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Report from Cary Chamber Planning Conference

cary-chamber-planning-conferenceOn Wednesday and Thursday of last week, the Cary Chamber of Commerce held its annual planning conference at The Carolina hotel in Pinehurst.  Approximately 70 elected officials, chamber officers, local businessmen and businesswomen spent some quality uninterrupted time finding out what is going on in-and-around the town, hearing economic and trend projections from influential thought leaders and developing a plan of work for the coming year. Read more

Friends of Page Walker Seek Historic Photos

Page Walker seeks historic photosCary, NC – The Friends of the Page Walker Hotel, Cary’s defacto historical society, is seeking citizens’ assistance in locating old photos of Cary. Read more

Moe’s Team Wins Parks & Rec Championship

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Cary, NC – The Moe’s team led by Coach Binh Nguyen recovered from a rough first inning down 1-5 to win the Cary Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources 2013 Colt Baseball Tournament Championship. Read more

Business: Revenue Collection Up in NC

Story from staff reports. Photo by apbailey.

Cary, NC – In another positive economic bell weather for the area, the Governor’s Office reported today that revenue collection is $150 million above forecast for the current fiscal year. Read more

Local Authors:Touring the Western North Carolina Backroads

By Matt Young. All photos courtesy of Carolyn Sakowksi.

All Over, NC –  Carolyn Sakowski has published an updated version of the Touring the Western North Carolina Backroads (John F. Blair, publisher) guidebook. Read more

History: Cary Library Celebrates 50 Years on Friday

Cary, NC – The Cary Library is having a party and everyone’s invited!

The Cary Public Library celebrates it’s 50th birthday this Friday, October 22nd.  At 7 p.m. a special after-hours event will celebrate the past, present and future of the Cary Library. Refreshments will be served and music will be performed by Chris and Gail Anderson. Read more

2 Solar Farms (and 8 Sheep)

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Story and photos by Leslie Huffman

Cary, NC – Everyone in town knows at least one person who works for SAS Institute here in Cary. The company has won many awards for it’s innovative technology and family friendly work environment.

But SAS Institute is also changing the environment with the production of clean, renewable energy for our community. I was invited this week for a tour. Read more