, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

Filed under Community

Lisa Thompson was working the late shift at the Gap at the Arboretum Shopping Center. It had been a long week, especially after the frenzy on Black Friday, and customers were slowly leaving. It was 8 o'clock, and there were only...

English teacher donates kidney for 2015 grad

Story by Miracle Okoro, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016

Filed under Community, Features, Soaring Eagles

As Brian Zurhellen lay on the operating table, a sense of calm washed over him. It was Nov. 1, and while others celebrated Veterans Day, he was getting knocked out with an anesthetic. In a few hours he would earn the title of ...