Op-Ed: A Dangerous Setback for Security and Religious Pluralism in North Carolina

Imran Aukhil, an Apex resident from the Islamic Association of Raleigh, contributed to this op-ed.

Cary, NC – In the past month, security and religious pluralism in North Carolina experienced a disappointing and dangerous setback under the banner of law and order. Two separate cases and the distinct responses by law enforcement have brought to light a concerning disparity in our state. Read more

View From the Bench: Is Lying Free Speech?

In this story, Wake County Superior Court Judge Paul Ridgeway explains the context of a recent judicial decision that has been in the news. Photo by Mark Fischer.

Cary, NC – I doubt that the words “riveting” and “United States Supreme Court” are often found in the same sentence.   The past several weeks at our highest Court, however, have been riveting for Court watchers and policy junkies alike.   Read more

Harold’s Blog: Schools, Development, Recyclebank and the Media

Story and photo by Harold Weinbrecht.

Cary, NC – This week was filled with meetings and school visits. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Late Nights, Bees, and Area Growth

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through February 26, 2012. 

Cary, NC – This week was a busy week with a lot of late nights. Read more

Don Frantz: What’s All the Buzz About?

From the blog of Town Council member Don Frantz. Photo by Bob Gutowski.

Cary, NC – I love my job on the Cary Town Council. It has been one of the most rewarding experiences in my life – and at times one of the most surprising. This is one of those times. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Trip to the Nation’s Capitol

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through February 19, 2012. Photo by Wally Gobetz.

Cary, NC – This week consisted mostly of my trip to Washington. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Technology, Planning and No Political Positions

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through February 5, 2012. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – A week that was supposed to be relatively light and have some open days, filled up quickly. So I was unexpectedly busy this week. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Land in Chatham County

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through January 29, 2012. Photo of Jordan Lake by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – This week was a tough week for me with a council meeting and two speaking engagements. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Growth and My Soapbox

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through January 22, 2012. Photo collage by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – This week consisted mostly of three events: the Mayors Association Meeting, a meeting of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO), and a council work session on downtown. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Costco, Fracking & Neon

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through January 8, 2012. Photo by Martin Abeggien.

Cary, NC – This was the first full week of the New Year but included a holiday so things were still a little slower than normal.

On Monday I had dinner with a longtime supporter and talked about the next four years and the new council makeup. Read more