Weekend Events: Leap Day, Mardi Gras and More

Cary, NC — As always, Cary will be a hub of live performances, films and food trucks this weekend. Take the opportunity to support a local business or organization by taking in a show, drinking a pint or stopping in at a local farmer’s market.

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Canes Lose the Game, Ayres Wins the Crowd

Raleigh, NC — After winning a storybook game in Toronto 6-3 with EBUG (emergency back up goalie) David Ayres and all the trades on Monday, the Hurricanes, fell to a better Dallas Stars team by the same score of 2 weeks ago, 4-1 in front of another almost sellout, loud, crowd.

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Local Producer Talks Debut of Documentary, “Shaw Rising”

Cary, NC — Hal Goodtree, who many may know as our CaryCitizen publisher, is also an internationally celebrated producer, best known for his work in commercials for organizations such as the NFL, the New York Times and more. This Thursday marks another highlight of his career as his second long-form documentary, “Shaw Rising,” premiers on UNC-TV.

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Harold’s Blog: Council Meeting, Transportation Hub Work Session, Snow Treatment and More

Cary, NC — This was a typical week that included a regularly scheduled council meeting.

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Snow Day Photos from Cary Citizens

Cary, NC — It wasn’t a “Snowmageddon” but it was fun last Thursday, February 20, to see the white stuff falling from the sky and realize that the kids would be out of school and that the pace of life would slow down for a day. Friday dawned bright and sunny which caused most of the snow to melt by late afternoon, meaning that if you wanted to capture the beauty, you needed to get out early. Our writer, Ashley Kairis posted some beauties on Friday evening, and we encouraged our fans to post their photos to our social media pages. Published here are some of the best from the submissions we received. Thank you all for posting!

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Snow Day Photos

Photo by Cliff Alexander

Photo by Vanita Sehgal


Photo by Janelle Pettit Scruggs


Photo by Tammy Robertson


Photo by LouAnn Cartaino


Photo by Catherine Lewandowski


Photo by Ann Stanfield


Photo by JoJo Carroll


Newsboy Photo by Ashley Kairis

Most photographers captured the spring flowers under a blanket of snow, their pets the streets and their homes. No snowmen this year!

This was a late February snow and chances are we won’t be seeing any more of this type of precipitation for at least 10 months. But it was fun while it lasted.


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Town Council: Residential, Retail and Office Space Coming to Downtown Cary

Cary, NC — Despite the weather’s best attempts to cancel a second Town Council Meeting this month, the group forged ahead with the two combined agendas of the Feb. 9 and 20 meetings Thursday night.

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Canes Suffer a 4-Game Season Series Sweep by the Rangers

Raleigh, NC — Head coach Rod Brind’Amour called the last game in Nashville a complete game by the entire team, one which he hoped the team would use as a springboard to another run. To his dismay and to the dismay of Canes fans everywhere, the Canes as a team played a lackluster game against the Rangers, losing 5-2 on Friday.

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Housing Rehabilitation Program Creates New Approach to Affordable Housing

Cary, NC — Cary’s latest Housing Rehabilitation Program, launched on February 10th, provides critical home repairs for low-income and senior homeowners at no cost to them or their loved ones.

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Town Manager Gives Update on Indoor Sports Complex

Cary, NC — Cary’s proposed $193 million multipurpose indoor sports complex has moved closer to fruition this week as partial funding for the development has been approved by Wake County Commissioners and Raleigh’s City Council. I sat down with Town Manager Sean Stegall Tuesday to hear more about the planning process and what Cary citizens should know about the project.

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Weekend Events: 25th Annual African-American Celebration, Free Performances and More

Cary, NC — There’s a lot going on this weekend that won’t cost you a dime. You can reflect on and celebrate Black History, you can take part in a Karaoke night and you can even listen to a world-class pianist all for free. Other options that involve tickets include a Vegan Mac and Cheese Cook-Off, a Friday night hockey game, films and more.

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