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Wake Forest among top 10 fastest growing cities in NC!

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Wake Forest is one of the top 10 cities in NC with the largest population increases between 2010 and 2015.  The 10 cities with the largest population increases between 2010 and 2015 contain 25% of the state’s total population but make up half of the total population growth over the five-year period. 

Jason Cannon Named New Economic Development Director

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Wake Forest Town Manager Kip Padgett announced today that Jason Cannon has been selected as the town’s new Economic Development Director. Cannon is the first person to hold the position since the town assumed economic development responsibilities from the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce earlier this year.

Southern Company to Acquire PowerSecure International, Inc.

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Southern Company and PowerSecure International, Inc. announced that their boards of directors have approved a definitive merger agreement in which Southern Company will acquire PowerSecure, with PowerSecure becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Company. PowerSecure's operations, including its management team and corporate headquarters, will continue to be based in Wake Forest, N.C.

Nexus Global makes the Inc. 500's fastest growing, private companies list!

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Nexus Global Business Solutions has earned the position of 234 on the 2015 Inc. 500! Inc. has been welcoming the fastest-growing private companies in America into this exclusive club for the past 34 years. It is no easy task to make the list- honorees need to have grown at least tenfold over the past three years.

Raleigh-Durham Area #2 Life Science Hub

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"North Carolina’s Raleigh-Durham region, a.k.a. the Research Triangle, has the nation’s second leading life science base among major metro areas, up from No. 4 since last year, according to a new report."

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