After a 2-9 season and missing the playoffs for the first time in 10 seasons, Brint Russell has resigned as the head football coach at Newton-Conover High School.
Russell submitted his official letter of resignation on Wednesday to Newton-Conover City School officials.
A set of buildings on the 200 block of South Brady Avenue were set on fire Wednesday to make room for the new fire station in Newton.
Emergency personnel were gathered at the set of buildings at around 3 p.m.
Part of South Brady Avenue was closed until the Newton Fire Department.