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Manufacturing Company Expands in Fuquay-Varina (News & Observer)
Bob Barker Company is planning a $4.15 million expansion at its Purfoy Road facility in Fuquay-Varina. This will be the first use of the town's new economic incentive policy. Read More

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