North Carolina Economy

Positive Trends But Lots of Unknowns at Yearly Economic Forecast

Cary, NC – In this year’s annual economic forecast for the Cary Chamber of Commerce, there are a number of positive trends across the nation’s economy but some big unanswered questions, both domestic and abroad, still make the future uncertain.

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Cary Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa Creator Talks About Origins at Cary Celebration

Cary, NC – For Cary’s 25th Kwanzaa Celebration, presented by the Ujima Group, Inc., Kwanzaa’s creator Maulana Karenga spoke to a packed crowd about the reasons he created the African heritage holiday and how to keep its values year-round. Read more

Gifting Tree Project Winner Announced

Cary, NC- The 2019 Town of Cary’s Gifting Tree Project had over 60 entries, the most entries ever in the eight years the Town has organized the contest. Read more

Fenton

Business Bits: Fenton Businesses, Morrisville Sports and More

Cary, NC – There were several pieces of business news to end the year, including a number of new businesses announced for Fenton; a new sports facility in Morrisville; two new restaurants in The Shoppes of Kildaire and more. Read more

Carolina Hurricanes

A Look at the Wake Competition Center

Morrisville, NC – The Wake Competition Center opened three of its facilities in 2019, with plans to open the ice rink in mid-2020, as a site for not only local sports development but also statewide and even national events. Read more

Morrisville

Microsoft Expanding Morrisville Office Over the Next Four Years

Morrisville, NC – Microsoft is expanding their Morrisville office with 500 new jobs over the next four years, investing $2.1 billion in exchange for more than $14 million in economic benefits. Read more

Cary Theater

January 2020 Films at the Cary Theater

Cary, NC – The new decade starts off with a bang at the Cary Theater, with several high-profile independent films playing, as well as new documentaries and live performances in January. Read more

Downtown Christmas

Photos: 2019 Downtown Christmas Celebrations

Cary, NC – The annual tree lighting in Downtown Cary always brings a lot of festivities with it and this past year was no different. Look back on the 2019 tree lighting with photographs taken by Brooke Meyer. Read more

Electric Violin

Local Musician Wants to Share Passion for Electric Violin with the World

Cary, NC – Cary-based musician Matt Bell has made a career out of his love for the electric violin and on his new EP, he said he wants to show people how versatile the instrument is and hopefully reach music students who are losing interest in playing violin. Read more

Carolina Hurricanes

Carolina Hurricanes Partner with Morrisville’s Wake Competition Center

Morrisville, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes announced at a press conference today that, starting next year, the not-yet-open ice facility at the Wake Competition Center will be their official practice facility. Read more