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Money Magazine: Morrisville Tops in Affordability

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Morrisville, NC – Our neighbors in Morrisville broke into the national news this week (in a good way) – they made Money’s Top 25 Where’s It’s Affordable to Live list. Read more

Technology: An Inside Look at Lenovo’s Product Pipeline

Lenovo's Morrisville Headquarters

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – My family is made up of diehard Mac fans, always have been. Before we bought our first Apple, we had a Commodore. Last week I got a tour of Lenovo’s innovations, and I must admit, I was impressed. Read more

After Years of Planning, Morrisville Kicks Off Community Fund

Story by Matt Young.

Morrisville, N.C. – The brainchild of several involved citizens led by former Mayor of Morrisville Jan Faulkner finally came to fruition on Thursday night with a champagne toast and the “ringing of the bell” by Mayor Jackie Holcombe’s daughter, Lindsay. Morrisville’s Community Fund was born. Read more

Park West Village To Open This Fall

The first phase of Park West Village opens this October

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester

Cary, NC – You can see the building and the signs have been up for months… A new Target will be opening in Park West Village October 9th at the corner of Chapel Hill Rd and Cary Parkway. Read more

History: Cedar Fork Rifles

Story and photographs by Hal Goodtree

Morrisville, NC – Civil War History came to life on Saturday as the Cedar Fork Rifles reenacted their 1861 ceremony of commission. Read more

History: Films, Exhibit and Reenactors in Morrisville This Week

Story from staff reports. Photo from Cedar Fork Rifles. Left, Duncan Parrish, right Edward Parrish, circa 1861.

Morrisville Historic Exhibit Grand Opening and Documentary Premier

The Town of Morrisville will unveil new historic exhibits and two video documentaries that feature the history of the town.

The exhibits will tell the story of Morrisville from the first Native Americans to the present. In addition, a new documentary on the history of the town entitled,  Jeremiah’s Dream: The Story of Morrisville, will bring this story to life. In addition, a second documentary of the 1865 Civil War battle in Morrisville, Twilight of Sabers, will also be premiered.

The exhibit opening will take place on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. in Town Hall followed by the premier of the video premier in the Council Chambers.

For more information contact, Ben Hitchings, Planning Director, bhitchings@townofmorrisville.org

Reenacting History

Members of the North Carolina Grays/Cedar Fork Rifles will bring history to life with period costume, morning and afternoon company drill and a flag ceremony at Page House in Morrisville on  Saturday, June 25, 2011, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Period civilian dress encouraged. Sponsored by the Cedar Fork Rifles Preservation Society.

For more information contact: wgo6regnc@aol.com

 

Fire in Morrisville

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree

Morrisville, NC – A little over a week ago, fire took a small home on Church Street in Morrisville. I wandered over a few days later to take some pictures and met Mary Upchurch, who grew up in the house. Read more

Morrisville History Center Opens June 24

Morrisville, NC – Morrisville is planning a Grand Opening of the Morrisville History Center on Friday, June 24th starting at 5:30 PM at Morrisville Town Hall, 100 Town Hall Drive. Read more

Lenovo: It’s In Morrisville

Morrisville, NC – It’s not often that we get to set Bloomberg straight. On Thursday, they reported that Lenovo turned in a brilliant quarter. Unfortunately, they said the company’s North American headquarters was in Raleigh. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Sticking to Tennis and More

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through May 22, 2011. Photo of Academy Street by Hal Goodtree.

This week started off with a little golf outing in Augusta and ended with my 2011 campaign re-election kickoff event. In between was the first budget work session, a joint meeting of the Cary/Morrisville subcommittee, and a few hours picking up litter. Read more