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Thursday, May 24, 2018
By Greg Cox Correspondent   “Next time, get the butter chicken,” said the woman at the table next to us on the patio at Bond Brothers, the brewery where we had tracked down the Curry in a Hurry truck. “It’s the best, as good as any I’ve ever had in a restaurant.” My wife had struck up a conversation over the woman’s dog (a Goldendoodle, one of several dozen breeds that my wife finds ...read more
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Thursday, May 24, 2018
By T. Keung Hui Wake County's new school superintendent is a familiar face who has spent the past 30 years educating local students. The Wake County school board turned Wednesday to Deputy Superintendent Cathy Moore to be the new leader of the largest school district in North Carolina and the 15th largest district in the nation. Moore, who has worked in Wake since 1988 and overseen academics for ...read more
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Welcome to the Chamber Carolina Pure Water Systems. Locally owned and operated in Raleigh, Carolina Pure Water Systems provides companies with state-of-the-art, point of use water purification systems. Since 2003, Carolina Pure Water Systems has provided quality water purification systems to companies who are looking for healthier drinking water solutions. They deliver cleaner and safer ...read more
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Monday, May 14, 2018
The Chamber is pleased to welcome FastSigns of Garner. FastSigns of Garner will help to solve your visual communication challenges from signs and graphics to digital signs, decor graphics and much more. They will work with you to get your project done accurately, on time and budget. To find out more about what FastSigns can do for your business visit them at https://www.fastsigns.com/2223  
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Monday, May 14, 2018
The Chamber is pleased to welcome Burn Boot Camp Garner. Burn Boot Camp was founded by Devan and Morgan Kline and designed to make it more than just a gym. Geared for today's busy individuals where they get you started as soon as you walk in the door. They offer one-on-one sessions, and have the knowledge necessary to advise in nutrition, performance, weight loss to help you reach your ...read more
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Friday, May 11, 2018
The Garner Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Oz Roofing. Located in Garner, Oz Roofing is a general contracting company with more than 30 years of experience. From roof installations to minor carpentry repairs, the mission of Oz Roofing is to better lives by crafting unassailable constructed structures with integrity and sound quality. Oz Roofing provides a variety of services including ...read more
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Friday, May 04, 2018
The Chamber Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Chris Hagwood.
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Thursday, May 03, 2018
A negotiation isn't a dispute or a confrontation. Great negotiators don't fight. When the bully on the boat in Enter the Dragon asks Bruce Lee to describe his kung fu style, Bruce says, "You can call it 'the art of fighting without fighting.'" That's a great way to think of a negotiation. Negotiating isn't really about competing well --negotiating is about communicating well. (That's especially ...read more
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Thursday, May 03, 2018
There are fun considerations to make when brainstorming new places to move (great nightlife, impressive food scene), and there are practical ones (robust public transportation, affordable housing options). But have you ever stopped to think if the city you call home is also a place where women thrive? Fin-tech company SmartAsset did just that in a new analysis of the 25 U.S. cities where women ...read more
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
Chamber Directory Services will be completing the map program by providing business logo listings with a 30-word description about your business. Your business location will also be pinpointed on the map. There is a wide variety of price points available that will provide your business name listed on the participating map sponsors index and within the digital portion of the map on-line feature ...read more
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Friday, March 16, 2018
Scotty McCreery’s Circuitous Journey to Success  The "American Idol" winner has a number-one song, a new record label and a new album releasing Friday.  Jean E. Palmieri  Scotty McCreery is only 24 but he’s experienced more than his share of life’s ups and downs.  The winner of the 10th season of “American Idol” in 2011 at the tender age of 17, he made history by becoming the youngest male ...read more
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Friday, March 16, 2018
Baker Roofing moving to new Garner home! The new owner of an old Kmart-anchored shopping center in Garner, just across the south Raleigh border, has plans in the works to revamp the property with extensive renovations and new construction.   Baker Roofing, a company with a long history in Raleigh and a reach across the South, purchased the 29-acre site at 4300 Fayetteville Road, currently home ...read more
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Friday, March 16, 2018
BY RICHARD STRADLINGrstradling@newsobserver.com919-829-4739Completing the final sections of the 540 loop road around Raleigh will mean building what could be the largest and most complicated highway interchange in the Triangle.N.C. 540, the Triangle Expressway, will meet Interstate 40 south of Garner at the spot where the U.S. 70 Bypass now splits off heading east into Johnston County. That will ...read more
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
By Natalie Campisi March 6, 2018  in  Mortgages  For millennials who are ready to become homeowners, finding an affordable house in a great community can be challenging. With housing inventory historically low, real estate in major metro areas is at a premium. It’s no surprise, then, that young buyers are moving to the suburbs, according to the 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends ...read more
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Friday, March 09, 2018
Thank you Aaron Lurie/VMA for so creatively and beautifully capturing the Chamber 2018 Reverse Raffle/Auction/Taste of the Town! Check out the photos of $5k winner Jason Peacock/Peacock Drywall and of 400 guests having a blast at an action-packed evening!Click here to check out the photos.
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Friday, December 22, 2017
Big News! Complete 540 highway project ahead of schedule   By Lauren K. Ohnesorge  –  Senior Staff Writer, Triangle Business JournalFor full article in Triangle  Business Journal  Officials have signed off on the final environmental impact statement for a project known as Complete 540 – and it’s ahead of schedule.  Initially, the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s N.C. Turnpike ...read more
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Monday, January 30, 2017
Editorial:  There is great value in community artsGarner-Cleveland Record January 29, 2017   Garner is, indeed, fortunate to have a robust arts community in its midst. From Broadway performers to community theater to public school teachers who are passionate advocates of the arts, Garner has a lot to offer its residents and, frankly, for anyone who’s willing to make the short drive to Garner ...read more
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