Cary, NC — Are you concerned about the quality of the drinking water in Wake County? Wake UP Wake is hosting a forum on June 18. 2014 to foster discussion surrounding issues that can affect the water we drink. Read more
Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Ken Schneider.
Cary, NC – Last year at about this time, editor Matt Young did a story about Eagle Cam, a citizen science project at Jordan Lake. The big birds are back, and you can watch online again this year as they sit in the nest and prepare to hatch their young. Read more
Editorial by Hal Goodtree. Map from Southern Environmental Law Center.
Cary, NC – Fracking has the potential to make North Carolina a net energy exporter. But serious concerns exist about contamination of water supplies. Until those concerns are laid to rest, Cary needs to ban fracking within our town limits. Read more
Story from staff reports. Photo by Julie Roland.
Cary, NC – By almost any measure, Cary is in an enviable position when it comes to water. Unliek many municipalities across the Triangle and around the country, we have a large, clean and dependable water supply in Jordan Lake.
Now, plans are afoot to study a new system to aerate parts of the lake and improve its overall health. Read more
Cary, NC – Realtors are expected to be experts in their communities. I’m always collecting info about schools, restaurants, events, kids sports and more. But one of the most frequent questions I get is: “Can you rent a boat on Jordan Lake?”
Yes, you can. But the info is a little hard to gather. And Jordan Lake is in my backyard – literally five minutes away from Monterrane.
So here’s a quick list of some good resources for various kinds of boat rental on Jordan Lake – fishing boats, pontoons, jet skis, kayaking and canoeing. Something for everyone. Read more
Story by Matt Young.
Cary, NC – Jordan Lake is beautiful. I fish there in my jon boat a few times a year.
I remember one time about ten years ago – my friend Mike and I were trolling in a cove. The water was flat. T-shirt weather. Read more