Tips For Athletes from the Mudcats Team Doctor

Story by special guest columnist Mark Galland. Dr. Galland is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in sports medicine, practicing in Wake Forest and North Raleigh. He serves as team physician and orthopaedic consultant to the Carolina Mudcats.

Cary, NC – As the fall season progresses, it’s important to review some basic information that may help your student athlete stay healthy and perform at the highest level. Read more

New Building for College Park Baptist Church

Cary, NC – College Park Baptist will be kicking off a new era with their Grand Opening on October 23, at 910 Twyla Road, in a part of Cary off Green Hope School Road that has changed and grown incredibly since Pastor Matt Walker began planning for this day in 2003. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Water Water Everywhere

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through September 18, 2011. In compliance with North Carolina election law, CaryCitizen has edited Harold’s Blog this week if necessary to omit any campaign-related references. You can read Harold’s Blog in its complete form at http://haroldweinbrecht.com. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – As I predicted last week, this week was a busy one for me. Read more

Teaching Young Drivers a Lost Art – Car Care

Cary, N.C. –  Atlantic Tire & Service will be holding free car care clinic specially geared toward teens on Sept. 22 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at  1380 Northwest Maynard Road.

The upcoming clinic will teach young drivers how to maintain their vehicle on a day-to-day basis and what to do in an emergency situation. Read more

Local Authors: The Fine Art of Writing an Essay

Story by Matt Young

Cary, NC – Cary resident Carole L. Hamilton teaches English at Cary Academy. She recently published Anthem Guide to Essay Writing. We can all use help here. And yes, I’m intimidated to write this.

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Fall Gardening: What to do Now

Story by guest columnist  Christine Pechner, Landscape Architect. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

This sure was a hot summer here in Cary and there is no doubt that you are looking forward to the beautiful weather of the coming months. With cooler temperatures comes the opportunity to get outside to tackle some gardening tasks that need to be done along with things that you can do to add color to your yard next spring. Read more

Food: Mellow Mushroom to Open September 26

Photo by Hal Goodtree via iPhone.

Cary, NC – The Mellow Mushroom, what many believe to be the best pizza restaurant in the Triangle, is set to open in Cary on September 26. Read more

Beware: Asian Needle Ant

 

By Matt Young, Photo by Benoit Guenard of NCSU Biology Department.

Cary, NC – The North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA) and NC State are alerting Carolinians to be on the lookout for the Asian Needle Ant, a relatively new pest in the region. NCPMA is the trade association representing the professional pest management industry in North Carolina. Read more

Real Estate: Cary Open Houses This Weekend

Cary, NC- Our second week of Cary Open Houses brings homes from all around town. This week we present 3 homes represented by Keller Williams Realty in Cary. Contact Lindsey Chester to find out how to get your open house published on CaryCitizen.

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Cary’s First Reuse Rodeo: What’s in Your Closet?

Story by Leslie Huffman. Photo by K.

Cary, NC – I don’t know about you, but I have a ton of stuff in my closets that really needs to go. My kids are growing so fast. Their closets are full of last year’s barely worn clothing and shoes that no longer fit.

I have an old desk chair and child-size beach chairs that we don’t use anymore. A perfectly good coffee machine and a never used Easy Bake Oven are just waiting for a new home. What’s in your closet? Read more