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Reducing Waste on Local Levels Inspires Cary Non-Profit

Cary, NC — “Refuse what you do not need; reduce what you do need; reuse what you consume; recycle what you cannot refuse, reduce, or reuse; and rot (compost) the rest.”

This quote comes from the author of Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life, Bea Johnson. It’s more than just words to Leigh Williams and Dargan Gilmore, the co-founders of Toward Zero Waste, an NC non-profit organization based in Cary working a step at a time to help the community reduce their waste.

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Mayor Weinbrecht’s 13th Annual State of Cary Address

Cary, NC — On Wednesday, Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht delivered his 2020 State of the Town Address to members of the Cary Chamber of Commerce in a packed ballroom at Prestonwood Country Club. He highlighted the accomplishments of 2019 and talked about what is planned for 2020 and the years ahead.

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Cary’s Heritage: Then Tobacco Farms and Warehouses, Now Bradford Plaza

Cary, NC — Adapted from Just a Horse-Stopping Place, an Oral History of Cary, North Carolina by Peggy Von Scoyoc, published in August, 2006. This story is about tobacco farming in Cary, particularly at the corner of Davis and High House that includes The Bradford.

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Fest in the West: Western Cary’s Signature Festival

Cary, NC — Imagine a place where everyone in Cary is welcome. Now imagine that place filled with live entertainment, amazing food and yes, beer. Good news, you can stop imagining and start planning, because Fest in the West is back for its fifth year and the admission is free! Read more

Hometown Spirit Award

Anthony Blackman on Hometown Spirit Award, Charitable History and More

Cary, NC – Anthony Blackman, founder and president of Atlantic Tire & Service, is the 2019 Hometown Spirit Award recipient. We sat down with Blackman to talk about the ethos around his business and how he got involved in local non-profits. Read more

Downtown Christmas

Photos: 2019 Downtown Christmas Celebrations

Cary, NC – The annual tree lighting in Downtown Cary always brings a lot of festivities with it and this past year was no different. Look back on the 2019 tree lighting with photographs taken by Brooke Meyer. Read more

Local Workshop Helps Immigrants Through Citizenship Process

Cary, NC – More than one in five Cary residents were born outside the country. In Morrisville, the figure is closer to one in three. For immigrants who want to apply for naturalized citizenship, a workshop in the Triangle helps people through their paperwork and applications, all free of charge. Read more

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New FBI Crime Statistics Shows Drop in Cary Crime As Population Increases

Cary, NC – The most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report data shows crime in Cary has dropped, both in terms of total crimes committed and per capita. Read more

Cary Regional Library

Cary Ranks in Top 10 Livable Cities, Down from Last Year’s Ranking

Cary, NC – In a study of mid-sized municipalities, Cary has come in seventh of all these towns and cities nationwide. However, while Cary still made the top 10, it dropped several places from its 2018 ranking. Read more