History: Cedar Fork Rifles

Story and photographs by Hal Goodtree

Morrisville, NC – Civil War History came to life on Saturday as the Cedar Fork Rifles reenacted their 1861 ceremony of commission. Read more

Scavenger Hunt: Win 10 VIP Tickets to Styx

Styx photo by Chris Adamczyk.

Cary, NC – The excitement is building for the 2011 Cary Scavenger Hunt. Did you know the Grand Prize for Adult teams is 10 VIP tickets to Styx at Booth Amphitheatre? Read more

10 Ways to Beat the Heat

By Michele McKinley. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – It’s summer time, and the livin’ is easy!

Whether you’re planning a “staycation” or just looking for a checklist of awesome things to do and places to go right here in Cary (and the surrounding area) this summer, Advocates for Health in Action (AHA) offers 10 ideas for you. Read more

Weekend: CBL Basketball Finals & 45 Other Cary Events

Cary, NC – How’s this for exciting: the Continental Basketball League 2011 Finals are this Friday at Herb Young Community Center. It’s the Cary Invasion vs. the Florida Fight at 7 PM. Read more

Recipe: How to Make Home-Brewed Vinegar

Story and photo by Matt “I Love to Ferment Things” Young.

Cary, NC – I got a hand-thrown pottery vinegar fermenter for Father’s Day. I even asked for it. One of my daughter’s responses when I asked for it was, “You have odd hobbies, dude.” Read more

Weather: Smokey Enough For Ya?

Story by Matt Young. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – You may have walked outside today and noticed the smell of something burning and a distinct haze in the air. My assumption was that something nearby was on fire. Read more

Concert Review: Live and Let Die


Tony Kishman (center) performs Paul McCartney songs at the Live & Let Die concert at Booth Amphitheatre June 18

Cary, NC – Who knew June 18th was Paul McCartney’s 69th birthday? The NC Symphony’s Live and Let Die program at Booth Amphitheatre in Cary was a fitting tribute. Read more

Scavenger Hunt: Our Sponsors Rock!

Story by Leslie Huffman. Photo by Rachel Huffman

Cary, NC – Everyone loves the adventure that is the Cary Scavenger Hunt. What’s better then a fun filled day full of mystery sprinkled with prizes and civic pride? Sign your team up NOW!

But, we could not pull this summer fun fest together without our awesome sponsors. We have teamed up with some of the best local businesses to make the 2011 Annual Cary Scavenger Hunt the best ever! Read more

Miracle League Seeks Participants

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Chris Adamczyk.

Cary, NC- Parents of children with disabilities have through mid-August to register their child to play baseball in a specialized Triangle-area league this fall. Read more

History: Films, Exhibit and Reenactors in Morrisville This Week

Story from staff reports. Photo from Cedar Fork Rifles. Left, Duncan Parrish, right Edward Parrish, circa 1861.

Morrisville Historic Exhibit Grand Opening and Documentary Premier

The Town of Morrisville will unveil new historic exhibits and two video documentaries that feature the history of the town.

The exhibits will tell the story of Morrisville from the first Native Americans to the present. In addition, a new documentary on the history of the town entitled,  Jeremiah’s Dream: The Story of Morrisville, will bring this story to life. In addition, a second documentary of the 1865 Civil War battle in Morrisville, Twilight of Sabers, will also be premiered.

The exhibit opening will take place on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. in Town Hall followed by the premier of the video premier in the Council Chambers.

For more information contact, Ben Hitchings, Planning Director, bhitchings@townofmorrisville.org

Reenacting History

Members of the North Carolina Grays/Cedar Fork Rifles will bring history to life with period costume, morning and afternoon company drill and a flag ceremony at Page House in Morrisville on  Saturday, June 25, 2011, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Period civilian dress encouraged. Sponsored by the Cedar Fork Rifles Preservation Society.

For more information contact: wgo6regnc@aol.com