For most of 2016, North Carolina has been in the national headline because of House Bill 2 and the subsequent pushbacks from companies and entertainers. Now, the NCAA and the ACC have announced they are pulling championship games from the state which directly impacts Cary.
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Oktoberfest is well-celebrated nationwide and the Triangle Oktoberfest is one of the largest in the United States. And now, with Oktoberfest in Booth Amphitheater for the second year, it is set to keep growing bigger and bigger.
Part of what makes Cary distinctive is its multiculturalism and the celebration of those different parts of the world. And one of Cary’s newest and biggest celebrations, the Dragon Boat Festival, brings many of these cultures together with a focus on Chinese art and history.
North Carolina and the Triangle area is filled with artistic minds, with many filmmakers among them. These local filmmakers will be celebrated in an upcoming festival, including one Cary director who will be showing his feature length film.
North Carolina euthanizes more dogs in its shelters than any other state. But one North Carolina organization is trying to help get these dogs to home first and is partnering with nationwide comedians to raise money.
The Cary Town Council held a very short meeting this past week as councilmembers voted to look into new developments and Town Manager Sean Stegall revealed some news about voting in Cary.
Cary has established itself as a home for top-level athletics, from the USA Baseball complex to the Triangle Aquatic Center. And this week, that trend will continue as high ranking tennis pros will compete at the Cary Tennis Park in a championship tournament.
In a time when many local stores are being overshadowed by nationwide chains, one family-run Cary business has not only stayed strong for nearly two decades but it is actually growing across Wake County, with a new location opening just this year.
For cats and dogs waiting for adoption in animals shelters, it can be hard adjusting to life in a cramped environment or meeting new people. But a new project by Cary seniors is providing these animals with toys to keep them active and appealing to potential new families.
Diamante has been working to preserve and promote the Latino and Hispanic population of North Carolina for more than 20 years. Part of its promotion is through a yearly awards ceremony but this year, it’s changing some things.