The V Foundation for Cancer Research is well known in the Cary and Triangle area for their work on cancer research fundraising and their fundraising events such as the Tobacco Road Marathon. The organization is launching a new fundraising bicycle event and will have a training ride starting here in Cary.
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Downtown Cary has been growing fast in the last few years, but one thing downtown’s renovation hasn’t brought in is a grocery store. A new initiative is looking to change that, not with a recognizable supermarket chain but with a resident-owned food co-op.
The latest Cary Town Council meeting saw votes on rezoning to bring townhomes to Downtown Cary, amending zoning on White Oak Church Road to bring in affordable housing units, funding for road and water main repairs, as well as public hearings and other discussions.
Already popular in Morehead City for their fresh quality, Happycakes Cupcakery now has a Cary location to let Cary residents try the cupcakes that won them a nationally televised baking competition.
West Cary is the fastest growing part of Cary but residents have expressed concerns about a lack of resources paired with growing infrastructure needs. For the past year and a half, the Northwest Cary Community Connection has worked to bridge the divide between residents and town government to highlight the local priorities.
In a fast-paced sport such as basketball, being able to write clear and engaging coverage of a game is a unique skill. One Cary resident was recognized for that skill, earning a national award in publication excellence.
With a focus on the flavored coffees that made it famous, Gloria Jean’s Coffees is expanding its stores in the Triangle, including Cary-Morrisville area, while reaching customers who recognize their name.
If you’ve bought any electronics for personal use, you may have noticed that you have to replace them after a handful of years. A new tech start-up in Cary is looking to change that trend by creating long-lasting products and cut down on electronic waste.
As one of the most exclusive dog shows in the world and the second-oldest continuous sporting event in the United States, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is known for its high level of prestige. This year, two Cary residents will be judges at this distinguished competition.
As Downtown Cary develops, buildings are being redeveloped and repurposed for new uses. One of those new redevelopments is the transformation of a tire store and auto garage into a wedding and event venue where the owners hope its industrial past can add character.