North Carolina FC

NCFC Comes Back in Final Minutes to Tie Home Game

Cary, NC – In the final minutes of their latest home game, North Carolina FC came back from a point deficit and only 10 players on the field to tie up and continue their undefeated streak this season. Read more

Cary History Tour

Historic Trolley Tours Return for a New Year

Cary, NC – This week marks Cary’s 148th birthday and with so many years comes a lot of history. People who may not be familiar with much of Cary’s history can see it for themselves as the historic trolley tours return for a new year. Read more

Carolina Hurricanes

Canes Clinch Playoff Spot, Down Devils 3-1

Cary, NC – Back in September, after just being announced as captain, Justin Williams made the statement that this team would make the playoffs as nothing less would be acceptable and making the playoffs was a process to win the Stanley Cup. His simple logic was: if you don’t get in the playoffs, you don’t have any chance of winning the Cup, and as he said, “that’s the ultimate goal and anything less is not what this team is about.”

After another stellar performance by Petr Mrazek, the Canes made good on Willie’s first promise by defeating the New Jersey Devils, 3-1 in front of a playoff-like loud crowd. The Canes did have some help as the Canadiens lost to the Capitals, allowing the Canes to have enough points even if they lose their last game. Which Willie would predict won’t happen. Read more

Fest in the West in Fast-Growing Western Cary

Cary, NC – The rapid growth in Western Cary over the last twenty years has prompted the town to partner with CaryCitizen on a unique event, Fest in the West, which will take place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Thomas Brooks Park. Read more

The Springtime Spike: What You Need to Know About Drunk Driving

Cary, NC – As the weather starts to warm up in the Spring, it can mean many things for traffic patterns. More cars can be seen on the roads in warmer weather – not just because it’s nicer driving weather but also because more people tend to go on vacation during these months as they celebrate Spring break.

In addition to the roads being packed with traveling college students and families, spring break often means far more alcohol consumption than usual. It isn’t unheard of for people to drive to and from the beach or bar after drinking, so it’s incredibly important to remain alert behind the wheel. Read more

North Carolina Courage

International Women’s Soccer Tournament Coming to Cary

Cary, NC – The North Carolina Courage, Cary’s home soccer team, made history when they won the first International Champions Cup Women’s Tournament the same year they won the NWSL championship. Now, the Courage will compete in the ICC tournament again, this time playing on home turf. Read more

Cary History Tour

Weekend Events: Cary Road Race, Trolley Tours and More

Cary, NC – It’s the first weekend of April and more and more events are coming to Cary. The annual Road Race is this weekend, plus the popular historic trolley tours are back and there is live music, live shows and more. Read more

Money Matters

Money Matters: Annuity Options: Choices Abound for Today’s Retiree

Editor’s Note: Briant Sikorski from Stratos Wealth Partners in Cary contributed this article.

Cary, NC – As the earliest baby boomers begin to enter retirement, the various income guarantees and other living benefits offered through variable annuities (VAs) are gaining in importance.

Yet before you rush to add a VA to your retirement funding scheme, take some time to understand what VAs have to offer in a general sense and to sort through the host of optional features and their associated fees and investment risks. Read more

Wake County Parks

Wake Commissioner Chair of New National Committee on Parks, Green Space

Wake County, NC – With thousands of acres of parks and hundreds of miles of greenways, Wake County is one of the leading parks communities in the country. Now, Wake County Commissioner Sig Hutchinson will be the chair of a new national committee, looking at preserving and creating parks, trails and open space around the United States. Read more

Downtown Cary

Don’s Blog: Downtown LDO Amendment Work Session

Cary, NC – Approved in 2001, the Town Center Area Plan (TCAP) was Cary’s vision and planning document for downtown redevelopment. Also approved at that time was the current zoning downtown. Read more