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Harold’s Blog: Google Fiber & More

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Emails this week included a notification from Google Fiber that construction in this region will begin in the coming weeks. Once construction is completed, Google will have laid enough fiber to reach London and back.…

Harold’s Blog: Career Day & 170 New Cary Jobs

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Thursday started with an announcement from the Governor’s office that Proto Labs will be expanding in Cary and creating 170 new jobs over the next five years.…

Harold’s Blog: Rugby & Koka Booth’s 15th Year

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Sunday, I attended a few matches of the North America Caribbean Rugby Association. I was able to see the U.S. men’s and women’s play.…

Harold’s Blog: Updates Before a Family Vacation

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Tuesday I had the pleasure of playing the Augusta National Golf Course as a thank you for volunteering for the Masters Golf tournament.…

Harold’s Blog: Ribbon Cutting at Lexie Lane Park

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Thursday started with an interview by WTVD on the Privilege License Tax bill that eliminated $1.5 million in revenue for the Town of Cary. …

Harold’s Blog: A Visit to Greenville, SC

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Wednesday, I joined all council members, a few staff, and several dozen chamber members on an inter-city visit to Greenville, South Carolina.…

Harold’s Blog: Sidewalks, Streets & Buildings

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Our second work session topic was on setting a public hearing for Land Development Ordinance Text Amendments. The public hearing was set for May 21, 2015.…

Harold’s Blog: Council Decisions & Town News

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I received information that Cary jumped from a Class 3 rating to the top insurance rating of Class 1. As a result, roughly one in three Cary businesses can expect to see a lower insurance premium in the coming months.…

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.…

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