Panthers Beat: Titans Destroy Panthers 30-3

Story by Matt Young and photos by Tom Mousseau for CaryCitizen.

Cary-lina, NC – The bye last week gave Panthers fans time to build up their hopes only to be disappointed as the Tennessee Titans crushed them 30-3. Indeed this was an opportunity for the Panthers, since the Titans had been struggling of late. Even Vegas had the Panthers as favorites in this game. Read more

Inside the Eye: Canes Freeze Penguins

Story by Bob Fennel. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC – Finally! Finally Staal scored. Finally the Canes won.

After losing the past 4 games, the Canes beat The Penguins 5-3 in an exciting game Saturday Nov. 12 at the RBC Center. Read more

Special Thanksgiving Farmers Market on Tuesday Nov 22

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The Western Wake Farmer’s Market (WWFM) is holding a special market on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 for your Thanksgiving meal this year. Read more

Cary Marching Bands Make Their Mark

Story by Nancy Caggia and photos by Kevin LaWall. Above, Green Hope Band Director Brian Meyers leading band onto the field at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Cary, NC- Several area high school marching bands traveled to Indianapolis over the long weekend to compete in what has become an annual rite of passage. Cary High School advanced this weekend to the finals. Read more

Book Review: 27 Views of Chapel Hill

Book review by Matt Young. Photo by Robert St. Louis, 1943.

The passionate, even romantic love of Chapel Hill by those that grew up there, and by those that were educated there is befuddling to the uninitiated. I learned this a little bit first-hand in my daughter’s freshman year at UNC-CH when she helped me come to the realization that I could never again utter the apparently ignorant words…”Yes I root for UNC and Duke.” Read more

Reflections on Veterans Day

Guest post for CaryCitizen by Senator Wesley Meredith. He serves in the North Carolina Senate representing District 19, Bladen and Cumberland counties. Senator Smith is also a veteran of the 82nd Airborne, 307th Corps of Engineers. Photo of NC Vietnam Veterans Memorial by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Today, we honor the bravest men and women our county has ever known: our veterans.  Life in the military is not an easy one. Milestones big and small are missed. From the first words and the home run hit, to birthdays and graduations; these are moments that can never be recreated.  Read more

Cary Flickr Group: Autumn Slideshow

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC – Crowdsourcing is a popular tool in the new journalism newsroom. Four years ago, I started the Cary NC Group on Flickr and it has proven a rich trove of images about the town. Read more

Business: GameTruck Rolls into Cary

Local owners Eric and Lizette Watko of Cary with their first Game Truck

Story by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – GameTruck Licensing, LLC has been awarded a patent by The United States Patent and Trademark for its Method of Entertaining Using A Mobile Entertainment Environment. Read more

Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration at Matthews House

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Daniel Agostini.

Cary, NC – At midnight on the third Thursday of November each year, Beaujolais vineyards in France release Beaujolais Nouveau, a young red wine aged for only a few weeks.  The event is met with great fanfare and the resounding declaration, “Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!”  Read more

Weekend Events: Veterans Day and a Whole Lot More

The CaryCitizen Calendar of Events is edited by Lindsey Chester. Photo courtesy of the Cary YMCA.

Cary, NC – Just when you think the Cary Calendar of Events has run out surprises, along comes a weekend that includes Veterans Day on 11/11/11, a Smash Bros. gaming event at the library, the ACC Men’s Soccer Championships and a show Cary Arts Center featuring Grey Seal Puppets. Read more