Cary Girl Scout Brings the Arts to Senior Citizens

Cary, NC – Getting involved in the arts can have benefits for all parts of life, but as people get older, access to artistic expression can become more difficult. One local Girl Scout created a project to ensure Cary senior citizens got involved in painting, earning herself one of the Girl Scouts’ top awards in the process. Read more

Cary-Based Andia’s Wins Second-Place in National Ice Cream Competition

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Cary, NC – In their first entry into the largest national competition for ice cream makers, Andia’s Homemade Ice Cream in Cary finished with the second-highest score of any entrants, earning this honor the same year they opened their first physical store. Read more

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The State of Solar in Cary

Editor’s Note: Kathy Miller of Yes Solar Solutions in Cary contributed to this article.

Cary, NC – Last week, at about 10:45 AM according to the Duke Energy outage map, more than 12,000 customers were affected by the loss of power. By 11:30 AM, that number had been reduced to just over 3,000 customers, including the Town of Cary buildings and facilities. It took some customers until around 2:45 PM to get power back, once again according to the Duke Energy outage map. Yes Solar Solutions, located in Cary, North Carolina was right in the mix when the outages moved down Maynard Road, from Harrison Avenue to High House Road.  Read more

Weekend Events: Cary Christmas Parade, Music Events and More

Cary, NC – This weekend in Cary, more holiday events are coming in, including the Cary Jaycees Christmas parade, Arbolito de la Esperanza and more, as well as many live music events at venues across town. Read more

Recipes: Holiday Cocktails for Every Occassion

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Cary, NC – The end of the year brings about a lot of holidays, each with their own occasions and needs. Here are some unique cocktail ideas for this time of the year. Read more

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Cary Ranks as Second-Safest North Carolina Town

Cary, NC – FBI reports over the recent years have shown that Cary is one of the safest places to live in the country and especially North Carolina when considering population size. A new study echoes this as Cary ranks as the second-safest town in North Carolina and one of the safest nationwide when taking population into account. Read more

Profile: Tru Pettigrew and Building Bridges

Cary, NC – At a time when tensions between police departments and communities of color are prominent in the news, local programs have been working to bridge any divides between these two groups in Cary. Many of these programs were started because of one man who went to the police station because he was afraid of his son’s future. Read more

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Gingerbread Competition Brings Tasty Creations to Downtown Cary

Cary, NC – You should never play with your food at the dinner table, but the streets of Downtown Cary are another matter. This Saturday, creative residents from all over town will be showing off their gingerbread creations, from houses and mansions and even world-famous landmarks. Read more

Education Goes Further in Cary, New Study Shows

Cary, NC – Higher education can help people become better informed citizens and critical thinkers but it can also get someone a job where they make more money than before. A new study suggests higher degrees have greater impact on earning a higher wage in Cary than most other towns and cities in the United States. Read more

Cary Community Choir Performs at Famous Carnegie Hall

Cary, NC – This Sunday, the Cary Community Choir will be performing George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” for the 47th year at Westwood Baptist Church. But this year’s choir will be a little different as the group got to perform at the world-famous Carnegie Hall. Read more