In this year’s annual economic forecast for the Cary Chamber of Commerce, there are a number of positive trends across the nation’s economy but some big unanswered questions, both domestic and abroad, still make the future uncertain.
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The ocean is home to a vast number of ecosystems, many of which we still don’t understand. One graduate student from Cary earned a grant to study tropical fish behaviors, which is increasingly important work as ocean habitats undergo change.
Ya Liu is Cary’s newest Council Member, elected to District D in the 2019 municipal election. We talked with Liu about her priorities as a Council Member and what she’s learned about this new position.
For Cary’s 25th Kwanzaa Celebration, presented by the Ujima Group, Inc., Kwanzaa’s creator Maulana Karenga spoke to a packed crowd about the reasons he created the African heritage holiday and how to keep its values year-round.
North Carolina is currently in the midst of flu season, with six deaths recorded this year, meaning this flu season is months earlier than previous years’.
The Wake Competition Center opened three of its facilities in 2019, with plans to open the ice rink in mid-2020, as a site for not only local sports development but also statewide and even national events.
To raise money for a Cary non-profit, one man rode his bicycle 400 miles all across the state, raising awareness along the way for organizations that work with people with disabilities.
With Major League Soccer (MLS) moving to give their final open slot to Charlotte instead of North Carolina FC. But officials for the Cary-based soccer team still see MLS opportunities in the future, as well as benefits to having an MLS team in the same state.
It was a particularly big Cary Town Council meeting, with new member Ya Liu sworn in, a Public Hearing on a downtown development a decade in the making and a final vote on rezoning Cary Towne Center.
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.