8 Point Financial Checklist for the New Year

Story by Lindsey Chester with Pete D’Arruda of Capital Financial Advisory Group. Pete contributes to the Money Matters column on CaryCitizen.

Cary, NC – As the year draws to a close, its a good time to take financial inventory. Pete D’Arruda has created a simple 8 item checklist that everyone should review at least once a year, and just prior to tax prep is excellent timing. Read more

Triangle Expressway Opens This Week – Get a Transponder

Cary, NC – As construction continues to plow south on 540 toward Holly Springs, a spur road called the Triangle Expressway is set to open this week. Read more

Update: Downtown Cary- “Uniquely Us”

Story and photo by Lindsey Chester

Cary, NC- Tuesday, Nov 29 a standing room only crowd gathered in a Cary Arts Center conference room to hear from Downtown Manager Ed Gawf about the latest downtown updates. Read more

Eye Opener with Tony Tata

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Wake County Superintendent of Schools Tony Tata talked to a crowd of more than 100 at the Cary Chamber Eye Opener Breakfast this week. Read more

Technology: Local Inventor Builds Unique Laser Toy

Cary, NC – What started out as a science club project has evolved into a new product release. It’s Firefly, a unique toy that brings the magic of lasers to children of all ages. Read more

Classifieds: Speakers, Antique Chairs, Play Set

Cary, NC – Interest has been lively for Classified Cary during this first week of operation. Several interesting things have shown up for sale. Read more

Volunteer: Cary Ole Time Winter Festival

Cary, NC – You say you want to get involved? Here’s your chance. Doc Thorne of The Heart of Cary Association has put out the call for help for the Ole Time Winter Festival—coming up this Saturday, December 3, 2011. Read more

Announcing: Classified Cary

Cary, NC – For a long time, people have asked us if we accept classified ads. Today, we’re pleased to announce the launch of Classified Cary. Read more

Who’s the Smartest in the State?

Cary, NC – A recent study by American City Business Journals (ABCJ), parent of Triangle Business Journal, studied brainpower in cities with more than 100,000 people. Guess who’s #1 in North Carolina? Read more

Business: At Lynn’s Hallmark, It’s All in the Family

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester. L ->R: Daphne, Ralph and Scott Ashworth.

Cary, NC- It may be a down economy, but the Ashworth family is staying a step ahead. They own 15 Hallmark stores including one newly opened in Cameron Village and one will open on Friday (Nov 18) at Park West Village in Morrisville. In fact, they are the latest addition to our Hidden Giants business series. Read more