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North Charleston High-Garrett Academy Football Game Cancelled

North Charleston High-Garrett Academy Football Game Cancelled
Posted on 10/28/2016

October 28, 2016 -- North Charleston High-Garrett Academy Football Game Cancelled

For Immediate Release

October 28, 2016

Contact:

Andy Pruitt 843-937-6583

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North Charleston High-Garrett Academy Football Game Cancelled

                                   

Charleston, SC — Garrett Academy and North Charleston High School administrators have decided to cancel tonight’s varsity football game to be held at Attaway-Heinsohn Stadium in North Charleston, SC.

This decision was based upon the continued threats of violence being made as a result of the recent tragedies in the area. Our students and their well-being is of the utmost importance, and the cancellation of this game is our way of ensuring their safety.

The game will not be rescheduled.

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