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Wednesday, October 22 2014
About 200 runners, about half of them with dogs, participated in the Dog Day 5K at Lake Benson Park, hosted by the Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue Run. It raised about $10,000, according to the organization’s director, Nancy Cawthon. For Story: http://www.garnercleveland.com/2014/10/21/4252792_dogs-owners-enjoy-golden-5k.html?sp=/99/586/1171/&rh=1
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Wednesday, October 22 2014
BY KYLE JAHNER kjahner@newsobserver.com With the 2014 Downtown Sounds concert series concluding last month, the town wanted another way to attract people downtown. Rather than re-invent the wheel, it has decided to hop on the already-rolling nomadic culinary bandwagon. Sunday afternoon downtown Garner will host Trick-or-Eat, its first food truck rodeo, which will feature 12 mobile restaurants, ...read more
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Wednesday, October 22 2014
BY MICHAEL HELD When Garner plays, the Trojans’ high-powered offense featuring standout running back Nyheim Hines may have much of the attention focused in its direction. After all, Garner has put up 388 points in just eight games this season (48.5 PPG) and Hines is coming off of a scintillating six-touchdown, 211-yard rushing performance in a 60-27 rout over Harnett Central. The key, ...read more
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Wednesday, October 22 2014
BY SARAH BARR sbarr@newsobserver.com Three new health care centers will open their doors to some Medicare patients in January as part of an effort by UNC Health Care to keep seniors healthier and to lower health care costs. The centers are envisioned as hubs for care coordination, where doctors and nurses can monitor or even head off patients’ health problems. The new centers – in ...read more
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Wednesday, October 22 2014
Upcoming Events at Gregory Vineyards Vendor Event & MORE Sunday, October 26, 2014 1 pm- 6 pm Presenting.... Vendors TAG UR IT Sybil the Clown Healthy Grill on Wheels (Food Truck) **Contact Lynn Poole at (919) 894-7927 or lynnpoole1959@aol.com if you interested in a vendor application** Truffle Making and Wine Tasting Saturday, October 25, 2014 & Saturday, December 20, 2014 3 Class Times ...read more
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Wednesday, October 22 2014
Pasta and Prizes Able to Serve, Inc. will host Pasta and Prizes from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Garner Civitan Clubhouse, 1005 Poole Drive, Garner. A $10 ticket buys baked ziti, salad, bread, dessert, tea and a raffle prize ticket. 50/50 raffle tickets will be sold separately. For details, call 919-779-5545. Barbecue sale Boy Scout Troop #331 will hold a barbecue plate sale from ...read more
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Tuesday, October 21 2014
Magical Comedian Chris Collins and Mentalist Erik Dobell have spent a combined 40+ years traveling from South Dakota to South Korea entertaining NFL football player and celebrities at private and public events. For their new project, they wondered what would happen if a Magician and a Mind Reader worked together as a duo? The result is the show Impossibilities: An Evening of Magic, Mind Reading ...read more
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Tuesday, October 21 2014
The Towne Players of Garner are performing The Ladies Man throughout the end of this month. The Ladies Man is a production by Charles Morey. It is freely translated and adapted from Tailleur Pour Dames by Georges Feydeau. This is a show you don't want to miss! Tickets are available at the door. Adults are $15 and Seniors/Students are $12. Come to the Garner Performing Arts Center and enjoy ...read more
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Tuesday, October 21 2014
The public is invited to join local veterans, their families, civic and community leaders to honor veterans at the 2014 Veterans Day celebration sponsored by the Town of Garner and Garner Veterans Memorial Committee on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Aversboro Road Baptist Church (1600 Aversboro Road). The Garner Magnet High School Symphonic Band will have a patriotic mini-concert beginning at ...read more
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Monday, October 20 2014
The Garner Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome Gabriel Manor as new Chamber Members! Here is more information about what they have to offer: Gabriel Manor An Assisted Living and Secured Dementia Neighborhood Gabriel Manor is a beautiful, new, state-of-the-art assisted living community. Gabriel Manor specializes in respectful and compassionate choices; Assisted Living, and Alzheimer's ...read more
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Monday, October 20 2014
