Gas Prices

Local Gas Prices Spike As Demand Nears Record High

Cary, NC – After an unexpected dip in gasoline prices in mid-Summer, Cary drivers are now seeing prices climb back up. These growing prices coincide with what the Energy Information Administration shows is near record demand. Read more

Gardening: Fall Vegetables to Plant Now

Cary, NC – You’d think that Fall vegetables should be planted in the Fall. But, here in the North Carolina Piedmont, July and August are prime months for planting fall garden vegetables. Read more

Waltonwood Cary Parkway

Waltonwood Running Food and School Supply Drive This Month

Cary, NC – With the school year starting soon, local Caryites can help make sure local children get everything they need as Waltonwood Cary Parkway holds a donation drive for food and school supplies this week and next. Read more

Upcoming Race Helps Children Fund Their Own Projects

Cary, NC – Cary-based Small Hands Big Hearts United (SHBHU) believes children want to get involved in charities but are often prevented because of their age. But with help from their fundraising race later this month, the organization puts the reins in local children’s hands and helps them find their own projects. Read more

Weekend Events: Starlight Concert, Downtown Food and Flea and More

Cary, NC – As the Summer begins to end, take advantage of this time with fun events around Cary, including a free show as part of the Starlight Concert Series, the Downtown Cary Food and Flea and much more. Read more

Cookhaus

Cookhaus Introducing New Food to Cary

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – Cookhaus, opening later this year in Downtown Cary, is looking to open people up to new food, whether that’s through a variety of cooking classes or pairing local producers with markets and restaurants. Read more

Duke University Hospital

Cary Dentist Donates Family Rest Space at Hospital

Cary, NC – For family members staying with a child during a hospital stay, finding a place to sleep can be very difficult. But Dr. Allan Acton, owner of Cary Family Dental, donated a place for those families to get rest, now open at Duke University Hospital. Read more

Lori’s Blog: Platooning and Autonomous Trucking

Cary, NC – A few weeks ago Fedex and Volvo made a splash here sharing their partnership and testing of trucks using Autonomous Driving. When I visited the launch, I was thrilled to see them in action and learn more about this exciting technology. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Town Connection, N Harrison Hotels and More

Cary, NC – There were no regularly scheduled council meetings this week so my duties were lighter than normal.

Monday – Planning for the Week

Monday I met with the town manager for our weekly one-on-one. Our topics of discussion included the proposal for hotels on North Harrison and several other items. The North Harrison hotels proposal was tabled at the last council meeting so that staff could meet with the adjacent landowner about an easement to the Arboretum. Without the easement guests at the hotels would be forced to make a U-turn on Harrison Avenue. Council will be voting on this proposal at the August 9th meeting. Read more

North Carolina Courage

NC Courage Win League After Beating Rivals at Home

Cary, NC – Anyone paying attention to the North Carolina Courage this season would know they were a lock for the NWSL Shield but it was made official with this weekend’s win at home against rivals the Portland Thorns. Read more