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Monday, August 13, 2018
NCDOT NEWS RELEASE: Open-House Meeting on U.S. 401 Planned for Thursday, Aug. 16 THE FOLLOWING NEWS RELEASE WAS ISSUED BY NCDOT:    The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing to reconstruct a busy stretch of Fayetteville Road (U.S. 401) near the Walmart in Garner into a superstreet design that is intended to reduce traffic delays and the risk of crashes, and is looking for public input ...read more
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Friday, August 10, 2018
Amazon Chooses Garner for New Facility 2.6-Million-Square-Foot Distribution Center to be Located at Former ConAgra Site Post Date: 08/10/2018 10:50 AM (Artitst rendition below)   Town of Garner officials are hailing Amazon’s selection of the Garner Technology Center as the location for a new 2.6-million-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution center.   The Seattle-based e-commerce ...read more
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Friday, July 20, 2018
Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings on July 19 boosted its long-term rating from AA+ to AAA on the Town of Garner’s general obligation (GO) bonds. The rating upgrade comes less than a month before an approximately $4 million GO bond issuance by the Town. In summarizing its rationale for the improved rating, S&P said: “The rating action reflects our view of the town’s maintenance of extremely ...read more
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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The Wake County Summer Food Program provides free meals to young people 18 and under who receive free or reduced-price meals during the school year. This year, Garner has its first open food site at Community of Hope Ministries (located on the First Baptist Church of Garner campus, 601 St. Mary's St., right off of Benson Road). Any eligible youth may attend for free meals; no registration or ...read more
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