Story by Lindsey Chester, photo by Philippe Leroyer. Cary, NC- Chalk it up to the “never a dull moment” saying, but this weekend Cary has a lot going on! Take a look at our CaryCitizen Calendar for the complete listing of what you can find from WakeMed Soccer Park to Booth Amphitheatre and everywhere in […]
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Even in this slow economy, the Triangle continues to attract new businesses. The region captured the attention of The Chef’s Academy, the Culinary Division of Harrison College, from Indianapolis, IN. The Academy is expanding , and their research pointed them to our area as a great place to open a new culinary arts school.
Cary, NC- Are you an amateur shutterbug? Would you like to see your work exhibited at Spring Daze this year? If so, you’re invited to enter the third annual Spring Daze Photo Contest, sponsored by the Cary Jaycees.
Congratulations to the students, teachers and parents of Kingswood Elementary School in Cary, recognized as a National Title I Distinguished School by the National Title I Association. Kingswood is one of only two schools in North Carolina selected for this honor.
Over in Morrisville, just behind Perimeter Park, is the headquarters for a company that deploys over 500 employees to all the world’s hot spots, including Korea, Iraq and Afghanistan.
All photos by Brooke Meyer Cary, NC – The turbulent Civil Rights Era was experienced right here in the Town of Cary, but many of us don’t know about it. Real Life Stories Peggy Van Scoyoc, Cary’s oral historian, recently published a book titled “Desegregating Cary” to tell real life stories about people that lived through […]
Cary, NC- Elaine Buxton never imagined she’d be the CEO of a company, let alone one that specializes in “mystery shopping”. Her company, Confero, was recently named a Top 50 Family Friendly company by Carolina Parent.
Cary, NC- A few years ago, Ralph Ashworth wondered aloud: “Wouldn’t it be nice if Cary had a co-op gallery?” He suggested the idea to Winnie Ferguson, and five years ago the gallery known as The Cary Gallery of Artists became a reality.
Lonesource is a business to business company, they do not sell directly to consumers. When they opened in 2000, they started selling to banking firms and then expanded into clinical research and architectural companies. They aim to be the “one stop shop” where a firm can buy not only office supplies, but entrance mats, water filters, stools, whatever they need to do business. They have developed an easy to use customer interface so that clients can order everything in one online space once they are a registered customer.
This is the second in our Hidden Business Giants in Cary series. In this story, we profile HCL. It’s a $5 billion business with 55,000 employees around the world.