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Harold’s Blog: Venus Williams & Tree Problems

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I was fortunate enough to start the week by having a photo opportunity with tennis legend and star Venus Williams. She and her sister have won several grand slam tennis tournaments and dozens of other tournaments.…

Harold’s Blog: The Masters Golf Tournament

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I spent the last week volunteering for the Masters Golf tournament. It has been an honor and a privilege to volunteer since 1978. This journal entry is about my week in Augusta and about some of my observations of the people and the place.…

Don’s Blog: The Downtown Cary Library

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At a council retreat in 2010, the council unanimously selected a site adjacent to the new downtown park as the location for the new downtown Cary Library.…

CaryCitizen Publishes 4,000th Story

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We published our 4,000th CaryCitizen story ten days ago on March 31, 2o15. To celebrate this milestone, I'll share that story, our most popular stories and some of my personal favorites.…

Jury Duty: My Day at the Wake Justice Center

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Jury duty. Because I've been a licensed driver and registered voter in Wake County for more than five years now, I wasn't surprised to see the envelope in my mailbox. In fact, I was curious.…

Education: Bill Fletcher April Newsletter

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Wake County provides transportation every day to more than 80,000 students. Current costs average at $800 per student on a yellow bus – or $2.22 per trip per student to and from school.…

Harold’s Blog: College in Cary & a Good Speech

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Later on Monday, I met with a representative of the Cary College Foundation who is trying to start a four year college in Cary.…

Harold’s Blog: Imagine Cary Recommendations

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Apparently, because the town’s bid dates coincided with a lot of other work, our original bids request received a limited response. We re-opened bids for Academy Streetscape and had two bids.…

Lori’s Blog: Women’s History & a Free Movie

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On March 31, 2015, to celebrate Women's History Month, The Cary Theater will show Iron Jawed Angels at 7 pm and hold a discussion led by female officials. …

Harold’s Blog: Transit, Politics, & Sales Tax

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Other shenanigans included the sales tax redistribution which is aimed at punishing the three big counties, including Wake. Legislatures have actually said they wanted to punish the three richest counties.…

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