Summer Camps, Part 3: Overnight


Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Seth Youngblood.

Cary, NC – This is the last in our  3-part Camp Series for school age children. This story focuses on overnight camp options in our area.

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400 Beers Compete in Local Homebrew Competition


Story by Jamie Buning. Photo by Steev Hise.

Triangle, NC – Saint Patrick’s Day is a well-liked holiday because it requires very little of us. We don as much green as possible and drink beer all night long. Sometimes, if one feels like a real go-getter, he will go to a parade.

My family’s tradition is to eat a hearty meal of corned beef, cabbage, Irish soda bread and green jello while listening to The Chieftains or some other Irish jam band. The drink of choice is always beer. On occasion, there will be a Guinness lying around; otherwise we drink some of my dad’s homebrew. Read more

NC Science Fest, April 5-21


Cary, NC – My friend Jack in Chapel Hill writes a great blog. Over the weekend, he posted about the 3rd Annual North Carolina Science Festival, happening April 5-21st. It’s two and half weeks of science events for adults and kids across North Carolina. Read more

Price Nominates Area Students for Military Academies


Cary, NC – Yesterday, Representative David Price (NC-04) formally announced his nominees for appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and the Merchant Marine Academy. Congratulations to all those students in the Triangle who have received this singular honor.

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Over 500 Life Sciences Companies in Triangle



Story by Hal Goodtree. Image from Wake County Economic Development.

Cary, NC – Wake County Economic Development has released new information about the Life Sciences industry in the Triangle. With more than 500 companies in the area, North Carolina ranks third nationally in Life Sciences behind California and Massachusetts. Read more

Speed Limit Goes Up on I-540


Cary, NC – If you travel across the northern leg of I-540, your trip is about to get a little quicker. NCDOT is raising the speed limit to 70 MPH this month., your trip is about to get a little quicker. NCDOT is raising the speed limit to 70 MPH this month. Read more

Triangle Entrepreneurs Feeling Bullish


Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) just released their Global Entrepreneur Indicator, a semi-annual survey of 8,000 entrepreneurs across 40 countries. As it turns out, entrepreneurs in the Triangle are feeling pretty good about the prospects for 2013. Read more

Weather: Sleet and Snow Friday Afternoon


Cary, NC – It looks like more wintry weather is on the way to the Triangle with a good chance of snow, ice and sleet in the afternoon and evening on Friday. Read more

Southern TriEx to Open Early

Cary, NC – The southernmost portion of the Triangle Expressway is set to open on Thursday, December 20, 2012. That’s 13 days ahead of schedule.

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Cow Parade Marches into the Triangle This Weekend

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Steven Paul Whittsitt Photography.

Cary, NC- This weekend 150 cows will appear all over the Triangle, as part of CowParade North Carolina, raising money for NC Children’s Hospital.  Several have been painted by local Cary Artists. Read more