Cary Church

Updates on First United Methodist Church’s Expansion and Renovation

Cary, NC – First United Methodist Church is one of Downtown Cary’s oldest landmarks and for the past year, the historic church has been undergoing new construction and renovations, with plans for those first major phases to finish this Summer. Read more

Cary

Damaged Powerline Created Downtown Cary Power Outage

Cary, NC – Homes and businesses across Downtown Cary came to a halt on Monday, April 15, 2019 after a downed power line shut off electricity for much of the area. Read more

Local Film

Local Director Screens Film About Immigration and Culture

Cary, NC – This month, the Cary Theater is screening a film by local director Aby Rao, who tells the story of two immigrants with troubled pasts that forge an unlikely bond. Read more

Cary Business

New Community Class Teaches Business Skills, Partners with Mentors

Cary, NC – LaunchCARY, a new program for developing entrepreneurs and small business owners in the community, graduated its first class this month, all in a partnership with Dorcas Ministries, Wake Technical Community College and Cary’s Rotary Clubs. Read more

Cary Real Estate Report: The Wild West

Cary, NC – There is a lot of excitement about the development renaissance taking place in Downtown Cary. Sometimes it overshadows the growth taking place out west where thousands of homes and apartments are being built. This report is all about the real estate boom in Western Cary, or as we affectionately call it, “The Wild West.” Read more

Cary History Tour

Historic Trolley Tours Return for a New Year

Cary, NC – This week marks Cary’s 148th birthday and with so many years comes a lot of history. People who may not be familiar with much of Cary’s history can see it for themselves as the historic trolley tours return for a new year. Read more

Traffic

The Springtime Spike: What You Need to Know About Drunk Driving

Cary, NC – As the weather starts to warm up in the Spring, it can mean many things for traffic patterns. More cars can be seen on the roads in warmer weather – not just because it’s nicer driving weather but also because more people tend to go on vacation during these months as they celebrate Spring break.

In addition to the roads being packed with traveling college students and families, spring break often means far more alcohol consumption than usual. It isn’t unheard of for people to drive to and from the beach or bar after drinking, so it’s incredibly important to remain alert behind the wheel. Read more

Money Matters

Money Matters: Annuity Options: Choices Abound for Today’s Retiree

Editor’s Note: Briant Sikorski from Stratos Wealth Partners in Cary contributed this article.

Cary, NC – As the earliest baby boomers begin to enter retirement, the various income guarantees and other living benefits offered through variable annuities (VAs) are gaining in importance.

Yet before you rush to add a VA to your retirement funding scheme, take some time to understand what VAs have to offer in a general sense and to sort through the host of optional features and their associated fees and investment risks. Read more

Downtown Cary

Don’s Blog: Downtown LDO Amendment Work Session

Cary, NC – Approved in 2001, the Town Center Area Plan (TCAP) was Cary’s vision and planning document for downtown redevelopment. Also approved at that time was the current zoning downtown. Read more

Cary Theater

April 2019 Films at the Cary Theater

Cary, NC – Now that Spring is in full gear, take a look at what’s going on at the Cary Theater this month including several new feature films and documentaries, as well as live performances and this year’s Triangle Got Talent show. Read more