Southwest Wake News

Business Notes: Feb. 4

Business doings

The Garden Hut will host free classes in February at 1004 Old Honeycutt Road, Fuquay-Varina. For details, call 919-552-0590 or go to

Jonathan and Maggie Pierce have opened The Mason Jar Tavern at 114 Grand Hill Place, Holly Springs, in Holly Springs Towne Center.

Lynne Fischer will lead art classes in Febraury at Southern Charm Gift Boutique in Cary Towne Center, 1105 Walnut St., Cary. Her classes include a Valentine’s Day activity for kids on Feb. 13, a pottery workshop on Feb. 21, an upcycled jewelry class on Feb. 22 and a painted rock class for kids on March 1.

The Waverly Artists Group hosts art classes, including watercolor batik on Feb. 15, in Cary. For details, go to

Dollar General opened a new store at 832 E. Chatham St., Cary.

Salons by JC Salon Suite opened on Feb. 2 at 2476 Walnut St., Cary.

Duke Realty Corporation has sold Regency Creek I , a four-story office building at 12040 Regency Parkway in Cary, to Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation, headquartered in Boston.


The Cary Chamber of Commerce Economic Development meeting will be at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 307 N. Academy St. To register, go to

The Cary Chamber of Commerce will host a Parent Chat with Bill Fletcher, a member of the Wake County school board, from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at 307 N. Academy St.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce will meet for Business After Hours from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at BlackFinn Ameripub, 3201 Village Market Place, Morrisville.

Apex Mayor Bill Sutton will present the 2015 State of the Town at Wake Up Apex on Thursday, Feb. 12, at 8:30 a.m. at the Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Admission is free. A light breakfast will be served. Register at

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce KNOW (Knowledgeable Network of Women) Luncheon - Building Community, Building Careers will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestwonwood Parkway, Cary. To register for $25 for Chamber members and $35 for non-members, go to

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce New Member Luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16. For details, go to

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Coffee & Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. There is no charge for chamber members. Visitors can try two sessions for free, and $10 after that. For details, go to


Susannah West Interior Design of Cary earned the Best of Houzz for Customer Satisfaction award.

Adam G. Mitchell, town manager of Fuquay-Varina, received the Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association.

The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce announced the 2015 Board of Directors: Josh Dunbar, chair; Moss Withers, chair-elect; Scott Booth, past chair; Natalie Babson, secretary; Jeff Westmoreland, treasurer; Charles Archer; Neil Byrd; Chandler Cobb; Travis Kelley; Bruce Meyer; Lisa Naticchione; Phillip Passey; Chantal Stanyer; and Daniel Weeks.

The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce presented Marek Alapin & Morris Miner Business Leader of the Year to Bruce Meyer with Sign Edge; The Parrish “Ham” Womble Distinguished Service Award to Marguerite Greene of MARCCOM and; the Ambassador of the Year to Baxter Walker III of Colliers International; the Volunteer of the Year Award to Chantal Stanyer of Hampton Inn & Suites – Holly Springs; and the Gold Star Educator of the Year to Rosemary and Tom Wyrick of Lifetime Learning Academy.