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  • 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...

  • BUSINESS

    Task force: Grow and promote Garner

    In its last official meeting, the Growth Strategies Task Force convened by the Town of Garner moved toward some policy changes that might spur development. Perhaps even more talk centered around marketing the town to the outside region.

  • BUSINESS

    Business Notes: July 6

    Allstate agency owner Nicolas Petrakis has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2014. The Allstate Premier Agency designation is bestowed on less than 48 percent of Allstate’s nearly 10,000 agency owners across the country. This designation is being presented to Petrakis for his...

  • BUSINESS

    Business Notes: June 18

    Jerry Thornton, former city executive and commercial loan officer in Four Oaks Bank’s Clayton market, recently returned to the bank in his new role as business banking officer after a brief absence. Thornton will now be responsible for establishing and maintaining banking relationships with...

  • BUSINESS

    Business Briefs: June 8

    Horace Mann has appointed Carl Jackson as an Exclusive Agent for Horace Mann Educators Corporation. Jackson’s insurance agency, Jackson Insurance & Financial Services, serves school employees in Raleigh and Garner. Jackson has over seven years’ experience in the insurance industry ...

  • CLEVELAND

    More complaints emerge as Geeks slapped with injunction

    A Wake County judge ordered Raleigh Geeks, a four-store Triangle chain with a location in Cleveland, to return customer property within five days or be held contempt of court as additional customer complaints flow into the state Department of Justice.

  • BUSINESS

    Garner expands east and west

    Garner’s planning commission rubber-stamped plans for one new commercial project near the northwest corner of town along with annexation of an existing one that would become the eastern-most property in town at it’s May 12 meeting.

  • CLEVELAND

    State shuts down Geeks with lawsuit

    After hearing accusations of habitually late and incompetent repair work and lies to frustrated customers – and no rebuttal from the no-show defendants – a judge ruled that a local computer repair chain must cease operations for now.

  • BUSINESS

    Business Notes, March 4

    Julie Hodge, manager of the Carriage House Cleaners in Garner, was recently awarded a certificate of appreciation from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10225 of Garner. The certificate was in recognition for the support received in cleaning of the American and Armed Forces flags.

  • BUSINESS

    Business notes, March 30

    The town of Garner has won three Excellence in Communications awards from N.C. City & County Communicators, matching the total it won in the organization’s awards competition last year. The town won first place honors in the category of marketing tools – best use of promotional item...

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