BY SARAH BARR sbarr@newsobserver.com Some in the crowd clustered in front of the giant pumpkins at the State Fair on Sunday could hardly believe what they were seeing. There, in the midst of the hay bales and mums, sat a 1,404.5-pound squash specimen that now holds the state’s record for biggest pumpkin. The mottled green-and-orange giant loomed in the back row, topped with a ...read more
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Monday, October 20 2014
The Garner Mid-Day Rotary Club will present its sixth annual The Bling Gala on Saturday, November 1, at the Grand Marquise Ballroom, 225 New Fidelity Court, Garner. The fundraiser supports the Rotary club's Back Pack Buddies program and provides scholarships for Garner area students. the Gala is also sponsored by Anfesa's Jewelers, Home of the Grand Marquise Ballroom, as well as several ...read more
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Monday, October 20 2014
The Town of Garner will hold Trick-or-Treat the Trails from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at White Deer Park, 2400 Aversboro Road. The one-mile loop trail will have booths from organizations and businesses handing out candy at this free event for all ages. Last year’s Trick-or-Treat the Trails drew thousands of people, and the town is expecting a larger turnout this year. An adult must ...read more
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Monday, October 20 2014
BY KYLE JAHNER GARNER — After 20 years in existence, Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue will organize its first 5K at Lake Benson Park. The organizer’s director, Nancy Cawthon, hopes it won’t be the last. The run starts Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. and will conclude by about 10:30. The event will cover a path through both Lake Benson and White Deer Park. Cawthon hopes the Golden ...read more
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Monday, October 20 2014
CIT training The next CIT training academy is scheduled for Oct. 20-24. CIT is a training and response program designed for law enforcement and other first responders who handle crisis calls involving people with mental illness, intellectual disabilities and alcohol and substance use disorders. CIT training provides an “on-the-job-tool” that can be used by law enforcement personnel ...read more
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Friday, October 17 2014
Dear Business Owner: On behalf of the Town of Garner, we want to thank you in advance for considering donating to our annual United Way Campaign. With help from businesses like yours we raised over $17,000 last year! We are soliciting employee incentives/door prizes for the current campaign and would like to ask for your support in our non-profit fund raising event. Any donation would be greatly ...read more
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Friday, October 17 2014
Get your first of many limited editions Garner PAAL Christmas Ornament in time for Christmas this year. This unique ornament will look great on your Christmas tree. You will be able to continue to collect these unique ornaments year after year. There are only 250 available and each one comes with a certificate of authenticity. A brief history of Garner and Garner PAAL is included. You can buy ...read more
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Thursday, October 16 2014
Yadkin Bank in support of Garner PAAL October 25, 2014……7am-11pm Prime Real Estate and Great Visibility Yadkin Bank Parking Lot 945 Vandora Springs Road, Garner, NC $10.00 donation per space Yadkin Bank will match all donations up to $500 All proceeds collected via donations will be given to Garner PAAL (Everything you sell is 100% profit for you ? )
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Wednesday, October 15 2014
BY THAD OGBURN togburn@newsobserver.com Scotty McCreery, the Garner native who was just 17 when he found reality TV stardom as an “American Idol” contestant, turned 21 Thursday. But don’t expect his move into adulthood to bring the kind of tabloid behavior associated with a Kardashian, Bieber or other reality or music star. “I don’t think much will change after 21 ...read more
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Wednesday, October 15 2014
BY D. CLAY BEST cbest@newsobserver.com Mandisa Ebri and Nicole Root had to get out of their comfort zone Thursday during the doubles final at the Greater Neuse River 4A Conference girls tennis championships. It took two sets and nearly two hours for it to happen, but the Garner duo did and turned back Clayton’s Maya Guha and Sydney Rushing 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 for the tournament title and a high ...read more
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Wednesday, October 15 2014
Fundraiser luncheon Outback Steakhouse will sponsor a luncheon to benefit the Partnership for Children of Johnston County at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 911 Industrial Park Drive, Smithfield. The menu will include a steak, salad, garlic mashed potatoes, cheesecake and a beverage. All entrees include tea, water or a soda. Tickets are $15. Tickets must be purchased in advance by ...read more
