Technology: A Brief Introduction to Google+

Story by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – You’ve heard the buzz. Now, Google+ has come to CaryCitizen. Here’s a brief introduction to the application that’s sweeping across the internet.

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Money Matters: Managing College Debt

Story by Peter “Coach Pete” D’Arruda, RFC, President of Capital Financial Advisory Group and the host of Coach Pete’s Financial Safari on WPTF,  WEEB and  WFNC. 

The average college student today is almost certain to leave their university with student loan debt – in fact, they are more likely to leave with debt than they are to leave with a diploma.

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Technology: An Inside Look at Lenovo’s Product Pipeline

Lenovo's Morrisville Headquarters

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – My family is made up of diehard Mac fans, always have been. Before we bought our first Apple, we had a Commodore. Last week I got a tour of Lenovo’s innovations, and I must admit, I was impressed. Read more

Business: Lord Corp Staying in Cary

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Earlier this week, North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue announced that LORD Corporation, headquartered in Cary, would be expanding their footprint and adding jobs and investment in Wake County. Read more

Wanted in Cary: Yacht Designer

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Janis Behan.

Cary, NC – How’s this for a bullish indicator: Setzer Design Group in Cary is advertising for a mid-level Yacht Designer. Read more

Park West Village To Open This Fall

The first phase of Park West Village opens this October

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester

Cary, NC – You can see the building and the signs have been up for months… A new Target will be opening in Park West Village October 9th at the corner of Chapel Hill Rd and Cary Parkway. Read more

Business: Subway Ad Agency to Open Cary Office

Cary, NC – The Asher Agency, a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations agency headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana, announced that it is opening a North Carolina office. In Cary, NC. Read more

CaryCitizen Hit By Server Mishap

Story by Hal Goodtree, Publisher of CaryCitizen. Picture from Skullbox.net.

Cary, NC – If you’ve been wondering where CaryCitizen has been for the past few days, the answer is sure to bring a shudder to many in the local IT community. Read more

Inside Knight Foundation News Entrepreneur Bootcamp

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester. L–>R Susan Mernit, Gerry Campbell and Barb Dybward, first panel at Knight Bootcamp.

Cary, NC – The lights seemed painfully bright at 4:45 am in Terminal 2 at RDU. The date was Sunday, May 15. I was headed to Los Angeles on a Knight Foundation journalism fellowshipNews Entrepreneur Bootcamp at the University of Southern California was created by the Knight Digital Media Center to help publications like CaryCitizen become sustainable news organizations. Read more

Cary Gets First Fiat Dealership in North Carolina

Cary, NC – After 27 years, Fiat is returning to the United States. The first dealership in North Carolina is in the Cary AutoMall. Read more