Police: Fund for Injured Motorcycle Patrolman

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, N.C. – On Friday, Cary Police Officer Chad Penland was making a routine traffic stop near the corner of NC55 and Morrisville-Carpenter. But a collision between the motorcycle patrolman and an oncoming vehicle almost ended in tragedy. Now the Cary PBA is seeking your help. Read more

The Harry Potter Generation Gets Epic Conclusion with Deathly Hallows Part II

Film review by Brennin Cummings

Being a massive Harry Potter fan, Friday July 15th approached with a sense of dread. Read more

Recipe: Tropical Wheat Berry Salad

Story and recipe by Jim McGrody.

Cary, N.C. – I am on vacation this week, basking in the intense heat that has hit Cary. Read more

After Years of Planning, Morrisville Kicks Off Community Fund

Story by Matt Young.

Morrisville, N.C. – The brainchild of several involved citizens led by former Mayor of Morrisville Jan Faulkner finally came to fruition on Thursday night with a champagne toast and the “ringing of the bell” by Mayor Jackie Holcombe’s daughter, Lindsay. Morrisville’s Community Fund was born. Read more

Editorial: The Long Sad Decline of Journalism

Hal Goodtree is publisher of CaryCitizen.com

Cary, NC – Last Sunday, News of the World published its last issue. The 168-year old newspaper was shuttered after allegations surfaced of police bribery and hacking into the cell phones of crime and terror victimes.

If this is journalism, count me out. Read more

Charity Dog Wash in Cary on Saturday

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC – Dogtopia, a full service doggie spa, is holding a Charity Dog Wash on Saturday from 10-4 to benefit local K-9 police units. Read more

Shopping: Scout & Molly Coming to Cary

Cary, NC – Scout & Molly’s, a chic boutique and longtime mainstay of the fashion scene in Raleigh, is getting set to open a store in Cary. Read more

Weekend Events: Music in the Air

The Calendar is edited by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Jeremy Hiebert.

Cary, NC – This weekend, there’s music in the air across Cary as we highlight some memorable events you won’t want to miss. Read more

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