Story by Matt Young. Photos by Hal Goodtree.
Cary, NC – As a child, Jim McGrody watched Julia Child on a black-and-white television in his bedroom. He made pancakes for his brothers when he was in second grade. He knew that when he grew up, he wanted to be a chef. But now, Jim is leading a food revolution – from the kitchen of Rex Hospital.
His mission: abolish the notion that hospital food is bad. Read more
Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.
Cary, NC – Randy Byrd, President of the Cary PBA, wrote to us to help spread the word about an upcoming seminar on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Suicide Prevention for Law Enforcement workers. Read more
Cary, NC – Stephen Brown, Town of Cary Public Works and Utility Director, wants to set the record straight about sludge. Anytime we get the opportunity to publish a headline containing the word “Sludge,” we’re in. Read more
Story and photo by Hal Goodtree
Cary, NC – The buds are fat on the pine trees and the sweet gums. My younger daughter already has watery eyes.
Tree-pollen season generally lasts from March through May in the Piedmont. While you can suffer in silence, here are a few tips for coping with the pollen. Read more
By Guest Columnist Michele McKinley, Project Coordinator, Advocates for Health in Action (AHA)
Cary, NC – Fresh food, a sense of community and generous giving are sprouting at community gardens in Cary and nearby Apex and Morrisville. Community gardens can “grow” in different ways, but they all are about people working together to grow healthy, fresh food. By sharing a plot of land, the supplies and physical labor, garden members enjoy and benefit from fresh foods. Many gardens also often donate extra produce to hungry people in the area as part of their purpose. Read more