Hidden Giant: Lonesource

Bradley King , President and CEO of Lonesource talked to us about his homegrown business.

Cary, NC- Continuing our Hidden Giants series, here’s another Cary company quietly growing like kudzu. It’s called Lonesource and it sells, well, everything for business.

I met with Bradley King, President and CEO, to find out how they started their “one source” concept. Read more

Go Local: Harold Burt And His Music Company

 

Story by Leslie Huffman

Cary, NC – Burt Music Company is a multi-faceted enterprise run and owned by a jewel of the community, Harold Burt.  Mr. Burt has been making music in Cary since 1950, when he became Cary High School’s first band leader.  I visited Mr. Burt at his music shop where he was surrounded by a library of music, a variety of instruments and newspaper clippings of stories written about him over the years. Read more

In Memoriam: Jefferson Sugg

Cary, NC – Jefferson Lloyd Sugg, one of Cary’s pioneer developers, passed away earlier this month. He was 85. Read more

Confessions of a Home Brewer

Story by Matt Young. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, N.C. – I made my first home brew from a “Mr. Beer Kit” my wife bought me for Christmas 5 or 6 years ago. I looked at the box and said,”What? YOU CAN DO THAT?” Admittedly, I made and bottled about 6 different beers all in the span of 6 weeks and began to read everything I could get my hands on. Read more

Pictures: Major League Lacrosse in Cary

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Photos by Karl Fisher

Cary, NC – Our intrepid photographer, Karl Fisher, covered all kinds of sports in town last weekend. Here is a slide show of his images from Sunday’s Major League Lacrosse match between the Chicago Machine and the Toronto Nationals at Wake Med Soccer Park. Chicago triumphed 16-9.