Harold’s Blog: The Noise on 540 and a Rumor about ICE

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through June 26, 2011. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

This week’s busiest day was Monday. The rest of the week was made up mostly of campaign related meetings and private gatherings.

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Events: Cary Kids Museum Benefit this Thursday

Story by Matt Young. Photo courtesy of SAS.

Cary, NC – The Heart of Cary Association Inc. is sponsoring a June 30 bash to benefit the proposed Downtown Cary Children’s Museum.

The event will take place at the Ashworth Village parking lot on Thursday evening, June 30 from 8 pm until 10 pm. Read more

History: Cedar Fork Rifles

Story and photographs by Hal Goodtree

Morrisville, NC – Civil War History came to life on Saturday as the Cedar Fork Rifles reenacted their 1861 ceremony of commission. Read more

Sports: Cary Invasion Wins CBL Championship

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photos by Emma Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Friday night at Herb Young Community Center, the Cary Invasion beat the Florida Flight 131-101 to win the 2011 Continental Basketball League Championship. Read more

Scavenger Hunt: Win 10 VIP Tickets to Styx

Styx photo by Chris Adamczyk.

Cary, NC – The excitement is building for the 2011 Cary Scavenger Hunt. Did you know the Grand Prize for Adult teams is 10 VIP tickets to Styx at Booth Amphitheatre? Read more

The Deer in the Baptist Church

Cary, NC – Hard on the heels of our story about the Fox in Stone Creek comes this video of the deer in the Baptist church. It happened right here in Cary at Colonial Baptist Church at 6051 Tryon Rd. Read more

Fox in the Hood

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Permuted.

Cary, NC – Earlier this week, two users of Stone Creek Greenway in Cary reported that they were attacked by a fox. The separate instances caused Cary Animal Control to close Stone Creek Greenway for the time being. Read more

Dance: IBA Wins Accolades at World Ballet Competition

IBA dancers who went to World Ballet Competition

Cary, NC- International Ballet Academy (IBA) took nine dancers on their first trip to the World Ballet Competition in Orlando, Florida earlier this month. Read more

10 Ways to Beat the Heat

By Michele McKinley. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – It’s summer time, and the livin’ is easy!

Whether you’re planning a “staycation” or just looking for a checklist of awesome things to do and places to go right here in Cary (and the surrounding area) this summer, Advocates for Health in Action (AHA) offers 10 ideas for you. Read more

Weekend: CBL Basketball Finals & 45 Other Cary Events

Cary, NC – How’s this for exciting: the Continental Basketball League 2011 Finals are this Friday at Herb Young Community Center. It’s the Cary Invasion vs. the Florida Fight at 7 PM. Read more