Environment: Aerating Jordan Lake

Story from staff reports. Photo by Julie Roland.

Cary, NC – By almost any measure, Cary is in an enviable position when it comes to water. Unliek many municipalities across the Triangle and around the country, we have a large, clean and dependable water supply in Jordan Lake.

Now, plans are afoot to study a new system to aerate parts of the lake and improve its overall health. Read more

Weather: Irene Update

Story from staff reports. Satellite photo from NOAA.gov.

Cary, NC – In the latest computer models, Hurricane Irene, now a Category 3 storm, has tracked slightly to the east, lessening chances for a direct strike on North Carolina. Read more

More for the Southern-Latino Table: Chicken and Muscadines

Recipe by Sandra Gutierrez. Story edited by Matthew Young. Photo by James Lee.

Cary, NC –  Cary author and food legend Sandra Gutierrez shares another delicious recipe with CaryCitizen readers using our own indigenous Muscadine grape from her soon-to-be-released book. If you want , why not try this with a local Chardonnay? Read more

VA Earthquake Rattles Cary

Story and Richmond VA photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Just before 2:00, I was sitting at my Jefferson desk pounding out something on the keyboard. That’s what publishers do – pound the keyboard. Read more

Recipe: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies


Story by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – Summer is winding down, and the other day I was looking for something to do with my twelve year old daughter. We always enjoy baking, and making a mess in the kitchen together. Read more

Weather: Keeping An Eye on Irene

Story from staff reports. Picture via Weather.com.

Cary, NC – The sky is clear today and the air is bone-dry. But to the south, Hurricane Irene is strengthening with a trajectory that could hit the Carolinas. Read more

Music: Last Motel on the Radio

Story by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Call me a dinosaur, but I still love listening to music on the radio in the car. Last Motel is a new local show that satisfies with an eclectic focus on music from or inspired by the South. Read more

Cary Children’s Choir Auditions – August 30

Story from staff reports. Photo by Mait Jüriado.

Cary, NC – The Cary Children’s Concert Choir (C4) and Cary Youth Chorale are holding their fall semester auditions on August 30, 2011. Read more

Kmart Closing in Cary

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Kmart has notified the North Carolina Department of Commerce that it is closing its Kildare Farm Road store in Cary on November 13, 2011. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Election Season, Meal at Rex, My Kids Are Back At School

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through August 21, 2011. Harold’s Blog is edited for CaryCitizen by Matthew Young. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – My week started with several meetings and ended with me taking both girls to college. Read more