Letters: A Celebration of Kit Trubey

Bill Wygand from The Orchard at Altapass submitted this letter to CaryCitizen.

Cary, NC – Katherine “Kit” Carson Trubey made a decision in 1995 that has changed our lives. The story about an orchard situated at mile 328.3 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, how it began in 1908, where it was headed and how it was saved, is known to many. Part of that story, however, does not always get the attention it deserves.  Read more

Three Cary Residents Given President’s Volunteer Service Awards

Cary, NC – Every year, Americans who give their time to help others are presented with the President’s Volunteer Service Awards. And this year, three Cary residents who work to educate students without many resources were recognized for their effort. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Cary Chamber Retreat, North Carolina FC and More

Cary, NC – This was a light week with the exception of attending the Cary Chamber’s annual retreat. Read more

North Carolina FC Reaches Draw Against Premier League Team

Cary, NC – Local fans got to see a special showdown as North Carolina FC took on the English Premier League team, Swansea City AFC. And once again, the home team was not defeated, even against one of the top teams in the world of soccer. Read more

Cary Ranks in Top Five Towns for New Home Buyers

Cary, NC – Cary’s population may reach 170,000 by the end of the decade as more people move in. And a new study may have a clue as to why, with Cary ranking as the fourth best place for first-time home buyers. Read more

Cary Town Council Taking Up “Brunch Bill” Vote

Cary, NC – Ever since Gov. Roy Cooper signed off on a law permitting localities to sell alcohol before noon on Sundays, towns and cities across North Carolina have moved to agree to these terms. And at next week’s Town Council meeting, Cary could be next. Read more

Latest Downtown Talk Looks at New Offices, Housing and Possible Train Station

Cary, NC – Cary is growing fast and that growth can be clearly seen in its downtown. To give residents another update and to respond to questions, Downtown Development Manager Ted Boyd outlined what is new and what is on the horizon in Downtown Cary. Read more

North Carolina FC Announces Location for New Stadium

Cary, NC – For many years, WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary has been the home of the Carolina RailHawks and now North Carolina FC. Now the team has revealed the location for a new, larger stadium to be built in conjunction with their MLS franchise bid. Read more

Gardening: Saving Water in the Summer

Cary, NC – We are in the middle of July and the heat is getting strong. So when watering your lawn and plants, here are some tips on the best ways to use water for your garden. Read more

Cary Students Create Game to Teach About Ocean Ecosystems

Cary, NC – We are all connected to the ecosystems of the world but it can be hard to learn all of this biology. But four students from Cary spent the past five years developing an engaging and interactive game to help people learn about the ecosystems in coral reefs. Read more