Help Wanted Signs Abound

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – In my guise as a commercial photographer (, I’ve recently visited two local shopping areas with lots of “Help Wanted” signs. The jobs are restaurant/retail, but might be a good opportunity for high school and college kids or anyone looking for a little extra cash.. Read more

Last Chance to Win a New Car

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – A few weeks ago, we mentioned the Cary Chamber’s raffle for a new Fiat 500. Time is almost up. Have you bought your ticket yet? Read more

Michael Hrehor’s Loss Saddens Community

Story from staff reports.

Cary, NC – Michael Hrehor, co-owner with his wife Lisa of Roma’s Italian restaurant on N. Harrison Avenue, passed away on Thursday after suffering a heart attack. He was 42. Read more

Money Matters: 5 Financial Mistakes

This article is part of a regular series contributed by Pete D’Arruda, aka “Coach Pete”, president of Capital Financial Advisory Group here in Cary, NC. Photo by Chelsea Phillips.

Cary, NC – When it comes to achieving your financial goals, there are plenty of risks and opportunities for failure. Whether it is saving for college, planning for retirement or investing in the stock market, there are pitfalls threatening your dreams and livelihood.

Don’t let these 5 common financial mistakes ruin your chances for a successful financial future. Read more

Business: Top 5 Twitter Tricks

Story by Hal Goodtree. Twitter bird by Leandro Agro.

Morrisville, NC – This morning, I had the pleasure of addressing Coffee & Connections at the Morrisville Chamber. My topic was Top 5 Twitter Tricks. Read more

Morrisville Chamber: Annual Meeting Shows Robust Business Community

Story and pictures by Hal Goodtree.

Morrisville, NC – Carlotta Ungaro, the President of the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce, asked me to take pictures of the group’s annual meeting. “Sure,” I said, expecting 40 or 50 people and rubber chicken. Boy, was I wrong. Read more

Techology Video: Alpha Dog Robot

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo from Boston Dynamics.

Cary, NC – Here is a cool and inspiring technology video to start off your Monday morning: three generations of a sure-footed robot dog that can carry 400 pounds in combat. Read more

Cary Business: Ockham Acquires Nexus

Story from staff reports. Scanning electron micrograph by Anne Weston for  Wellcome Industries.

Cary, NC – The high-tech focus of Cary business continues to expand with the acquisition of Nexus Oncology by Ockham, a Cary company. Read more

Triangle Wiki: Call for Contributors

Guest post by Laura Hamlyn. Photo of Crabtree Creek Watershed by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Best place to live. Home to SAS. Highly educated workforce. We know these Cary stories by heart. But there are so many more waiting to be told. Read more

Business: Caterpillar Shuns Illinois for Cary Area

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Laura Gilmore.

Cary, NC – The Chicago Tribune reported yesterday afternoon that Caterpillar is relocating a plant from Japan to the United States and has said no to Illinois elected officials, preferring to move the operation to the Cary area. Read more