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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Apex Announces Selection of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Director

A familiar face will lead the Apex Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department with the appointment of long-time employee, Craig Setzer, as Director.

Selected as the town’s Employee of the Year in 2018, Setzer has been with Apex since 20...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Non-Discrimination Ordinance Adopted by Apex Town Council

At their June 8th meeting, the Apex Town Council unanimously adopted a comprehensive Non-Discrimination Ordinance with the goal of actively welcoming and protecting all who reside, work, do business, and visit Apex.

The ordinance prohibits discrimination a...

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Posted on: July 5, 2021

Chief Selected for Apex Police Department

After a nationwide search, Jason Armstrong has been selected as the next Apex Police Chief.

Developmental Associates consulting firm led the search for this position. With a heavy emphasis on community engagement early on in the process, the consultants ga...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Apex Announces Inaugural Sculpture Walk in Downtown Apex

Nine sculptures are on display throughout downtown Apex as the town kicks off an inaugural Apex Sculpture Walk. Presented and organized by the Apex Public Art Committee, sculptures were selected from over 35 submissions.

Apex Public Art Committee Chair, To...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Substance Misuse Task Force Launches in Apex

Apex Mayor Jacques Gilbert announced today the creation of the Mayor’s Substance Misuse Task Force, a community-led effort comprised of eight individuals passionate about addressing the growing problem of substance misuse and its impact on individuals, fa...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Apex Senior Spirit Week and Peak PROMenade

In the absence of a traditional prom, Apex seniors will celebrate with a “Peak PROMenade”!

The event will take place over two nights at The Depot in downtown Apex, and will include a large covered tent, photo booth, selfie stations, a DJ, and special PROMe...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

EnviroFlight announces HQ Relocation to Apex

The Town of Apex, North Carolina has recruited a new business that’s focused in the bio-agriculture industry. EnviroFlight, a wholly owned subsidiary of Darling Ingredients Inc., has announced plans to occupy a proposed 30,000 square foot facilit...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Apex Awarded Electric Vehicle Charging Station Funds

Apex has been awarded $24,000 toward Level 2 electric vehicle charging stations in the community. Funds were awarded following a competitive application process as part of the North Carolina Volkswagen Mitigation Settlement Program.  

“This grant ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Apex, DHIC, Wake County Partnership Moves Affordable Housing Project Forward

Apex moves closer to bringing an affordable housing project to reality with the pending construction of Broadstone Walk Apartments. 

The Wake County Board of Commissioners voted on January 4th to approve a $3 million loan for this project. Togethe...

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