Real Estate: Cary Open Houses This Weekend

Whether you are buying a home, selling a home or just curious, real estate open houses can be a lot of fun. 

This week, we’re featuring 3 houses in Cary from real estate agent Ben Passwaters, priced from $233,900 to $369,500.

Contact Lindsey Chester to find out how to get your open house published on CaryCitizen.

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Cary Buys Jones-Foy House

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – More dramatic news about the quickening pace of re-development downtown was revealed this morning at the Heart of Cary Association monthly meeting. Read more

Humorist: Important Documents Enclosed

Cris Cohen is CaryCitizen’s resident Humorist. This is an excerpt from his new book, Staying Crazy To Keep From Going Insane.

The other day I got an offer from a credit card company. Credit card companies regularly offer people cards to use in the hopes that, when it comes to financial issues, you’ll have the brains of a salad bar. After all, if you are good with your money and make all of your credit card payments on time, they only make a small profit. However, if you are bad with your money and miss some payments, they can legally sell your family. Read more

Man Gets Free Land Rover in Cary

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The car was gleaming and black in Cary Autopark on Wednesday, crouched like a British bulldog, fairly rippling with power. The man next to the car, Bob Thomas, was smiling. And why not? He’d just won a Greg Norman edition Range Rover worth about $70,000. Read more

Events: Remembering 9/11 Through Music

Cary, NC – On Sunday, it will be ten years since the awful events of September 11, 2001. Here are three musical events in the area that may bring a measure of comfort to all those who still suffer. Read more

The Solar Farm on the Parking Deck

Story by Leslie Huffman, photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Back in 2007, the North Carolina General Assembly implemented the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS). Under this law, investor-owned utility companies in North Carolina (like Duke Energy) are required to meet 12.5% of their electrical needs through renewable energy sources.

Now, Cary is forging ahead with an innovative plan for a solar farm on a parking deck. Read more

Panthers Beat: The Panthers and Personal Happiness

Story by Matt Young.

Cary, NC – It’s the annual “rolling of the eyes and making yourself scarce” time of year in my household. Read more

Events: Read & Feed Back to School Bash

Story from staff reports. Photo by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC – Read & Feed is one of our favorite Cary groups. They’re having a Back to School Bash on Friday September 16, 2011 to help raise money for the program. Read more

A Short Drive From Cary: Carolina Tiger Rescue

Story by Julie Roland. Her Route 64 Journal in Pittsboro is part of the CaryCitizen publishing network. Photo by MacKensie Cornelius.

Pittsboro, NC -A short drive from Cary is the lovely town of Pittsboro, home to many artists, family farms, fabulous restaurants and personable shops. It’s also home to many tigers, lions and other wild big cats. Carolina Tiger Rescue houses over 25 large exotic cats that have been rescued from private owners. You can take a tour, and it’s just 20 minutes from Cary down Route 64. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Returning Taxes, Virtually Lazy and More

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through September 5, 2011. In compliance with North Carolina election law, CaryCitizen has edited Harold’s Blog this week to omit any campaign-related references. You can read Harold’s Blog in its complete form at http://haroldweinbrecht.com

Cary, NC – This week was a light week as mayor due to the Labor Day holiday. Read more