Sports: Cary Invasion Sets 2012 Season

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The Cary Invasion, Cary’s pro basketball team, has set the schedule for its second season. The first home game is April 1, 2012. Read more

Food Lion to Close Harrison Av Store

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Supermarkets seem so permanent. But to the corporations that own them, they are pins on a map. So it is with the Food Lion at the corner of Maynard and Harrison. The Delhaize Group in Brussels, Belgium announced last week that they are closing more than 100 stores in the U.S. including the aforementioned Food Lion in Cary. Read more

Small Businesses Make Downtown Cary Buzz

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – This past year, we have reported on Downtown development with an eye to what the Town of Cary has purchased and developed.

In this article, we take a look at the independent businesses now open in the core area of downtown – chiefly Academy and Chatham Streets. Read more

Business: Revenue Collection Up in NC

Story from staff reports. Photo by apbailey.

Cary, NC – In another positive economic bell weather for the area, the Governor’s Office reported today that revenue collection is $150 million above forecast for the current fiscal year. Read more

Food: BurgerFi Coming to Cary

Cary, NC – Here are two words you don’t hear together very much: “eco-friendly” and “hamburgers.” BurgerFi, a new restaurant concept, aims to change that perception when they open their doors in Cary during the Spring of 2012. Read more

Downtown Cary: Plans for 2012

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC  – It was another packed house at the Heart of Cary Association‘s (HoCA) first meeting in the new year. The guest speaker was Cary’s Town Manager Ben Shivar and the crowd was eager to hear what he had to say about plans for DownTown Cary in 2012. Read more

Downtown Cary This Week: Shivar at HoCA on Thursday

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Today, we introduce a column called Downtown Cary This Week. Read more

CaryCitizen Names Jeff Strowe Manager of Media Services

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Coming on the heels of our one millionth story view, CaryCitizen kicks off 2012 with several new improvements. Most notably, we’re please to announce that Jeff Strowe is joining the organization as our first full-time Manager of Media Services. Read more

Technology: Predictions for 2012

Story and illustration by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – What would the last week of the year be without a few predictions? Gazing into the crystal ball, here’s what I see for technology 2012. Some of it may surprise you. Read more

Business: REI Moving to Former Border’s Books Location

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – REI, the outdoor clothing and adventure retailer, has announced that it’s moving from Crossroads to Devonshire Plaza, the old location of Border’s Books. Read more