Cary Chamber Awards $27,000 to Western Wake Teachers

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo courtesy of the Cary Chamber of Commerce.

Cary, NC – Here’s a good-news story: The Cary Chamber awarded $27,000 to school teachers in Western Wake County this week.

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Kraig the Garage Guy Moves to Cary

Cary, NC – A while ago, we reported on Garage Brothers of Raleigh. Kraig Bantle of Cary started the company in 2007. He cleans out your attic or garage for free.

Seems his latest job was cleaning out his Raleigh location and moving to 303 East Durham Road in Cary. The new location opened on May 1. Read more

Fortune: Cary-Raleigh Fastest Growing in the Nation

 

Cary, North Carolina – In an article from last week entitled Fastest Growing Cities in the South, Fortune writes that of the 11 fastest-growing areas in the country, 8 were in the South. Leading the pack: Raleigh-Cary. Read more

Cary Chamber: Lunch with Senator Burr

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree

Cary, North Carolina – U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) spent about an hour with members of the Cary business community last week talking about taxes, Social Security, energy policy and the Middle East. It was an enlightening lunch hour. Read more

Business: “Wall Street is Moving to Cary”

Cary, North Carolina – An article in Wall Street and Technology last week told the story: Wall Street is Moving to North Carolina.

Melanie Rodier writes that new jobs on Wall Street have migrated – to Salt Lake City, Seattle and Cary, N.C. Polish up your wingtips, people! Read more

Opinion: Town Needs a Better Permitting Process

 

An opinion by Hal Goodtree, Publisher of CaryCitizen.com

Cary, NC – For many months, I’ve heard about problems with permitting and inspections related to opening a business in Cary. In particular, many small businesses have complained to me about a lengthy, expensive and not always responsive process. Read more

Cindy Sinkez Joins CaryCitizen as Marketing Director

Cary, NC – Cindy Sinkez, a longtime leader in the community, has joined CaryCitizen as Marketing Director. “We’re thrilled to have someone of Cindy’s experience and influence as part of our growing team,” said CaryCitizen Publisher Hal Goodtree. Read more

Tar Heels Take Pantry March Madness Cup

Patti Thorp, UNC Build a Block adviser, Chancellor Holden Thorp, Dave Henninger, VP of Marketing Services for The Pantry/Kangaroo Express, Lauren Blanchet, Student Co-Director of UNC Build a Block.

Cary, NC- Coffee cup, that is.

While no Triangle Universities won the NCAA championships on the court, their fans helped them win big for charity. The Pantry, Ltd held their own contest called the Battle for Bean Street which pitted UNC, NC State and Duke fans against each other. Read more