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Wednesday, October 15 2014
BY KYLE JAHNER kjahner@newsobserver.com Matt Davis got tired of driving to Raleigh to go running. So he started running closer to home. He’s gotten nearly 100 others to try the same, and nearly a year after its inception the club he started has not shown any signs of fatigue. With Davis pulling the strings, the Aversboro Running Club meets at 6 p.m. each Thursday to run around Garner before ...read more
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Wednesday, October 15 2014
Don your costumes for T rick-o r - T reat the T rails at White Deer Park (2400 A versboro Road) on Frida y , Oct. 31 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. T rick-o r -treat your way around our one-mile loop trail and collect treats from local community o r ganizations and businesses at this free and safe event for all ages. Last yea r ’ s T rick-o r - T reat the T rails drew thousands of people, and we ...read more
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Tuesday, October 14 2014
Garner Mid-Day Rotary Presents The Bling Gala The sixth-annual fundraiser supports the Back Pack Buddies program and provides scholarships for Garner area students Garner, NC – October 13, 2014 – The Garner Mid-Day Rotary club will present its sixth-annual The Bling Gala on Saturday, November 1 at the Grand Marquise Ballroom. The fundraiser supports the Rotary club’s Back ...read more
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Monday, October 13 2014
BY KYLE JAHNER kjahner@newsobserver.com Accreditation from some professional associations in various fields proves tougher to earn than others. The one recently awarded to Garner’s public works department falls on the “more difficult” end of that spectrum. The American Public Works Association honored Garner Public Works as the first in the state and 95th in the nation to earn ...read more
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Monday, October 13 2014
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Monday, October 13 2014
There are quick-scoring offenses, then there are quicker scoring offenses. Whatever the next level is, that was Garner Friday night in its 63-10 victory against nearby rival Clayton. All nine of Garner’s touchdown drives were five plays or fewer. Standout senior Nyheim Hines ran for 147 yards and four touchdowns on 14 carries, and sophomore back Dwayne Holloway added 134 yards and two TDs. ...read more
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Monday, October 13 2014
BY KYLE JAHNER kjahner@newsobserver.com For tickets: http://www.garnerperformingartscenter.com/broadwayvoices.asp After four seasons of Broadway Voices, organizer Tim Stevens says it's not as difficult to convince stars to come to Garner. For the fifth, he's used that to put together a lineup with an eye to exactly the type of choices that lend themselves to the series' solo act ...read more
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Monday, October 13 2014
Walk to School Day has become a popular healthy living event among area schools in recent years. Students from two Garner schools – Aversboro Road Elementary and Timber Drive Elementary – got out of their cars and off their buses to hoof it part of the way to school on Wednesday to mark the observance, which leaders say promotes a healthier lifestyle by encouraging exercise and ...read more
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Thursday, October 09 2014
We are glad to welcome Angier Paint, Wallpaper, and Flooring to the Chamber. This is a wonderful business to go to if you would like to give your home a new look! Check them out on our website at http://business.garnerchamber.com/list/member/angier-paint-wallpaper-and-flooring-1226 or on their website at http://www.angierpaint.com/ .
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Thursday, October 09 2014
A glamorous night full of Fun, Food, Fashion, and Fundraising to feed homeless children in Garner. We will have lots of fun, food, plus a great fashion show with Lynda Loveland as emcee. One-hundred percent of the money made will go directly to the Garner schools Backpack Buddies Program. We are currently in 5 schools, feeding 100 kids; but there are plenty more that need your help. There will ...read more
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Thursday, October 09 2014
We are so glad to announce that Leerkes Consulting Group has joined the Chamber. They are a great business to go to for Human Resource Management. To learn more about them, check them out on our website at http://business.garnerchamber.com/list/member/leerkes-consulting-group-llc-dba-your-part-time-hr-manager-llc-1225 or on their website at http://www.yourparttimehrmanager.com/ .
