As Morrisville and Wake County grow, new successes produce their own problems and the yearly “State of Morrisville” meeting addressed both sides of the town’s growth, focusing on how a booming population means a greater need for schools and public transportation.
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It’s no secret to local residents that Cary is a fast-growing town. And for good reason – a new study shows Cary as one of the top 20 cities and towns in the country for tech start-ups to locate.
Few food competitions get more heated than chili cook-offs. An upcoming Cary chili contest pits area chefs against one another, all to benefit local firefighters in the struggle against skin cancers.
While this week’s Cary Town Council meeting did not see much discussion or debate, the agenda saw items that will set into motion large changes in Cary as part of community plans such as the Eastern Cary Gateway and mass transit.
To raise money for scholarships for local students, the Western Wake chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is holding a fundraiser where people can auction on rare sports jerseys and see an exclusive fashion show by a Raleigh designer.
Earlier this year, Relias Learning made top headlines in Cary by announcing 450 new jobs over the next five years. The company’s first round of hiring is coming soon with a job fair this week to find compatible employees.
The Girl Scouts aims to not only teach girls and young women important skills but encourages them to use what they’ve learned to help their community. That is what one Cary Girl Scout did, receiving the Silver Award in the process.
When one Cary high school student found herself in a bad situation, she wrote about what she was dealing with. When that gave her some relief, she decided to create an outlet for other young women to share and now it has grown with 90 stories so far.
In some parts of the world, access to what we may consider basic healthcare is limited for swaths of the population. But one Cary resident is working to help, organizing her second trip to the Philippines to provide care to thousands and is looking for donations from community members.
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.