Red Cross Blood Drive – 1 Pint Can Save Three Lives

Photo courtesy of Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center.

Cary, NC – Come out and help the Red Cross this month by donating a pint of blood.  The Red Cross has been providing blood for patients since 1940. Read more

Vegetarian Recipe: Cranberry Feta Couscous

Story by Lisa Marshall. Photo by George Wesley and Bonita Dannels.

Cary, NC – Growing up I never liked to eat meat. So for the last 22 years, through two pregnancies, I have been a vegetarian. In fact, my whole family is vegetarian, but I promise, we eat well. Read more

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Profile: Artist Karen Lee

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Story by Matt Young. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – CaryCitizen visited local artist/author Karen Lee at her home studio on the west side of Cary last week. Like so many artists, she is humble, even slightly embarrassed, to have us go through some of her work. She seemed more comfortable talking about her husband, Tim, also an artist (and bluegrass musician). Read more

Announcing the 2nd Annual Cary Scavenger Hunt

Cary, NC – Do you like looking for hidden clues?  Do you want to win prizes?  Do you love Cary? Here is your chance to come and join the hunt in CaryCitizen’s 2nd Annual Cary Scavenger Hunt!  Get out your map and mark your calendars for Saturday July 23, 2011. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Development, Business, Teachers and More

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through May 15, 2011. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – This week was filled with award ceremonies, speaking engagements, and a council meeting. Read more

Letters to the Editor: Other Side of Wake BOE

 

Cary, NC – Our recent story on the coverage of the Nancy Cooper Murder Trial provoked a lot of commentary.

Here’s a note we received via email from Donna in West Park. Republished with permission. Read more

The Last Show in the Old Building

 

Story by Laura McGoogan. Photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, N.C. – When the new Cary Arts Center opens, certain kids will see a big difference.  For some of these, it will be going home.  And a chance to stretch out. Read more

Cary Chamber Awards $27,000 to Western Wake Teachers

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo courtesy of the Cary Chamber of Commerce.

Cary, NC – Here’s a good-news story: The Cary Chamber awarded $27,000 to school teachers in Western Wake County this week.

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Weekend Events: Mozart, Giant Yard Sale and Newcomer Theater

The events calendar is edited by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – After last week’s epic 61 weekend events, things have settled own a little in Cary. Slightly.

The Calendar this weekend features the Concert Singers of Cary performing Mozart and Salieri, a Giant Yard Sale at Davis Drive Middle and what promises to be some hilarious theater from the Cary Newcomers. Read more