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Friday, November 09, 2018
The Lions Club of Garner is selling 50/50 Raffle Tickets!! Tickets are $5 each and the proceeds go to benefit Local Projects for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Drawing will be held December 17, 2018. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Signal Ross (919) 772-4359.
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Friday, November 09, 2018
From the Town of Garner- Join the Garner Community in honoring Veterans Day 2018! The Garner community's annual Veterans Day observance will be held Sunday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. at Aversboro Road Baptist Church (1600 Aversboro Road). A patriotic mini-concert by the Garner Magnet High School Wind Ensemble, starting at 2:30, will precede the main program. Keynote speaker is U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Lee ...read more
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Monday, November 05, 2018
The Garner Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department received the Arts and Humanities Award for the Pop-Up Art Fence Project from the N.C. Recreation and Park Association at its annual conference on Oct. 26. The award recognizes the most innovative and effective arts and humanities programs by parks, recreation and leisure service agency members in the state. Garner’s Cultural Arts ...read more
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Homes and Land of Raleigh Invites you to our Open House and Check Presentation, Thursday, November 15, 7:30 - 11:30 am at the Garner Chamber of Commerce, 401 Circle Drive, Garner, NC. Coffee and light snacks available. Join publisher Kim Mayer of Homes and Land as she presents a check for hunders of dollars to Pretty in pink Foundation. "Every single one of the Real Estate offices ...read more
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Friday, October 26, 2018
News & Observer Article- Developer wants to build towers up to 20 stories south of downtown Raleigh By Zachery EanesRALEIGH  A newly submitted rezoning application for a nine-acre site south of downtown Raleigh could radically transform the southern entrance to the city from an area of low-slung buildings to one of 20-story towers. Raleigh-based Five Horizons Development submitted the ...read more
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Friday, October 26, 2018
Zumper Article- The Best Cities to Raise a Family By Greg Vanderhorst As some of you may start to think about having kids and life in a big city could begin to grow old, you may be thinking about packing up and heading somewhere else to start the next chapter in your life, but where should you go? Northeast? Midwest? Luckily for you, we looked at ten key factors in the largest cities across ...read more
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Friday, October 26, 2018
Forbes Article- How Successful People Spend Their Weekends By Travis Bradberry As co-founder of Hotwire.com and CEO of Zillow for the last seven years, 39-year-old Spencer Rascoff fits most people’s definition of success. As a father of three young children, Spencer is a busy guy at home and at work. What’s the one thing that Spencer refuses to do on the weekend? Work—at least, in the ...read more
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
By Dr. Lisa Wright FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDONE WRIGHT CLEANING SERVICES LLC HELPS TO ESTABLISH AND JOINS A NONPROFITGarner, North Carolina – October 23, 2018 – Done Wright Cleaning Services, LLC is a veteran-owned residential and commercial cleaning company that has helped to establish as well as teamed up with Fight 4 Cure Inc, a nonprofit raising funding for cancer research, awareness programs, ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
Thanksgiving is just 30 days away!  Sponsorships beginning at $100 are still available. Register Now!  Prices increase 10/29/18https://fsseries.com/event/turkey-day-5k/register/The TeddyRox Turkey Day 5K is a fun, festive Thanksgiving morning run family and friends can enjoy together. A great community event and a holiday tradition in the making.  Race options include a Competitive 5K, ...read more
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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
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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
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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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