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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Post Date:06/17/2019 2:07 PMWant to learn more about summer meals for schoolchildren? There will be numerous Garner-area meal sites this summer.  Here's a link for information on meal sites and dates of meal service: https://www.wcpss.net/Page/39611  During the summer, the school system sponsors schools and other organizations in the Summer Food Service Program, which is administered by the N.C. ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, June 07, 2019
An explosion devastated Garner a decade ago. Now Amazon is coming, and so are new families BY SARAH NAGEM An explosion that killed 4 at a food plant devastated Garner a decade ago It’s been 10 years since an explosion sparked by natural gas killed four people and injured dozens more at the ConAgra Foods Slim Jim plant in Garner, North Carolina. BY KEVIN KEISTER GARNERAssembly lines rolled ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, June 07, 2019
'This group was magical.’ Graduating seniors walk halls of the school where it all began BY LAURA BRUMMETT Garner graduates return to roots Garner Magnet graduating seniors who attended the Timber Drive Elementary school returned for a student clap-out in which they were celebrated for their achievement. GARNER Seniors who will graduate from Garner Magnet High School next week spent part of ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Thursday, June 06, 2019
How many times have you posted this sign...only, to not find the right applicants?   We Want to Hear From You!! Do you handle HR for your company?Do you hire new employees?Do you own the company?Do you provide training for new hires? Then we need to hear from you...have your voice heard and help the Chamber!! April Wood, Chamber staffer, will be representing the Garner Chamber at ACCE, a ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Around Town, Member News
Thursday, June 06, 2019
By Brian Abner  – Contributing Writer, Feb 12, 2015 If your business has done well stateside, you may be primed to expand overseas to capture additional customers and gain market exposure throughout the world. But before you take that major step, there are some aspects to consider. There are many nuances that drive business decision. When pondering if international expansion is right for you, ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
BikeSafe-NC and the Garner Police Department invite motorcyclists to participate in a Rider Skills Day that will offer assessment on present driving skills and advice to help make their experience as a motorcyclist safer and more enjoyable. The course is scheduled for June 15 and will start promptly at 8:45 a.m. at the police station, located at 912 7th Ave. To participate, riders must bring their ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Save $300 when purchasing a Google Pixel 3! Upgrades and new lines both qualify!! Come see me for more details!
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Closure of Section of East Garner Road Now Set for May 29Date:05/08/2019 4:50 PMNOTE: This is an update to reflect the new closure start date of May 29.NEWS RELEASE FROM NCDOT: A long-term closure of the East Garner Road bridge over Interstate 40 begins later this month as part of the I-40 widening project in Wake and Johnston counties. The bridge, between Jones Sausage Road and Auburn Church ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
In appreciation for referrals to our new Garner office, Schweizer & Associates will present $50.00 gift certificates to the buyer and buyer's agent for each transaction that closes with our firm between May 1, 2019 through September 1, 2019.  Each person can choose from the following restaurants: J. Betski's, Bella Monica, Alexanader's Mediteranean, City Barbecue or Gonza Tacos and Tequila. Call ...read more
Categories: Around Town
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