A Group for Writers in Cary

Story by Matt Young. Photo of Algonquin writers group from Wikimedia. L–>R  Art Samuels, Charlie MacArthur, Harpo Marx, Dorothy Parker and Alexander Woollcott.

Cary, NC – I’ve reviewed a lot of books written by local authors for CaryCitizen, and I’ve received many article submissions from Cary residents. It is very clear there is literary talent around these parts. Read more

Pig Pickin’ Palooza

Cary, N.C. – Enjoy an old-fashioned pig pickin’, live music, kids’ entertainment and raffle prizes at the Pig Pickin’ Palooza Fundraiser on Sat., Sept. 10, 11 am-2 pm, at the Western Wake Farmers’ Market. Read more

Theater: Cary Players Announce Pietzsch Nominees

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Chris Adamczyk.

Cary, NC- Cary Players holds their own version of the Oscars known as the Pietzsch Awards. Nominees for this year were recently announced, causing a media frenzy. Maybe you know someone on the list. Read more

Sports: Cary High Volleyball Pictures

Cary, NC – Photographer Tom Mousseau shared these volleyball pictures from a match last week between the Cary High Imps and the Apex Cougars. Read more

Cary Candidates: In Their Own Words

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – I just checked my calendar. It’s 2011. We no longer need newspapers to tell us how to vote. In that spirit, CaryCitizen will begin running a series that lets candidates tell their stories in their own words. Read more

Day-Tripping to the Beach

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – When we tell folks we day-trip to the beach, sometimes they react with surprise. “Where do you go,” they ask. “How long does it take?”

Herein, I will tell all about our secret North Carolina beach spot, just a short trip from Cary. Read more

David Price at Carolina Preserve

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – U.S. Congressman David Price (D-NC, 4th) paid a visit to Carolina Preserve in western Cary on Tuesday evening. The community posed some tough questions. Price, despite his avuncular and folksy way, had some tough answers. Read more

Eating Southern: The Sweet Potatoes Restaurant Cookbook

Story by Matt Young. Photo via Sweet Potatoes. Above, Chef Stephanie Tyson and co-owner Vivian Joiner.

Cary, NC – Is it the recent growth in the area that is inspiring all of the books on history, culture and food? A noble attempt to make sure  that we all celebrate and hang on to the traditions of the south? I think so. And I am glad.  Read more

Miracle Day at Green Acres Farm

From staff reports. Photo via Green Acres Farm.

Cary, NC – On Saturday, September 3, children with disabilities will take a break from life in the city while participating in a special Miracle Day at Green Acres Farm in Cary.  Players and families of the Miracle League of the Triangle will receive free admission to the farm and corn maze. More than 200 families have registered to attend. Read more

Profile: Carlotta Ungaro, New Morrisville Chamber President

Story by Matt Young. Photos by Hal Goodtree.

Morrisville, NC –  Carlotta Ungaro started her position as President of the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce in May of this year. We had a chance to speak to her this week. Read more