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How to Help Hurricane Florence Victims

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Cary avoided the worst of last week's Hurricane Florence but other towns and cities along the North Carolina coast were not so lucky. Here are some organizations working to help people affected by the storm, and ways you can help them.
Rock Your World
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Rock Your World Benefit Returns with Downtown Show

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For nine years now, the Rock Your World benefit concert has raised money for causes both local and international. The event has grown each year and this year it will be in Downtown Cary at the Mayton Inn.
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Fall Gardening: The Season of Mums

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Every Autumn, the weather is slightly different. This year, in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, everything that's undamaged is fat and green. A flush of caterpillars have appeared. And, if you go to the garden store this weekend, you'll see it is the Season of Mums.
Gas Prices
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Hurricane Florence Left Minimal Impact on Cary Gas Prices

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Right before Hurricane Florence hit, Cary residents saw long lines of cars waiting to stock up on gasoline. But now that the hurricane has passed, fuel supplies and prices look stable despite the historic rainfall.
Carolina Hurricanes
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Canes Shock Bolts

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The Carolina Hurricanes opened their home preseason with a resounding 6-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night, September 19, 2018. Prospect Jane Kuokkanen with one goal, two assists, and Captain Justin Williams with three assists, led the way with three points a piece, but this was a total team effort.
Koka booth Amphitheatre
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Dawes and Old Crow Medicine Show Bringing Rock and Folk to Cary

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Last weekend, residents from Cary and around the Triangle were preparing their homes and businesses for the effects of the oncoming hurricane. But starting this weekend, residents can relax with a concert at Koka Booth Amphitheatre featuring two big names: Dawes and Old Crew Medicine Show.
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How to Help Hurricane Florence Victims

Cary avoided the worst of last week's Hurricane Florence but other towns and cities along the North Carolina coast were not so lucky. Here are some organizations working to help people affected by the storm, and ways you can help them.
police
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Study Puts Cary in Top 10 Safest NC Towns

In a new study, Cary ranks as one of the top 10 safest towns in all of North Carolina, while also standing out as the most populous of the safe towns or cities by far.
Cary Business
Harold’s Blog
Cary Mayor
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Harold’s Blog: Hurricane Florence and Response

This week was all about Hurricane Florence. Monday started with calls to council members to hear of questions or concerns about the scheduled council meeting on Thursday. When I talked with staff later in the day we agreed that the Hurricane would be having an impact on Cary Thursday evening so we decided it was best to cancel the meeting.
Education
Wake County Education
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Education: Bill Fletcher 2018 September Newsletter

As the balance of 162,000 students began classes, district staff released the draft plan to open four new schools in 2019 and assign students to schools with available seats…all in an effort to reduce over-crowding, comply with the state-mandated class size reduction, align k-8 calendars and possibly remove enrollment caps from some schools.
Arts
Koka booth Amphitheatre
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Dawes and Old Crow Medicine Show Bringing Rock and Folk to Cary

Last weekend, residents from Cary and around the Triangle were preparing their homes and businesses for the effects of the oncoming hurricane. But starting this weekend, residents can relax with a concert at Koka Booth Amphitheatre featuring two big names: Dawes and Old Crew Medicine Show.
Sports
Carolina Hurricanes
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Canes Shock Bolts

The Carolina Hurricanes opened their home preseason with a resounding 6-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night, September 19, 2018. Prospect Jane Kuokkanen with one goal, two assists, and Captain Justin Williams with three assists, led the way with three points a piece, but this was a total team effort.
Events
Food
Movies
Cat Film Festival
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Dog Film Festival Adds Cats to the Mix

Local filmgoers may be familiar with the New York Dog Film Festival that came to the Cary Theater last year. Now, the  dog film festival is returning, with a day of cat-focused films now included.

Inside CaryCitizen