This Week’s Survey: Railroad Development in Cary

Survey by CaryCitizen.com. Photo by Ben Loudtiger.

Cary, North Carolina – Since last week’s survey on a proposed $10,000 Tax Credit for New Home Construction proved so popular, we’ve decided to try it out as a regular feature. This week, we want to know what you think about proposed rail development in Cary. Read more

Business: “Wall Street is Moving to Cary”

Cary, North Carolina – An article in Wall Street and Technology last week told the story: Wall Street is Moving to North Carolina.

Melanie Rodier writes that new jobs on Wall Street have migrated – to Salt Lake City, Seattle and Cary, N.C. Polish up your wingtips, people! Read more

Weather: The Day it Rained Roof Tiles and Insulation

Story by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The big storm blew through at about four o’clock. I needed to go to the grocery store, so I ventured out as soon as the worst of it had passed.

The roads were deserted. A few branches were scattered about, and lots of insulation and roof tile. I wondered where it all came from. Read more

Full Frame Film Fest: Opening Night

Report by Tom Steadman and photos by Joshua Steadman for CaryCitizen.com

DURHAM, N.C. – Filmgoers, the documentary kind, are busy packing into downtown Durham this weekend, as the annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival rolls through its 14th year. Read more

Opinion: Town Needs a Better Permitting Process

 

An opinion by Hal Goodtree, Publisher of CaryCitizen.com

Cary, NC – For many months, I’ve heard about problems with permitting and inspections related to opening a business in Cary. In particular, many small businesses have complained to me about a lengthy, expensive and not always responsive process. Read more

Crime: The Case of the Slashed Tires

Story from staff reports. Photo by Lacey & Cielle.

Cary, NC – This is a disturbing item. Cary Police are seeking your help in an investigation of 30 tire-slashings this past Sunday night. Two Cary teens have been arrested and admitted to the crimes. Read more

Local Authors: Craig Nova – Brook Trout and the Writing Life

 

Cary, NC – Craig Nova of Hillsborough is the author of twelve novels and a recent autobiography: Brook Trout and the Writing Life. He will soon be promoting his book in local book stores. Read more

Cindy Sinkez Joins CaryCitizen as Marketing Director

Cary, NC – Cindy Sinkez, a longtime leader in the community, has joined CaryCitizen as Marketing Director. “We’re thrilled to have someone of Cindy’s experience and influence as part of our growing team,” said CaryCitizen Publisher Hal Goodtree. Read more

Tar Heels Take Pantry March Madness Cup

Patti Thorp, UNC Build a Block adviser, Chancellor Holden Thorp, Dave Henninger, VP of Marketing Services for The Pantry/Kangaroo Express, Lauren Blanchet, Student Co-Director of UNC Build a Block.

Cary, NC- Coffee cup, that is.

While no Triangle Universities won the NCAA championships on the court, their fans helped them win big for charity. The Pantry, Ltd held their own contest called the Battle for Bean Street which pitted UNC, NC State and Duke fans against each other. Read more