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Wednesday, October 08 2014
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Wednesday, October 08 2014
BY KYLE JAHNER kjahner@newsobserver.com After a long period of relative stability, the personnel changes keep coming for the Town of Garner. Human resources director Mary Beth Manville and deputy town clerk Kimberly Moffett will both move on to new jobs shortly after the retirement of inspections director Sandy Teal and fire inspector Les Harmon. In addition, former economic development director ...read more
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Wednesday, October 08 2014
BY D. CLAY BEST cbest@newsobserver.com Kayla Ward, 14, took the Greater Neuse River 4A girls’ golf championship trophy from one of her Garner teammates and gave it a long glare, soaking in every detail of the gold cup. The freshman had just handed off her individual conference championship trophy to get a look at the team award. Ward, who said she knew tournament golf was going to be her ...read more
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Wednesday, October 08 2014
Yard sale Driftwood/Fellowship ECA Club will hold an indoor yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Panther Branch Community Building, 10900 Ten Ten Road, Raleigh. Old clothes, scrap fabric for quilts and miscellaneous household items will be on sale. Walk/Run for Hope The Foundation of Hope for Research and Treatment of Mental Illness will hold the 26th annual Thad and Alice ...read more
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Wednesday, October 08 2014
The T ow n o f G arn e r D e p a r tm e nt of P u bl i c Wo r k s h a s r e c e ntly be e n a w ard e d a p r e s t igi o u s Am e r i c an P u bl i c W or k s A s s o c ia t i o n ( AP W A ) A c c r ed it a tion. The AP W A A cc r ed it a tion p ro g r am r ec o gni ze s p u bl i c w or k s a g e n c i e s t h a t g o be y o n d the r e q u i r e m e nts o f t he m a n a ge m e ...read more
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Tuesday, October 07 2014
Dena McDonald didn’t become chair of the Garner Chamber of Commerce by a typical path. She didn’t take a conventional road to running her business Alossi Renewal Spa either. In fact, from about the age of three, McDonald’s path has almost by definition been one rarely traveled. At the chamber’s Summit Awards on Sept. 25, the gavel symbolizing the chair position passed to ...read more
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Tuesday, October 07 2014
Business owner Jimmy Kennovin thought Sept. 9 was a good day after he won $100 on a scratch-off lottery card. He went back into the store and bought a couple more tickets. “You hear about people that buy the $50,000 winner and the next one they buy wins a million,” Kennovin said of the hunch. His odds of winning a jackpot by walking back into the Grocery Boy Jr. on West Garner Road ...read more
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Monday, October 06 2014
BY KYLE JAHNER kjahner@newsobserver.com Town leaders and YMCA of the Triangle revisited at Tuesday’s work session a previously broached suggestion that the town could ultimately contribute hundreds of thousands to the planned Garner YMCA in exchange for access to the facility. Currently the town pays the Wake County school system about $35,000 each year to rent gym space in order to ...read more
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Monday, October 06 2014
BY BILL WOODWARD Garner and West Johnston were locked in a 14-14 tie with just seconds left in the first quarter Friday night. West Johnston had just burned Garner on a 39-yard touchdown pass to tie the score, and the matchup of two ranked teams from the Greater Neuse River 4A Conference looked to be developing into a battle. The complexion of the game changed on one play, when Garner start ...read more
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Monday, October 06 2014
Federal employees meeting The Johnston County chapter of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at the Golden Corral at 1932 E. Market St., Smithfield. Don Stephenson will discuss the Triangle Land Conservancy in Johnston County. Yard sale Driftwood/Fellowship ECA Club will hold an indoor yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...read more
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Monday, October 06 2014
The Garner Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome Simon Roofing as new members! For more than 110 years, Simon Roofing has been leading the way in the manufacturing, installation and service of high-quality commercial roofing solutions. Whether a client is in need of a roof repair , roof restoration , roof replacement or simply needs a roof inspection and diagnostic services, Simon Roofing has ...read more
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Monday, October 06 2014
BY KYLE JAHNER kjahner@newsobserver.com In April, Sue Rhodes broke her hip. The elderly longtime Greenbrier resident fell on her back stoop, a tiny concrete space with two steep steps. Last week, a team of Lowe's volunteers, coordinated by a nonprofit group called Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, built her a new porch, one accessed by four shallow, wide, easy-to-navigate steps. The home ...read more
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Friday, October 03 2014
