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    Bud Andrews appointed to JCC Board of Trustees

    W.E. Bud Andrews has been appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to serve a four-year term on the Johnston Community College Board of Trustees.


    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...


    Year-round schools start Monday

    Garner’s four year-round schools will end their truncated summer breaks and start their 2014-15 school yerar Monday. The schools will take a head start on traditional schools –and in a few cases, possibly catching newcomers and their parents off guard.

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    WCPSS promotes Cook out of Garner High

    Garner Magnet High School’s popular, homegrown principal Drew Cook appears set to leaving the school after 17 years, five of them at the helm as principal.


    Aqua can raise rates more easily

    New rules that allow a private water utility to raise rates with less oversight will affect thousands of customers who live in Johnston County.


    540 churns toward route selection

    Little news has emerged in recent months regarding 540, but that doesn’t mean the proposed highway that had so threatened Garner isn’t churning toward route selection.


    Garner gets healthy $210,000 grant

    The Town of Garner will receive a grant of $210,000 over three years from the John Rex Endowment to promote exercise and healthy-eating plans.


    Johnston group supports fellow wives of the cloth

    A married minister has a friend and ally wherever he goes: his wife. But who supports the woman behind the man?


    Williams leaves legacy achievement, family at EGMS

    Cathy Williams retired after 24 years in Wake County Schools and eight at the helm of East Garner. She leaves behind a legacy of not just vastly-improved student achievement, but according to people who work there a legacy of creating a family at the school.


    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.

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