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Thursday, October 18, 2018
          Garner Update   October 2018      We start out this newsletter with a big tip of the cap to staff in Public Works, Police and Garner Fire-Rescue who volunteered to help communities to the east and southeast that were hard hit by Hurricane Florence. Once it was clear Garner had ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, October 12, 2018
Garner, NC Rotarians Join Forces to Increase Digital Learning at Community of Hope Ministries  The Garner Mid-Day Rotary Club and the Garner Morning Rotary Club are each known for outstanding service to the Garner community.  While the Mid-Day Rotary is passionate about eliminating childhood hunger, the Morning Rotary focuses on scholarships for Garner area high school seniors pursuing a ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The Town is planning to extend the South Garner Greenway and will hold a public meeting about the proposed project on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at White Deer Park Nature Center (2400 Aversboro Road). Residents are invited to drop in at any time during the meeting and review three options for the Greenway extension route. This project, a part of the 2013 Bond Program, would ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Back in June a quiet transition occured from one family to another of a Triangle landmark business that dates back more than two decades.  In 1997, former owner Gypsy Gilliam brought her diner "Gypsy's Shiny Diner" to Cary on Buck Jones Road and the controversey was that it was too shiny.  She got into a back and forth with the town of Cary that went "Viral" as the internet was just becoming ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Monday, October 08, 2018
The Garner Woman's Club is pleased to annouce that we are now accepting applications for our 2018 Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship! This will be awarded to Garner area graduating seniors based on the candidate's character, scholastic records, evidence of intellectual promise, demonstration of ambition, leadership ability, and need for financial assistance.  Our local scholarship is funded by our ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Monday, October 22nd Moon Runners Saloon will host the 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. All Proceeds will be donated to Garner PAAL (Garner Police Athletic/Activities League). Shotgun start at 9:30am at the River Ridge Golf Club. $125.00 per Golfer, Foursome $500.00. Fees include: Green Fees, Cart Fees, Breakfast, Lunch, Adult & Non Adult Beverages, Post Tournament Buffett with awards and ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED!! The annual BBQ will no longer be on September 28, 2018, and the new date will be released as soon as possible.  We hope to see you once the new date is confirmed! For more information about Community of Hope or about the upcoming BBQ fundraiser, go to www.cohmin.org
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Friday, September 21, 2018
    Megan Young has been promoted to recreation superintendent for the Town of Garner’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department. Young brings over 12 years of parks and recreation experience in administration, supervision and management.     Young has successfully coordinated and implemented an array of activities, programs and special events throughout her recreation career, ...read more
Categories: Around Town
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
Categories: Around Town