Shake Shack

Business Bits: Amberly Place, New Restaurants and More

Cary, NC – This August, many new businesses opened in West Cary’s Amberly Place, plus we have news about new restaurants and other businesses across town. Read more

Cary Mayor

Harold’s Blog: Lazy Daze, Tourism Award and More

Cary, NC – This week’s activities were fewer than expected but I was still busy.

Monday – Wake County Mayors

Monday I attended a meeting of the Wake County Mayors Association. Attending were mayors from Apex, Cary, Holly Springs, Morrisville, Rolesville, Wake Forest, and Zebulon. After a brief presentation on police training, we talked about local issues. The focus of our conversation was on the CAMPO LAPP projects (more on that later). We also decided that we should send a letter to the school board asking that municipalities have a say in the naming of schools within their jurisdiction. Our meeting concluded after about two hours.

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Cary Mayor

Mayor Weinbrecht Awarded for Sports Tourism in Cary

Cary, NC – The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau Awards presented Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht with the 23rd Annual John B. Ross, Jr. Leadership Award this week for his work building Cary as a sports tourism destination. 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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Cary Business

Xerox Selects Cary for Expansion, Planning 600 Jobs and $18M+ Investment in NC

Cary, NC – Cary has beat out major cities across the United States to be Xerox’s fourth “Center of Excellence,” with a promise to bring 600 new jobs to the area.

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Cary Mayor

Harold’s Blog: Xerox Announcement, Town Council Meeting and More

Cary, NC – This was a busy week for me highlighted by a big job announcement.

Monday – Preparing for the Week

Monday I attempted to contact council members to hear of any concerns or questions they had about Thursday’s regularly scheduled council meeting. Comments from council members included the mall redevelopment proposal and the Environmental Advisory Board tree recommendations. Later in the day I met with staff and talked about the agenda items. We decided at that time to schedule a work session for the mall redevelopment to make sure all questions and concerns were addressed. I believed that Thursday’s meeting length would be about three hours.

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Cary Town Council

Cary Town Council: Cary Towne Center Rezoning, Urban Forest and More

Cary, NC – The latest Cary Town Council meeting saw a Public Hearing on what may be Cary’s second-largest rezoning of all time, as well as a Public Hearing on a rezoning in the Alston Activity Center, a vote the lease for the new Downtown Cary library and parking deck and a presentation of the Environmental Advisory Board’s recommendations on trees.

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Cary Towne Center

Cary Towne Center Rezoning Up for First Public Hearing

Cary, NC – The process to rezone Cary Towne Center takes another big step as the Cary Town Council will hold its first Public Hearing on the entire mall property.

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