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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
There are two great (and free!) upcoming opportunities to learn more about your Town government.   The Town is now accepting requests to enroll in the free spring 2018 Garner 101 citizens academy, set to start in March. Garner 101 consists of nine weekly classes—plus a graduation dinner and ceremony—designed to teach you about your municipal government. The classes are on Thursday evenings ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Every day in January Neal Isaacs of VR Business Brokers has released a video for "Start With The End," a video series for business owners considering the sale of their businesses.  See the full series at  ​https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLU15ApHgoI_zjubNDiEMok8MJiluuDMNf
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Monday, January 22, 2018
City Barbeque invites you to FAMILY DAY this Sunday, January 28th.  KID'S EAT FREE all day long (with the purchase of a $7+ adult meal) We will have face painting, games and a visit from Super Swine!  It's a superhero themed day, so come dressed as your favorite superhero for a little extra fun. 
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Monday, January 22, 2018
City Barbeque invites you to our First Annual DADDY~DAUGHER DATE NIGHT on Monday February 12th. There is something really special about the love between a Daddy and a Daughter and we want to celebrate that with you!  We are sharing the love by giving each couple a free piece of our Triple Chocolate Cake! Come make memories with your little love at City Barbeque! 5-8pm Feb 12th
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Friday, January 19, 2018
The new Poole Family YMCA is right in your backyard and scheduled to open soon.  We invite you to join January 17 - 31 as a Charter Member. During this limited time, we're waiving your Joining Fee! That's a savings of up to $125.  As a Charter Member, you'll be among the first to access the facility and you'll receive special Poole Family YMCA gifts. As one of the newest branches of the YMCA of ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Padgett Property Brothers episode airs January 24Carson Padgett will be featured in her very own Property Brothers’ episode!  The show airs Wednesday, January 24 at 9:00 pm on the HGTV network.   Watch Party Aversboro Restaurant is hosting a Garner watch party.  Join us at 8:15 pm on Wednesday, January 24.   If you can attend, please click here to register.     Carson, daughter of Neal and ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Chamber News
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Ernie Haase has legitimate old-time Southern Gospel credentials, but when he formed his Ernie Haase and Signature Sound in 2003 he was thinking about the future. The result of his innovations will be at Aversboro Road Baptist Church in Garner on Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. Signature Sound dishes up Southern Gospel, but the show will display the influence of some of Haase’s youthful favorites _ Elvis ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Saturday, January 13, 2018
In other news, Kris and his doctors are slowly working him out of sedation today, and he's going to be humbled, amused, and probably very excited to find out that he's now famous. ;) Thank you to Joel Brown and ABC 11 for the wonderful story on Kris, his passion for beer, and the amazing community of teachers, brewers, local business owners, and all of YOU who have donated/shared this ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Garner Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Director Sonya Shaw received a doctorate of philosophy in parks, recreation and tourism management from North Carolina State University at the Dec. 15 commencement exercises. She is the first African American female to earn a doctorate degree from the Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management Program at North Carolina State University.  Dr. Shaw has ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Thursday, January 04, 2018
New year brings in a blast of cold weather Duke Energy is closely monitoring weather conditions. Our line technicians and service crews are available throughout our service area and are ready to respond should outages/emergencies occur.The company has sufficient generation resources to meet energy needs, but the low temperatures will put higher stress on the mechanical and electrical equipment ...read more
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Thursday, January 04, 2018
The first annual Turkey Day 5K held at White Deer Park on Thanksgiving morning was an overwhelming success!  Over 500 people (many in costume) and 100+ dogs enjoyed the crisp cool fall morning running, walking or just strolling the 5K course through White Deer and Lake Benson Parks.  Timber Drive Elementary School PTA had the most online registration mentions and The TeddyRox Foundation awarded ...read more
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