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Bob Barker Company Receives Triangle Business Journal's 2016 Best Places to Work Awards (Triangle Business Journal)
Fuquay-Varina's Bob Barker Company Inc., America's Leading Detention Supplier was awarded as one Triangle Business Journal's 2016 Best Places to Work: Large Companies (100 to 249 employees). Read More

New Restaurant Opens in Downtown Fuquay-Varina (Town of Fuquay-Varina)
Another local fine dining restaurant has decided to call downtown Fuquay-Varina home. Rock Harbor Grill, formally of Apex, opened their new restaurant location this week at 132 S. Fuquay Ave in downtown Fuquay-Varina. The new staple in downtown is a seafood restaurant that also offers eclectic menu choices and is known for their unique culinary creations. Read More

Fuquay-Varina takes first step in revamping downtown parking (News & Observer)
As Fuquay-Varina works to draw more people to downtown with a new arts center and other amenities, it faces a challenge encountered by larger cities: parking. Read More

Fuquay-Varina scales up vision for arts center
The Fuquay-Varina Board of Commissioners approved Aug. 1, 2016, a preliminary design for the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center. This is an exterior view of the $3.5 million concept, which includes a new two-story theater wing tacked onto the back of the existing structure. The older building will contain classroom space, art galleries and a dance studio. Read More

Fuquay-Varina fills downtown development role with former resident (News & Observer)
Towns growing as quickly as Fuquay-Varina typically hire new staff every year – police, firefighters, building inspectors – to manage the increased demand on town resources associated with new residents. Read More

Fuquay-Varina takes reins in downtown development planning (News & Observer)
As part of Fuquay-Varina’s attempt to create a cohesive development plan for its downtown, the administration of the state-funded Main Street program will be brought in-house. Read More

Fuquay-Varina’s new trees downtown a small step in town’s development goals (News & Observer)
With growth comes new people, new neighborhoods, and, now, new trees. As part of Fuquay-Varina’s efforts to spruce up its downtown and make it more pedestrian- and development-friendly, the town is in the midst of removing trees that have lined Main Street for decades and replacing them with a variety of new ones. Read More