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Thursday, April 18, 2019
Accentuate Staffing’s Johnston County office that opened in January 2015 was recently voted Favorite Staffing Agency by the Johnstonian Newspaper. Hiring and recruitment has been very challenging in NC over the past few years due to low unemployment, rising employee costs, and overall lack of skilled employees on the job market. Accentuate Staffing’s team has come up with creative ideas to attract ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Town of Garner publishes meeting times to discuss the extended Bus Service.More details about what's in this extended bus service for Garner:GoTriangle’s route 102 would become GoRaleigh route 20.The proposed GoRaleigh route 20 would operate along Garner Road, eliminating the Hammond Road portion.Route 20 would provide all-day weekday service once an hour from 5:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. For more ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Town Council Selects Vance to Fill Vacant SeatPost Date: 03/27/2019 5:06 PM The Town Council on March 26 voted unanimously 4-0 to appoint Elmo Vance to a Council seat that has been vacant since the death of JackieJohns on Jan. 6.   Vance will be sworn in at the Town Council’s regular meeting on April 16 at 7 p.m. The seat he fills will be up for election on Nov. 5.  Vance was selected during a ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Check out these new changes to the Garner Bond Program map. New info includes updated timelines for sidewalk projects along Vandora Springs Road, Spring Drive/Vandora Springs Road, and Timber Drive. See the image below or follow the ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
WakeMed Hospital First in the Nation to Debut Drone DeliveryWRAL News Report By JONATHAN DREW, Associated PressRALEIGH, N.C. — A pioneering use of drones to fly blood samples across a North Carolina hospital campus launched Tuesday in the latest move to expand their roles in business and health care. The short trips between WakeMed buildings in Raleigh mark the first time the Federal Aviation ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Town Seeks Applications for Citizen Volunteer Boards and Committees The Town of Garner appoints citizens to serve on a number of advisory boards and commissions. Citizens who serve on these boards and commissions perform a community service using their skills, interests, and initiatives to make a difference. Whether you’re interested in community appearance, recreation activities or land-use ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, March 22, 2019
News ReleaseMedia contact: Alan Wolf 919-218-7103 alan.wolf@unchealth.unc.edu REX Express Care Changing Name to UNC Urgent Care, Opening New Clinics in Wake CountyAll locations will provide excellent medical care that’s easy to access and affordable RALEIGH, N.C. – March 21, 2019 – The group of urgent care centers previously known as REX Express Care is changing its name to UNC Urgent Care ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Monday, March 18, 2019
Amazon's Stealthy, Yet Enormous - Distribution Center in Garner    By Lauren Ohnesorge  – Senior Staff Writer, Triangle Business Journal Mar 15, 2019, 1:26pm EDT Updated Mar 15, 2019, 2:48pm EDT     Rising over a dusty Jones Sausage Road in Garner near Raleigh is an already-mammoth structure – the soon-to-be 2.6 million-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center.   Seven months into its ...read more
Categories: Around Town