Business: Lord Corp Staying in Cary

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Earlier this week, North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue announced that LORD Corporation, headquartered in Cary, would be expanding their footprint and adding jobs and investment in Wake County. Read more

Town Buys Old Cary Theater

Cary, NC – Rumor no more, the Town of Cary has purchased the old Cary movie theater on East Chatham Street, lately an auto parts store, for $410,000. Read more

Citizens Police Academy Enrolling Now

 

Cary, NC – Ever want to get behind the scenes at the Cary Police Department? The Town of Cary offers a free program called the Citizens Police Academy and it’s accepting enrollment now through August 10, 2011. Read more

GSA Cancels ICE Plans in Cary

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – According to a press release from Congressman David Price’s office, the GSA has decided to cancel plans to put an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility at an abandoned Kroger supermarket in Cary. Read more

Wanted in Cary: Yacht Designer

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Janis Behan.

Cary, NC – How’s this for a bullish indicator: Setzer Design Group in Cary is advertising for a mid-level Yacht Designer. Read more

Speak Out About Cary Parks & Rec

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree. Ms. Chester is a member of the Cary Parks & Rec Advisory Board.

Cary, NC- The Town of Cary is in the process of revising the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Master Plan. There are several ways for your ideas to be heard. Read more

GSA to Hold Public Meeting about ICE Facility

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

NOTE: We received word at 7pm Tuesday night that this meeting is no longer being held.

GSA has canceled plans for this site. Members of GSA will be present for the Cary Town Council meeting scheduled for Thursday evening at 6:30p to discuss their plans to restart the procurement cycle, and members of the StopCaryICENow core team will also be present to participate as we are invited or required.  We want to ensure that the GSA re-enters the procurement process in a way that appropriately involves the Town and the public they serve.

 

Cary, NC  – Representatives from the GSA will be meeting with Cary community members at Green Hope Elementary School on Thursday evening, July 14, 2011 to discuss the proposed ICE facility. Read more

Harold’s Blog: ICE and Other Stories

Cary, NC – From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through July 10, 2011. Photo by Hal Goodtree for CaryCitizen.

Even though this was a holiday week, it was a working holiday for me. Read more

Town to Buy Old Movie Theater?

 

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Two sources have told CaryCitizen that the Town of Cary is interested in the “old movie theater” on Chatham Street. Read more