Cary Chamber: 2013 Car Raffle & Auction


Story from staff reports. Photo from Dodge.

Cary, NC – The annual Cary Chamber of Commerce car raffle and silent auction is coming. This year, the Grand Prize is a new Dodge Dart. It could be yours for $100. Read more

Top 2 Productivity Tools


Story by Hal Goodtree. Republished from CaryInnovationCenter.

Cary, NC – The two tools for business productivity that are the subject of this post have been around for years. But for 2013, they have broken through to the “must-have” category. Read more

Forbes: Cary-Raleigh in Top Five U.S. Tech Hot Spots


Story and photo of Regency office park by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The trend is away from big-city tech growth and slanted towards smaller regions, according to Forbes. The Raleigh-Cary area ranked fifth in the top ten tech hot spots in the U.S. Read more

Bass Pro Shop Replacing Carolina Pottery


Cary, NC – In case you haven’t heard the news, Bass Pro Shops is coming to Cary. What you may not have heard: it’s replacing Carolina Pottery in Harrison Square. Read more

Coming Soon: Jobs, Restaurants and New Theatre at Park West


Morrisville, NC – More restaurants, a new movie theater and some jobs are coming to Park West Village in the coming weeks. Here’s the run-down. Read more

January Business Events in Cary


Story and photo by Hal Goodtree. First published on

Cary, NC – In some places, January is a chilly time for business. Not so much in Cary. Grab a fistful of business cards and get out there this month. Read more

Ben Shivar: Past, Present & Future in Cary


Story by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – There’s never a dull moment in Cary.  January 3rd saw the first meeting of the year for the Heart of Cary Association at The Matthews House. Ben Shivar, Cary Town Manager, reviewed where the Town has been in 2012 and where it’s going in 2013.  Read more

Lori Bush: A Solar Farm in Cary


Story and photos by Lori Bush. Republished from her blog.

Cary, NC – In late December, I got a chance to visit the new solar farm located at the South Cary Water Reclamation Facility. We’ve all seen solar panels, but you haven’t seen anything like this before.  Ok, well, I haven’t.

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Top 10 To-Do’s for 2013


Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Eamon Brett.

Cary, NC – Happy New Year Cary! Here’s a list of some To-Do’s to put in your calendar over the course of the next 12 months -not all at once- so you can have a great 2013! Read more

LORD Opens New Building Named for Former CEO

New Building at LORD Corp’s Cary global headquarters. Photo courtesy LORD Corp.

Cary, NC- LORD Corporation unveiled its new building, the Richard L. McNeel Business Center, at a dedication ceremony honoring President and CEO Rick McNeel on December 18. Read more