Morrisville, NC – Civil War History came to life on Saturday as the Cedar Fork Rifles reenacted their 1861 ceremony of commission. Read more
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, email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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, 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
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
Story and photo by Lindsey Chester.
Morrisville, NC- Even in this slow economy, the Triangle continues to attract new businesses. The region captured the attention of The Chef’s Academy, the Culinary Division of Harrison College, from Indianapolis, IN. The Academy is expanding , and their research pointed them to our area as a great place to open a new culinary arts school. Read more
Story and pictures by Hal Goodtree, Editor of CaryCitizen.
Cary, NC – What is news? At its most basic, it’s anything that’s new.
Newsworthiness is another issue. Some publications think only controversy is newsworthy. I beg to differ. Read more
Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo of Peter von Jess by Hal Goodtree.
Morrisville, NC – Over in Morrisville, just behind Perimeter Park, is the headquarters for a company that deploys over 500 employees to all the world’s hot spots, including Korea, Iraq and Afghanistan. They perform work for the US Army and industries supporting our nation’s defense, including aerospace and national security. They’re on track to generate $115 million in revenue next year.