Cary to Start Testing Sewage for Opioid Usage

Cary, NC – According to the Town of Cary, opioid overdoses increased by 70 percent in 2017, with fatal overdoses increasing by 40 percent. To find solutions to opioid addiction in the area, Cary is undergoing a six-month test phase to monitor opioid concentrations in wastewater, funded as one of the 2018 Mayors Challenge finalists. Read more

Cary Drafts Open Data Policy to Hold Transparency Accountable

Cary, NC – Cary has had an open data portal but no policy to hold it accountable. Now, the town has created a drafted policy and is looking for feedback from citizens. Read more

How Cary Negotiates for Amazon HQ2

Editor’s Note: An earlier draft of this article mistakenly listed locations in Cary that could potentially fit the HQ2 requirements as locations offered in a submission to Amazon. Cary has not submitted any locations or sites to Amazon.

Cary, NC – 2018 started with news that the Triangle area, including Cary, made the final cut for Amazon’s second headquarters. As part of those negotiations, Cary has tried to put its best foot forward, both in what the town has to offer and what incentives it can bring. Read more

Downtown Raleigh

Raleigh-Cary Area Makes Short List for Amazon’s New HQ

Cary, NC – Twenty cities may not seem like a “short” list but for the municipalities listed as finalists for the location of Amazon’s new North American headquarters, but the competition feels much more real now than it did a month ago. Included on that list of finalists is the Raleigh Metropolitan area, which includes Cary. Read more

Tech Startup

New Cary Company Creating Durable, Green Tech

Cary, NC – If you’ve bought any electronics for personal use, you may have noticed that you have to replace them after only a few years. A new tech startup in Cary is looking to change that trend by creating long-lasting products and cut down on electronic waste. Read more

Cary-Based Lawyer Named One of Nation’s Best Litigators

Cary, NC – Anthony Biller with Cary law firm Coats and Bennett, PLLC earned a top distinction for his work in intellectual property litigation. With the rise of the Internet, Biller has seen many changes in intellectual property law over the past decades. Read more


The State of Solar in Cary

Editor’s Note: Kathy Miller of Yes Solar Solutions in Cary contributed to this article.

Cary, NC – Last week, at about 10:45 AM according to the Duke Energy outage map, more than 12,000 customers were affected by the loss of power. By 11:30 AM, that number had been reduced to just over 3,000 customers, including the Town of Cary buildings and facilities. It took some customers until around 2:45 PM to get power back, once again according to the Duke Energy outage map. Yes Solar Solutions, located in Cary, North Carolina was right in the mix when the outages moved down Maynard Road, from Harrison Avenue to High House Road.  Read more

Power Outages Across Cary

Cary, NC – Early this morning, power outages were reported across Cary, affecting around 10,000 residents and Town of Cary facilities. Read more

Google Fiber Isn’t Dead in Cary

Cary, NC – Google Fiber announced its intent to open its services in the Triangle back in 2016. Efforts to bring Google Fiber to Cary have been slow but they are not finished. Read more

Cary Joins Municipal Initiative to Streamline Data, Share with Other Towns

Cary, NC – Leaders in Cary’s government have talked about being a Smart City in the past. A new initiative Cary is joining will follow those principles as Cary aims to better use its data to accomplish tasks and address concerns. Read more