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Solar Eclipse: What You Need to Know

Cary, NC – This Monday, August 21, 2017, there will be a total solar eclipse and while we will only be able to see a partial eclipse, it is still an event many are excited for. Here are some tips on how to view the eclipse and, more importantly, how to do so safely. Read more

Cary Resident Coming Out With Debut Science-Fiction Novel

Cary, NC – Cary is home to a number of creative and artistic individuals. And one more is adding his name to the list, as Gray Rinehart releases his first novel – a science fiction story set in space – later this month. Read more

Lori’s Blog: Cary is a Smart City

Cary, NC – I was honored to be asked to join Mayor Nancy McFarlane (Raleigh), Mayor Pam Hemminger (Chapel Hill) and City Manager Tom Bonfield (Durham) for a panel at the Triangle Smart Cities Summit last month. Read more

Is Cary A Smart City?

Cary, NC – As technology becomes an increasing part of our lives, Town of Cary staff are discussing how Cary can become an inter-connected “smart city” and what that would mean for the town’s future. Read more

Tips to Avoid Credit Card Skimmers at the Pump

Cary, NC – A spate of credit card skimming reports in the Triangle has gotten people talking about the security of ATMs and gas station pumps for your cards. Here are some tips of how to detect skimmers and what to do to avoid them. Read more

Cary Native Selected for Tech Startup Accelerator

Cary, NC – For entrepreneurs and new businesses, the chance to hone skills and get advice and connections is highly valuable. And one Cary native is getting that opportunity as one of 10 start-ups selected for an international program. Read more

Silicon Valley Company Moves Headquarters to Cary

Cary, NC – Look no further than our “Hidden Giant” series to know that Cary is home to many national and international companies. And a new business has been added to the list as Trilliant Networks announced it is moving its headquarters here. Read more

Cary Student Designs Medical Tray for Space Surgeries

Cary, NC – The vacuum of space presents new challenges for astronauts and that requires new technology. And one Cary student has helped this effort by designing a surgical tray for use on the International Space Station. Read more

Citizen Science Program Needs Your Help Observing The Weather!

Editor’s Note: David Glenn, Science and Operations Officer with NC CoCoRaHS, contributed to this article.

Cary, NC – Do you ever wonder how much rainfall you received from a recent thunderstorm? How about snowfall during a winter storm? If so, an important volunteer weather observing program needs your help! The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, or CoCoRaHS, is looking for new volunteers across North Carolina. The grassroots effort is part of a growing national network of home-based and amateur rain spotters with a goal of providing a high density precipitation network that will supplement existing observations. Read more

Advice on How Seniors Can Avoid Online Scams and Frauds

Cary, NC – The Internet has given rise to new methods for scammers to steal money and one of the demographics most at risk are seniors. If want to keep yourself or a loved one protected, here are some tips to keep in mind. Read more