4,000 Story

CaryCitizen Publishes 4,000th Story

4,000 Story

Cary, NC — CaryCitizen published our 4,000th story on March 31, 2015. To celebrate this milestone, I’ll share this year’s most popular stories and some of my personal favorites. Read more


Local Media: 5 Triangle Community Newspapers to Close

local-mediaCary, NC – In local media news, 5 Triangle community newspaper are set to close in towns including Apex, Garner and Holly Springs. Read more

CaryCitizen Publishes 3,000th Story


Cary, NC – Yesterday, CaryCitizen passed a major milestone: Weekend: A Whole Lotta Music was our 3,000th published story.  Read more

Tech: All About Data Journalism


Story by Hal Goodtree, first published on Graph from Mortality of the British Army, 1858

Cary, NC – Sometimes, a word or phrase comes into focus around something we already understand, but have not yet named. Such a phrase is data journalism. Read more

CaryCitizen Welcomes Summer Intern Brian Schmid

Story and photo by CaryCitizen Publisher Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – CaryCitizen is pleased to welcome Brian Schmid as our official Summer Intern. Read more

CaryCitizen Publisher to Speak at WordCampNYC

Cary, NC – CaryCitizen Publisher Hal Goodtree has been asked to speak at WordCampNYC. It’s the largest WordPress conference in the world and is taking place this coming weekend at Baruch College in Manhattan. Read more

CaryCitizen Hit By Server Mishap

Story by Hal Goodtree, Publisher of CaryCitizen. Picture from

Cary, NC – If you’ve been wondering where CaryCitizen has been for the past few days, the answer is sure to bring a shudder to many in the local IT community. Read more

Inside Knight Foundation News Entrepreneur Bootcamp

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester. L–>R Susan Mernit, Gerry Campbell and Barb Dybward, first panel at Knight Bootcamp.

Cary, NC – The lights seemed painfully bright at 4:45 am in Terminal 2 at RDU. The date was Sunday, May 15. I was headed to Los Angeles on a Knight Foundation journalism fellowshipNews Entrepreneur Bootcamp at the University of Southern California was created by the Knight Digital Media Center to help publications like CaryCitizen become sustainable news organizations. Read more