The Garner Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department is seeking local businesses and organizations to volunteer their time and provide treats for Trick-or-Treat the Trails on Friday, October 31 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at White Deer Park [2400 Aversboro Road] Sponsors will set up tables along the park's one-mile loop trail to distribute treats with the potential to reach over 5,000 ...read more
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Thursday, October 02 2014
BY D. CLAY BEST cbest@newsobserver.com Former coach Henry Liles, standout baseball player Steve Hudson, track record holder Carrol Merritt Lewis and members of the 1950s Garner High girls basketball teams make up the Class of 2015 in the Garner Magnet High School Athletics Hall of Fame. The class was announced last week by the school. They will be recognized during halftime of Garner’s Oct. ...read more
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Thursday, October 02 2014
BY KYLE JAHNER kjahner@newsobserver.com At Wednesday night’s Summit Awards, Jim and Marilyn Moncol knew they would take the stage to present the Alco Custom Cabinets Award that their company sponsors. They didn’t know they’d also be called up to receive one, their second in three years. Alco Custom Cabinets, the Police Athletics and Activities League, and as usual Aversboro ...read more
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Thursday, October 02 2014
Eat Those Funky Oysters Garner! Rotary Club event Oct 23. Tickets available at Chamber. Check out the video by clicking the link below. Dr. May at it again! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcW-j_bpqtw&feature=youtu.be&list=UUanH3KZvaNikP9ghpQY3T0w
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Wednesday, October 01 2014
S&A Cherokee, a full-service integrated communications firm, has received four 2014 Sir Walter Raleigh Awards for Excellence in Communication from the Raleigh Public Relations Society (RPRS). The award ceremony was held Sept. 23 at a banquet hosted by Monica Laliberte, 5 On Your Side anchor/reporter of WRAL-TV, at the Meymandi Concert Hall Foyer in Raleigh, North Carolina. S&A Cherokee ...read more
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Tuesday, September 30 2014
There is currently a waiting list of girls waiting to be placed in Girl Scout troops, and with your organization’s help of providing a regular and safe meeting place, more girls will be able to be a Girl Scout! Ideal locations are churches, fire departments, office conference rooms, day care centers or non-profits after hours, assisted living facilities or civic groups like the Shriners ...read more
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Monday, September 29 2014
BY KYLE JAHNER kjahner@newsobserver.com Ground had already been broken at the future site of South Garner High, but Garner and Wake County school system leaders held a symbolic, ceremonial photo op Wednesday morning to mark an occasion many say will alter the DNA of the town. The ceremony kicked off a three-year countdown to the end of Garner as a one-school town. Some have lamented that loss of ...read more
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Monday, September 29 2014
By Kyle Jahner kjahner@newsobserver.com An unexpected conflict with a water main along U.S. 70 will cost the town an extra $49,000, a 17 percent increase in the bond-funded project to widen the road near Jessup Drive. Garner’s town council approved the change to the contract at Tuesday’s meeting. The new project total, about $329,000, had initially been bid well under its $300,000 ...read more
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Monday, September 29 2014
Fur Ball The SPCA of Wake County will hold its 19th annual Fur Ball Sunday, Oct. 4, at the State Club, 2450 Alumni Drive, Suite 114, Raleigh. The evening will include a live and a silent auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, music and more. Tickets are available for $125 per person at spcawake.org/furball. Golf tournament The Garner Optimist Club will host its 16th annual golf ...read more
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Monday, September 29 2014
By Kyle Jahner kjahner@newsobserver.com Last year Garner’s Firemen’s Day set records and achieved a statewide accolade. This year’s event set for Saturday is expected to be bigger. The band 40 East will perform at the annual event featuring a controlled burn, games, food and other activities for kids and parents. The fundraising event will attempt to top last year, when it ...read more
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Monday, September 29 2014
By Mike Potter Rumors were rampant before Garner’s game with East Wake that star Trojan running back Nyheim Hines might not play. After Hines fainted during lunch at Garner, he wasn’t dressed for pre-game warmups. Imagine what he might have done if he were at 100 percent. Hines rushed 35 times for 250 yards and three touchdowns and passed for a fourth, leading the Trojans to a 33-21 ...read more
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Friday, September 26 2014
Operation Medicine Drop The Garner Police Department will hold its Operation Medicine Drop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in the Council Chambers, in Building B of Town Hall at 900 7th Ave., Garner. The event provides a safe and secure way for people to get rid of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications. For more information call 919-773-6072. Flapjack Fundraiser Vets ...read more
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Thursday, September 25 2014
