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  • GARNER

    Growth potential means navigating growing pains

    The 2014 Connect conference at the Grand Marquise Ballroom fixated on both Wake County’s and Garner’s growth and both its causes and effects relating to economic development, residential development, infrastructure and education.

  • GARNER

    Garner fine-tuning ConAgra marketing

    Nearly a year after finishing clean-up and shifting into full-court-press-mode in marketing the former ConAgra site, the Garner has turned a few heads as it hopes to land its white whale: capital investment in advanced industry and high-paying jobs.

  • BUSINESS

    Carolina Ale House joins White Oak development party

    The first restaurant domino for new White Oak development has fallen; a Carolina Ale House will call Garner home and could open as early as March.

  • GARNER

    Chamber’s Connect to look back, and forward

    Thursday, amid a recap of the year in economic development, many of Garner’s business and government leaders will gather at the ballroom of the Grand Marquise for the Chamber of Commerce’s annual gathering with an eye towards what’s next.

  • BUSINESS

    Business Notes: Aug. 10

    This half-day conference focuses on major developments impacting the town’s economic climate and quality of life.

  • BUSINESS

    Garner healthplex blows away first-year projections

    One year after opening, WakeMed’s new Healthplex in Garner has blown past patient projections, which the provider said shows just how sorely the area had needed health care options.

  • BUSINESS

    Grifols’ earnings disappoint

    Grifols, a major producer of blood-plasma products and Johnston County’s largest employer, suffered the consequences of disappointing investors.

  • GARNER

    Downtown still a work in progress

    By all accounts, Garner’s downtown has improved in the last 10 to 15 years. And those planning downtown’s future believe the area’s current condition hasn’t reached finished moving forward.

  • BUSINESS

    Senate bill would hurt Wake’s power to handle growth, McFarlane says

    Most counties would have new options for raising sales taxes, but Wake and other urban counties would see new restrictions on local taxes under a bill expected to go to the Senate floor Wednesday.

  • BUSINESS

    Business notes: July 20

    A half-day conference addressing Garner’s economic prospects will be held from noon to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at the Grand Marquise Ballroom, 225 New Fidelity Court, Garner. The fee is $79 for the full conference with lunch, reception and dinner, and $35 for the reception and dinner...

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