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Cary Fire Department

New Fire Station No. 9 Opening Early 2020

Cary, NC – Cary’s newest fire station is currently under construction on Walnut Street, relocating from SE Maynard Road, and weather permitting, plans are for the station to open early next year. Read more

Wake County

Getting Wake County to 21 Million Visitors by 2028

Morrisville, NC – Last year, 16.4 million people visited Wake County, generating more than $2 billion in spending. Wake County is working on a strategic plan to boost those numbers to more than 20 million visitors by 2028. Read more

Cary Noise

Scientists Ask Cary Residents to Record Their Backyard Sounds

Cary, NC – As the National Park Service tries to better map and understand natural and man-made sounds, researchers at North Carolina State University are asking Triangle residents to record sounds around their home and give their thoughts. Read more

Black History Month

Local History: First African-American Female Pharmacy Chief

Cary, NC – With Black History Month starting this weekend, we’re sharing the story of one Cary resident who was a part of local history as the first African-American woman to be chief of Duke Outpatient Pharmacy and her experiences. Read more

Chinese Lantern Festival Exceeds 100,000 Visitors, Sets New Record

Cary, NC – In just its fourth year, the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival in Cary has surpassed 100,000 visitors in one run, setting a new attendance record. Read more

Downtown Cary

Cary Ranks in Top Five for Labor Force in North Carolina

Cary, NC – Cary has a significantly lower unemployment rate than the rest of North Carolina, and the country in general. According to a new study looking at census data, Cary also has one of the highest percentages of people in the labor force with a job or looking for a job, at nearly 69 percent. Read more

Dreamfest

Cary Dreamfest Connects Civil Rights Movement to Present Day

Cary, NC – For almost 30 years, the Town of Cary has celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. But as the event returns for 2019, it has grown from remembering King and the Civil Rights movement to reflecting on its impact on the present day and how these topics are still relevant. Read more

Cary Cares Campaign

Local Businesses Donate Relaxing Day to Hard-Working Women

Cary, NC – For the second year now, the Cary Cares campaign rewarded three women around town with a day to themselves to both relax and boost their confidence. Read more

Kwanzaa

Photos: Cary Kwanzaa 2018

Cary, NC – For the past 24 years, the Ujima Group, Inc. has held its annual Kwanzaa Celebration, partnering with the Town of Cary. We got photos from the event’s ceremonies, speeches and musical performances.  Read more

Waltonwood Cary Parkway

Waltonwood Cary Parkway Hosting Holiday Bazaar

Cary, NC – The deadline for holiday shopping will be here before you know it. This weekend at Waltonwood Cary Parkway, you can shop for friends and family while also getting free snacks and helping to donate to the Alzheimer’s Association and Dementia Alliance. Read more