American Idol Comes to Cary

Story from staff reports.

Cary, North Carolina – Talent scouts from American Idol were at Cary Towne Center on Saturday. 500 people were reported to have shown up for the one-minute-apiece audition. Read more

RailHawks: Rusin Off to Denmark

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree

Cary, NC – RailHawks captain Brad Rusin is off to Denmark to play for HB Køge of the Danish Superliga (Denmark’s top league). Read more

Park West Village To Open This Fall

The first phase of Park West Village opens this October

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester

Cary, NC – You can see the building and the signs have been up for months… A new Target will be opening in Park West Village October 9th at the corner of Chapel Hill Rd and Cary Parkway. Read more

Downtown: A Sneak Peek at Cary Arts Center

Cary School of Government grads await a tour of new Cary Arts Center

 

Cary, NC- I got a sneak preview of the new Cary Arts Center last week with Town of Cary’s Cultural Arts Manager Lyman Collins as my guide.

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Trash Talk: New Law Bans Computers and TVs from Landfills

Story by Leslie Huffman, photo by Mosman Council.

Cary, NC – The Town of Cary was the first in the state to offer curbside pickup of discarded computers for recycling. Now, a new statewide law bans all computers and TVs from landfills.  Read more

Vacant Kroger in Play as Immigration Enforcement Facility

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Hal Goodtree. Matt Young also contributed to this story.

Cary, NC – The Town of Cary has learned that the Federal Government is looking at possibly locating an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)  facility in the vacant Kroger site at the corner of High House and NC 55, and the neighbors are not happy. Read more

New Sculpture on Maynard Bridge

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – You could drive right past the new sculpture installation on Maynard between High House and Chapel Hill Road.  But it’s worth your while to stop and get a closer look. Read more

Letters: Please Don’t Supersize Me

Cary, NC – On Thursday June 30 the Town Council will vote on rezoning case 10-REZ-12 to allow another unplanned high density multi-family development in Lochmere. As many citizens, particularly those in SE Cary, are well aware, Lochmere is nearly built out and this infill parcel has become attractive to the investment community. If approved, this current rezoning request will allow 206 units on 9 usable acres. Read more

TAG Team is Building Champions

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Apex, NC – Team Attraction Gymnastics (TAG) has only had a home since last summer, but it is quickly building a reputation for excellence. Two gymnasts, Alyssa Tucker and Kenya Watson, reached U.S. Nationals and Southeast Regionals respectively. Read more

Business: Subway Ad Agency to Open Cary Office

Cary, NC – The Asher Agency, a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations agency headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana, announced that it is opening a North Carolina office. In Cary, NC. Read more