Wake School Board Buys Land in Cary for Transportation Facility

Cary, NC – The Wake County Public School System has amended plans from opening a transportation center in Apex, now buying $13 million worth of land in Cary for a facility to store buses and repair damaged buses off of Piney Plains Road. Read more

Vote

A Closer Look at Cary Election Write-in Votes

Cary, NC – After the 2019 municipal elections in Cary, we got a lot of questions about the write-in votes. So we took a closer look to see what people said in their write-in submissions. Read more

Morrisville Election

Candidate Questionnaire: Michael Schlink

Morrisville, NC – This is an installment in our Candidate 2019 series, in which candidates get to respond in their own words to the same three questions.

We publish the responses in the order we receive them. This questionnaire is submitted by Michael Schlink, running for Morrisville Town Council in the District 1 Seat.

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Morrisville Election

Transportation, Building Community Dominate Morrisville Candidate Forum

Morrisville, NC – Tuesday, November 5, 2019 is Election Day in Morrisville and six candidates for the election met this past weekend, taking questions on transportation, public safety and how to build up Morrisville as a destination rather than a crossroads. Read more

Cary Mayor

Harold’s Blog: Cary Election, Town Council Meeting and More

Cary, NC –This was a big week that included my reelection as mayor of Cary.

Monday – Preparing for the Week

Monday I attempted to contact council members to hear of questions and concerns about Thursday’s upcoming agenda. Council members commented on the Weston hotel proposal and the public hearing on apartments off Petty Farm Road. Later in the day I went over the agenda items with staff and Mayor Pro-Tem Bush.

My last meeting on Monday was my one-on-one meeting with the town manager. We were joined by Mayor Pro-Tem Bush. We talked about the Weston hotel proposal, the Cary Town Center redevelopment proposal, an overall development report, and other items. Our meeting lasted about 45 minutes.

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Cary Town Council

Cary Town Council: Weston Hotels, Carbon Reduction Plan and More

Cary, NC – The latest Cary Town Council meeting saw a vote on the long-debated Weston Parkway hotel rezoning, as well as a vote on proposals to reduce carbon emissions in town, a rezoning proposal to change land for offices to apartments and more. Read more

Raleigh Durham International Airport

RDU Airport Wants New Gates, Expanded Security Checkpoints Amid Budget Shortfall

Cary, NC – Passenger traffic at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is now at levels it was supposed to hit in 2031. At a recent meeting, officials with the airport laid out plans for growth and expansion to deal with increased traffic, all with the backdrop of a nearly two billion dollar budget shortfall. Read more

Cary Election Results: Change to Town Council and Bonds Pass

Cary, NC – The 2019 Cary municipal election resulted in a change to the Cary Town Council, plus both bonds passed with overwhelming support. Read more

Cary Launches Digital Tool to Personalize Waste and Recycling Collection

Cary, NC – As part of a plan to simplify communication between the Town of Cary’s solid waste division and residents, Cary launched the Cary Collects website and mobile app with information about trash and recycling, including tools to personalize collection. Read more

Cary Town Hall

Harold’s Blog: Cary Schools, Legislative Update and More

Cary, NC – This week was busy like previous weeks.

Monday – SAS Championships

Monday I provided welcoming remarks for the SAS Championships media day. In my remarks I talked about the tournament’s economic impact on the community and the opportunities it provided to our citizens to see the legends of golf.

Later Monday I joined the manager, chamber president, and a council member in the SAS Championships media day golf outing.

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