Visit Facebook.com/SylvanLearning to take the Chief Education Officer Pledge Garner, NC (Grassroots Newswire) September 24, 2014 - As a proud supporter of National PTA, Sylvan Learning Centers in the Garner area are encouraging all parents to commit to be the best Chief Education Officers (CEO) they can be this school year by taking the Sylvan Learning CEO Pledge on Facebook ( ...read more
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Thursday, September 25 2014
Eastbound Timber Drive Extension Closure Planned for Road Repair This Weekend Roadway repair work to smooth out the transition for motorists between a section of eastbound Timber Drive Extension and the bridge over Mahler Creek will require the closure of the eastbound lanes near the bridge this weekend. Crews will fix a rise in the pavement that has developed, making it a safety concern for ...read more
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Wednesday, September 24 2014
BY KYLE JAHNER kjahner@newsobserver.com Percy McIver has not been Garner’s police chief since 1989 and does not live in Garner, but at Thursday’s groundbreaking for the new police station, he may have felt as proud as anyone. “I had a chill run through me when they picked up the shovels and threw the dirt,” McIver said afterward. A dozen town leaders, police officials and ...read more
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Wednesday, September 24 2014
BY KYLE JAHNER kjahner@newsobserver.com Plants obviously need water to grow. It turns out housing does, too. During a public works committee meeting the town finalized a general plan to increase water and sewer allocation to allow for more rapid residential growth. Increased capacity from the City of Raleigh, from which the town contracts water and sewer services, allows changes to planning ...read more
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Wednesday, September 24 2014
HollyAnn Gibbons of Garner was recently selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Teen Raleigh pageant competition that will take place Saturday, Oct. 4. Gibbons will be competing for her share of thousands of dollars in prizes and specialty gifts that will be distributed to contestants. She will compete in the Miss Teen division, one of four divisions that will have young women ages 7 to 19 ...read more
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Wednesday, September 24 2014
BY KYLE JAHNER kjahner@newsobserver.com Creech Road Elementary School will share a $1.1 million federal grant to boost counseling services with three other schools over the next three years. The grant comes at the beginning of a school year in which other federal dollars were cut off to the school in north Garner. The loss of those funds will end money funding extra teachers to reduce class size ...read more
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Monday, September 22 2014
Welcome to the Garner Chamber of Commerce, Lucas Accounting & Tax Service! "Lucas Accounting & Tax Service, Inc. serves individuals and businesses in the Garner, NC community and surrounding areas. We are committed to providing personalized, timely and accurate financial information for your personal and business success. We strive to develop a long-term relationship built on trust ...read more
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Thursday, September 18 2014
The Grand Opening for Burlington Coat Factory will be on September 26th! There will also be a Charity Day on September 24, 2014. Don't miss out on these great opportunities!
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Thursday, September 11 2014
Lee Anne Nance, featured speaker at Garner Chamber CONNECT 2014 , was named one of the Women of Western Wake by Cary Magazine. According to RTRP President Charles Hayes, Nance is regarded as one of the leading economic developers in the world. Congratulations Lee Anne. Photograph by Jonathan Fredin Women of Western Wake: Lee Anne Nance By Jennifer Buehrle Williams Cary Magazine September 10, ...read more
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Wednesday, September 10 2014
Tony Beasley, previously economic development director for the Town of Garner, has been named the Town’s new inspections director effective Sept. 1. He succeeds Sandy Teal, who retired Aug. 31 after serving as the Town’s inspections director for 25 years. Beasley, who rejoins a department where he spent a year as a senior inspector in 2008, has over 30 years in local government ...read more
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Wednesday, September 10 2014
Garner Firemen' Day October, 4, 2013 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Events will be @ 503 W. Main St. Garner, NC Schedule of Events 11: 00 a.m. - 7: 00 p.m. ---BBQ Plates, Vendor Stands, Children's Games 2:00 p.m. --- Parade Starts 3:00 p.m. --- Live Burn Demonstration 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. --- Live Entertainment by the band "40 East" 7:00 p.m. --- Raffle Drawing
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Wednesday, September 10 2014
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Garner Volunteer Fire-Rescue is currently taking orders for Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Relay for Life to assist with research, treatment, and early detection. Great strides have been made in breast cancer awareness over the years, yet there is still much to accomplish. Purchases can be made online ...read more
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Friday, August 29 2014
