Bill Wygand from The Orchard at Altapass submitted this letter to CaryCitizen.
Cary, NC – Katherine “Kit” Carson Trubey made a decision in 1995 that has changed our lives. The story about an orchard situated at mile 328.3 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, how it began in 1908, where it was headed and how it was saved, is known to many. Part of that story, however, does not always get the attention it deserves. Read more
Cary, NC – Many people watch sports for the spirit of competition but there is much more than can be done with athletics. For proof, just look at Indi Cowie, a Cary resident who is making a career off her ability to perform amazing feats with a soccer ball. Read more
Cary, NC – Since 2009, Cary has recognized important members of the community with the Hometown Spirit Award. And this year, the award went to someone who has been closely linked with downtown Cary and its development: Sheila Ogle. Read more
Cary, NC – As the Winter weather comes in, many of us start to think about heating, electricity and all of the bills that come with it. But one local resident has designed and built a house with optimal solar efficiency in mind. And best of all, he gets to live in it. Read more
Cary, NC – Sadly, one of Cary’s stalwarts and the founder of many important Cary institutions, G. Richard “Dick” Ladd, died on Monday, September 5, 2016. Ladd’s impact on the town was extensive and goes back many years, shaping Cary into what it is today. Read more
Cary, NC — I interviewed Hill Carrow, one of the leading forces who brought nationally-acclaimed sporting facilities like the WakeMed Soccer Park and USA Baseball to Cary, to learn more about how he entered the world of sports tourism. Read more
Cary, NC — I sat down with Chuck Norman, the owner of S&A Communications and Cary Magazine, to talk about Cary and what he’s doing right now at the Chamber of Commerce. Read more