Harold’s Blog: Panel Discussions, Commuter Rail, Road Improvements and More

Cary, NC – This week’s activities were shortened due to illness earlier in the week. My first activity was on Wednesday.

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Canes Reclaim Playoffs Wild Card Spot After Weekend at Home

Raleigh, NC — Much to the joy of nearly 17,000 Canes fans at PNC, the team pulled out a win against the New York Islanders in a sudden-death shootout Sunday night. This win was crucial as it broke their three-game losing streak and brought them back up in the standings of the playoff wildcard spot.

Read on for the full rundown of the weekend games through the eyes of our Canes writer, Bob Fennel.

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Cary’s Heritage: Then Tobacco Farms and Warehouses, Now Bradford Plaza

Cary, NC — Adapted from Just a Horse-Stopping Place, an Oral History of Cary, North Carolina by Peggy Von Scoyoc, published in August, 2006. This story is about tobacco farming in Cary, particularly at the corner of Davis and High House that includes The Bradford.

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Weekend Events – MLK Celebrations, Wine Tasting, Karaoke and More

Cary, NC – Since the year 1983, our country has celebrated the federal holiday of Martin Luther King Jr. Day to remember the efforts of the nation’s most famous civil rights activist. This Monday and all weekend long, Cary, and cities all over will do just that.

The Town of Cary’s annual event series, MLK Jr. Dreamfest, will run from Saturday, Jan. 18 to Monday, Jan. 20 and consists of eight different programs, most of which are free to take part in. From acts of service to various plays and readings, this weekend is all about recognizing and remembering the work, life and vision of MLK Jr.

Start the weekend off right with a night on the town this Thursday and Friday. Events include wine tasting, movies at the Cary Theater, stand-up comedy and more.

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Ashley’s Journal: What a Year… and it’s Just Been Two Weeks

Cary, NC — Welcome to our new series where I get to toss my journalistic rules and rituals to the wayside and just speak directly to you, the CaryCitizen readers. There are a couple of things that I hope to accomplish through this series for both myself and for you.

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Fest in the West: Western Cary’s Signature Festival

Cary, NC — Imagine a place where everyone in Cary is welcome. Now imagine that place filled with live entertainment, amazing food and yes, beer. Good news, you can stop imagining and start planning, because Fest in the West is back for its fifth year and the admission is free! Read more

Harold’s Blog: First Council Meeting of 2020, Lantern Festival and More

Cary, NC — This was my first busy week of the year. Read more

Canes Served Up a Shutout Weekend Against Coyotes and Kings

Raleigh, NC – Following the Canes OT victory over the Flyers last week, the team picked up steam for an untouched weekend of hockey. Fans painted the arena green for Saturday’s Whaler’s Night, a throwback to honor the team’s heritage as the Hartford Whalers from 1972-1997. Read on to relive the weekend’s highlights as told by our writer Bob Fennel.

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Cary Town Council: Townhome Development Approved, 311 System Up and Running

Cary, NC — Thursday’s regular meeting of the Cary Town Council was primarily focused on discussing the proposed annexation of properties on Roberts Road and Page Road to make way for the development of 99 townhome units. Other topics included the completion of the 311 system, the RDU quarry and further proposals to go to the planning and zoning board. Read more

Five Strategies for Tax-Efficient Investing

Cary, NC – After factoring in federal income and capital gains taxes, the alternative minimum tax, and possible state and local taxes, your investments’ returns in any given year may be reduced by 40% or more. Here are five ways to potentially lower your tax bill.

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