It was a four-game series between Garner and Cleveland on Thursday night, according to Garner football coaches and players. Their goal was to play four 12-minute games. “Everything a quarter at the time,” as multiple Trojans phrased it. The Trojans dominated three of those quarters and scored 30 unanswered points in a 44-21 victory over Cleveland at Trojan Stadium. Standout back ...read more
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Friday, August 29 2014
Tens of thousands of Wake County students put the new school bus routing system to the test Monday, as school officials said things went “smoothly,” but some parents complained about poor service. The opening of traditional-calendar schools in Wake County marked the first major test of changes for this school year that saw bus riders adjusting to fewer routes and fewer stops. School ...read more
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Thursday, August 28 2014
KS Bank Celebrates 90 th Anniversary It all started with a home …to a local family who dreamed of home ownership. A home where children grew up and memories were made all because a group of business men from Kenly, NC wanted to help their neighbors. Since its establishment on April 28, 1924, KS Bank has grown and evolved from a mortgage lending company to a savings and loan and, now today, ...read more
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Thursday, August 28 2014
Welcome to the Garner Chamber of Commerce, Stone Truck Parts! Take a look at the history and mission of this great business: "Stone Truck Parts was founded in 2003 by Keith McLemore and Don Purcell. Together, Keith and Don have over 60 years of heavy duty aftermarket experience. They believe now as they did back in 2003 that there is a need for a locally-owned and managed truck parts ...read more
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Thursday, August 28 2014
Jordan Foster, Garner Chamber High School Intern 2010-2012 is about to begin a one-semester internship at Southwest Airlines in Dallas, Texas at their headquarters on Dallas Love Field. Her position at Southwest is a customer relations analyst intern. " I am looking forward to getting hands-on experience and practicing aviation business at such a large airline. I begin work at Southwest on ...read more
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Monday, March 31 2014
Buffaloe LaneS Exclusive Kids Bowling Program April 1, 2014 through November 1, 2014 1 Free Game Per Day Kids (18 yrs. & younger) can join online or in center to receive our 2014 Kids Bowling Card and receive 1 FREE Game of Bowling Every Day between April 1, 2014 and November 1, 2014. As an added BONUS, Bufflaoe Lanes is offering EXCLUSIVE Daily FREEBIES to Kids Bowling Card Holders when they ...read more
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Wednesday, December 04 2013
by Jane Porter Indy Week December 4, 2013 photo by Justin Cook . On a June morning in 2009, an explosion tore through a Slim Jim manufacturing plant in Garner, killing four people and injuring 38 others. After the accident, ConAgra—owner of Slim Jim—packed up and shipped out of Garner for Ohio, leaving the factory abandoned and hundreds of people out of work. Fast forward four and a ...read more
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Friday, October 25 2013
Cabela’s to open first NC store in Garner Garner-Cleveland Record October 24, 2013 By Kyle Jahner — kjahner@newsobserver.com One of the country’s largest outdoor retailers has decided to open its first North Carolina store in Garner. Cabela’s, a retailer of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, announced plans Thursday to build a 100,000-square-foot store near the White Oak ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, October 24 2013
Cabela’s Inc., a retailer of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, will build its first North Carolina store in Garner and employ about 225 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees, the Nebraska company announced today. A 100,000-square-foot store will open in the spring of 2015 near the interchange of Interstate 40 and U.S. 70, the company said in a news release. “Thousands of North ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Chamber News
Wednesday, October 23 2013
Students and Teachers who show a valid ID recieve any regular sub, chips & drink for $6.99 or mini sub, chips & drink for $6.00 all day every day!! This deal also extends to any firefighters, EMS or police. Valid only at the McCuller's Crossing location at 401 & 10-10 Rd.
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, October 23 2013
Every Wednesday enjoy a mini sub, chips and a 22 oz drink for just $6.00! Valid only at the McCuller's Crossing location at 401 & 10-10 Rd.
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, October 22 2013
"Complete 540" Project Schedule * Hold Public Meeting on Alternatives Fall 2013 Finalize Detailed Study Alternatives Winter 2013 Complete Required Technical Studies Fall 2014 Receive Approval of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement Spring 2015 Draft EIS Review Period and Hold Public Hearings Summer 2015 Selection of the Preferred Alternative Fall 2015 Approval of Final Environmental ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, October 18 2013
All day Saturday and Sunday enjoy any 2 giant subs, 4 bags of chips and a gallon of tea for only $28.00!! Only valid at the McCuller's Crossing location at 401 & 10-10 Rd.
Categories: Member News