Cary Regional Library

Photos: Cary Regional Library Grand Opening

Cary, NC – On Sunday, November 3, 2019, the Cary Regional Library had its ribbon-cutting ceremony, officially opening the new library up to the community. Read more

Cary School

Samaritan’s Corner: The Embrace of Escape

Cary, NC – Welcome to Samaritan’s Corner. Let’s Talk!

Psalms 139:13-18 – “You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous, how well I know it. You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion, as I was woven together in the dark of the womb. You saw me before I was born. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed. How precious are your thoughts about me, O God. They cannot be numbered! I can’t even count them, they outnumber the grains of sand! And when I wake up, you are still with me!”

I absolutely love this beautiful scripture because it describes just how personal God is. It describes, in detail, just how into us He really is. Before a child can ever have a relationship with another human being, God establishes His relationship with that child. God’s heart for children is so personal that He gives that child the first of His very best.

I could go on and on about His love for children, but instead I’m going to switch gears and talk about the teachers at Davis Drive Elementary, that He has assigned to be His own personal hands. Just when I think I’m getting to the end of my time of driving a YMCA bus, the Lord allows me to witness something that makes me love driving that old number 66 all over again.
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Wake School Board Buys Land in Cary for Transportation Facility

Cary, NC – The Wake County Public School System has amended plans from opening a transportation center in Apex, now buying $13 million worth of land in Cary for a facility to store buses and repair damaged buses off of Piney Plains Road. Read more

Wake County Schools

Bill Fletcher: Competency-Based Education, Diversity in Schools and More

Wake County, NC – Thoughts for September 2019 from Bill Fletcher, Member of the Wake County Board of Education.

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Cary’s Heritage: Teachers of the Deaf

Cary, NC – Vivian Dalmas, Lewanna Stout, Rosemarie Verhoeven and Linda Weaver told us how, in 1967, they introduced the first program to teach deaf children 18 months and older into a public school. It was one of the very first in the U.S. Over time, the program extended into some middle and high schools throughout North Carolina. Read more

Cary Preschool Offers Scholarship

Cary, NC – For many parents in Cary, finding a quality daycare situation for their young children is a very important part of their life. In households with full-time working parents its not just a “want” it’s a need. Read more

Cary Library

Details on Cary Regional Library, Opening This October

Cary, NC – Downtown Cary’s new library, the Cary Regional Library, is set to open October 2019. Ahead of its opening, here are some details on what to expect and how this library will be distinct from the existing Cary Community Library.

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Wake County Schools

Education: New School Facilities, 2019-2020 School Year and More

Wake County, NC – Thoughts for July 2019 from Bill Fletcher, Member of the Wake County Board of Education.

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Bill Fletcher: Graduation 2019, Questions for the Future and More

Wake County, NC – Thoughts for June 2019 from Bill Fletcher, Member of the Wake County Board of Education.

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Wake County Education

Bill Fletcher: School Budgets, Building Maintenance and More

Wake County, NC – Thoughts for May 2019 from Bill Fletcher, Member of the Wake County Board of Education.

Budget Dance Begins!

As we reviewed last month, your school board does not have taxing authority and must rely on state and county funding for the operating budget. The Superintendent’s budget request will be followed by the County Manager’s proposed budget. Meanwhile the Governor proposed his budget and the House released theirs. Read more