Money Matters: I’m Getting Married. How Could Marriage Potentially Affect My Finances?

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

Cary, NC – Marriage affects your finances in many ways, including your ability to build wealth, plan for retirement, plan your estate, and capitalize on tax and insurance-related benefits. Read more

The Cary Scavenger Hunt- Cluebombs Help Teams Win

Cary, NC – CaryCitizen’s annual event, the Cary Scavenger Hunt takes place Saturday, September 16, 2017 and we are starting to drop some hints, otherwise known as “Cluebombs.” Read more

Business Bits: Restaurants and Other Business News

Cary, NC – July was a slower month for new business announcements but we have news on restaurants, businesses and a hotel coming to Cary. Read more

Friends of Hemlock Bluffs Gets Large, Two-Year Grant

Cary, NC – With around 3,700 square feet of forestry, the Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve is one of Cary’s best and most beautiful natural features and a new grant will help educate the public about this unique part of the Cary ecosystem. Read more

Weekend Events: Art Loop, Food Festivals and More

Cary, NC – This weekend, you can enjoy Final Friday Art Loop all across Cary, eat and drink your fill at the Beer, Bourbon and BBQ festival, then eat again the next day at the Downtown Chowdown.

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How to Encourage a Discouraged Reader

LearningRx in Cary contributed to this article.

Cary, NC – When weak cognitive skills make reading hard, it can set off a chain reaction. It can dampen a love of learning, impact self-confidence, hinder opportunities, and make it harder to feel successful at school or work. What’s worse, kids who struggle often internalize the struggle. Instead of thinking, “Reading is difficult for me,” they can start believing self-defeating lies like, “I’m not as smart as other people” or “I can’t do anything right.” Read more

A Tour of La Farm’s Downtown Bakery

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – Last week, we wrote about La Farm opening its new downtown bakery on Chatham Street and the thought process behind Lionel and Missy Vatinet’s decision to move and expand. Earlier this week, CaryCitizen got to join newspapers and television stations from around the Triangle to tour the bakery and get a closer look at the bread it creates. Read more

Cary Medical Student Working on Healthcare for Underserved Communities

Cary, NC – Every year, a handful of students across North Carolina are selected for the North Carolina Albert Schweitzer Fellowship to provide much needed medical care to low-income and underserved communities. And one of those students is a Cary resident, who will be getting healthcare to those who would otherwise not get it. Read more

Letters: A Celebration of Kit Trubey

Bill Wygand from The Orchard at Altapass submitted this letter to CaryCitizen.

Cary, NC – Katherine “Kit” Carson Trubey made a decision in 1995 that has changed our lives. The story about an orchard situated at mile 328.3 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, how it began in 1908, where it was headed and how it was saved, is known to many. Part of that story, however, does not always get the attention it deserves.  Read more

Three Cary Residents Given President’s Volunteer Service Awards

Cary, NC – Every year, Americans who give their time to help others are presented with the President’s Volunteer Service Awards. And this year, three Cary residents who work to educate students without many resources were recognized for their effort. Read more