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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StopCaryIceNow Moves Forward

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

StopCaryIceNow, a community group that opposed plans for an Immigration & Enforcement Center at the Kroger on NC 55 and High House, is reinventing itself to help be an agent of change in the neighborhood.

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Gardening: Protect Your Trees in Hot Weather

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree

Cary, NC – Trees can get stressed in hot weather, and it’s sure been hot in Cary. Here’s a gardening tip to help your trees survive (even thrive) during the height of summer heat. Read more

Weekend Events: High Summer in Cary

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Cary, NC – It’s high summer in Cary with three special weekend events highlighting the CaryCitizen Calendar this week. Read more

Environment: More on EV Charging Stations in Cary

Cary, NC – Following up on our Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station story yesterday, Emily Barrett from ToC has passed along some info about other charging stations and plans in Cary. Read more

Recipe: Summer Squashage

Story by Kaynan Goldberg. Kaynan is CaryCitizen’s 12-year-old columnist on all things frugal, crunchy, healthy and green. She blogs at VeggiesGoCrunch. Photo by Steve Minor.

Cary, NC – Sometimes in summer, it feels like all they sell at the farmers’ markets (and/or all you can grow in your garden) is summer squash and zucchini.  Read more

Cary Picks Siemens for EV Charging Stations

Cary, NC – According to a report on TheAutoChannel, Siemens has been selected to provide Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations for Cary. Read more

Western Wake Farmers Market Ponders Move

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC- Time is running out on the land used for the current Western Wake Farmer’s Market (WWFM) located in Carpenter Village. And the group has plans for a move. Read more

Countdown To The 2011 Cary Scavenger Hunt

Cary, NC – There is just a few days left until the Cary Scavenger Hunt. We have many returning teams from last year and lots of new teams ready for the thrill of victory, the human drama of competition, and the agony of defeat! Read more

Recipe: Tropical Wheat Berry Salad

Story and recipe by Jim McGrody.

Cary, N.C. – I am on vacation this week, basking in the intense heat that has hit Cary. Read more